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Into the Douro Valley with Avalon Alegria

Into the Douro Valley with Avalon Alegria

If you had asked me 10 years ago if I enjoyed a river cruise, my answer would have been a hard no. But a decade later, river cruises have come a long way, baby! We recently boarded the Avalon Alegria in Porto, Portugal, for a cruise into the Douro Valley. This European River cruise felt … Read more

10 Amazing Things to Do in Cusco, Peru

10 Amazing Things to Do in Cusco, Peru

Cusco is one of the most popular cities in the world to visit, and it’s easy to see why. There are so many activities and things to experience that it’s hard to do everything in one trip. Peru is home to some of the most beautiful people, landscapes, and history in the Western Hemisphere.  There’s nothing … Read more

34 Incredible Things to Do In Victoria, BC (Our 2024 Guide)

34 Incredible Things to Do In Victoria, BC (Our 2024 Guide)

Set at the end of the mostly wild Vancouver Island, Victoria is a wonderful city on Canada’s west coast. Known for the abundance of outdoor activities and stunning Victorian architecture, it’s a place where colonial history is intertwined with indigenous culture. I lived in Victoria, BC, for a year and got to explore all the great … Read more

25 Best Things To Do in Salt Lake City, Utah: Our Recommendations

25 Best Things To Do in Salt Lake City, Utah: Our Recommendations

The capital of Utah is one of the most beautifully located cities in the USA. Salt Lake City sits between the Great Salt Lake and the Wasatch Mountain Range; it’s a jackpot when it comes to finding things to do. The high season runs from December until March, when you’ll find all the winter activities … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting the Alhambra: Tips, Tricks and Must-Sees

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting the Alhambra: Tips, Tricks and Must-Sees

Standing proud over Granada, Andalusia, Spain, the Alhambra is a testament to Moorish culture and its lasting impact on Spanish heritage. A UNESCO World Heritage site, this exquisite complex was built on a plateau on the Darro River, overlooking the Albazin Quarter. With its intricate carvings, stunning tile work, and breathtaking gardens, it has captured … Read more

25 Best Weekend Getaways in The USA (2024)

25 Best Weekend Getaways in The USA (2024)

Are you ready to have the weekend of a lifetime in the USA? There are so many weekend trip options, whether you’re looking for city breaks in iconic cities like San Francisco and New York City or adventurous retreats to national parks. Weekend getaways in the USA can be city-focused, with art galleries and landmark … Read more

Celebrating the World’s First World Civet Day: Shining a Light on the Plight of Civet Coffee Production

Celebrating the World’s First World Civet Day: Shining a Light on the Plight of Civet Coffee Production

In an unprecedented move that has caught the attention of environmentalists and animal rights activists such as Jane Goodall and Ian Redmond, The World Civet Project has launched the first-ever World Civet Day today, April 4, 2024. This groundbreaking initiative aims to raise awareness about the controversial production of Civet Coffee, also known as Kopi … Read more

26 Best Things to Do in Texas We Recommend in 2024

26 Best Things to Do in Texas We Recommend in 2024

So you’re planning a trip to Texas, the second-largest state in the United States. That sounds like a lovely idea, and I’m thrilled for the opportunity to help with your itinerary preparation! The Lone Star State is massive, and planning a trip can be overwhelming if you’re not acquainted with its top attractions.  Texas is … Read more

Where To Stay in Chicago (2024): 6 Best Areas For Every Budget

Where To Stay in Chicago (2024): 6 Best Areas For Every Budget

Are you planning a trip to Chicago but have no idea where you should stay? Don’t worry because you have found the best guide to all the Chicago neighborhoods and top hotels in the city! All the work has been done for you with this detailed guide on all the best areas to stay in … Read more