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Published : Jul, 2023

Sites & attractions | Activities: Cultural
Royal Palace | Bravas Rule | Language Diversity | Public Transit | 874 Festivals | Siesta: 2-5pm | UNESCO sites | Toledo | Advanced Bookings
Beaches, sangria, and cathedrals, oh my! Between the history, the food, and the weather, Spain can feel like paradise on earth. Over 80 million people visit this beautiful country every year, and it’s easy to understand why.

There are hundreds of guides that tell you where to stay or what to see in Spain, but it’s much harder to learn about the more practical, day-to-day tips. What culture shocks should I expect? How am I going to get around? What’s the restaurant etiquette?

Published : Mar, 2023

Sites & attractions | Activities: Cultural
Madrid | Seville | San Sebastian | Costa Brava | Granada | Salamanca | Mallorca | Ibiza | Lanzarote | Valencia | Rock of Gibraltar
My first international trip was to Spain, and it will always hold a special place in my heart.

Studying abroad there was truly one of the best experiences of my life. As I explored this Mediterranean wonderland, I realized how truly transformative travel can be.

From San Sebastian to Mallorca and beyond, Spain is culturally and geographically diverse—and that’s what made this list so hard to make!

You can choose your own adventure here.

Party it up on the islands. Take in the world-class architecture of the mainland. Wander the lush green forests of the north. It’s all there for the taking.

Ready to say hola to one of Europe’s greatest destinations? Here are some of my favorite places to visit in Spain (that aren’t Barcelona).

Disclaimer: You should most definitely still visit Barcelona! And I’ve got a wealth of info on the city that’ll help you hit the ground running.

Published : Nov, 2022

When to visit | Suggested itinerary
Weather | Best time to travel -depends on preferences | Spanish Weather Month by Month | Best Time to Travel to Beat the Crowds | Cheapest Time to Visit | When to Travel for Fun Festivals
Spain is one of Europe’s most popular destinations with something for everyone. It has beaches, vibrant cities, mountains and more. Furthermore, tasty cuisine and rich traditions add more excitement. But, when is the best time to travel to Spain?

Published : Nov, 2022

Sites & attractions | Activities: Cultural | Activities: Nature & Wildlife
1) Barcelona | 2) Valencia | 3) MAdrid | 4) Gran Canaria | The Takeaway | How to Apply for an ETIAS Visa Waiver to Enter Spain | The Top 4 Destinations in Spain
Are you ready for tapas and paella, walks by the lovely beaches along the Mediterranean sea, and endless amounts of Flamenco dancing? Here are the top destinations in Spain you can’t miss when visiting the country, along with information on applying for an ETIAS waiver.

Published : May, 2022

Sites & attractions | Activities: Cultural
2) Royal Palace | 4) Palau de la Musica Catalana | 3) Alcazar de Segovia | Highlights about Spain | ETIAS visa waiver | 1) Prado Museum
Spain is dressed with beautiful medieval architecture, whimsical seasides with lighthouses, and high echelon Michelin-starred restaurants. Ready to embark on your next big adventure? What are you waiting for? A memorable trip to Spain awaits you and your loved ones.

Published : Mar, 2023

When to visit | How to get there | Activities: Outdoor
enjoy beaches | Peek @ Mt. Kilimanjaro | See Mugie Conservancy | Boat Safari In Lake Naivasha | See Flamingos In Lake Nakuru | See Red Elephants In Tsavo | Climb Mt. Kenya | See Nairobi | Visit Nairobi Park | Chase Waterfalls @ Karura Forest | Visit Giraffe Ctr.
Located in East Africa, Kenya is a popular destination for travelers looking to experience the unique culture, incredible wildlife, and stunning landscapes.

From the savannahs of the Maasai Mara to the peaks of Mount Kenya and the stunning Kenyan coastline, this destination is home to a variety of landscapes. But it’s not just about the scenery in Kenya. In our opinion, the biggest drawcard of this East Africa destination is an opportunity to experience an authentic African safari...

Published : Oct, 2023

Activities: Cultural | Wellness
Anamaya | Blue Spirit | Bodhi Tree Resort | Envision Festival | Harmony Healing Ctr. | Peace Retreat | Samasati Yoga & Wellness | The Retreat | Waterfall Villas
If you are a yoga enthusiast, then you’ll agree that there is nothing more beautiful and relaxing than checking into a yoga retreat in a unique destination. And if you ask us, when it comes to yoga holidays, Costa Rica is just the place to do it. There is nothing quite like practicing yoga in Costa Rica, in the heart of the rainforest or on the beach.

Some retreats combine yoga with other activities, like surfing, detox, meditation, and even new skills like permaculture farming. No matter what you want for your yoga trip, Costa Rica has options for you...

Published : Jul, 2023

When to visit | Accom (any) | Activities: Outdoor
Attend La Feria Verde | Beer Tasting Tour | Braulio Carrillo Park | Buttefly Gardens | Choco Workshop | Food-Coffee Tours | La Paz Waterfall Gardens | La Sabana Metro. Park | Mercado Centrale | Metro Cathedral | Museums | Natl. Theater
If you’re visiting Costa Rica, you’ll inevitably begin your trip in the nation’s capital city, San José. While many people simply stop over in the city on their way to the rainforests, the city deserves a visit on its own.
Since the capital city of Costa Rica is an up-and-coming tourist destination, you can find plenty of attractions and points of interest that make it worth a visit...

While it’s common that people don’t know all the things to do in San José, Costa Rica, this guide should get you started with planning some fun-filled days in the city.

Published : Sep, 2023

How to get there | Bars & pubs
Adelaide Hills (SA) | Barossa Valley (SA) | Hunter Valley (NSW) | Margaret River (WA) | McLaren Vale (SA) | The Yarra Valley (Mel) | Where to Eat | Wineries Location
Australia is a wine-lover’s dream destination. Australian wineries have a glowing reputation around the world for their top-quality grape varieties grown in perfect climates and picturesque settings. No matter where you find yourself across the southern part of the country, you won’t be too far away from a wine-growing region...

Exploring wine regions in Australia was one of our favourite adventures when we lived in Australia. So, we can attest that visiting one or more of the following wine areas in Australia is one of the best things to do on any trip to Australia!

Published : Sep, 2023

Bars & pubs | Nightlife
Art Scene | Artist & Local Farmers Mkt. | Boutique Shopping | Carlton Gardens | Culinary Scene | Festivals | Getting Around | Markets | Micro-breweries | Queen Victoria Mkt. | Unexpected Weather
Melbourne – a hip, trendy, and vibrant Australian city brimming with culture. Its neighbourhoods have personalities of their own, ranging from bohemian quarters with amazing restaurants and fashion boutiques, to edgy, artsy areas that are home to more tattoo shops than a city could possibly need. It’s impossible to truly understand the cultural centre that is Melbourne without actually living there. And it’s equally as difficult to explore it as a visitor.

I’ve been to Melbourne 4 times. Each time, discover a whole new side of the incredibly complicated and fascinating city that has topped the charts of the World’s Most Liveable Cities. But despite my frequent visits, I couldn’t possibly try to share the best that this city has to offer without some local help. Luckily, a few of my friends and locals were eager to share their tips and recommendations for things to do in Melbourne.