Besides the dramatic coastline, Plitvice Lakes is Croatia’s most well-known natural wonder. The chain of 16 lakes filled with vivid blue water are linked by a series of waterfalls. Streaming, thundering, tumbling and babbling, the flowing water has carved a deep canyon into the limestone rocks.… Read the rest
Looking for the best things to do in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania? Look no further! We wrap up the top attractions and fun activities into a perfect 3-Day Pittsburgh Itinerary.
The historic city is rooted in industry, but there is so much more to Pittsburgh than its gritty past.… Read the rest
We often rave about Croatia; if asked about the country, we are likely to go on and on about the translucent sea, splendid nature, historic towns and buzzing cities. There’s a good chance we will gush over the cuisine and talk extensively about how welcoming the people are.… Read the rest
Tapas were invented for people – like us! – who like to casually graze over sample-sized dishes rather than sit down to a large main meal. Although there is a dispute about the origin of the mini meals, the Spanish have perfected the art of tapas.… Read the rest
Belem, Portugal is just four miles from the Lisbon city center. The serene riverside town is packed with charm and a boat load of history (pun intended). During the Age of Discovery, ships departed from the Belem district on the Tagus River to explore trade routes.… Read the rest
One of the best things about travel is new discovery – and there are plenty of places to discover in the United States! While America’s big cities, famous beaches and most popular national parks are magnets for tourists, we know it is worth it to get off the beaten path.… Read the rest
Visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia had long been something we wanted to do. The images of tumbling waterfalls streaming into teal blue pools was burned on our minds and we wanted to see the famous Croatia waterfalls for ourselves.… Read the rest
The diverse island of Bali, Indonesia boasts an incredible array of idyllic towns – some feature stylish beachfront mega-resorts, while others remain quiet, secluded villages. The small, west coast town of Canggu, located on the southern tip of Bali just north of resort-ridden Seminyak Beach, falls somewhere in between.… Read the rest
There are so many exciting and fun things to do in Columbus, Ohio – I should know, I’m a native! I loved growing up in Columbus and I enjoy the city even more visiting as an adult.
Best described as a big city with a small-town feel, Columbus truly appeals to a wide range of audiences.… Read the rest
Creating my Packing List was my least favorite part of planning our Around the World Travels. I was torn between being a minimalist traveler and the fact that I was packing for a year-long adventure that would span all seasons. Furthermore, as a budget-conscious traveler, I was faced with creating a travel packing checklist that included essential travel items, plus several Just-In-Case items, so that I wouldn’t have to buy them on the road.… Read the rest