Byron Bay Lighthouse Walk: A Quick Visit to Cape Byron, Australia by JetSettingFools.com

Byron Bay Lighthouse Walk: A Quick Visit to Cape Byron, Australia

The Byron Bay Lighthouse, built in 1901, is an iconic sight. The lighthouse stands stoically along the coastline on the most easterly point of mainland Australia. It is a Byron Bay must-see – but it’s not just the lighthouse that is photo-worthy.… Read the rest


Hiking Marjan Hill in Split, Croatia by JetSettingFools.com

Hiking Marjan Hill in Split, Croatia

We are completely enamored by the historic cities along the Adriatic Coast. While they are each unique in their architecture and culture, they are – to a degree – similar in their setting: cobblestone streets, narrow alleyways and wide squares…and not a whole lot of green space.… Read the rest


Dubrovnik on a Budget JetSettingFools.com

Dubrovnik on a budget: 6 tips for your trip

Dubrovnik – the Pearl of the Adriatic – is Croatia’s most visited city. Each summer season, the city sees record-breaking crowds – and as the number of tourists increase, so does the cost of visiting Dubrovnik. But, no need to worry: there are plenty of things to do in Dubrovnik on a budget.… Read the rest


Zurich Self-Guided Walking Tour Switzerland JetSettingFools.com

Zurich Self-Guided Walking Tour

Our two-day detour to Zurich, Switzerland was more about meeting up with longtime friends than it was about visiting the city itself. However, that didn’t keep us from discovering the best sights of the Zurich Old Town! We devised a Zurich self-guided walking tour that would take us through the pristine city, down the shopping lanes, to a few churches and viewpoints  – while still allowing enough time for lunch, chocolates and a couple beers.… Read the rest


3 must-see Temples in Chiang Mai, Thailand JetSettingFools.com

3 must-see temples in Chiang Mai Old City

Chiang Mai, Thailand is a sprawling city that was first established in the late 13th century. The historic Old City was once a walled city with gates and a moat for protection. Designed as a square, the layout features a grid of roads and numerous sois (alleys) connecting them.… Read the rest


Visit Plitvice Lakes National Park Croatia in Autumn a Photo Essay JetSettingFools.com

Visit Plitvice Lakes in Autumn

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


Red flower on the beach on Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica

Immersed in Nature in Costa Rica

I was inside the house working on my computer, two fans noisily spinning the hot, humid air – one pointed on me, one on the computer, neither doing much to cool the temperature. Kris suddenly appeared at the screened window. In a low voice, he hissed, “Come out here.… Read the rest


Iceland in Wintertime Vik Black Sand Beach JetSettingFools

Iceland in Wintertime: A photo essay

We were in Iceland for less than 100 hours – 98 hours, to be exact. In that time, I managed to click the shutter on my camera more than 2000 times. I try to practice self-restraint, but with the beauty of Iceland in wintertime, I had zero willpower.… Read the rest


Seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland Our Experience JetSetting Fools

Seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland: Our experience

It was our 4th and final day in Reykjavik, Iceland and we hadn’t seen the Northern Lights. On our first three nights, the excursions in search of the green glow in the sky had been cancelled due to cloud cover.… Read the rest


Nijmegen Netherlands in Pictures The Weigh House on Grote Markt JetSetting Fools

Nijmegen, Netherlands in Pictures: A Photo Essay

Nijmegen, Netherlands in pictures is a compilation of our 13 best photos of Netherlands’ oldest city. During our two-month stay in the nearby village of Beek-Ubbergen, we made several trips into the city – and were able to capture the beauty of Nijmegen, Netherlands in pictures.… Read the rest