Croatia 2-Week Itinerary JetSettingFools.com

2-week Croatia Itinerary

We’ve made no secret of our love for Croatia. From top to bottom, from the interior to the coast, there hasn’t been a place we have visited that we didn’t fall in love with. We’ve been captivated by the dramatic coastline dotted with islands, by the thundering waterfalls in the national parks, by the charming historic towns and buzzing cities, by the traditional cuisine and local wine and, of course, by the kind and generous people.… Read the rest


6 Things to do in Kotor, Montenegro

6 Things to Do in Kotor, Montenegro

The historic city of Kotor, Montenegro is tucked into the southern end of the Bay of Kotor under towering, majestic mountain peaks. Walking through the gates of the thick defensive walls that extend to the hill-topping fortress feels a bit like walking back in time.… Read the rest


3-Day Itinerary for Iceland in Winter JetSettingFools.com

3-Day Iceland Winter Itinerary

We made a last-minute decision to make a four-night stopover in Reykjavik, Iceland at the end of January while flying from the Netherlands to Costa Rica. Although we feared it might not be the best time to go to Iceland, visiting Iceland in winter is what fit into our travel plans.… Read the rest


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


Day Trip from Coolangatta to Surfers Paradise How To Get There by JetSettingFools.com

Day Trip from Coolangatta to Surfers Paradise: How To Get There

The skyline of Surfers Paradise is clearly visible when looking north across the water from Coolangatta Beach. The iconic Q1 Building is the most recognizable as it pierces the sky at 230 meters. After spending a week in Cooly, it was high time we took a day trip from Coolangatta to Surfers Paradise to check out the oceanfront skyscrapers that give a big city feel to the Gold Coast.… Read the rest


Springbrook National Park Walks 3 Easy Gold Coast Hikes by JetSettingFools.com

Springbrook National Park Walks: 3 Easy Gold Coast Hikes

It was the beautiful Springbrook National Park waterfalls that prompted us to abandon the Gold Coast beaches for the day and wander inland to explore. The more we researched, the more we wanted to see. Our time was limited to a single day and we wanted to be sure we included the best things to do at Springbrook on our list.… Read the rest


Snorkeling Cairns The Best Great Barrier Reef Tours by JetSettingFools.com

Snorkeling Cairns: The Best Great Barrier Reef Tours

On my first trip to Australia I only had one must-do activity on my list: Go Snorkeling on a Great Barrier Reef Cruise. I had snorkeled in the Caribbean Sea while visiting St. Maarten, at Captain Cook in Kona, Hawaii and in the lagoons surrounding Moorea Island, French Polynesia – and I wasn’t leaving Australia without taking one of the snorkeling Great Barrier Reef tours.… Read the rest


Visiting Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden Cape Town, South Africa by JetSettingFools.com

Visiting Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in Cape Town

The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is a must-see in Cape Town, South Africa! The gardens are nothing short of spectacular and – knowing that now – we would have been seriously disappointed if we would have missed visiting Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden. To help other visitors make the most of their time in the gardens, we put together this helpful guide of useful information.… Read the rest


Cape Town Self-Guided Walking Tour South Africa JetSettingFools.com

Cape Town Sightseeing: A Self-Guided Cape Town Walking Tour

Cape Town has a bright and colorful city center that is steeped in history and culture. The city has beautiful architecture, nearby nature and a lively entertainment district on the water. Although many of the city’s top attractions are away from the city center, we made room in our Cape Town Itinerary to explore Cape Town on foot.… Read the rest


Top Cape Town Beach, South Africa by JetSettingFools.com

Top Cape Town Beaches: Hout Bay, Camps Bay, Clifton Beach

The city of Cape Town, South Africa abounds in natural beauty – from mountain tops to vineyards to an incredible shoreline. While there are numerous Cape Town tourist attractions to see, it would be just as easy to spend Cape Town holidays taking daily beach walks, afternoon dips and sunset gazing over the ocean.… Read the rest