Temples, Massages, Tours, Markets and Food. Without a doubt, these are the five best things to do in Chiang Mai, Thailand. A trip to Chiang Mai wouldn’t be complete without these essential experiences, plain and simple.
However, when planning what to see in Chiang Mai – choosing which temples to visit, where to get a massage, how many tours to take, what markets to go to and where to get the best food to eat – it can start to feel a bit overwhelming.… Read the rest
With crystal-clear water and offshore islands, boat trips are one of the best activities in Mauritius. The temperate Indian Ocean that surrounds the island attracts an array of sea life – from colorful tropical fish to dolphins and whales. With numerous available tours, it can be difficult to choose which one to take.… Read the rest
Chile is a diverse country…and Chilean cuisine is equally varied. Heavily favored to the region’s natural resources, traditional Chilean food carries the influence of the nation’s European immigrants. The Chile food culture differs from north to south, but in the sprawling capital city of Santiago, visitors can sample the most popular foods in Chile.… Read the rest
The lakeside town of Puerto Varas, Chile is picture-perfect – and an ideal destination within the Chilean Lake District to spend a day or two…or even more! During our time in the “City of Roses”, we discovered some of the best things to do in Puerto Varas, Chile – and we are sharing our top tips for travelers who want to experience the city like we did!
About Puerto Varas
Dating to the mid-1800s, Puerto Varas was built by a community of German immigrants.… Read the rest
When visiting Lisbon, Portugal it would be impossible not to notice the numerous churches in the Old Town. It seems like every time we turn a corner, we see yet another church. If the church doors happen to be open, we are certainly going to step inside to take a look around.… 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
Cristo Rei Lisbon – a gigantic statue of Jesus – stands south of the Lisbon city center across the Tagus River on a hill in Almada. One of the most recognizable Lisbon monuments, visiting the Cristo Rei statue is one of the top things to do in the city.… Read the rest
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
Marked by high cliffs and deep bays, the Bondi to Coogee Walk in Sydney, Australia is one of the most iconic coastal trails in the region. The natural landscapes found along the Sydney coast trek are captivating. Trail walkers are treated to stunning sea views that stretch to the horizon.… Read the rest
Bondi Beach may be Sydney, Australia’s iconic powder-sand beach lapped by teal blue water, but the sand and waves are not the only attraction. The small beach town is packed with stylish restaurants and hip bars. After a day spent surfing the waves, soaking in the rays or walking the famous Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk, it’s nice to have a cold, refreshing drink.… Read the rest