Ljubljana is a city that lands on every Slovenia itinerary – and for good reason! The capital city looks like a fairy tale with the curving Ljubljanica River flowing through the center and around the hill-topping castle. The pedestrian-only Ljubljana Old City, decorated in ornate architecture and cafe-lined cobblestone streets, is filled with Ljubljana sights!… Read the rest
Budapest, as a city, is an extremely affordable destination. However, as we started our research into what to see and do on a Budapest city break, we quickly realized how easily a budget Budapest trip could go bust. Almost every tourist attraction charges an entry fee – some upwards of nearly $20 USD.… Read the rest
For our first New Year’s Eve abroad, we wanted to party in Madrid. New Year’s Eve in Madrid is regularly touted as one of the top places in the world to bring in the New Year – and we were excited to experience it.… Read the rest
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