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
Lecce, Italy is quintessentially Italian. The historically preserved, walled city is situated in the Puglia region…better known as the Heel of Italy’s Boot. Buried in the twisting cobblestone lanes of the old city center are hidden gems – like Baroque churches, half-revealed Roman ruins, family-run restaurants and artist studios.
The city, rich in tradition, still abides by local customs; all the shops close mid-afternoon and re-open for the time-old tradition of the evening stroll.… Read the rest
We rarely visit museums – but in Lecce, Italy we made an exception. The city features numerous museums that exhibit details of the ancient past and focus on the city’s incredible art history. During our stay in the city (that saw a string of rainy days), we visited 6 Lecce museums.… Read the rest
The historic Piazza del Duomo in Lecce, Italy is the most beautiful square in the city! Acting as the religious center of town, The Lecce Piazza Duomo is home to some of the most ornately decorated Baroque buildings in Lecce. Unlike most European city squares, the Lecce Piazza del Duomo is enclosed on three sides.… Read the rest
Gallipoli, Italy is a serene seashore town along the western coast of the Salentina Peninsula (which is better known as the Heel of Italy’s Boot). The quaint Old Town occupies an island, which is connected to the mainland via a bridge.… Read the rest
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. With so many incredible Croatia destinations, creating an easy-flowing, all-encompassing route through the country can be a challenge…but it is possible!… Read the rest
For many people, Split, Croatia is a transportation hub – a city to breeze through on the way to other parts of the country. It was for us during our first trip to Croatia in 2011. However, since then, we’ve revisited the city multiple times with much longer stays and have discovered a plethora of sights to see in Split, Croatia.… Read the rest
Isolated and full of mystery, Easter Island is one of the most fascinating places on Earth. The remote Pacific Ocean island – Isla de Pascua in Spanish but called Rapa Nui by locals – is dotted with volcanoes and is strewn with Moai, the island’s iconic ancient stone statues.… Read the rest
The historic village of Colonia Suiza in Bariloche, Argentina has long been a tourist destination for visitors. Located along the famous Bariloche Circuito Chico sightseeing route, the small cluster of dwellings and restaurants is fairly easy to reach by car or by bus.… Read the rest
With a fascinating history, modern and preserved architecture, an abundance of nature and a vibrant nightlife, the places to visit in Melbourne, Australia have a broad appeal. The contemporary Central Business District (CBD) is alive with a hip and trendy culture, but low-key beach vibes are just a tram ride away.… Read the rest