One of the best parts of visiting a new city is experiencing the local food and drink. We all know Ireland is famous for some very tasty beverages like Guinness and Jameson, but did you know it's also a great place for foodies?
If you're thinking about visiting Dublin, here's a few suggestions to make sure you don't go hungry or thirsty while you're there.
1. If you're a beer drinker, it kind of goes without saying that you'll want to find yourself a pint of Guinness. You c
If you've been dreaming of an Alaskan cruise, it's time to make your dream come true. Alaska is without question one of the most stunningly beautiful places I've ever visited and it's certainly one I'll return to. Glaciers, mountains, and so much wildlife - what more could you want? But we also found great food, amazing people, and charming ports to visit. There's so many great reasons to consider an Alaskan cruise and here's just a handful. Big ship, small ship, medium ship
There are over 200 named waterfalls in Iceland, so you'll definitely want to visit one (or several) while you're there. How you choose which ones to visit depends on where your home base is and how long you are staying.
Iceland can be a common stop-over for North Americans on the way to or from the rest of Europe. On stop-overs, visitors commonly take in the Golden Circle, which consists of Þingvellir National Park, Geysir Geothermal Area. and Gullfoss waterfall. If you're s
Vanilla has got to be one of the most amazing and comforting scents there is, but more importantly, it makes your baked goods taste amazing. If you love to purchase vanilla products when you are traveling, these tips will help you make sure you're purchasing the real thing.
1 - You get what you pay for
The orchids that produce vanilla aren't as plentiful in Mexico as they used to be and vanilla beans per ounce are more expensive than silver. Vanilla beans are one of the most
When you travel frequently (and definitely when you work in travel), you get familiar with airport codes.
Some airport codes are pretty obvious, like ATL for Atlanta. Some of them definitely aren't, like YYZ for Toronto. Have you ever wondered what they mean?
Here's a quick airport code lesson for you.
Airport codes have been around for nearly a century and every airport in the world gets one as a unique identifier. Actually, every airport in the world gets two - a four c
Let's face it, most of us have to work. We don't have unlimited funds or unlimited time off. Sometimes you just can't spend as much time as you would like in a destination, but here's some tips for making the most of out of a short visit.
1 - Stay near the attractions you want to visit
Often you can save money by staying in accommodations outside city center or where major tourist attractions are. But when you have a short time in a destination, it may be worth the additiona
There's something about a cocktail on vacation - it just tastes better somehow. Maybe it's just that you have the time to relax and savor it. Maybe it's because you didn't have to make it yourself. When visiting the Caribbean, be sure to try some of these delicious options the islands are famous for.
Rum Swizzle (Bermuda)
Pina Colada (Puerto Rico)
Blue Curaçao (Curaçao) Dark and Stormy (Bermuda)
Planter's Punch (Jamaica)
If you follow a plant-based diet and are tired of your only restaurant options being salad, fruit, and whatever emergency snack you've got stashed in your bag when you travel, consider a visit to these cities. The multitude of options available to you will make it hard to decide where to eat (and hard to stop eating too!) London - At last search, HappyCow was listing more than 150 vegan restaurants in the city. From market stalls to bakeries to smoothie bars, you won't go hun
Want to get to more remote destinations while you're traveling, but love the convenience of not having to pack all your stuff every night? Prefer smaller crowds or smaller ships? Love outdoor activities like wildlife watching, kayaking, and hiking? Expedition cruising might be exactly what you're looking for. Itineraries - Expedition cruises are well-known for amazing destinations like Antarctica and the Arctic, but other common itineraries include Iceland, Greenland, Alaska,
Think you might enjoy cruising, but are overwhelmed with where to start? Think you might hate cruising, but still find it mildly intriguing? Love cruising and like to read everything you can find on the topic? I can help with all three! Since I started cruising in 2008, I've been on about 20 cruises, sailing all over the Caribbean and Europe. But believe it or not, I was very skeptical about trying cruising. I was a land traveler, content to piece it together myself and wing