With its rich history, artistic legacy, intricate canal system, and abundance of museums, you will not be bored on a visit to Amsterdam. To help you with a general itinerary, here's some activities you might want to try while you're there. 1. Take a historical canal cruise
Originally the canals in Amsterdam were dug for defense and water management, but now their purpose is more transport-related (millions of passengers tour the canals each year). During your cruise, you'll g
This southern European country certainly doesn't lack in natural or architectural beauty, so it's no wonder so many people have it on their bucket list. There's a never-ending number of things to do and see, so where should you even begin? Here are some top recommendations for your first visit. What places should you check out? Lisbon As the capital of Portugal, Lisbon is full of vibrant culture, historical sights, and friendly natives. Also, Lisbon is an ideal place to enjoy
Adventure travel destinations aren't for thrill-seekers alone. They're an excellent opportunity for exploration, embracing the outdoors, seeing wildlife, and more. Check out this top 10 list of destinations for travel adventure! India This country gives adventure travelers many opportunities to explore - from going on a wildlife safari in the heart of India's tiger country to trekking the Himalayan foothills. You'll find snow-capped peaks, lush tropical jungles, and gorgeous
Rome is an extraordinary capital, and it can take weeks or more to get in all the sites, cuisine, and culture. Travelling can be stressful when visiting a place that has so much to offer, so here's my suggestion on how to make the most of a short stay. Day 1 - Vatican, St. Peter’s, Trastevere To get the most out of your day, start early! You’ll want to arrive at the Vatican in the morning to beat the crowds (consider booking skip the line tickets in advance) and be sure to dr
If you know where to look, adventure is everywhere. The adventures you and your family take are an excellent way to bring your family closer together, make amazing memories, expand your worldview, and help you feel young and vibrant.
Here's just ten amazing locations where adventure awaits. Antarctica Traveling to Antarctica is the pinnacle of exploration, from crossing the world's most treacherous sea to seeing pristine ecosystems. If you're feeling particularly adventurou
Lima is the capital and largest city in Peru. With its bustling city life, rich culture, and eye-catching architecture, there's so much to see and do that it could take several visits to truly explore it all. The entertainment found within the city's borders surely is a treat to all tourists. Since there's no shortage of things to do and Lima may overwhelm its newcomers, I've narrowed it down to five things that you should experience during your visit. Street Food Carts One o
I admit it - I love London. Every time I'm in the area, I try to tack on a few days to my itinerary to spend some extra time there. There's just so much to see, and do... and eat! There are not many places in the world that are as eclectic as London. History and culture fuse together in the heart and soul of the United Kingdom. Glittering palaces, posh tea rooms, high street shopping, steampunk bizarre, and more all make up the intricately woven fabric of London society. Each
Norway is a beautiful Scandinavian country known for its historical landmarks, Viking heritage, and abundance of natural beauty. There is so much to discover in Norway, from large metropolitan cities to charming fishing villages and picturesque fjords. Whether you are coming for the culture or to spend time outdoors, here are the five must-see cities in the country. Oslo As the capital city of Norway, Oslo is the most visited city. However, unlike most capital cities, Oslo ha
Tokyo is one of the most interesting and fascinating places on this planet. The high energy of the city and its attractions are enough to add Tokyo to your bucket list. So when you finally decide to visit the capital of Japan, make sure you have an itinerary so you can visit as many of the city's most significant locations and landmarks as possible. To make planning your trip simpler, here's 15 fun activities to try. Eat at a themed café - Japan is known for its exciting nich
What comes to mind when you think of Bermuda? The Bermuda Triangle? Amazing beaches? Delicious rum cocktails?
The British territory of Bermuda is less than 2km wide and 40km long. With its small size and a population of less than 65,000, you might think there's not much to do here - but you would definitely be wrong. Bermuda has so much to offer, and here's just a few options to consider for your next visit. 1. Explore the Crystal and Fantasy Caves
Discovered in the early 1
Nestled at the bottom of Mount Srd, within stunning views of the Adriatic Sea, you'll find Dubrovnik, Croatia. If this amazing coastal destination isn't on your bucket list yet, it really should be. While it can be a very busy tourist location, its popularity is very well earned. The well-maintained city walls that surround the pedestrian-friendly Old Town add to Dubrovnik's charm, and when visiting, walking the walls is something you should definitely make time for. The enti
If trying local eats and drinks are a priority for you when traveling, here's a great tip! When you first arrive in a new place, consider taking a food tour as one of your first activities.
The guides are generally local, so not only will they bring you to a variety of places where you can sample various dishes, they're also a great resource to recommend other dishes you might want to come back and try later or other restaurants you might like.
If you've switc
There's so much to do in New York City - from Broadway and museums/galleries to shopping and attractions, you won't be able to fit it all into a short visit. Get the most out of your stay by prioritizing the activities that you're most interested in (and then plan to visit again). Not sure what you want to do during your visit? Here's a list of ten fun activities to try in the Big Apple to get you started. 1 - Explore Central Park With more than 800 acres breaking up the hust
If you're like me and you find castles fascinating, then this is the article for you. There's just something about them - they speak to something so different than our every day, especially if you live somewhere there isn't any like I do. It doesn't matter to me if they are still in use, set up like a museum, or merely remains - I want to see them all.
With so many options to choose from, it was hard to narrow it down - but here's five amazing ones worth checking out during
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
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