Best Places in Japan to Soak Up the Cherry Blossoms

How to Enjoy Vermouth in Barcelona

People who live in Spain are certainly no stranger to day drinking. Between a midday caña or a casual pitcher of sangria, there are plenty of alcoholic beverages that go hand-in-hand with the Spanish lifestyle. When it comes to Catalonia, however, vermouth (Catalan vermut) is the traditional go-to beverage that no trip to Barcelona is […]

Chasing Glow Worms in Te Anau, New Zealand

The quaint, relaxed town of Te Anau is situated on the appropriately named Lake Te Anau, right next to New Zealand’s famed Fjordland National Park. And trust us, you’re going to want to tack this village of glass-still waters and frequently snow-capped mountains onto your travel bucket list. Why? There’s one thing that sets Te […]

5 Très Chic Boutique Hotels in Paris

Parisian hotels are notoriously tiny, but good design can certainly distract you from that. Boutique hotels across the city have done a particularly good job drawing travelers away from those tacky gold-gilded rooms and into accommodation that is effortlessly chic. Here, we highlight 5 Parisian boutique hotels that do just that: from evocative 19th century […]

Game of Thrones in Spain: 3 Places Every Fan Must Visit

If you’re seeking a mythical world of dragons, castles, giants, and wildlings, look beyond your imagination and make your way to Spain. There’s something about Spain that conjures up fantasy and intrigue. That’s why the masterminds behind HBO’s Game of Thrones chose Spain as a filming location when creating the show’s mythical, magical world. Spain’s […]

Your Guide to 2am Shopping in Seoul

The jetlag got you good. You passed out at 6pm after eating dinner with the old folks, which was actually breakfast time back home. Fast-forward to now: 1am. You’re beyond wide awake and ready to explore the city you wandered through with a hazy brain yesterday. In most cities, this would be a recipe for […]

The World’s Most Epic Trails for the Thrill Seeker

Conquering a mammoth trail through some of the world’s most astonishing landscapes isn’t only about bragging (although it certainly can be), but primarily about facing your fears, testing your endurance (both physical and mental), and achieving something you never thought you could in a truly spectacular part of the world — and who wouldn’t brag […]

Beyond Hot Air Balloon Rides: 7 Unique Things to do in Cappadocia

Cappadocia is located in the Anatolian region of Turkey, and if I could only recommend one place to see in the whole country, this would be it. The whole region is entirely unlike any other place you’ve ever seen. This magical landscape is covered in hollowed out and inhabited cones of rock, dotted with valleys […]

Iceland on a Budget: 7 Ways to Eat & Drink on the Cheap

It’s no secret that Iceland is an incredibly expensive country to travel to; it’s actually the 4th most expensive country in the world based on consumer price indexes, and a lot of that is due to those sky-high food costs. The average meal can be anywhere between $20-$40 per person and a coffee can set […]

A Self-Guided Barcelona Walking Tour of Gaudi’s Magic City

Few cities in the world can be swiftly summed-up with just the single name of a local artist. Yet when it comes to Barcelona, Gaudi certainly does the trick. As the embodiment of the Catalan Modernist architectural movement, Antoni Gaudi isn’t just a part of Barcelona, he is Barcelona. His fantastical designs greatly influence not […]

Warm-Water Coasteering: Our Guide to Taking the Plunge

Exploring the growing popularity of Coasteering, a shore to sea adventure sport. “There is nothing but you, the birds, the rocks behind you, and the water below you,” explains my guide, looking down a ten meter cliff into the ocean along the wild coastline of the Western Algarve. “Then you jump.” 
 The Welsh are […]

44 of the Best Things To Do in Japan

Japan: one of the most fruitful (and beautiful) nations on Earth. While other travel destinations may have just a single city, mountain, museum, castle, or cuisine to draw travellers and tourists in, this island nation has it all. Plus some. There’s seriously no end to what Japan has to offer, and it’s possibly the only country […]

6 Reasons Instagram Loves India’s Pink City Jaipur

Today, you can’t scroll through your Instagram feed without seeing influencers and pals posting photos of Jaipur, India’s ‘Pink City.’ The capital of the Rajasthan state, Jaipur is bustling with people and bursting with color — most notably, shades of delicious pink. But, contrary to popular belief, this Pink City didn’t happen by chance. In […]

The Best of Carnival 2019 Around the World

Thinking of heading to a Carnival in 2019, but not sure which one to choose? Here’s a run down of the most popular and interesting carnivals around the world, as well as how to know which carnival is perfect of each type of traveler. Best for: Lovers of Indigenous Dance Carnival 2019 Dates: January  17 […]

Ouray, Colorado: A Taste of Switzerland in America

Looking to get a taste of Europe this winter but not sure you have the time (or the budget) to make it across the pond? Check out Ouray, Colorado, a small-town gem that’s affectionately known as the “Switzerland of America”. As a sought-after destination for over 100 years, Ouray, Colorado boasts a lot of charm […]

5 Off the Beaten Path Travel Destinations That Will Blow Your Mind

Contrary to popular belief, there are still plenty of truly kickass destinations all over the world that aren’t overrun with tourists; stunning countries filled to the brim with awe-inspiring highlights (not busloads of visitors) and glorious corners of prominent travel hubs that have yet to be discovered by the crowd. Dream of getting off the […]

Best National Parks in Canada for the Nature Enthusiast

For outdoor adventurers, it doesn’t get much better than the natural simplicity and untouched landscapes of the world-famous national parks in Canada. It’s famously known that the state of California has more people living within its borders than all of Canada does, so it’s sometimes easy to forget that the Great White North is still […]

Featured Destination: Japan

From climbing Mt Fuji to enjoying ramen served by robots, our expert travelers weigh in on the best things to do in Japan for every type of traveler.