9 Reasons to Visit Québec City Before Montréal

When it comes to tourism, Montréal often hogs all the glory. Canada’s second-largest city is exciting, cosmopolitan, and cultural with a long list of fabulous restaurants, boutique shops, and epic festivals. While there’s no doubt that Montréal is totally worth exploring over and over again (see: our favorite things to do in Montréal), Québec City […]

A Guide to Barcelona Through the Eyes of Picasso

Pablo Picasso: one of the defining artists of the 20th century and a primary figure behind the Cubism movement. Although he spent the bulk of his adult life in Paris, Barcelona is where the legendary painter called his true home in times of nostalgia and sadness. Picasso was born in Málaga and later moved to […]

44 of the Best Things to Do in Canada

Canada measures more than 9,000 kilometers from coast to coast, so it should come as no surprise that nature plays a huge role in Canadian identity and the collective psyche. There’s no shortage of heart-stopping landscapes or face-to-face encounters with nature, but dig deeper and you’ll also uncover a layered identity, proud culture, and some […]

The 15 Best Snack Bars in Toronto

There’s no better way to eat and drink your way to the heart of Toronto than through its wide selection of trendy snack bars (AKA, one of the best things to do in Canada). Often hidden like a Speakeasy with their own limited menu of light nibbles and strong drinks, these undeniably hip bars are […]

40 of the Best Things To Do in Spain

Charged with a permanent feeling of intense passion, emotion, and sophistication, Spain has a funny way of forcing you to slow down, live in the moment, and enjoy life’s simple pleasures. From Gaudí’s whimsical masterpieces to historical Mudéjar treasures, or the snow-capped Pyrenees mountains to the palm-fringed beaches of the Costa del Sol, Spain is […]

Foodie Paradise: Pintxos in San Sebastian, Spain

It’s no secret that Spaniards have long-perfected the subtle art of small, shareable snacks. From the sophisticated eateries of Madrid’s exclusive Salamanca district to tapas in Barcelona, socializing over good food is a custom that goes back many centuries. Tucked away in the north, Spain’s Basque region has its own version of tapas known as […]

The 6 Best Spanish Paella Restaurants in Valencia, Spain

When you think of cuisine in Spain, what’s the first dish that pops up in your head? Unless you consider sangria and tapas to be a proper meal, chances are that it’s Spanish paella. What you may not know about this famous rice dish, however, is that its origins proudly trace back to Valencia. Of course, paella […]

5 Things to Do in Granada Beyond the Alhambra

The Alhambra is one of the best cities in Spain, and it remains a powerful symbol of the country’s multicultural past. Set against the backdrop of the Sierra Nevada peaks, the ancient palace and fortress complex was constructed by the Moors who invaded the Iberian Peninsula from the 8th century onwards. Between the opulent palaces […]

4 of the Best Things to Do in La Rioja, Spain

In Spain’s autonomous community of La Rioja, wine is much more than a simple beverage: it’s a shared culture and way of life. La Rioja is one of the world’s top wine regions, producing high-quality bottles that are sold around the globe. And while life in this romantic Spanish region revolves around its star product, […]

10 Rooftop Bars to Soak Up the Toronto Skyline

Deprived of the sun and warmth for six months or so each year, Toronto takes its spring and summer very seriously. Perhaps that’s why Torontonians are so energetic and full of life by the time the good weather finally rolls around. There’s no better way to enjoy summer in Toronto than from one of its […]