Marisa Megan

Portugal and Brazil

Amazing Travel Destinations for Yoga Lovers

Once upon a time, traveling yogis made pilgrimages to the birthplace of their practice — India— to learn from their gurus. While India still makes the hot list of best yoga destinations, modern yogis are blessed with a variety of international destinations to choose from when they head off on a soul-searching adventure. Here are […]

How to Actually Drink Tequila in Tequila, Mexico

Untouched Mexican countryside passes languidly by outside of the window, invoking nostalgia for a Mexico long forgotten. The train snakes along rusty tracks, rolling by the outskirts of Guadalajara towards the blue-green agave fields of a once gold rush town where cowboys still roam.  The city of Tequila predates the spirit, yet it’s the fiery […]

The Best Destinations for Intermediate Surfers

Surfers are known for traveling to the far reaches of the globe in search of epic waves, and today, more and more travelers are hitting the road to learn the sport. But for those who fall somewhere in the middle, it can be difficult to find info on where to travel to for solid intermediate […]

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Traveling By Campervan

Van life has transitioned from cult movement to mainstream travel mania. Travelers are converting vans to traverse the Outback while European families bump slowly along coastal roads during their summer holidays. The appeal is obvious: waking up in the middle of a pristine natural setting— but with a bed, a kitchen and a bathroom all […]

Your Alternative Guide to Lisbon

Lisbon is definitely the cool new kid on the block, but you’ll have to be in the know if you want be where all the cool kids are hanging out. Discover some of the coolest offbeat, artistic, and hipster hangouts, along with some of the best kept secrets in our alternative guide to Lisbon: Lisbon’s […]

Our Top Weed-Friendly Travel Destinations for 2020

Travel doesn’t have to put a wrench in your favorite hobby Recently, Canada made headlines by legalizing the recreational use of cannabis, full stop. But they’re not the first country to do so — nor are they the only weed-friendly destination in the world. If your next vacation requires a spliff (and some warmer weather […]

4 Must-Visit Portugal Cities Just Outside of Lisbon

After a few days in Lisbon, you might be ready for a weekend away. Sintra, Cascais, and Ericeira are great, but during high summer, the crowds in these popular spots can be unbearable. If you’re looking to escape the masses, head out to some of the coolest under-the-radar destinations for a quick getaway: On the […]

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 […]

How to Spring Break in Baja Without the Crowds

Los Cabos is a prime getaway spot, but at Spring Break, the crowds that flock to the tip of the Baja Peninsula can be overwhelming. Just outside of the popular party town of Cabo San Lucas, however, true seekers can find hidden gems on the Baja Peninsula. If you’re looking for a chilled out, authentic Baja […]

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 […]