25 Fascinating Ruins in Mexico to Visit (Mayan, Aztec + Beyond!)

Kate and Jeremy Storm standing on the edge of a Mayan pyramid in Becan Mexico ruins, facing each other

From climbing pyramids to learning about life in Mexico hundreds (or even a thousand) years ago, visiting the many incredible ruins in Mexico–with the Mayan and Aztec ruins being the most famous–is a fascinating experience. Sure, there are world-famous Mexico ruins like Chichen Itza (and they’re certainly worth a visit), but dive off the beaten … Read more

The Ultimate 10 Day Iceland Ring Road Itinerary

the iconic Seljalandsfoss in iceland, one of the best stops on a 10 days in iceland ring road trip itinerary

Thundering waterfalls, soothing geothermal springs, glistening glaciers, and snowcapped peaks: these are just a few of the otherworldly things to see on a 10 day Iceland Ring Road trip itinerary! Iceland’s landscapes absolutely blew us away: this magnificent island is home to some truly awe-inspiring scenery and wildlife. Add in easily accessible adventure activities like … Read more

15 Epic Beaches in the US Virgin Islands (St. Thomas, St. Croix + St. John!)

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Soft white sand, glittering turquoise water, and picturesque palm trees: if you’re looking for a Caribbean paradise, the best beaches in the US Virgin Islands have you covered. Add in 12 months worth of sunshine, a relatively short flight from the mainland, and access to Virgin Islands National Park, and it’s easy to see why … Read more

10 Exciting Portugal Road Trip Itinerary Ideas (+ Tips!)

terraces of the douro valley portugal with a white building to the right, a beautiful view during a portugal road trip itinerary

From the dramatic coastline of the Algarve to the stunning terraces of the Duoro Valley, and from the quaint charms of Obidos to the otherworldly palaces of Sintra, there is no shortage of amazing places to visit on a Portugal road trip. Nestled in the southwest corner of mainland Europe, driving through Portugal offers a … Read more

5-7 Days in Jordan: Itinerary for an Unforgettable Adventure

kate storm and jeremy storm in front of the petra treasury on a road trip jordan itinerary

There are so many things to love about visiting Jordan, from the majesty of Petra to the otherworldly landscape of Wadi Rum to the fact that with even 5 days in Jordan, you can craft a Jordan itinerary that you’ll never forget! Jordan’s small size and ease of travel make it a fantastic introduction to … Read more

The Ultimate Andalucia Road Trip (Detailed Southern Spain Itinerary!)

view of alhambra from mirador san nicholas, one of the top attractions on an andalucia road trip itinerary

Winding streets through whitewashed villages, the clink of tinto verano glasses scraping against tapas plates, sweeping views across gorges, endless sour orange trees, and 700-year-old palaces: these are just a few of the incredible things that you’ll find on an Andalucia road trip. As Spain’s southernmost region, there are a downright overwhelming number of places … Read more

Planning a Trip to Iceland in 2022: Your Easy 10 Step Checklist

kirkjufell waterfall on a sunny night, one of the most dreamed of places planning a trip to iceland

Glacier hikes, puffin sightings, thundering waterfalls, and geothermal wonders: there is so much to be excited about when planning a trip to Iceland! A trip to the Land of Fire and Ice is truly a vacation like no other. Iceland is an incredibly unique destination and offers a magnificent array of once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences, all … Read more

13 Terrific Things to Do on Tybee Island, GA (+ Nearby!)

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Set just 20 minutes east of Savannah, there are plenty of fun things to do on Tybee Island, Georgia! This beautiful barrier island offers classic coastal attractions including gorgeous beaches, a historic lighthouse, and a famous pier. It’s also a mere 18 miles away from the famous Savannah Historic District (hence Tybee’s nickname of “Savannah’s … Read more

How to Rock One Day in Arches National Park: Itinerary + Tips

view of delicate arch on a sunny day, one of the best attractions with one day in arches national park itinerary

With over 2,000 documented sandstone arches, exciting hikes, and a gorgeous scenic drive featuring views of the (frequently snowcapped) La Sal Mountains rising up over the desert, there are plenty of reasons to enjoy one day in Arches National Park! Arches is one of our favorite national parks in the country, thanks not only to … Read more

3 Days in Las Vegas: The Perfect Weekend in Vegas Itinerary

view of the famous welcome to las vegas sign framed by palm trees at sunrise, one of the best things to do in las vegas weekend getaway

Oh, the glitz and glamour of spending a long weekend in Las Vegas, with its worldwide fame thanks to its neon signs, legendary casinos, luxury hotels, and fabulous entertainment.  Often referred to as “Sin City,” escaping day-to-day life by running away to spend a few days in Las Vegas has been popular for decades.  It … Read more

Belgium in Winter: Fun Things to Do + Travel Guide

travelers exploring the decorated streets of antwerp belgium at night decorated with christmas belgium in winter lights

Belgian Christmas markets, delicious food, beautiful decor, and magnificent cities are just a few of the many reasons to visit Belgium in winter! This small country in Western Europe may not get the winter tourism recognition that nearby destinations like Germany and France do, but visiting Belgium in winter–and especially visiting Belgium at Christmas–is bound … Read more

How to Have a Fun Weekend in Baltimore: Itinerary + Tips

historic brick buildings in baltimore fells point neighborhood, one of the best places to visit during a weekend in baltimore itinerary

Crab cakes, water views, excellent museums, and a heavy dose of American history: these are just a few things you’ll find when spending a delightful weekend in Baltimore, Maryland! Less touristed than nearby cities like Washington DC or Philadelphia, but incredibly interesting in its own right, spending a couple of days in Baltimore makes for … Read more

Greece in 7 Days: Itinerary Ideas for Island Hopping + Beyond

view of whitewashed village on santorini with sea in the background, one of the best itinerary for greece in 7 days travel destinations

Hoping to discover Greece in 7 days? With only a week in Greece, you have your work cut out to design the perfect Greece itinerary for you! Unlike many countries where there’s a fairly typical first-timers route to follow, Greece’s 227 islands and captivating mainland mean that there are truly infinite Greek itineraries at your … Read more

The Ultimate 3 Day Weekend in Asheville Itinerary

looking glass falls, a fun stop during a 3 day weekend in asheville itinerary

Planning a long weekend in Asheville itinerary? You’re in for a fantastic experience! Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, the beautiful city of Asheville, NC is one of the best weekend getaways on the East Coast, packing everything from world-class cuisine to mountain views to waterfall hikes to nearly 40 breweries … Read more