Central America Kick off your flip flops and relax in paradise with a San Blas Dreams multi-day tour to the San Blas Islands archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. Experience the magic of Panama City by wandering the colonial streets of Casco Viejo, visiting the Panama Canal, and tasting fresh ceviche. Planning a trip to Costa Rica? Find inspiration with this list of 20 activities including rainforest hikes, tours, whitewater rafting, and beaches! Book a relaxing stay at Trogón Lodge and join a guided tour at dawn to search for vibrant Resplendent Quetzals in the mountainous cloud forest. Costa Rica's most popular park offers visitors a chance to see baby monkeys, sloths, and iguanas face-to-face in a rainforest on the Pacific coast. A trip to Costa Rica isn't complete without a visit to La Fortuna! Relax in hot springs, hike rainforest trails, and search for frogs at night. Take your love of nature to misty heights with a visit to the rainforest of Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve in Monteverde, Costa Rica. Immerse yourself in the rainforest of Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve in Monteverde, Costa Rica, to discover unique animals, plants, and insects. Plan a visit to the Curi-Cancha Reserve to encounter colorful birds in the cloud forests of Monteverde with this guide featuring helpful tips. Looking for a colorful road less traveled in Central America? Head to León, Granada, and Ometepe to experience a cultural landscape ideal for adventure.
Descend beneath the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Honduras and become a PADI Open Water certified scuba diver with Underwater Vision. Explore the ancient Maya site of Copán in western Honduras with this comprehensive guide featuring history and logistics. Trying to decide if El Salvador is worth a trip? Adventurers, surfers, and art lovers will appreciate this underrated country in Central America. Wander with a cup of coffee in the colonial city of Antigua in between day trips to active volcanoes, Maya ruins, and vibrant markets. Test your endurance with a guided summit hike up two active volcanoes to see frequent lava eruptions and epic sunrise views in Antigua, Guatemala. Discover authentic Guatemalan souvenirs, such as embroidered textiles, in the numerous vendor stalls of the largest market in Central America. Plan a trip to the ancient Maya city of Tikal deep in the jungle of northern Guatemala with this guide featuring logistics, history, and helpful tips. Organize the ultimate outdoor adventure in Belize with jungle reserves, Maya ruins, breathtaking snorkeling, Caribbean sailing, and otherworldly cave systems. If grilled lobster, epic snorkeling, and Kriol culture sound like a great combination, head to the colorful island of Caye Caulker for a relaxing getaway. Egypt Explore ancient temples along the Nile River in Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan, and Abu Simbel to see majestic architecture once lost to the sands of time. Sail along the Nile River aboard a luxury cruise ship in southern Egypt to experience an itinerary full of ancient sites and picturesque landscapes! A trip to Egypt isn't complete without a visit to Luxor; one of the best open-air museums in the world! Soar high above the Nile River in a hot air balloon, descend into painted rock cut tombs, and explore grand temples. Looking for a five-star all-inclusive beach resort on the Red Sea? Sharm El Sheikh is an unforgettable vacation destination with its diverse coral reefs and unique desert landscapes. Ready to visit one of the most adventurous places on Earth?! Egypt is a feast for the senses with its ancient wonders, hearty cuisine, and chaotic streets. Wait...traveling?! During a pandemic?! ARE YOU NUTS?! Social distancing isn't a problem when you are the only one walking through ancient Egyptian temples. Europe Ride the ferry from Kas, Turkey, to the Greek island of Kastellorizo to wander colorful streets, eat authentic cuisine, and swim with sea turtles. Planning a trip to Europe with an organized timeline and budget doesn't have to be overwhelming. Use these simple steps to help you navigate travel logistics. Packing the ideal wardrobe for your trip to Europe doesn't have to be an overwhelming experience. Get it right with these 10 simple tips. Krakow is an Eastern European city full of WWII history, unique cuisine, and relaxed charm. Check out my three-day itinerary for worthwhile things to experience during your visit. Journey to the colorful city of Budapest to experience relaxing thermal hot-springs, paprika infused cuisine, and eclectic ruin bars with a Bohemian twist. In search of an Eastern European city off the beaten path? Bratislava is a delightful travel destination ideal for a two-day visit. In search of regal palaces, art museums, and historic cafes? Vienna is a posh city offering European culture with a modern twist. The postcard town of Hallstatt is known for its salt mines, breathtaking mountains, and tranquil lake. Check out my tips for a pleasant travel experience. Looking for adventurous activities in Salzburg? The third city of our backpacking trip through Eastern Europe was full of stunning landscapes, hikes, and bike rides. The Bavarian city of Nuremberg is a worthwhile destination for its sausages, medieval half-timbered architecture, and Renaissance artist Albrecht Durer. Looking for amazing things to do in Prague? Here are my top 10 picks after visiting the city during a three-week backpacking trip across Eastern Europe. Mexico Experience thrilling scooter rides, delicious restaurants, picturesque beaches, and turquoise ocean vistas on the islands of Holbox and Cozumel in Mexico. The magical town of Valladolid will invigorate your spirit with awe-inspiring cenotes, dazzling culture, and wonderful day trips including the Maya site of Chichén Itzá. Set a course for the seaside colonial city of Campeche to explore artillery fortifications, walk pastel colored streets, and climb the Maya ruins of Edzna. Plan a visit to the ancient Maya city of Palenque nestled in the rainforest of Chiapas, Mexico with this guide covering history, logistics, and helpful tips. Looking for unspoiled beaches with laid-back vibes? Check out Zipolite, San Agustinillo, Mazunte, Puerto Escondido, and Huatulco along the Pacific Coast of Mexico. Immerse yourself in the beautiful culture of Mexico with the flavorful cuisine, handicrafts, natural wonders, and ancient Zapotec ruins of Oaxaca City. Whether you have a few days or one week in Mexico City, this guide will help you plan the ultimate trip to explore unique attractions and neighborhoods. Plan an affordable day trip from Mexico City to the ancient pyramid complex of Teotihuacán with this comprehensive guide featuring history and logistics. Step back in time with a visit to Guanajuato to see vibrant colonial architecture, quaint cobblestone streets, and traditional musical callejoneadas. Guadalajara is one of the largest metropolitan areas in Mexico and its neighboring cities of Zapopan, Tlaquepaque, and Tequila offer plenty of attractions. Cabo San Lucas is a popular resort playground ideal for tourists looking for ocean adventures, bustling nightlife, fresh ceviche, and golden beaches. Recharge at this cozy boutique hotel during your stay in the resort city of Cabo San Lucas with homemade breakfasts, lush gardens, and authentic decor. Southeast Asia Awaken your senses in Bangkok by visiting iconic temples, eating tasty Thai cuisine, riding neon tuk tuks, and exploring the frenzy of Chinatown! Turkey Visit the postcard town of Kas to enjoy beautiful beaches, scuba diving, ancient Lycian ruins, and a day trip to the Greek island of Kastellorizo. Base yourself in Izmir, the underdog of Turkey, to visit picturesque towns with colorful vibes and the Greco-Roman archaeological site of Ephesus. Stay in the town of Göreme to explore hiking trails full of fairy chimneys, ride in a sunrise hot air balloon, and admire vivid Byzantine frescoes. Organize a two-day road trip from Sanliurfa to explore three archaeological sites in southeastern Turkey via rental car with this DIY guide. Discover the historic city of Istanbul by visiting grand mosques, shopping in colorful bazaar markets, and sipping Turkish coffee at trendy cafés! United States Looking for a unique Milwaukee experience that stands up to the ever-popular Third Ward and Downtown neighborhoods? Check out Walker's Point for brick architecture, craft breweries, and antique shops. Visiting Galveston for a beach day or family vacation? I've got you covered on where to eat and drink with my favorite spots on the island. Welcome to the concrete jungle! The fourth largest city in the United States has a variety of attractions including an impressive museum district, year-round sporting events, and spacious parks. Chicago's annual three-day Riot Fest brings together artists and bands from alternative, punk, rock, and hip hop genres to create a music festival unlike any other. Ready for some outdoor adventures that will take your breath away and invigorate your spirit? Consider an unforgettable trip exploring the natural attractions of Idaho. Idaho boasts some of the most pristine geothermal hot springs in the country with varying temperatures perfect for a soothing soak. If sunshine, charcuterie boards, and delightful libations sound like a great combination, head to the Snake River Valley for a relaxing afternoon of wine tasting. The downtown vibe of Boise has a small city feel, but packs a punch with its unique boutiques, vibrant restaurants, and accessible green spaces. Visiting the land of longhorns and BBQ for the weekend? I've got you covered with a two-day itinerary full of my top Austin attractions and restaurants. New Orleans is a worthy destination for your travel bucket list. The music, architecture, cuisine, and unique history blend together for an amazing weekend trip! Seattle is a walkable coastal destination with a variety of fun activities and tasty food. Check out my four day itinerary to help you plan a trip to the Emerald City.