4 Days in Portugal: Best Ideas for a Short Trip

4 days in portugal with street art

I am – no doubt – obsessed with Portugal. After taking a solo Easter holiday in Portugal, I immediately fell in love with this country and knew I wanted to encourage responsible tourism on my blog, especially to my anxious readers who may not take many international trips.  Portugal is fabulous.  I mean, where else […]

6 Unmistakable Reasons to Travel with Contiki

contiki bus trip

Hello everyone! Today’s guest post was written by Victoria Begin. She resides in Ottawa, and has traveled mostly in Europe and the United States. Victoria occasionally writes for a theater blog called, “Theatromania.” You can find samples of her work about Into the Woods and Peter Pan in Wonderland. As you know, I love to […]

7 Spectacular Reasons to Take a Solo Trip to Charleston

solo trip to charleston and taking pictures

Charleston is one of the most popular destinations in the southern United States. I’m not at all exaggerating when I say that Charleston stole my heart and that I want to visit again very soon. Actually, if I was able to travel to Charleston once a month, I’d totally do it. As you stroll through […]

“Tenements, Tales, and Tastes” in NYC’s Lower East Side

You ready for an unsurprising confession? I’m a huge fan of good food. As I get older, finding excellent local food is my biggest priority on my travels. This wasn’t always true. When I was in my 20s, I didn’t mind finding the cheapest and quickest fast food places on my trips. Sadly, this also […]

7 Lovely Things to Do in Charleston in the Rain

three days in charleston sc at the pineapple fountain

7 Things to Do in Charleston in the Rain Honestly, I get insanely frustrated whenever I look at the weather forecast and see nothing except rain for days on end. Rain, rain, rain, and more rain. My frustration only increases when I have a big trip planned on the horizon. Sometimes I even feel like […]