Compelling museums, haunting history, amazing architecture – these are just some of the best things to do in Riga. Riga is the capitol of the small Eastern European nation of Latvia, snuggled in between the other Baltic countries of Estonia and Lithuania. Yet do not be fooled by it’s small size. Riga is a bustlingContinue reading “The 6 Best Things To Do In Riga, Latvia”
5 of the best things to do for visitors to Panama City.
It’s on your bucket list, so you’re wondering, how to see the Nazca lines? Well there are two ways; by land and by air. This guide will tell you how to do both.
I’ve only traveled in three Spanish cities so far (I desperately need to correct that), and so far my favorite by a mile is Granada. I loved the beauty of Granada – the clash of east and west – Spanish and Moorish. The jewel in Granada’s crown has definitely got to be the Alhambra, butContinue reading “Two Days in Granada Spain – What To Do in Granada Spain”
Holy Bucket List! We are in Machu Picchu. One of the wonders of the world, a marvel of Incan city planning, and probably the most famous attraction in Peru (if not all of South America). If you are travelling in Peru, then you are probably planning a trip to Machu Picchu. This guide will hopefullyContinue reading “How To Explore Machu Picchu With Kids (or Without)”
In the middle of the island of Cyprus, there exists an escape from the oppressive heat of the coast. Just a short drive inland will take you to the Troodos mountains, where crisp clean mountain air offers respite from the humidity and heat experienced on the rest of the island. But the Troodos mountains offerContinue reading “A Guide to the UNESCO Painted Churches of Cyprus”
We were planning to be in Belgium. And we then wanted to go to Greece and up through the Balkans. With those two pieces of the puzzle in hand, I then tried to find the most economical way to get there. After staring at the flight maps of several European budget airlines, I made aContinue reading “24 Hours in Pafos – Cyprus”
Build a small shrine in Nikko and enshrine me as the God. I will be the guardian of peace keeping in Japan.” And with those words, allegedly spoken by Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu as he lay dying in 1616, Nikko became the home of the mausoleums of the Tokugawa shoguns, and a UNESCO world heritage site.Continue reading “A Day in Nikko, Japan”
Hobart, and the state of Tasmania used to have a bit of a reputation for being a bit backwards when compared to the rest of Australia. But that reputation has done a complete 180. Hobart is now one of the countries most thriving cultural capitals. It’s a world class food destination, cause one of (possiblyContinue reading “48 Hours in Hobart Tasmania”
Over Christmas this past year we spent two weeks driving and touring Tasmania. Tasmania is one of my “final frontiers” in Australian travel. I have been to most places on my hit list on the main continent, but Tasmania remained elusive. I had visited Cradle Mountain briefly the winter previous, but you can’t just visitContinue reading “Tasmania : The Ultimate Tasman Peninsula Road Trip”