15 Unmissable Foodie Experiences in South America

Meat empanadas in Argentina

 Overview: South America is a colourful, joyful and diverse continent. From the dizzy heights of La Paz, to the crystal clear Caribbean Sea in Colombia; whatever floats your boat, South America has oodles of it. Our Taste of Travel talk food in South America This post comes from Shannon on her blog that she runs with …

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Tubing and Vang Vieng After Thirty

Where to go tubing in Laos, Vang Vieng

 Overview: To me, the idea of sitting in an inflatable rubber tube while casually drifting through a jungle river seems like the ideal way to spend a day. Throw in a few bars and drink stops, heaven. Vang Vieng in Laos There is no doubt Vang Vieng is one of the homes of tubing, but …

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17 Hidden European gems you must visit

There are so many smaller towns and cities in Europe that are begging to be discovered. Wherever you find yourself, there is an adventure to be had nearby. I loved this blog because it shares the same attitude as myself, take advantage of any situation wherever you may be. You are never lost, just discovering …

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Fairytale Secret Small Towns in Europe

Giethoorn, one of many hidden gems of Europe

 Overview: There are many of these hidden gem posts out there, often they are not really gems and more often than not, they are not that hidden! Not here, this one has some genuine treats. Even as an avid Euro-explorer, I haven’t heard of some of these. 8 gorgeous small European towns  The post is …

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An introduction to Colmar

Visit Colmar, a beautiful town in Alsace

 Overview: Colmar is one of the well-known gems of Alsace, the region of France that borders Germany. It’s rumoured to have inspired the setting for Beauty and the Beast but whether or not it was Colmar or another Alsacian village, Colmar is definitely a town out of a fairytale. A lot of people think of Colmar as …

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Visiting Area 51 and the Extraterrestrial Highway in Nevada

How to visit Area 51

So famous yet shrouded in mystery, what really happens in Area 51? Well, I can’t answer that for you sadly, but I can tell you how to visit, maybe you can knock on the gates and ask . . . or not. I’ve always been fascinated by secret places but often console myself with the thought that …

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The Bibi Ka Maqbara – A twin of the Taj

Visiting the Bibi ka Maqbara in Aurangabad, Southern India

I was not aware that the Taj Mahal had a twin until I came across this blog post about the Bibi Ka Maqbara. Located in Aurangabad, Southern India, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was the real thing while scrolling through the images. How to get to the Taj’s twin This post comes from travelling couple Tania …

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Top 9 things to do in Cesis, Latvia

 Overview: Most people who have visited the Balkan country will have been to the capital city, Riga, but may not have ventured further afield, which is a shame. Cēsis is a 13th-century town, steeped in history and known for its castle and wonderful fall displays. The Sane Travel This post comes from Anita on her blog The …

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Day Trip to Sidi Bou Saïd: Tunisia’s Blue and White Gem

A Day Trip to Sidi Bou Saïd: Tunisia’s Blue and White Gem

 Overview: While many people are familiar with Santorini, Greece for its immaculately white village perfectly paired with magnificent views of the Aegean Sea. On the other hand, Chefchaouen, Morocco, which has been gaining momentum recently, is a city within mountains painted in shades of blue, rightfully earning the nickname “Blue City”. Both are beautiful, but …

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