Fes Sightseeing: The 7 Best Fes Tours & Day Trips

One of Morocco’s best-preserved cities, Fes (also spelled “Fez”) will transport you back in time with its traditional culture and beautiful historic buildings. The ancient medina retains much of its old-world charm, offering a labyrinth of narrow streets and winding alleys that are dotted with souks, market stalls, tradesmen, and the occasional donkey. In fact,…

Berlin Sightseeing: The 7 Best Berlin Tours

Berlin, Germany’s capital city, is a mix of contemporary and historical, a fusion of green spaces and sharp modern architecture. With dozens of world-class museums, a vibrant art scene, and a huge collection of historic sites, Berlin has a ton to offer visitors. There is simply so much to see and do in this buzzing…

How to Take Your Baby’s Passport Photo

Our son, Humphrey, was born in Vietnam which meant that one of the first things we had to do was apply for his US passport. And while there are plenty of passport photo studios in Saigon, most of them are not prepared to handle a squirming baby that can’t yet sit up on his own….

Portland Sightseeing: The 10 Best Portland Tours & Day Trips

Affectionately known as Rip City, Stumptown and the City of Roses, Portland is one of the most eclectic cities in the USA. Bursting with personality and creative energy, this vibrant Pacific Northwest city seems to be on everyone’s must-visit list these days. But with a dizzying array of microbreweries, trendy coffee shops, art galleries, and…

Best Camera Gear for Travel Photography (March 2020)

“I love your photos! What camera do you use while traveling?” is a question we get frequently from people following our adventures. It’s a great question because light, compact gear is essential when you are carrying everything you own around with you everywhere you go (along with clothes, toiletries, random photo props, and a bottle of…

65 Things To Do in New Orleans (Besides Bourbon Street)

“If there was no New Orleans, America would just be a bunch of free people dying of boredom.” Whether you call it the Crescent City, the Big Easy, NOLA or New Orleans, once you visit you may never want to leave. Unfortunately some visitors think that the whole city revolves around Bourbon Street and the…

Marrakech Sightseeing: 7 Best Marrakech Tours & Day Trip

Morocco’s busy capital city, Marrakech, is a flurry of activity and excitement. There is so much to explore in this colorful city, the city streets are a winding-maze of densely-packed souks, luxurious riads, and stunningly beautiful madrassas. This centuries-old North African trading center is still very much alive and is just as full of action…