Highlights of Southern Iceland: The 19 Best Places to Visit!

Iceland has done a fantastic job of positioning itself as an ideal layover destination for flights between the US and Europe. So many travelers spend just a few days on the island. And while we would highly recommend spending at least 2 weeks in Iceland to see all of the amazing sites, the most impressive…

Complete Guide to the Blue Lagoon in Iceland

The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa located about 13 miles from the international airport and about 30 miles from the city of Reykjavik. You’ve undoubtedly seen photos of the milky blue water that is supplied by the nearby Svartsengi Geothermal Power Station. The high silica content is what gives the water its blue color…

Don’t Miss these 11 Highlights of Latvia

Latvia is a gorgeous country with an intriguing history. They originally declared independence in 1918, only to be occupied by the Russians, then the Germans, and then the Russians again. After living under Soviet rule for decades, the Eastern Baltic countries had enough. On August 23, 1989 approximately two million people joined hands to form…

Riga, Latvia: 18 Amazing Things to See and Do in the City

Latvia is a small country located on the eastern side of the Baltic Sea. What it lacks in size, it makes up with a fascinating history. Over the past century Latvia has been occupied by Russia, then Germany, and then Russia again, before finally gaining independence in 1990. Today the country is made up of…

Complete Road Trip Packing List

There’s no better test for your patience, ability to deal with stressful situations, or your driving skills then setting off on an adventurous cross-country road trip! Just you, your trusty vehicle, and the open road stretching out in front of you. And maybe a few hurdles along the way. You’re going to need to be…

6 Amazing Things to do in Slovenia

Considerably cheaper and less touristy than it’s neighbors, Slovenia has been gaining popularity with tourists from around the globe. With a large national park to the north, views of the majestic Alps overhead, over 11,000 karst caves, beautiful coastline, and the friendliest people – it’s impossible not to fall in love with this spectacular country!

The 10 Best Things to do in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Despite its small size, Slovenia packs a big punch when it comes to gorgeous and diverse landscape. With a large national park to the north, views of the majestic Alps overhead, over 11,000 karst caves, and beautiful coastline – it’s impossible not to love SLOVEnia! The capital city, Ljubljana (pronounced “lube-li-ana”) is compact, clean, pedestrian-friendly,…

The 7 Most Luxurious Hotels in Paris, France

Paris, France is undoubtedly one of the most romantic vacation destinations in the world. In fact, it’s often referred to as the “City of Love”. So while you’re there, give yourself some love by staying in a luxurious hotel where you’ll be pampered and treated like royalty? These 7 hotels are the ultimate in luxury…