The 7 Best Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

If you’re planning a trip to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), and are wondering where you should stay, we’ve got you covered! We absolutely love this big, bustling city and have been lucky enough to stay in various hotels and neighborhoods during our many trips. But Saigon is quite large, with different numbered districts, so…

The Best 26 Things To Do and See in Taiwan: Not-to-be-Missed Highlights!

Taiwan is a beautiful country filled with beautiful national parks, white-sand beaches, and lots of history. But surprisingly, you’ll find very few foreign tourists here. It can also be really difficult to find information about things to see and do in Taiwan as it tends to be off the typical tourist track. So we’ve made…

Complete Guide to the Pingxi Line, Taiwan

The Pingxi Branch Line is an 8-mile stretch of narrow-gauge railroad that runs alongside the Keelung River from Sandiaoling to the tiny mountain town of Jingtong. Completed in 1921 during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan, the Pingxi Rail Line was originally built to transport coal as Pingxi was the heart of coal mining country at…

Amsterdam Off the Beaten Track: 6 Secrets of the City

Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, is an absolutely beautiful city to visit and explore. Recently, tourism has exploded, and with so many people visiting the city, all of Amsterdam’s main attractions have become over-saturated and quite crowded. But there is more to Amsterdam than Dam Square, Rijksmuseum and Rembrandt Square. The city is full…

The Best Cheap Dim Sum in Hong Kong

Dim sum (or “yum cha” as it’s called in Cantonese) is an iconic Chinese meal consisting of numerous small plates of food shared among friends and family and washed down with plenty of tea. Its origins are Cantonese and many consider Hong Kong to be the home of dim sum as well as the location…

30 Incredible Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal is a charming, vibrantly colored city filled with unique architecture, delicious food, and darling cobblestone streets. Intricate blue tilework covers the old buildings and the steep hills provide spectacular views of the bustling city below. You’ll love riding the old cable cars up and down the streets while enjoying the sights and sounds…

Food in Uzbekistan: 21 Traditional Uzbek Dishes You Must Try

When most people think of Uzbekistan their minds immediately go to the awe-inspiring Islamic architecture of the Registan in Samarkand, the towering Kalyan Minaret of Bukhara, or the ancient walled city of Khiva. What you don’t hear much about is food in Uzbekistan. In fact, when we first arrived we really had little to no…

10 Incredible Things to do on the Gili Islands, Indonesia

Okay, so I have a confession to make. In three separate trips to Indonesia, I have never really fallen in love with the island of Bali. I have always felt that Bali’s beaches were a little underwhelming, the beach clubs were a bit pretentious, and the traffic was total gridlock. That being said, I think…

Top 10 Things to do in Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow is often overshadowed by the neighboring city of Edinburgh which, unfortunately, means many visitors to Scotland skip it completely. But Glasgow actually has a lot of charm, and so many reasons that you should spend at least a day or two checking out the highlights. We’ve compiled our list of 10 things you must…

Motorhome or Tent Camping in Iceland: Which is Better?

If you are planning a vacation in Iceland and want the freedom to explore at your own pace, without doing a lot of pre-planning or joining a tour, then you’ll definitely want to rent a car and camp. Some people choose to rent a motorhome that has a comfortable bed and a kitchen, while others…