The 10 Best Unique Hotels in Portland, Oregon

Referred to lovingly as both the “City of Roses” and the “Bridge City”, Portland has a lot of both. Sandwiched between the Willamette and Columbia Rivers, visitors will love the waterfront views of historic bridges while wandering along the well-maintained riverwalk. And when you’ve had your fill of city life, head to Washington Park, right…

The Wave, Arizona: Frequently Asked Questions

If The Wave is on your bucket list, as it should be, getting a permit will take some patience, persistence, and a bit of luck. Check out our list of FAQs to help you with any and every question ranging from how to get one of those elusive permits, what to bring, what to expect, and how to get there.

The Top 10 Things to do in Essaouira, Morocco

If you’re headed to the ‘Windy City of Africa’ make sure you check out the best things to do in Essaouira, Morocco! Stay at the magical Villa Anouk, sample camel milk cheese at the rustic Fromagerie, watch street performers from the rooftop of Taros, and peer through the Sqala du Port d’Essaouira at the beautifully preserved ramparts.

A Day Trip to Volubilis and Moulay Idriss from Fes

Did you know that Morocco has ancient Roman ruins? We didn’t either. But just 30 minutes north of Meknes, near the religious city of Moulay Idriss, sits the well-preserved archaeological site of Volubilis. These well-preserved ruins seem almost out of place as they are seemingly in the middle of nowhere and surrounded by lush farm land….

Myanmar: 6 Off-The-Beaten-Path Adventures

Myanmar (officially known as the Republic of the Union of Myanmar) is located in Southeast Asia and may be more recognizable by it’s former name, Burma. While the name was officially changed from Burma to Myanmar in 1991, the names are often used interchangeably. The locals are also known as Burmese and the official language…

14 Things I Wish I had Known Before Visiting Egypt

As I sit here, writing this post, I’m struggling to find the right words to describe my feelings about Egypt. Spectacular, awe-inspiring, infuriating, exhausting, and annoying are the first words that come to mind. Visiting the Pyramids of Giza, taking a cruise down the Nile, and learning all about the ancient Egyptian pharaohs were experiences-of-a-lifetime….

Have Some Fun in the Sun in Hurghada, Egypt!

Situated on the banks of the Red Sea, Hurghada is the ultimate tourist vacation destination. Diving and snorkeling enthusiasts will love the warm sea, colorful coral, and crystal clear water. And thrill seekers will want to take a quad through the massive desert surrounding Hurghada or take a turn at Egypt’s largest wakeboard cable park. And…