Riga Sightseeing: The Best Tours & Day Trips in Riga, Latvia

Bordered by Lithuania to the south, Estonia to the north and giant Russia to the east, the Republic of Latvia, or just Latvia as it is more commonly known, is home to just 2 million inhabitants. But don’t let its small population fool you, this small Baltic nation is full of charming towns, old castles,…

The Best Cafes in Saigon: 15 Cute Coffee Shops you Must Visit!

As travel writers who live in Saigon (also known as Ho Chi Minh City) and get tired of working out of our studio apartment, we have had the opportunity to check out lots of outstanding cafes and coffee shops around town. One of the things that I absolutely love about the coffee shops in Vietnam…

The Best 25 Things to do in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Often referred to as the “Gateway to the Smokies”, Gatlinburg is a town of just 4,200 residents set in the Appalachian Mountains of East Tennessee. But don’t be fooled by its small population, Gatlinburg is one of the most visited towns in America. You’ll be amazed by all of the fun things to do in…

Where to Stay in Bangkok: The Best Neighborhoods & Hotels

If the country of Thailand is on your bucket list, you’ll almost certainly start your trip in the capital city of Bangkok. In fact, many people consider Bangkok to be the gateway to Southeast Asia. A massive, sprawling metropolis of over 9 million people, Bangkok is both the financial and cultural hub of Thailand and…

Closest Hotels to the Havasu Falls Trailhead

Havasu Falls is arguably one of the most beautiful spots in the entire United States and people travel from all over the world to visit every year. But as with many other epic landscapes, Havasu Falls isn’t exactly easy to get to. The falls is a 10-mile trek from the trailhead, and the trailhead is…

A Female’s Guide to Hiking and Camping at Havasu Falls

Havasu Falls is one of several amazing waterfalls located on the Havasupai Reservation in Northern Arizona. And it is arguably one of the most beautiful and remote places in the entire United States. The reservation is located deep in the heart of the Grand Canyon, 10 miles from the nearest road. It is accessible either…

Kampong Phluk Stilt Village: How to Visit from Siem Reap

Most visitors to Siem Reap are there for the sole purpose of marveling at the ancient temples of Angkor Wat. But if you’re spending several days exploring the Angkor archeological park you’ll likely find that you’re getting a bit “templed-out”. A day trip to the stilt village of Kampong Phluk and nearby flooded forest on…