Cambodian Cities OTHER Than Siem Reap

When heading to Cambodia, almost everyone makes a first stop in Siem Reap. And it makes sense. Home to the amazing Angkor Wat, and an easy and comfortable base for exploration, Siem Reap is beyond tourist-friendly. But if you have a few extra days to spend in Cambodia, consider leaving Pub Street and $5 massages [...]
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6 Best day trips from Madrid

Without a doubt, there are many fun and exciting things to do in Madrid, Spain’s capital city and the last place I called “home”, but every now and then, it’s nice to take a break from the city life and explore more of the Spanish countryside and smaller pueblos. The area surrounding Madrid is flat, [...]
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Why Dark Tourism Is Important

My first experience with dark tourism happened on a party bus tour around Europe, of all things. Our schedules were planned out for us, there was drinking and little sleep involved, and plenty of fun times to be had. But there was also a shifting point on that trip. There was one day that stood [...]
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The Charming Bolivian Capital Of Sucre

Many people (myself included, before I started to research an itinerary for my South America trip) assume that La Paz is the capital of Bolivia. It is after all the largest Bolivian city and the largest centre in the country for commerce, finance and industry. It’s also where the government seat is held. However Bolivia’s official [...]
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5 great reasons to visit the Philippines

Earlier this year I was introduced to the Philippines for the very first time. Now totally smitten with these islands and their people, here are my five top reasons why you should push the Philippines right to the top of your travel list. #1 – The people Filipinos have to be some of the most [...]
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What to know before you go to Rio de Janeiro

While Rio de Janeiro is one of South America’s most popular tourist hotspots, a lot of misinformation about the Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City) still exists. If you want to arrive in-the-know instead of making an embarrassing blunder with Cariocas (Rio residents), check out the following responses to common misconceptions.   Spanish is NOT the language [...]
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Highlights of Bulgaria

Most tourists think of the Black Sea when they think of a holiday in Bulgaria. The Black Sea is indeed great for a beach holiday, but there is over-development in some parts, and it it almost feels like it is about to become the ‘Benidorm’ of Bulgaria! I recently spent 2 weeks in Bulgaria, and [...]
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Best stops to make on an Oregon road trip

Portland, Oregon
The Pacific Northwest has been on everyone’s mind recently. Instagram accounts of moody landscapes and lush green forests have created a mania around this little corner of the States. Having been in Oregon for five months now and fitting in as many road trips as possible, I’ve realized it’s even better than the pictures. There are vibrant colors, [...]
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How to enjoy the best activities in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is one of the largest cities on the West Coast, and as the home of Hollywood and some […]


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