A guide to walking the Cotswold Way

Extending 102 miles, the Cotswold Way is a long distance walking trail starting in the market town Chipping Campden and ending in the city of Bath. It follows the escarpment skirting the western edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Beauty in south central England. Packed with picturesque towns and villages, countryside views, and historical […]

The five best hikes in the UK

Although this country is relatively small, the UK is crisscrossed with thousands of paths and trails to follow, some dating back centuries. It has an abundance of scenery from misty moors and fairy-tale-like villages to rolling hillsides, tranquil lakes, and jagged mountain peaks. The best hikes in the UK are also some of the best hiking […]

A walking guide through Bath, UK

Green British countryside flicked by the train window on the Grand Western Railway’s line from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads. Barns and sheds, heaps of hay, a flock of sheep, and a narrow, slow stream dominated the view. After passing through a long tunnel, the countryside quickly turned into a collection of small towns […]

Things to do on a budget in Niagara Falls

On many traveler’s bucket lists and as a top honeymoon destination, Niagara Falls is an impressive spectacle including three waterfalls: American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Niagara River marks the border between Ontario, Canada, and New York, United States. As the gateway between Niagara Falls, ON and Niagara Falls, NY, Rainbow Bridge, looms over Niagara Gorge […]

9 reasons it’s worth being a tourist in Hawaii

Yes, I’ll admit it. I was a tourist in Hawaii and you know what? I absolutely loved it. I sported a lei and sipped on mai tai’s with pink umbrellas. I enjoyed the ambiance of a luau and snorkeled with fish and turtles twice. I bought shaved ice on three occasions and feel no shame. […]

Guest post: A friendship discovered in a remote region of China

One of the most interesting and fun things about traveling is the people you meet during your adventures. It’s an incredibly enriching experience to connect with people from all over the world. And it’s even better when that turns into real friendship. Here’s a guest post about how she made a friend in an unlikely place […]

10 travel bloggers share their favorite kayak destination

Kayaking is a fun activity to see destinations all over the world. It gets you outside to see your surroundings up close, and it’s a nice workout to keep you active during your travels. As a unique way to explore more of an area, kayaking allows you to see beautiful scenery and wildlife and experience relaxation, paddling down a river, […]

10 reasons I love England

As I sit in a small, cozy flat in the south of England, 70 miles from London, a cup of black tea in hand, I can’t help but think how lovely this country is. This is my third trip to England, second of the year, and this country continues to be too good to me. It’s […]

Germany’s Best Kept Secret – Mecklenburg Lake District

With my feet outstretched in our rental double kayak, we glided past a heron, endless green trees, and a shallow bank spotted with lily pads. It was a quiet, cloudless morning. Birds chirped to the rhythm of our paddling and the occasional pontoon floating by. We brought our kayak to shore as we spotted a relaxing […]