Some trips are full of non-stop action, where you’re moving swiftly between places so you can throw yourself into the next activity on your jampacked itinerary. Some trips are a little more leisurely, whether you plan on soaking up beautiful weather, or you have time alone with your thoughts as you travel between destinations. If your holiday fits into the latter category, then your travels could provide the ideal time to pick up a new hobby.
Once the capital of Guatemala, Antigua’s colorful streetscapes are nestled between three volcanoes. It is no surprise that this charming Central American city is listed as a World Heritage Site. Along its cobblestone streets, you’ll find farm-to-table restaurants, traditional markets, craft cocktail speakeasies, boutique hotels, and much more.
Though Alaska is part of the United States, in many ways it seems like a world apart. It’s snowcapped mountains, breathtaking glaciers, wildlife and vivid native culture make the 49th state one spot that should be on everyone’s bucket list.
Every summer my husband Luis and I plan a trip. The first year it was to Iceland, next to Greece, then to Vietnam. This year was no different. With summer coming to a close I knew we had to plan something fun to keep the tradition going. This year to complete our summer bucket list we went to Park City, Utah.
Located 7,000 feet above sea level among some of the best mountains for snow sports in the USA is Park City, Utah. This town is the ultimate luxury getaway for ski addicts, mountain biking enthusiasts, fly fishers and foodies. However, there is much more to this small skiing community than what meets the eye. Park City is a beautiful destination to get away from it all year round.
There are some places you visit that surprise you in ways you didn’t think were possible. They leave you wanting more. Greater Fort Lauderdale is one of those places. This Southern Florida area is the next big travel destination.
I thought that Texas was the land of cowboys, horses, and tumbleweed. Boy was I wrong! Texas is so much more than that. Below are my top tips on what you should know before visiting America’s second largest state.
Texas is known to serve the best BBQ in the states and Dallas is no exception. However, the food scene does not stop there. Here visitors and locals can find incredible restaurants, bars, lounges, speakeasies, and more through the city. Dallas’s immense variety of dining options can satisfy even the most picky eater.
Austin is not only the capital of Texas, but also the live music hub of the world. There is so much more than just music here though! In Austin, visitors can find great adventure and outdoors sports, awesome restaurants, unique bars, and historic sites.
While in South Korea, Luis and I had the opportunity to cook with Jihae, a local chef specializing in making traditional cuisine food simple for travelers. She taught us how to make five classic dishes: Garlic Chive Kimchi, Soybean Soup, Spicy Stir-fried Pork, Potato Pancake, and Steamed Vegetable Rice with Soy Sauce.
The moment I stepped foot on Indonesia I felt a colorful energy radiate through my body. It was as if I had found my paradise. For me, this has been the best country on earth. It could be the beautiful mix of different languages, religions, and cultures that are found on its many, many islands.
In a year of experiencing new cultures, cuisine, and adventure, I thought I would have trouble pinpointing what my number one moment would be. That is until I went on a trip so raw and impactful that the only possible outcome would be life changing. The full magnitude of trekking through the mountains of Thailand cannot be summarized in words; it’s truly something that needs to be experienced.