Japan is the kind of place you can visit a hundred times and never get bored. There’s always another beautiful shrine, natural wonder, or delicious restaurant to enjoy. But if you want truly iconic experiences, you should add these famous things in Japan to your bucket list.
Did you know that it’s possible to enjoy a trip to Italy without going to Rome or Florence? Admittedly, I was nervous about skipping the more popular cities to spend 3 days in Bologna. But I quickly realized that Bologna offers the best of the Italian experience without the crowds or touristy gimmicks.
Bologna may be Italy’s culinary capital, but this city has more to offer than heaping plates of pasta. If you can squeeze in some Bologna sightseeing between meals, you’ll be richly rewarded.
If you have limited vacation time, learning how to survive long flights in economy is essential. Arriving in a new country feeling sore, hungry, and jet-lagged is no way to start a trip! Fortunately, I’ve learned a few tricks that make long flights comfortable, and even enjoyable.
If you aren’t an outdoor adventurer, the best gifts for hikers may seem a bit strange. Wool socks and water filters aren’t at the top of everyone’s wishlist! But when you’re buying hiking gifts, it’s the practical thought that counts.
From opulent state rooms to tree-lined lakeside paths, visiting Blenheim Palace and Gardens is a delight in any season. But once you witness the grounds decked out in red and gold foliage, it’s easy to see why autumn is the ideal time to plan your visit.
From festive holiday markets to off-season prices, winter is a fantastic time to travel Europe. Whether you’re after a refreshing ski holiday or a crowd-free visit to a popular city, this list of the best winter city breaks in Europe has got you covered.
From cozy villages to imposing castles, there are endless options for day trips from London by train. Whether you’re planning a staycation or looking to add a side trip to your London visit, you’re sure to find your ideal destination on this list.
Although I do a fair bit of international travel, I love exploring new places close to home. So when I had a chance to go glamping in Suffolk next to a historic English manor, I was beyond excited!
The best travel experience of my life was visiting Japan in October. As a fall foliage fanatic, I loved seeing the country decorated in vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows. And when you add in pleasant weather, cheaper travel, and traditional festivals, autumn in Japan becomes the ideal time for a trip.