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Approaching the Grand Place in Brussels, Belgium
Belgium Travel Tips

24 HOURS IN BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

If you’re planning a trip to Belgium you may be tempted to dismiss Brussels, opting instead to spend your time in more remote regions like Ghent and Antwerp. But don’t count it out so quickly!  Aside from being a…

Grand entrance of the Pena Palace in Sintra, Portugal
Portugal Travel Tips

DAY TRIP: SINTRA, PORTUGAL

  Sintra, Portugal is a magical place. It’s rich history, castles, cafes and museums are what fairytales are made of. If you find yourself in Portugal, chances are you’ll spend most of your time in the capital city of  Lisbon, which should…

Augustiner Brau tent at Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany
Germany Travel Tips

OKTOBERFEST: WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

  Oktoberfest is the largest folk festival in the world. It is also one of the oldest, dating back to 1810. Known to locals as Wiesn, this 16-18 day extravaganza, featuring games, rides, traditional fare and a whole lot…

Rock of Gibraltar in the distance
Travel Tips United Kingdom

TIPS FOR PLANNING A DAY TRIP TO GIBRALTAR

  There is so much to see and do along Spain’s southern coastline. One could fill an entire itinerary with lounging on its sun drenched beaches, sampling mouthwatering coastal cuisine, or touring any number of sprawling vineyards. But there’s…

holiday-gifts-for-traveler-ornaments
Giveaways Travel Tips

30 HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS FOR TRAVELERS

The holidays are here and along with hot cocoa and ugly sweater parties comes the stress and struggle of finding fun, unique gifts for friends and loved ones. Whether shopping for an avid traveler or someone with an upcoming…