Baru Island Tour with Taroa Adventures – Life in the Cartagena Islands

Sitting southwest of the city, Baru Island is one of the most interesting Cartagena islands on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. There are beautiful beaches, dense mangrove forests and plenty of flora and fauna on each Cartagena island. Yet Baru Island has something other Cartagena islands don’t have. Sure, there are tourists and beach bums at Playa […]

Comuna 13 Graffiti Tour Medellin – The Comuna 13 Tour with Medellin City Services

Comuna 13 Medellin was once one of the most dangerous places on Earth. Clinging to the hillsides, this Colombian neighborhood was the worst of the worst. The police had no power there. Drugs, guns, and gangs ruled. Now the area is thriving and is considered one of the best examples of urban renewal. On our […]

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe- Travel in Basque Country – Spain Road Trip

If you’re in Spain and plan to travel in Basque country, then an afternoon at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe is a must. The place is so cinematic that it’s no surprise that some of HBO’s Game of Thrones season 7 was filmed here. There are many Game of Thrones locations in Spain, and San Juan […]

The Chapel of Jimmy Ray – Fantastic Art in San Miguel de Allende Mexico

Colorful, but not Christian. Resplendent but not religious. Spiritual but not sanctified. Welcome to the Chapel of Jimmy Ray, just outside of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. The Chapel of Jimmy Ray I should be clear to everyone by now that we love San Miguel de Allende, the UNESCO Heritage site and cultured and cosmopolitan […]

Cherry Blossoms in Japan with Kids: Bring on the Hanami!

Cherry blossoms in Japan. When spring is on its way, ever wonder where to see cherry blossoms in Japan? Let me tell you about the best places to be for Japan’s cherry blossom season. Where to See Cherry Blossoms in Japan  I’ve talked about skiing in Japan and all the other great things to do […]

Things to Do in Cusco Peru – Cusco Tours, Day Trips from Cusco & More

Let’s talk Cusco tours, Cusco ruins, and day trip from Cusco to some of the main Cusco attractions. When most people think about what to do in Cusco, it’s Inca Ruins they think of first. But there are more things to do in Cusco Peru than Machu Picchu. Read on for tips on museums, Cusco […]

Taipei Night Markets – Choosing the Best Taipei Night Market for You

If you visit Taiwan, then visiting the Taipei night markets should be your number-one thing to do. In truth, Taiwan night market food is great all over the island, but the Taipei night markets are some of the best. For many of you, Taipei may be the only Taiwanese city you visit, so make sure […]

Things to Do in Ginza: Fun & Culture In the Famous Tokyo Shopping District

While known mostly as an old-school shopping area, there are lots of fun things to do in Ginza without pulling out your wallet. Here are our tips for getting the most out of a visit to Ginza with kids (or without). Things to Do in Ginza with Kids (or Without) Ginza is one of Tokyo’s […]

Things to Do in Nara – Nara Temples, Nara Tours on a Day Trip to Nara

Temples, tradition, and…deer. Many people take a day trip to Nara only to discover that there are too many things to do in Nara in 24 hours. Just a short train ride from Kyoto or Osaka, Nara temples are some of the best in the country. If you’re interested in traditional Japan, then a day […]

Things to Do in Chiang Mai with Kids (or Without)—Thailand Travel

If you’re looking for fun things to do Chiang Mai Thailand, then you’re in the right place. We love exploring Chiang Mai with kids and on our own. Thailand’s northern capital gets lots of press as a hub for digital nomads in Asia, but it’s a great family travel destination as well. Here are our tips for the […]

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