Things to Do in Penang with Kids (or Without) – What to Do in Penang

Things to do in Penang…wondering what to do in Penang with kids? Or looking for Penang attractions for the foodie, the romantic or the history lover? Looking for fun Penang activities? You’ll find plenty of insight on Penang attractions here. There are so many things to do in Penang Malaysia that you’d have to stay […]

Tokyo Day Trips: Our Top 10 Day Trips from Tokyo & More

Day trips from Tokyo to Mount Fuji. Tokyo day trips by bullet train. Or how about the best day trips from Tokyo in winter, spring and other seasons? These are some of the questions our readers ask when making their Tokyo travel plans. You asked, so here goes. Read on to learn about our top […]

Your Backpacking Mexico Itinerary: Best Places for Backpacking in Mexico

Backpacking in Mexico: if you’re looking for a backpacking Mexico itinerary, then let us help. After five years on the road, our travel in Mexico has been some of the most fun and fascinating we’ve had. And safe. Yes, backpacking in Mexico is safe and easy in most of the country— with kids, with friends, […]

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 […]

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 […]