Destinations

You’ve decided where you want to go – now is the fun part: planning where to sleep, what to look at and how to stuff your face. Hopefully, these Essential Bits will lead you to the unmissable bits to any place you venture for the first time or the twentieth.

A luxurious stay off the beaten path in Venice

A luxurious stay off the beaten path in Venice

Once upon a time, the sestiere (quarter) of Canareggio was considered off the beaten path in Venice. Tourists trudged back and forth from the train station down the Strada Nova to St. Mark’s Square and back. If the masses did find themselves in this part […]

48 Hours in Nuremberg, Germany

48 Hours in Nuremberg, Germany

What city actually has a sausage that is so sacred that it is protected under EU law? Nuremberg, Germany! I was spending 48 hours in Nuremberg and, of course, the goal was to sample as many of these sacred sausages as we could. Whilst in […]

My Favorite Thailand Beaches

My Favorite Thailand Beaches

There is never a time when I don’t long to be lounging on a beach in Thailand. It really is what it looks like in photos: endless sun, inviting water, and pure, white sand. Needless to say, the food and drink are fantastic too. There […]

Fun Things to Do in Nicosia, Cyprus

Fun Things to Do in Nicosia, Cyprus

There are so many great things to do in Nicosia that the city begs a visit. Since Cyprus is known for its sunny climates and gorgeous beaches the majority of tourists forego even a day’s visit to Nicosia. They are missing visiting one of most […]

Five Days in Cartagena, Colombia

Five Days in Cartagena, Colombia

The Caribbean laps at your feet, salsa music plays in your ears and you’re wearing a Panama hat you just bought from a man selling them on the street…you know you’ve found yourself in the Colombian jewel that is Cartagena. Having the luxury to spend […]

Don’t Miss These 3 Stunning Temples in Bangkok – Affiliate Bit

Don’t Miss These 3 Stunning Temples in Bangkok – Affiliate Bit

Image via Flickr by Ankur P I work with the Intercontinental Hotel Group quite often and I have never been disappointed. When they asked me to collaborate by posting their travel guide of Temples in Bangkok on my site, I was more than happy to share.  […]