4 Most Beautiful Luberon Villages to Visit in 2024

The hilltop villages of Provence are legendary: cobbled streets, colorfully-painted doors and window shutters, plants growing in a tangle of vines all throughout the village. But the Provence region is massive: when you talk about Provence, you’re talking about the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of France, which could mean anything from Marseille to Cannes to Aix-en-Provence … Read more

17 Best Things to Do in Verbier, Switzerland in All Seasons [2024]

Picture yourself walking through beautiful green footpaths in summer, or peering up at snowy mountaintops in the winter: welcome to Verbier, Switzerland! Verbier is a quaint village in Southwestern Switzerland in the Valais region. It is located among the stunning Alps of Val de Bagnes, which border France and Italy. Verbier is world famous for … Read more

Dog Sledding in Rovaniemi: The Right Husky Ride Tours for Families, Solo Travelers, & More

One of the most iconic activities you can enjoy while visiting Finnish Lapland is taking a husky ride through the snow above the Arctic Circle! It’s a classic winter in Finland itinerary staple and a must-do while visiting Rovaniemi in winter. There are lots of options for dog sledding in Rovaniemi, some better than others. … Read more

Korouoma Canyon & Its Frozen Waterfalls: How to Get There from Rovaniemi in 2024

Allison Green, the author of the article, standing in front of the landscape of the Korouoma Nature Reserve with its sheer cliffs, icefalls, and evergreen trees

Taking a day trip to the rugged, icy landscape of the breathtaking Korouoma Canyon is one of the best ways to spend a winter day in Rovaniemi. This deep canyon goes up to 130 meters (427 feet) at its deepest point, stretching 30 kilometers long with beautiful views all along its length. For day trippers … Read more

Lapland Souvenirs: 12 Thoughtful & Unique Gifts from Finnish Lapland

Finnish Lapland is a region of untamed beauty, one that’s a bucket list wish for many people.  The magic of life above the Arctic Circle is hard to express, especially its pristine landscapes and dazzling Northern lights displays. Getting here is a trek, but it’s worth the effort, and many travelers don’t want to end … Read more

The 11 Best Mt. Etna Wine Tours from Catania & Taormina

Sicilian vineyards with Etna volcano eruption at background in Sicily, Italy. Rural Sicilian landscape

If you’re planning a trip to Sicily, you’re probably planning to visit its epic coastline, stunning beaches, charming beach towns, and countless historical spots. But there’s one thing you simply can’t miss: visiting the iconic Mt. Etna, the tallest active volcano in all of Europe. The towering, simmering Mt. Etna is located near the city … Read more

21 Epic Villas in Tuscany with Private Pools [Curated Picks for 2024]

tuscany villa in italy with swimming pool and luxury accommodations

With rolling hills and vineyards as your everyday backdrop, renting a Tuscany villa with a private pool is one of the best ways to experience the bucolic landscapes of Italy’s most beautiful countryside. And with fully-equipped kitchens, al fresco dining areas, and beautiful gardens, a home’s comforts meets nature’s beauty in these villas. Of course, … Read more