How to Plan the Perfect Sintra Itinerary for 1 to 3 Days

Pena Palace in Sintra - Portugal - architecture background

Nestled in the lush Sintra-Cascais Natural Park north of Lisbon, the town of Sintra is known for its gorgeous fairytale palaces, the most renowned being the hilltop Pena Palace with its brightly colored towers. I visited Sintra four or five times while living in Lisbon, and I can tell you that it’s a continuous discovery! … Read more

The Ultimate Tahiti Itinerary: How to Spend 3 to 5 Days in Tahiti

Humpback whale mother and her young as seen from underwater while snorkeling

Many people think of French Polynesia and their minds immediately go to honeymoons in an overwater bungalow in Bora Bora, but there’s so much to Tahiti than just that! Tahiti is the largest island of French Polynesia and it has just a little bit of everything that French Polynesia has to offer — so much … Read more

Your Ultimate Oahu Itinerary: 7 Perfect Days in O‘ahu (2023 Update)

Turquoise water crashing against white sand beaches fringed by palm trees, a vibrant metropolis with an incredibly diverse and vibrant food scene, stunning hikes with unbeatable views, and a landscape that will have you feeling like you’re in Jurassic Park… This is exactly what you get from a trip to Oahu, and it’s a place … Read more

4 Days in Kauai Itinerary: A Detailed Day by Day itinerary (2023 Update)

A few palm trees on the rugged coast of Kauai with a lighthouse in the distance as seen at sunset

Rugged emerald spire-like mountains cascading into the turquoise sea, deep multicolored canyons rivaling Southwestern landscapes, waterfalls only visible by helicopter… sound like a dream? It is. And yet, it’s also a real place: the beautiful Hawaiian island of Kauai (written Kauaʻi in the Hawaiian language). Located nearly 3,000 miles from the American mainland, Kauai is … Read more

7 Days in Puerto Rico: Itinerary for a Magical Trip (2023 Guide)

Swaying palm trees, turquoise sparkling waters, vibrant fish darting between shelters in a coral reef: these are just three of the things you can expect to see on your Puerto Rico itinerary. Puerto Rico is appropriately nicknamed the “La Isla del Encanto” (in English, the Island of Enchantment) for its stunning beauty. This small Caribbean … Read more

Dolomites Road Trip: A Perfect 7 Day Dolomites Itinerary

A trip to the Dolomites is one of the most spectacular road trips you can do in Italy. Few other places on Earth can equal the beauty of the natural landscapes in this area! Drive along serpentine roads in the Dolomites’ valleys, stop by picture-perfect lakes, explore charming mountain villages, and admire the fascinating, craggy … Read more

How to Plan a Winter Tromso Itinerary for 1 to 5 Days (2022 Update)

The lit-up Triangular architecture of the Tromso Arctic Cathedral against a mountain backdrop in the snow in winter.

If you’re planning your Arctic Norway itinerary, congratulations: you’re in for a bucket list worthy experience of a lifetime! A trip to Tromso, nicknamed “The Paris of the North” for its important role in Northern Europe’s culture, is a must on any visit to Northern Norway.  This beautiful city serves as the gateway to all sorts … Read more