3 Days in Marrakech: Itinerary for a Perfect Introduction to Morocco (2023 Update)

Marrakech is a shock to every sense you have. The loud warblings of the call to prayer and the persistent beckonings of the men who run shops in the souks constantly strike your ears. The pungent smell of incenses cover up a lingering smell of leather bags and the donkeys who dutifully pull carts through … Read more

How to Plan a Winter Tromso Itinerary for 1 to 5 Days (2023 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

An Epic 2 Day Douro Valley Itinerary (By Car, Tour, or Train)

view of the douro valley river and landscape and quintas on a sunny day with the hillside very lush and green

Looking for a getaway to one of Europe’s most gorgeous destinations – and drink some of its best wine to boot?  The Douro Valley is among Portugal’s most beautiful regions, not to mention the oldest regulated and demarcated wine region in the world! The Douro River that gives the region its name rises from natural … Read more

How to Spend One Day in Madrid: Your Perfect Mini-Itinerary (2023 Update)

Madrid is one of the most vibrant cities in the world, and if you’ve allotted yourself only one day in Madrid, you’ve got your work cut out for you. As the capital of Spain, Madrid is home to innumerable unique neighborhoods, countless dining opportunities, endless culture. In a word, Madrid is inexhaustible, and you’ll always … Read more