With its variety of museums and historic sights, charming streets, and delicious restaurants, Florence is a city in which you could easily spend days. So, on your first trip to Florence, be prepared that you will not see everything. Simply soak in as much of this magnificent city as you can and know that you can always come back! In this post, I’ll share our itinerary, some delicious places to eat, as well as some of the lessons we learned from misadventures on our first trip to Florence.
The iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa is a sight that you can’t help wanting to see when you’re visiting Italy. If you’re crunched for time, it’s easy to add a train stopover in Pisa to your itinerary. This will allow you to not only see the Leaning Tower, but also to admire Pisa’s beautiful architecture. In this article, I’ll show you how to maximize your visit to Pisa during a 6-hour train stopover, including a walking tour and useful tips.
Cinque Terre’s brightly-colored villages built into the dramatic cliffside on the sea make it a visually stunning destination you won’t want to miss. Explore the narrow alleyways of these historic towns, swim in the crystal clear sea, or hike along the cliffs to enjoy sweeping views. In this post, I’ll share all you need to know to spend a couple days in beautiful Cinque Terre on your next trip to Italy.
The economic and fashion capital of Italy, Milan is a dynamic city with a unique vibe. This summer, we kicked off our 3-week Italy adventure with a weekend in Milan. In this article, I’ll show you how we spent our fun, yet jet-lagged weekend in Milan, including tips for booking attractions and recommendations for delicious food.
With its fishing villages, lush green parks full of hiking trails, and pristine beaches, Sai Kung is a world away from Central Hong Kong. As a result, it’s a perfect spot for Hong Kong residents and visitors alike to get outside the urban core and discover some of Hong Kong’s hidden gems. In this 3-day itinerary, I’ll show you what to do and where to eat in Sai Kung to have a fun-filled trip!
Despite living in Hong Kong for almost three years, until recently, I still hadn’t been to the Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery in Sha Tin. A few weeks ago, Jeremy and I decided to fix that and take a day trip up to Sha Tin to explore. In this post, I’ll share our day trip itinerary, as well as what to expect when visiting the Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery.
Vibrant and colorful, George Town, Penang is a city with a multicultural heritage and laid-back vibe that is sure to charm you. Exploring George Town, I was hooked by the colorful street art and historic buildings. Plus, its plentiful street food and hawker centers means you can always find something delicious to eat!
After our recent trip through northern Thailand and Laos, I created this detailed two-week adventure itinerary to help you explore this region’s possibilities. I hope you’ll use it as a guide as you plan your next trip!
Nong Khiaw is a perfect destination to get you off-the-beaten tourist path in Laos. Nestled among beautiful mountains and right along the Nam Ou River, it’s a great jumping off spot for trekking, boat trips, and other outdoor activities. But it’s also an ideal spot to sit back, relax, and enjoy gorgeous views!
One of my favorite ways to travel, especially in Southeast Asia, is on a boat. So when we discovered this Mekong River cruise in Laos, we knew we had to do it.
On a trip to northern Thailand, Chiang Rai is an excellent spot to spend a couple days. Its unique temples, relaxed vibe, and beautiful countryside make it a worthy destination. In this post, I’ll show you how to make the most of 2 days in Chiang Rai.
Bangkok has a special place in my heart and lures me back to visit frequently. As a first-time visitor though, planning an itinerary in Bangkok can be overwhelming. It’s a huge city filled with temples, markets, malls, and so much delicious food!
Beijing, China’s enormous capital city, is full of historical and cultural monuments not to be missed on your visit. With its sprawling size, you could spend days wandering and exploring. Since it’s such a popular destination, it’s helpful to do some pre-planning.
Tokyo, Japan’s capital city and a sprawling metropolis, is a feast for your senses. With sights like historic temples, lush gardens, kitschy shops, anime galore, and delicious food – there’s something for every type of traveler. Although you cannot possibly see it all in four days, I’ll share some of my favorite activities (and meals) from my 4-day itinerary in Tokyo. Hopefully this will give you an idea of the variety of things to do in Tokyo to help you plan your trip.
Known for its dense rainforests, abundant wildlife, and incredible landscapes, the island of Borneo is a nature-lover’s paradise. You could easily spend several weeks, or perhaps months, discovering the island’s many natural wonders. To help you get started, I’m sharing our 11-day itinerary in Sabah, northern Borneo.