The Douro Valley, with its beautiful vineyard-terraced hills cradling the winding Douro River, is a magnificent gem in Portugal. Most visitors are drawn to this area for the delicious wine and port produced in the region. However, driving through this incredible landscape, you’ll be in awe of the views and fall in love with its charming villages as well. In this article, I’ll share tips for planning a trip to the Douro Valley, as well as a sample itinerary to give you ideas for your next holiday.

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How to Plan an Unforgettable Trip to the Douro Valley

When I sat down to plan a fairly last-minute trip to Portugal this summer, I didn’t realize it had become such a popular destination. With its incredible architecture and tiled buildings, gorgeous beaches, and stunning wine country, it’s easy to see why people are drawn to the country. In this article, I’ll share some tips that I picked up while planning a trip to Portugal as well as what we learned once we got there. Hopefully, they will help you as you plan your next trip.

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How to Plan an Amazing Trip to Portugal

For years, the beautiful island of Bali, Indonesia has been on my bucket list. The bright green rice field terraces, ancient temples, and plethora of beaches beckoned me to visit. Due to its popularity, Bali is also home to some incredibly luxurious resorts and spas. So, when I found out I was pregnant, Bali seemed like the perfect destination for a grand babymoon adventure.

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How to Plan a Luxurious and Relaxing Babymoon in Bali

Sitting down to plan our adventure in Italy, I realized that I’d forgotten how overwhelming planning a trip can be! Over the past couple of years, we’ve only traveled in order to visit family back in the US. So, I was out of practice when it came to planning a big international trip. If you’re in the same boat that I was, I hope this article will help guide you as you plan your own exciting holiday in Italy.

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How to Plan an Awesome Trip to Italy

Stepping out of the airport and into the tropical mugginess in Vientiane nine years, I was excited to start my new life abroad in Laos. Since I’d never been to Laos, I had no idea what to expect. Little did I know that I would completely fall in love. Blown away by the gorgeous scenery, welcoming people, and delicious food – how could I not? To help you plan a trip so you can fall in love as well, I’m sharing 6 beautiful places to visit in Laos on your next Southeast Asia holiday.

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6 Beautiful Places to Visit in Laos

On any visit to Hong Kong, you’ll most likely want to use public transportation at some point. Unlike many of the sprawling metropolises found throughout Asia, Hong Kong is fairly compact. Its size combined with the extensive and reliable public transportation system make it surprisingly easy to get around. This guide complete with a few tips will show you how to use Hong Kong public transportation like a pro!

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Guide to Using Public Transportation in Hong Kong