Acadia National Park Hiking

Acadia National Park Hiking – Best Easy Hikes in Acadia

Acadia National Park is one of America’s most popular national parks. Once you drive onto Mt Desert Island, it’s not hard to see why. Rugged coastline, colorful flora, and scenic lakes make up this 49,000 acre park. It’s only natural that you’ll want to get outside as much as possible during your time in Acadia. …

Cinque Terre

How to Get to Cinque Terre & Other Useful Info

In this post we’ll cover not only how to get to Cinque Terre, but also a plethora of other information that will help you plan your visit to 5 of the most stunning villages along the Italian Riviera. For even more detailed planning information, check out our downloadable Cinque Terre Destination Guide. How to Get …

Things to Do in Costa Brava Along the Coast

Costa Brava is a beautiful region in Spain, whose name literally translates to rugged or wild coast. Though there is still plenty to see and do inland, the coastline is definitely its greatest attraction. With that said, there are plenty of things to do in Costa Brava along the coast. Our family loves being near …

Loch Lomond

Exploring Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

We’ve been to Scotland twice now and both times we visited Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, once in the summer and once in the early spring. The summer brought about warmer temperatures and more greenery, but also more visitors. In April, we were met with much cooler temperatures, a brown-hued landscape and many …

Cooking & Culture at a Sapa Homestay

Sapa Homestay in a Village Untouched by Tourists Tucked away between saturated rice terraces and a panorama of mountains is the small village of Lao Chai. Close to 1,000 Black H’mong ethnic minority reside in this village located near Sapa in Northwestern Vietnam. We made our way along dusty and occasionally muddy roads, passing gushing …

The Peaceful Hike from Bad Goisern to Hallstatt in Austria

The first day of our hiking holiday in the Salzkammergut Region of Austria began in the sleepy little town of Bad Goisern. Our journey that day led us on a peaceful walk from Bad Goisern to Hallstatt. Following the correct signs out of town was a little bit of a challenge, as a few of …

The Harrowing Hike from Hallstatt to Gosau

Following a fairly long hike from Bad Goisern to Hallstatt the day before and knowing that we would be facing an even longer hike throughout the course of the day, we started our hike from Hallstatt to Gosau with a shortcut! Using the discount provided by the Salzkammergut Card, we took a 3-minute ride on …