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15 Awesome Mothers Day Gifts for Moms Who Love to Travel

15 Awesome Mothers Day Gifts for Moms Who Love to Travel

Does your mom love to travel? Or maybe you are looking for a gift for your wife, sister or friend – the favorite mother in your life. Well, here are some awesome ideas for gifts for a busy mom who enjoys a good vacation.

Van Life Rentals: Camping Vehicles for Rent in the USA

Van Life Rentals: Camping Vehicles for Rent in the USA

Want to sample the #vanlife? You can rent a camper van or RV perfect for exploring the great outdoors with no need for a tent in tow.

Autumn Leaf Peeping on Minnesota’s North Shore

Autumn Leaf Peeping on Minnesota’s North Shore

This fall, take a trip up to Minnesota’s North Shore, where the leaves are turning fiery colors. Along the way check out our favorite cafes, breweries, coolest lodgings and best waterfalls too.

5 Best Places to Celebrate New Years in Europe : Cheap Last Minute Getaways

5 Best Places to Celebrate New Years in Europe : Cheap Last Minute Getaways

Grab a last minute flight or train ride to one of the best places to celebrate New Years in Europe. Yes, there are some cheap European cities for New Years Eve!

Doing the Douro (without a car)

Doing the Douro (without a car)

Portugal’s Douro Valley is world famous as the place where the grapes for port wine are grown, it is most easily accessed with a car. However it is possible to explore some of this stunning region via public transit with a bit of creativity.

10 Waterfalls on Minnesota’s North Shore

10 Waterfalls on Minnesota’s North Shore

A huge turbulent flow or just a pretty trickle over rocks, waterfalls are always wonderful. Here are 10 waterfalls to see on the North Shore of Minnesota.

Fun Things To Do in Central California

Fun Things To Do in Central California

California has it all: beaches, mountains, rivers, desert. And much of this can be seen in the central part of the state. Let’s explore Central California!

Iowa Cycling Heaven

Iowa Cycling Heaven

Did you know that Iowa has almost 2,000 miles of multi-use trails separated from roadways where you can cycle, run, rollerblade or walk?

Stay in a Cabin or Yurt in Oregon

Stay in a Cabin or Yurt in Oregon

Oregon is full of beautiful places to camp and hike. Did you know that Oregon State Parks have rustic cabins, yurts and teepees available to rent?

7 Beautiful Beaches in Puglia

7 Beautiful Beaches in Puglia

We spent a month in Monopoli, a charming a charming town on Puglia’s Adriatic coast. Of course we had to explore the nearby beaches, here are our favorites.

8 Awesome Tapas Bars in Granada

8 Awesome Tapas Bars in Granada

Granada is famous for FREE TAPAS! Order a drink and you’ll get a snack. Here are 8 favorite Granada tapas bars, both traditional and unusual.

Wonderful Website: Public Domain Review

Wonderful Website: Public Domain Review

If you are interested in ancient manuscripts, quirky art and other esoteric items you can get lost on the Public Domain Review website for hours.

London the Pretty City

London the Pretty City

London might not spring to mind when you think of pretty places. But there are plenty of beautiful areas for a wander in this fabulous city. Here are some of my favorite pretty places in London.

Day in the Cotswolds: Walks from Burton-On-The-Water

Day in the Cotswolds: Walks from Burton-On-The-Water

Burton-on-the-Water is a popular tourist destination. This charming little village sits on a river in the heart of the Cotswolds. Did you know you can stroll country paths to reach nearby villages too?

Fun Things To Do in Rotterdam

Fun Things To Do in Rotterdam

Rotterdam is an awesome city with tons of fun things to do and places to explore: museums, architecture and art. Let’s get started!

Packing Light

Packing Light

I hate carrying lots of stuff when I travel! I curse every step while lugging a suitcase up stairs or over cobblestones. Here are my tips for packing light.