The Best Alternative Attractions In Europe

The Best Alternative Attractions In Europe

If you visit Rome, checking out the Colosseum, no matter how touristy, is a must. The same goes to the Eiffel Tower in Paris. But, there are other lesser known attractions in these and other popular European cities worth a visit. Check out the visual guide below to the best alternative attractions in Europe. Continue reading

3 Destinations To Explore Wildlife Like Charles Darwin

3 Destinations To Explore Wildlife Like Charles Darwin

Nowadays it’s impossible to think of the history of humankind and animal-kind without having a thought for Charles Darwin. Whether you believe in it or not, you’ve probably come across references based on his evolution theory, such as joke images showing the evolution from the cave man to the cyber man. But Darwin’s scientific mind had a love for all things nature, especially wildlife. There are three destinations in the world where you can follow Darwin’s adventurous steps and explore wildlife.  Continue reading

7 Unique Things to Do in Las Vegas

7 Unique Things to Do in Las Vegas

When you think of Las Vegas, you probably think of gambling, nightlife, and partying, but this lively city has so much to offer to everyone in the family. Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie, a museum lover, or a foodie, Las Vegas has something for you. While you might still want to check out a casino, the dancing fountain show at the Bellagio, and the erupting volcano at the Mirage, a myriad of interesting and lesser-known experiences await. Use this Las Vegas airport and accommodation guide to get you started, and then get on with these seven unique things to do in Sin City. Continue reading

Planning Your Dream Beach Wedding in Koh Samui, Thailand

Planning Your Dream Beach Wedding in Koh Samui, Thailand

It’s the most important day of your life. Make it the most memorable. Destination weddings are a unique, meaningful way to unite with your soulmate. They’re also highly cost-effective and practical because they combine the wedding ceremony with the honeymoon. They give the couple a chance to reunite with old friends and celebrate their nuptials with loved ones. The benefits to having a destination wedding can’t be overstated. Here’s your guide to planning your dream beach wedding in Koh Samui, Thailand. Continue reading

Weekly Small Pleasures #122

Weekly Small Pleasures #122

Had a bit of a rough week. Spending half a day outdoors in 100+ degree F weather last Saturday while 37 weeks pregnant, put me out of service for 3 days. Felt really bad and I thought I would feel that way for the remaining of the pregnancy. Every time I have a couple of bad days, as in I feel tired and not up to doing anything, I feel that I won’t come out of it, but I always do.  Continue reading

Why Botswana Should Be At The Top Of Your Travel Bucket List

Why Botswana Should Be At The Top Of Your Travel Bucket List

People tend to lump the whole of sub-Saharan Africa together. Though there is a lot of poverty in the region, one place where it is comparatively rare is Botswana. The country is something of a success story. Back in 1960, it didn’t have any paved roads and was run by a federation of tribes which worked and traded together. But it managed to transform itself over the next fifty years into one of the richest countries in the region. It’s a real African success story and a beautiful country. Here’s why it should be right up there with Venice as a place you should visit. Continue reading

Monthly Best: July 2017

Monthly Best: July 2017

July 2017 was an interesting month. The biggest thing that happened, was that we moved, again. But this time we didn’t move to a different state or even country, we moved within the same city. So the process was relatively smooth but there’s always some stress and work with a move. There was also a lot of gelato eating this month, which is appropriate with the increasing temperatures. Check out the best posts of the month, in case you missed any: Continue reading

Weekly Small Pleasures #121

Weekly Small Pleasures #121

This week was very different to the usual because Josh was traveling for work Monday to Thursday. This meant I had the car to myself and I didn’t have to cook or clean much, kind of at all. So instead of sitting at home alone in my computer all day, I went into “run-errands mode” and kept myself quite busy. Continue reading