With epic sunset views, the calm waters of the Aegean sea and white washed cliff side houses it is no wonder that Santorini is on most people’s travel bucket list. This post covers my 5 must know travel tips for Santorini. These tips will help you make the most out of you trip and have an enjoyable experience.Continue reading “Travel Tips for Santorini – Know Before You Go”
I spent a good bit of time walking in and around the Medina of Marrakech during my recent visit. The medina (old town or old quarter) covers a significant portion of the Marrakech’s historic center and is home to the souks or markets. Even if you are not a big shopper, there is a good chance that you will still pass the souks many times during your visit just because of where they are located and their proximity to some of the main attractions in Marrakech. This post covers all the important things you need to know about the souks in Marrakech.Continue reading “Important Things to Know About the Souks in Marrakech”
The southern region of Andalusia in my opinion is Spain’s beating heart and its capital Sevilla or Seville is a wonderful example of this. The city is famous for flamenco dancing, the ornate Alcazar castle and its gothic cathedral. I spent 2 days in Seville and really enjoyed exploring the sites and sounds of the city. Here are all the places you can visit if you have 2 days in Seville.Continue reading “How to Spend 2 Days in Seville, Spain”
There is something truly magical about Marrakech. The colorful souks, the hustle and bustle of the main square and the countless zellige mosaic tiles which adorn its architecture all make this place an absolute feast for the senses. I spent 6 nights in Marrakech in December/January. Here are my best things to see and do in Marrakech, along with a guide to the city.Continue reading “Things to See and Do in Marrakech – A Complete Guide”
I just got back from Morocco and it was one of the most unique countries I have ever visited. From the high Atlas Mountain to the Sahara desert, from lush green hills and valleys that reminded me of Tuscany to ancient souks that are still shrouded in the mists of time, Morocco truly is a feast for your senses. This Morocco travel guide covers all you need to know about visiting Morocco and how to make the most of your trip.Continue reading “Morocco Travel Guide – Essential Tips and Things You Need to Know”
Are you stay at a resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica and wondering what to? I booked a stay at an all-inclusive resort in Montego Bay Jamaica on a whim and had a very similar question. All inclusive resorts are great for so many reasons but it’s hard to really experience a place if you never leave the resort. Here are some of the things to do in and around Montego Bay, Jamaica that would still give you a taste of Jamaica.Continue reading “Things to do in Montego Bay, Jamaica”
Christmas in America is pretty much over the minute the clock strikes 12 AM on the 26th of December. Spain, however celebrates Christmas or Navidad all the way until the 6th of January. This day marks the feast of epiphany or the feast of the three kings in the Catholic calendar and usually signals the end of Christmas.
I got to spend Christmas in Spain last year and really enjoyed the extended celebrations. Here are some of the cities I visited in Spain during Christmas and the festivities in each city.Continue reading “Christmas in Spain – Festivities in Spanish Cities”
Nicknamed the Venice of the Netherlands and the Venice of the North (one of many!), Giethoorn is a little, car free village with thatched roofed houses and idyllic canals in the Northeastern part of the Netherlands. This dreamy little picture perfect village of Giethoorn makes for a great day trip from Amsterdam.
This post covers all you need to know about doing a day trip to Giethoorn from Amsterdam.Continue reading “Day Trip to Giethoorn from Amsterdam”
Hallstatt originated as a salt mining town, and is one of Europe’s oldest salt mining places, dating back to prehistoric times. The name Hallstatt literally means the place of salt and was a prominent town in its hay day, due to the importance of salt as a commodity. Today, this fairytale town is busy with tourists from all over the world who come to pay their homage to its beauty and ancient charm.
Here is all you need to know about visiting and spending one day in Hallstatt.Continue reading “One Day in Hallstatt – A Complete Travel Guide”
I recently got back from an amazing trip to Bali! (the kind you don’t want to come back from or come back home and immediately look for ways to get back). Since several people asked me for more information about my trip, I’m writing this Bali travel guide as an introduction to Bali travel. Last week, I posted my 7 day Bali itinerary and this Bali travel guide, coupled with the itinerary should hopefully help you plan the perfect trip to Bali.Continue reading “Bali Travel Guide – All You Need to Know”