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.
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.
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.
There is something about Bali that is so good for the soul and a lifetime is probably not enough to take in all of its beauty and charm. However, if you’re like me and don’t have a lot of vacation time, this 7 day Bali itinerary will at least help you take in a sample of what Bali has to offer.
If storybook castles, riverside towns and rolling hills full of vineyards sound like your kind of thing, then look no further than the lush Mosel Valley. While there are many quaint, cobbled towns with fairy tales castles perched high up on hills to choose from in this area, I chose to explore the town of Cochem for a couple of days when I last visited Germany. Although, the main reason I chose to stay in Cochem, Germany was to visit a nearby attraction, I quickly fell in love with this little town with its medieval town center, colorful riverfront promenade and scenic vineyards.
The archipelago of Indonesia consists of over 17,000 islands. Some, yet completely undiscovered and uninhabited. Nusa Penida is an island off the coast of one of Indonesia’s more popular islands, Bali. The island has been steadily rising as a tourist destination over the last few years. I visited Nusa Penida as a day trip from Bali recently.
Here’s how to get to Nusa Penida from Bali and everything you need to know once you get there!
Colorful tiled facades, port wine and stunning vistas – that’s probably how I would describe Porto in a few words. Porto, the second largest city in Portugal is a coastal town in the north of the country. Although smaller than Lisbon, Porto is unique in its own way and deserves a few days on your Portugal itinerary. Here are 18 things to see and do in Porto
I love small towns in Europe and Rothenburg ob der Tauber or Rothenburg as it’s more famously known is the textbook definition of “cute small town”. This post covers how to spend one day in Rothenburg.
So you booked your tickets to Riviera Maya and can’t wait to get away from work and go relax on the beach! That’s great!! But, if you’re like me and hate sitting on a beach every single day of your vacation, here are a couple of things to do in Riviera Maya.