North America & the Caribbean

Your Travel Guide to Montreal

TRAVEL GUIDE TO MONTREAL Montreal. It’s a city known to be the “Paris of North America”, standing out from other cities in Canada like Toronto and Vancouver with Montreal’s blend of French and English culture so unique from other cities on the continent. If you are in town for a week or a weekend, this …

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Road

My U.S. Road Trip: Two Weeks, 5,000 Miles (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of a two-part story. Check out Part 1 here! My U.S. Road Trip: Two Weeks, 5,000 Miles A U.S. road trip is, at some point in time, on everyone’s travel bucket list. Few are ever fortunate enough to hit the road. My best friend and I had the first two weeks of …

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Cannon Beach

photo of the week: CANNON BEACH, OREGON

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: CANNON BEACH, OREGON Cannon Beach is king of the coast in Oregon. Stretching for several miles along the crashing and heaving Pacific, it’s cool and windy even in summer. I was lucky to have a cloudless day when I visited, though I’ve been told storms here can be truly spectacular. The …

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Pinnacles

SPOTLIGHT ON: Pinnacles National Park, CALIFORNIA

SPOTLIGHT ON: PINNACLES NATIONAL PARK, CALIFORNIA Designated a national park in 2013, Pinnacles has yet to attract the attention — and crowds — of its world-famous neighbors such as Yosemite or Redwoods. Only two hours southeast of San Francisco, Pinnacles is a wonder to behold. Well-deserving of its place among America’s national parks, it’s home …

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Harpers Ferry

Photo of the Week: Harpers Ferry, WV

HARPERS FERRY, WEST VIRGINIA Crisp fresh air. Piercing yet soft morning sunshine. Steaming coffee before and after a hike. History and small town charm. Thus, Harpers Ferry, tucked between Virginia, Maryland, and the northeast tip of West Virginia. At the confluence of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, Harpers Ferry is also the midpoint of the …

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Sites Northwest of Seattle

What to See on the Olympic Peninsula: Breathtaking Sights Northwest of Seattle

What to See on the Olympic Peninsula Flying into Seattle is where the fun begins in the Pacific Northwest (PNW).   Seattle’s rainy city reputation can’t be taken seriously when sitting outside overlooking the Puget Sound, while eating fresh seafood and drinking a glass of Columbia Valley wine, on a sunny 70-degree day in September. …

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puerto vallarta

Experiencing Puerto Vallarta like a Local

This month’s guest post is by Jill Zwarensteyn, an actress, and writer from Los Angeles, California who blogs at www.humortravellife.com. She’s been coming to Puerta Vallarta for the last 20 years. Experiencing Puerto Vallarta like a Local I’ve had a love affair with the Mexican coastal city of Puerto Vallarta for the last 20 years. I’ve …

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Smoky Mountains Grandeu by Bobby Palosaari

Exploring America by Car: 8 Stunning Stretches of Interstate

8 Stunning Stretches of Interstate in the United States My favorite way to explore the United States is to jump in my car and take a drive. However, we road trippers often feel bogged down by interstates. They are necessary evils, leading us to our destinations quickly, but boring us to sleep. (Often literally, if …

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Mexico City streets

What it Costs: A Day of Travel in Mexico City

A Day of Travel Costs in Mexico City, Mexico Mexico City is one of the largest cities in the world. It has cosmopolitan charm and incredible history lurking around every corner. It’s a city that is perfect for both budget travelers and luxury seekers alike. You can spend your days eating street food and exploring the …

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Massachusetts Cities

Why You Should Skip Boston and Head to These 5 Cities Instead

Skip Boston and Head to These 5 Massachusetts Cities Instead Boston is a great city with tons of history, delicious food, and a beautiful waterfront to explore. But, it’s not the only place in Massachusetts worth exploring. Next time you’re thinking about dining on clam chowder in Bean Town, consider these other Massachusetts cities and …

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