8 Reasons to Visit Asturias, Spain Right Now

8 Reasons to Visit Asturias, Spain

There are many reasons to love Asturias. Asturias’ monikers, “Spain’s natural paradise” and “the green coast,” are certainly justified. Contrary to most of Spain, the region is verdant, with lush, abundant vegetation. It also has a varied geography, from emerald green valleys to snow-capped mountains. But Asturias, officially known as The Principality of Asturias, offers …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 250

This Week in Travel - Episode 250

This week Jen Leo, Chris Christensen, and myself are joined by our guest Spud Hilton, of the new travel podcast The Inappropriate Traveler. We talk about how travel has changed over the 10 years we have been doing This Week in Travel. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: This Influencer Couple Admitted His Mom …

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Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range

Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range

From the Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range World Heritage Inscription: Set in the dense forests of the Kii Mountains overlooking the Pacific Ocean, three sacred sites—Yoshino and Omine, Kumano Sanzan, Koyasan—linked by pilgrimage routes to the ancient capital cities of Nara and Kyoto, reflect the fusion of Shinto, rooted in …

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10 Most Beautiful Things to Do in Oman

10 Most Beautiful Things to Do in Oman

Oman is one of the most naturally beautiful and diverse countries in the Middle East. Boasting everything from a long stretch of a 3,000 km coastline to the highest peak in the Arabian Peninsula, the country is blessed with many natural wonders still waiting to be explored by intrepid travelers. Moreover, one thing that makes …

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7 Fascinating Reasons to Visit Croatia

7 Fascinating Reasons to Visit Croatia

This post is sponsored by Goolets, a company specializing in luxury gulet cruises. There are no shortage of beautiful holiday destinations around the world, however, Croatia is a hotspot that only increases in popularity every year. With its rugged mountains, long coastline, and breathtaking blue waters, Croatia is a picture-perfect place to visit. But what …

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The Lavaux Vineyard Terraces

Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, Switzerland

The Lavaux Vineyard Terraces begin on the eastern outskirts of Lausanne, Switzerland and cover a roughly 30 km along the stretch of Lake Geneva’s northern shore in the canton (similar to a state) of Vaud. This is a stunning area and a wine route through the Lavaux vineyards is a popular activity for travelers hoping …

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