It's Not About the Miles…

Soft adventure + culture travel in Europe, North America and beyond!

  • Wild Iris in Big Sur

    Finding a perfect wild iris by the side of the Pacific Coast Highway on a beautiful spring day...

  • Peyto Lake, Alberta

    That jaw-dropping moment when we first set eyes on the unreal blue color of Peyto Lake...

  • Sunset Over Firenze

    That evening when we sat on the compound wall of the San Miniato Church in Firenze, watching the sun set over the city...

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17 Epic Things to Do in Ponce, Puerto Rico!

17 Epic Things to Do in Ponce, Puerto Rico!

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If you are planning a visit to Puerto Rico, consider adding the city of Ponce to your itinerary for the island. Located on the southern coast of Puerto Rico, Ponce is both beautiful and historic. Continue reading to discover the best things to do in Ponce! While Puerto Rico’s capital city of San Juan is […]

A Guide to Visiting El Morro, the Historic Fort in San Juan, Puerto Rico (+ Photos and Tips!)

A Guide to Visiting El Morro, the Historic Fort in San Juan, Puerto Rico (+ Photos and Tips!)

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Exploring Castillo San Felipe del Morro, often known simply as El Morro, is one of the top things to do in Old San Juan. The historic Puerto Rican citadel is part of the San Juan National Historic Site and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read on for the complete guide to visiting iconic El […]

Icefields Parkway, Canada: What to See and Do on this Scenic Drive (+ Tips and Map)

Icefields Parkway, Canada: What to See and Do on this Scenic Drive (+ Tips and Map)

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Routinely included in lists of the most scenic drives on the planet, the spectacularly beautiful Icefields Parkway in Canada is easily worthy of the honor, and then some. Read on to discover the best things to see and do along the Icefields Parkway, and tips for doing the drive. So where exactly is the Icefields […]

22 Things to Do in Jasper National Park for an Epic Canadian Rockies Adventure!

22 Things to Do in Jasper National Park for an Epic Canadian Rockies Adventure!

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The largest National Park in Canada, Jasper National Park is a must-visit on any Canadian Rockies trip. Part of the Canadian Rockies UNESCO World Heritage site, Jasper National Park will wow you with its awesome beauty. Read on to discover the most unmissable things to do in Jasper National Park! Located in the western Canadian […]

The Perfect Puerto Rico Itinerary for First-Timers (3 to 7 Days)!

The Perfect Puerto Rico Itinerary for First-Timers (3 to 7 Days)!

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Located in the tropical paradise of the Caribbean, the United States territory of Puerto Rico makes for a wonderful sun, sea, and sand vacation. But Puerto Rico also offers a wealth of history, culture, art, and architecture, and fabulous food and drink. Read on to discover the perfect Puerto Rico itinerary for your first visit […]

11 Exciting Things to Do in Mantua, Italy (in One Day)!

11 Exciting Things to Do in Mantua, Italy (in One Day)!

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Located in the Lombardy region in northern Italy, the historic city of Mantua is fabled for its understated charm and fabulous food. The city makes for an easy day trip from Bologna, Verona, or Milan. Read on to discover the best things to do in Mantua, Italy! Mantua is not on the popular tourist trail. […]

14 Amazing Day Trips from Bologna, Italy

14 Amazing Day Trips from Bologna, Italy

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Located in the northeastern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, Bologna makes for a fabulous base from which to explore more of Italy. From historic cities to charming little towns, you have lots of options when it comes to choosing day trips from Bologna to add to your itinerary. You’ll find fabulous art and architecture, lots of […]

The Best Things to Do in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Best Things to Do in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

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With beautiful natural landscapes and over five centuries of history, San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico, is a must-visit destination in the Caribbean. On a recent visit, we spent a few days in Old San Juan and came away captivated. Read on to discover the best things to do in Old San Juan! Old […]

Croatian Coast Itinerary: 12 Amazing Coastal Towns in Croatia You Must Visit!

Croatian Coast Itinerary: 12 Amazing Coastal Towns in Croatia You Must Visit!

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Croatia’s more than 1,100 miles of breathtakingly beautiful coastline is the stuff of travel dreams. While you will likely need a lifetime to explore everything that the lovely Croatian coast has to offer, you can visit some of the most beautiful towns (and even a couple of islands) on this Croatian coast itinerary. While the […]

The Ultimate One Week in Montenegro Itinerary!

The Ultimate One Week in Montenegro Itinerary!

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Want to visit one of the most breathtakingly beautiful countries on the planet? Plan a visit to Montenegro in southeastern Europe! Read on to discover the ultimate one week Montenegro itinerary. Tiny in size, Montenegro delivers a powerful punch when it comes to natural beauty. Located in the shadow of the mighty Dinaric Alps, the […]

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