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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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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 […]

13 Amazing Things to Do in Padua, Italy (in One Day!)

13 Amazing Things to Do in Padua, Italy (in One Day!)

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The historic city of Padua is worth visiting for the day when you are in northern Italy: it is an easy day trip by train from Venice, Verona, or Bologna. Read on to discover the best things to do in Padua in just one day! Padua is an ancient city: among the oldest cities in […]

The Ultimate 7 Days in Slovenia Itinerary!

The Ultimate 7 Days in Slovenia Itinerary!

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If you’re planning a trip to Europe, consider visiting Slovenia! With caves, castles, and charming cities, Slovenia packs a powerful punch when it comes to spectacular sights and amazing activities. Read on for the ultimate 7-day Slovenia itinerary! A small country in Central Europe, Slovenia is bounded by Italy and the Adriatic Sea to the […]

10 Amazing Day Trips from Kotor, Montenegro

10 Amazing Day Trips from Kotor, Montenegro

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The charming town of Kotor makes the perfect base to explore Montenegro, and even beyond. Plus, it’s a lovely destination in its own right. Read on to discover the best day trips from Kotor to add to your trip itinerary! There are plenty of things to do in Kotor: it is arguably Montenegro’s most popular […]

Škofja Loka, Slovenia: Things to Do on A Day Trip!

Škofja Loka, Slovenia: Things to Do on A Day Trip!

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Škofja Loka is a charming town set in the countryside between Ljubljana and Lake Bled in Slovenia. With an impressive hilltop castle and a pretty main square, the town makes for a lovely day trip from Ljubljana or Bled. Read on to discover the best things to do in Skofja Loka, Slovenia! An old town […]

One Day in Seville: The Ultimate Itinerary!

One Day in Seville: The Ultimate Itinerary!

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Seville, the magnificent capital of Andalusia, definitely deserves a place in your itinerary for Spain. With amazing architecture, fabulous flamenco, and more types of tapas than you’ve ever seen, Seville will wow you. Here’s what to do in one day in Seville, for a visit you will never forget! Seville is an old city. It […]

Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip: Best Places to Stop and Explore!

Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip: Best Places to Stop and Explore!

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California’s Highway 1 is one of the most scenic stretches of road anywhere on the planet. If you’re planning a visit, put the epic coastal road trip high on your list. And read on for the most amazing places to stop on a Pacific Coast Highway road trip between San Francisco and San Diego! WHERE […]

One Day in Ravello: The Perfect Itinerary!

One Day in Ravello: The Perfect Itinerary!

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The tiny Amalfi Coast town of Ravello is romantic, charming, and incredibly beautiful, and it definitely deserves to be included in your  itinerary for southern Italy. Read on to discover the best things to do in Ravello in one day! Ravello is not actually located on the Amalfi Coast road. Instead, it is perched way […]

27 Memorable Things to Do in Bologna, Italy’s Culinary Capital

27 Memorable Things to Do in Bologna, Italy’s Culinary Capital

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With its world-renowned cuisine, rich history and architecture, and lively vibe, Bologna definitely deserves a slot in your itinerary for Italy. Read on to discover the best things to do in Bologna! Bologna is not on most travelers’ radar for their first trip to Italy. Understandably, since the classic three of Venice, Florence, and Rome […]

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