FUN IN THE SUN – SUNFLOWER FIELDS AT BROWN HILL FARMS, PA

Nothing says summer like a wide-open sunflower field! You cannot find a lot of them in the Northeast, but they are here! Surrounded by the scenery of the Endless Mountains, Brown Hill Farms in Tunkhannock, PA, is one of them. It offers a yellow carpet of beauty perched against rolling hills of a country site. … Continue reading FUN IN THE SUN – SUNFLOWER FIELDS AT BROWN HILL FARMS, PA

Lakeland Orchard & Cidery made this lady smile.

LAKELAND ORCHARD & CIDERY – BRINGING BACK OLD-FASHIONED FAMILY FUN

We can all agree that 2020 is one for the books and not in a good way. With no real trips on the horizon, many of us look more than ever into local activities. And this is when Lakeland Orchard & Cidery in Scott Township, PA, comes into the picture. This new operation, owned by … Continue reading LAKELAND ORCHARD & CIDERY – BRINGING BACK OLD-FASHIONED FAMILY FUN

Things to do in Sedona, Arizona. A view from the highway.

THINGS TO DO IN SEDONA, ARIZONA

Sedona, Arizona, gained its reputation as a place of outstanding red-rock scenery offering fantastic outdoor opportunities and the urban development to match its uniqueness. But there is more to its beauty than meets the eye. Sedona vortexes, famous for its spiritual power, draw visitors who seek to pursue their spiritual and personal enrichment of the … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN SEDONA, ARIZONA

Yellow trees reflecting in a lake at Lackawanna State Park.

LACKAWANNA STATE PARK – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

You will not find Lackawanna State Park on the list of must-see attractions in Pennsylvania. It does not offer any outstanding crowd-drawing features, but what it gives instead is pleasant views, fresh air, and a relaxing atmosphere. Come for a day or spend a week camping among nature. Put your boat on the lake or … Continue reading LACKAWANNA STATE PARK – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

EXPLORING BEAUTIFUL DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN IN PHOENIX, AZ

Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, AZ, displays the world's finest collection of arid plants from deserts of the world in a unique outdoor setting. You probably do not think that the words desert and garden really come together, but you will be pleasantly surprised by the beauty of this oasis. Of course, no roses there, … Continue reading EXPLORING BEAUTIFUL DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN IN PHOENIX, AZ

THINGS TO DO IN PROMISED LAND STATE PARK

If you’re looking for a back-to-nature vacation, Promised Land State Park in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania delivers a perfect ground for that. It invites you with 3,000 acres of land, 50 miles of trails, two lakes, 9 miles of shoreline, 170 mooring spaces, and numerous camping areas, some offering picture-perfect waterfront sites. Boating, fishing, … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN PROMISED LAND STATE PARK

1000 Islands New York. View form the water.

16 REASONS TO VISIT THE 1000 ISLANDS

The Thousand Islands Region in upper New York State on the border with Canada has all you need for a great down to earth vacation. Miles of shoreline, scenic islands, fantastic swimming, boating, fishing, and camping can satisfy any outdoor lover. Families with children especially appreciate the area for its endless entertainment provided by nature! … Continue reading 16 REASONS TO VISIT THE 1000 ISLANDS

COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT – VISITOR’S GUIDE

Colorado National Monument hides in a shadow of popular national parks of the Southwest. Despite its outstanding red rock scenery and convenient location, practically within the city limits of Fruita, Colorado, the park receives only around 400000 visitors per year, versus millions flooding the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Arches, Zion, and others. And that of … Continue reading COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT – VISITOR’S GUIDE

If you love camping, Wellesley Island State Park delivers! Located on St. Lawrence River, this stunning park offers over 400 sites, many of them waterfront!

WELLESLEY ISLAND STATE PARK IN 1000 ISLANDS, NY – CAMPING AT ITS BEST

If you love camping, put Wellesley Island State Park in New York's 1000 Islands Region on your campground list. Located on St. Lawrence River across the border from the province of Ontario in Canada, the park offers over 400  sites, with 69 of them directly on the water. The main activity there is simply enjoying … Continue reading WELLESLEY ISLAND STATE PARK IN 1000 ISLANDS, NY – CAMPING AT ITS BEST

Hiking Mount Minsi in Delaware Water Gap,

HIKING MOUNT MINSI IN DELAWARE WATER GAP, PA

If you are thinking of hiking Mount Minsi, do not just show up and hope for the best. It is a very popular hike, so even finding a parking spot at the trailhead could be a challenge. Keep in mind that easily accessible as a day trip from New York and Philadelphia, Delaware Water Gap … Continue reading HIKING MOUNT MINSI IN DELAWARE WATER GAP, PA

HOPE HILL LAVENDER FARM – A PEACEFUL ESCAPE

Hope Hill Lavender Farm in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, sits quietly among hills of Schuylkill County and invites visitors to stop by and enjoy its purple covered grounds and a gift shop. Easy to reach as a day trip from Philadelphia, Harrisburgh, Lancaster, Wilkes-Barre, and Allentown, it deserved recognition for what it is, a beautiful and peaceful … Continue reading HOPE HILL LAVENDER FARM – A PEACEFUL ESCAPE

THINGS TO DO IN BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, UTAH

Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah is one of Mother Nature's greatest hits. Nowhere else on the planet, the red, orange, pink, and white hoodoos cut through the blue desert sky with the same intensity and create out of this world painting-like scenery. The park’s main road follows the expansive Bryce Amphitheater (not really a … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, UTAH

First time camping tips. Ten camping. Pink sunset.

FIRST TIME CAMPING TIPS – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

If you are looking for first time camping tips, you came to the right place, but I can't promise you that this new adventure will be easy. After all, with tent camping, you will have to create a whole new household with all its functions, just far from comfortable. And you need to pack it … Continue reading FIRST TIME CAMPING TIPS – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Krign Point State Park. 1000 Islands, NY. Tents and sunset.

KRING POINT STATE PARK IN 1000 ISLANDS, NY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Kring Point State Park, just like the entire 1000 Islands Region of New York State, is a top-rated destination among nature lovers. Surrounded by the beautiful St. Lawrence River, it delivers everything outdoor-oriented visitors are looking for - boating, fishing, hiking, and a waterfront campground with gorgeous views. The park appeals to people of all … Continue reading KRING POINT STATE PARK IN 1000 ISLANDS, NY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Robert G. Wehle State Park, NY. Tree on the cliff.

ROBERT G. WEHLE STATE PARK, NY – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

If you never heard of Robert G. Wehle State Park in New York State, you are not alone. The park definitely falls into the category of New York's best-kept secret. Created in 2004, it is practically known only to locals who frequent the park to walk their dogs and have a relaxing picnic. But the … Continue reading ROBERT G. WEHLE STATE PARK, NY – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Tauhannock Falls from the bridge.

TAUGHANNOCK FALLS STATE PARK – FUN FOR ALL AGES

Taughannock Falls State Park features one of the outstanding natural attractions of the Northeast - 215 feet Taughannock Falls, the highest single-drop waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains, even taller than Niagara Falls. The park's stunning nature, combined with well-planned accessibility, makes the area a perfect playground for the entire family. Visitors can enjoy hiking, … Continue reading TAUGHANNOCK FALLS STATE PARK – FUN FOR ALL AGES

Zion National Park - things to do. Beauty from the road.

THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN ZION NATIONAL PARK

What are the best things to do in Zion National Park? The list of activities is long, but the number one is definitely hiking. Famous trails, the Narrows and Angels Landing lure visitors from all over the world to explore the park's spectacular red rock country. Then there is mountain climbing, cycling, and backcountry backpacking, … Continue reading THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN ZION NATIONAL PARK

Loyalscock Canyon Vista at Worlds End State Park.

VISITING WORLDS END STATE PARK, PA – KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Worlds End State Park - the name describes it all! Located in the Endless Mountains Region of Pennsylvania, the park delivers its promise of being away from it all. Far from cities and major tourism routes, it sits there quietly, seemingly unaware of its quiet beauty. It pulls you in with its endless forest, stunning … Continue reading VISITING WORLDS END STATE PARK, PA – KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

The Dali Museum in Florida, building.

VISITING THE DALI MUSEUM IN FLORIDA – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

The Dali Museum in Florida is not to be missed if you are visiting the Tampa Bay area. With its unparalleled collection of Salvador Dali's art, featuring more than 2,000 of his works, it is one of the most acclaimed collections of a single modern artist in the world. It is also the only museum … Continue reading VISITING THE DALI MUSEUM IN FLORIDA – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Unreal landscape of Blue Canyon in Hopi Reservation in Arizona.

ATTRACTIONS IN ARIZONA – HOW TO VISIT THE HOPI INDIAN RESERVATION AND BLUE CANYON

The Hopi Reservation, including its unique Blue Canyon, is a must-see Arizona attraction if you are looking for a unique cultural experience combined with stunning desert scenery. The Hopi Tribe is a sovereign nation located in the northeastern part of the state. The reservation occupies part of Coconino and Navajo counties, encompasses more than 1.5 … Continue reading ATTRACTIONS IN ARIZONA – HOW TO VISIT THE HOPI INDIAN RESERVATION AND BLUE CANYON

An entrance to Grounds For Sculpture in New Jersey.

GROUNDS FOR SCULPTURE IN NEW JERSEY – A PERFECT DAY TRIP FROM NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, AND PENNSYLVANIA

Grounds For Sculpture in New Jersey is a perfect day trip destination for residents of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The name sounds intriguing, but what is it? It as a museum, sculpture garden and arboretum spread across 42 landscaped acres in Hamilton, New Jersey. A place when famous paintings were transformed into bigger … Continue reading GROUNDS FOR SCULPTURE IN NEW JERSEY – A PERFECT DAY TRIP FROM NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, AND PENNSYLVANIA

HOW TO TRAVEL SAFELY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC – PRIMITIVE CAMPING WITH A CHECKLIST

For many of us, primitive camping may not sound like the most desired type of vacation, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is the safest choice. When camping, you can easily limit your social interaction to your own family and avoid touching anything that does not belong to you. Additionally, you are surrounded by nature, … Continue reading HOW TO TRAVEL SAFELY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC – PRIMITIVE CAMPING WITH A CHECKLIST

Best state for social distancing. Road trip to Wyoming.

WHERE TO TRAVEL WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING IN MIND? TAKE A ROAD TRIP TO WYOMING!

Consider a road trip to Wyoming if you are looking for an incredible travel destination that allows for social distancing. Most travelers head to Wyoming to visit Yellowstone National Park. Some venture out a little farther to explore Grand Teton National Park. Only a few go beyond these obvious attractions to discover the rest of … Continue reading WHERE TO TRAVEL WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING IN MIND? TAKE A ROAD TRIP TO WYOMING!

Best State Parks in New York State. Minnewaska.

ESCAPE TO NATURE – THE 8 BEST STATE PARKS IN NEW YORK

Did you know that New York state parks offer the most diverse landscape in the Northeast? All 180 of them impress with stunning scenery and endless recreational opportunities. The state provides millions of acres of protected wilderness, 2000 miles of hiking and biking trails, 561 waterfalls, 7600 freshwater lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. If that is … Continue reading ESCAPE TO NATURE – THE 8 BEST STATE PARKS IN NEW YORK

How to plan your travel during coronavirus crisis.

HOW TO PLAN TRAVEL AMID COVID-19 CRISIS WITHOUT FEAR OF LOSING MONEY

Ready for an adventure but not sure how to make travel plans amid the coronavirus crisis? If we want it or not, the COVID-19 pandemic will change the way we travel, just like 9/11 did. If the wanderlust is calling your name, you will have to face a new reality. No escape from the fact … Continue reading HOW TO PLAN TRAVEL AMID COVID-19 CRISIS WITHOUT FEAR OF LOSING MONEY

Is buying travel deals a good idea during coronavirus pandemic a good idea?

DEAL OR NO DEAL? IS BUYING CHEAP VACATIONS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC A GOOD IDEA?

The coronavirus pandemic hit the travel industry without mercy and discrimination. When travelers are looking to get their refunds for canceled trips; airlines, cruise ships, hotels, and tour operators are looking to stay alive while paying back to their customers. The chaos is real, and the possibility of positive changes any time soon is slim. … Continue reading DEAL OR NO DEAL? IS BUYING CHEAP VACATIONS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC A GOOD IDEA?

Travel refund during coronavirus pandemic.

HOW TO GET YOUR REFUND FOR CANCELED TRAVEL DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus pandemic paralyzed the travel industry around the world. Many of us are still frantically fighting to recuperate money invested in our trips. And it is not an easy battle. Individuals are left to themself to fight for their rights. But what rights? Actually, when you take a closer look, what we are left with … Continue reading HOW TO GET YOUR REFUND FOR CANCELED TRAVEL DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

HOW TO VISIT THE VESSEL- NEW YORK CITY’S NEWEST ATTRACTION

The Vessel, New York City's newest attraction raised many eyebrows, but so did Eifell Tower in Paris, Metropol Parasol in Seville, and even Mount Rushmore here in the USA. Facing disapproval at first, these structures slowly gained their popularity and eventually became a magnet for tourism. Breaking grounds, going out of ordinary often faces disapproval, … Continue reading HOW TO VISIT THE VESSEL- NEW YORK CITY’S NEWEST ATTRACTION

HOW TO VISIT NEW YORK CITY ON A BUDGET – MAKE JERSEY CITY, NJ YOUR BASE

Many potential visitors ask themselves if it is possible to visit New York City on a budget. The answer is, yes!  And you do not need to compromise much to achieve it. With accommodation being a substantial part of your travel expenses, choosing the right location is crucial. For that, let me introduce you to … Continue reading HOW TO VISIT NEW YORK CITY ON A BUDGET – MAKE JERSEY CITY, NJ YOUR BASE

SPRING IN GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK – HOW TO VISIT

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited national park in the USA, puts on a fabulous show every spring with its colorful display of wildflowers. Early blooms arrive around mid-March, and the progression takes place throughout the season with 1,500 types of flowering plants, more than in any other national park in the … Continue reading SPRING IN GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK – HOW TO VISIT

Best cities to visit in Europe, Florence.

EUROPEAN VACATION – 12 BEST CITIES TO VISIT

Dreaming about a European vacation and wondering which are the best cities to visit? It is not an easy task for sure. Most Europen cities have a lot in common - stunning architecture, world-class museums, charming streets, and intriguing local cultures. So how do you prioritize the must-sees in Europe? Think popularity first. There must … Continue reading EUROPEAN VACATION – 12 BEST CITIES TO VISIT

CDC RECOMMENDS MASKS – HOW A LOCAL BUSINESS IS ALREADY AHEAD OF THE GAME

To mask or not to mask? After weeks of mixed messages, we have the answer - face masks are recommended in a fight against coronavirus. As much as it seems unreal in today's world of science and technology, COVID -19 is forcing us to scramble for ways to survive. We have no ammunition to stop … Continue reading CDC RECOMMENDS MASKS – HOW A LOCAL BUSINESS IS ALREADY AHEAD OF THE GAME

Athens, Greece - Acropolis.

ITINERARY FOR ATHENS, GREECE – WHAT TO SEE AND DO IN TWO DAYS

You will definitely need a well-planned itinerary for Athens if your time in Greece is limited. Wondering how much time to spend in the city? The answer is, at least two days. Of course, you will not be able to see everything, but forty-eight hours is enough to explore all must-sees like the Acropolis, Acropolis … Continue reading ITINERARY FOR ATHENS, GREECE – WHAT TO SEE AND DO IN TWO DAYS

Entrance to Brookgreen Gardens in South Carolina.

THINGS TO DO IN MYRTLE BEACH – BROOKGREEN GARDENS

If you are looking for things to do in Myrtle Beach beyond the beach, Brookgreen Gardens is the answer. Never heard of them? You are not alone. Hard to imagine but, these fascinating gardens managed to stay under the radar of South Carolina's beachgoers, despite ranking among the ten top gardens in the USA. What … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN MYRTLE BEACH – BROOKGREEN GARDENS

Driftwood beaches of the East Coast. Jekyll Island.

AMAZING DRIFTWOOD BEACHES OF THE US EAST COAST – WHERE TO FIND THEM

Driftwood beaches of the US East Coast draw visitors with their serenity and beauty. Also called boneyard beaches, they are essentially maritime forests that are being eroded into the ocean. They are created by forces of the Atlantic pounding its way into the woods and knocking down the trees. The waves then continue to wash … Continue reading AMAZING DRIFTWOOD BEACHES OF THE US EAST COAST – WHERE TO FIND THEM

Hiking the Narrows in Zion.

HIKING THE NARROWS IN ZION NATIONAL PARK – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

If you are an outdoor enthusiast, hiking the Narrows in Zion National Park is most likely on your bucket list, and for a good reason. The Narrows, or more precisely the Narrows of the North Fork of the Virgin River, draws hikers from all over the world with its outstanding scenery and the unique way … Continue reading HIKING THE NARROWS IN ZION NATIONAL PARK – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

A ROAD TRIP TO THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC IN CANADA – WHAT TO SEE

How about a road trip to the province of Quebec in Canada for your next vacation? If you are craving European charm but do not want the trouble and cost of flying, Montreal and Quebec City will satisfy your desire. If you prefer nature, once you leave the big cities, you will be greeted by … Continue reading A ROAD TRIP TO THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC IN CANADA – WHAT TO SEE

Morning Glory Pool in Yellowstone.

THE ULTIMATE ITINERARY FOR GRAND TETON AND YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARKS

Why do you need a well-crafted itinerary for your Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks visit? The reason is that these two parks have so much to offer, you will get overwhelmed when planning your trip. Some visitors do not even realize that Yellowstone is much more than buffalos and the Old Faithful. The area delivers … Continue reading THE ULTIMATE ITINERARY FOR GRAND TETON AND YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARKS

Views of Balaton Lake from a winery.

DAY TRIP FROM BUDAPEST – EXPLORING NORTH SHORE OF BALATON LAKE

Looking for a day trip from Budapest along Balaton Lake, the largest lake in Europe? Then explore the ultimate itinerary I have crafted for you. This scenic trip will take you along the northern shore of the lake with frequent overlooks and lovely spots to enjoy. The first stop will be Tihany village with its … Continue reading DAY TRIP FROM BUDAPEST – EXPLORING NORTH SHORE OF BALATON LAKE

Hungarian Parliament building .

BUDAPEST TRAVEL GUIDE WITH MUST-SEE SIGHTS

What comes to mind when you think about Budapest sights? Of course the postcard-perfect Hungarian Parliament Building, Buda Castle, and thermal baths. These are famous Budapest's must-sees but do not stop there. This vibrant city has a lot more to offer. Plan to spend at least four days to discover fascinating attractions like Dohany Street … Continue reading BUDAPEST TRAVEL GUIDE WITH MUST-SEE SIGHTS

Two weeks in Andalusia, Spain - itinerary. Alhambra in Granada.

THE ESSENTIAL SOUTHERN SPAIN ITINERARY (WITH GIBRALTAR) – WHAT TO SEE IN TWO WEEKS

Creating a Southern Spain itinerary can be challenging when taking into consideration how much this vibrant region has to offer. Most of the popular images of Spain come from Souther Spain: flamenco dancers, bullfighters, gazpacho, sangria, and beaches of Costa del Sol. Andalusia, in particular, the country's southernmost region, represents many of the iconic cultural … Continue reading THE ESSENTIAL SOUTHERN SPAIN ITINERARY (WITH GIBRALTAR) – WHAT TO SEE IN TWO WEEKS

Puente Nuevo Ronda Spain as seen from a hiking trail.

RONDA, SPAIN – A PICTURE PERFECT WHITE VILLAGE OF ANDALUSIA

Ronda, Spain is the most impressive example of the famous whitewashed towns (Pueblos Blancos) of Andalusia. If you only have time to visit one of them, go to Ronda! Surrounded by pristine mountain scenery, the town delivers thrilling views of the dramatic landscape over a deep canyon. The old section impresses with the narrow streets … Continue reading RONDA, SPAIN – A PICTURE PERFECT WHITE VILLAGE OF ANDALUSIA

VACATIONS TO COSTA RICA – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Are you dreaming of vacations in Costa Rica? You are not alone. This small Central American country is famous for its stunning beaches, lush jungles, and a laid-back way of life - Pura Vida! What should you see there? Just to mention a few, how about Manuel Antonio Costa Rica with its beaches, watersports, and … Continue reading VACATIONS TO COSTA RICA – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Holidays to Nerja Spain. View of the through the railing.

HOLIDAYS TO NERJA, SPAIN – PEARL OF COSTA DEL SOL

Are you thinking about holidays to Nerja in Spain but not sure if it is the right destination for you? Let me help you to make up your mind. I can't promise you will be there alone, but you will love it. After all, it’s one of Costa del Sol's most popular resorts. The reason … Continue reading HOLIDAYS TO NERJA, SPAIN – PEARL OF COSTA DEL SOL

VISITING SEVILLE IN SPAIN – THINGS TO DO AND SEE

If you are looking for captivating European destinations to explore, put Seville in Spain on your list of must-sees. This vibrant city lures its visitors with major attractions like Alcazar Seville, the Gothic Seville Cathedral, Plaza de Espana, fascinating modern structure Metropol Parasol, and traditional bullfighting arena Plaza de Toros. But there is more to … Continue reading VISITING SEVILLE IN SPAIN – THINGS TO DO AND SEE

TIPS FOR VACATION IN CROATIA – KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Are you planning a vacation in Croatia? You are not alone. The country is no longer a hidden gem of Europe. It attracts more and more international visitors each year, to the points of being overrun by tourists, especially in Dubrovnik and Plitvice Lakes. Located on the Adriatic Sea, just across from Italy, it lures … Continue reading TIPS FOR VACATION IN CROATIA – KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Croatia two week itinerary - Dubrovnik.

HOLIDAYS TO CROATIA – TWO-WEEK RELAXING ITINERARY

When thinking about Croatia holidays, most travelers have in mind Plitvice Lakes, Dubrovnik, and Split. They rush to these popular destinations without much consideration for the rest of this fascinating country. But there is so much more to discover there than most tourists realize. Take a Croatia road trip and you will easily see what … Continue reading HOLIDAYS TO CROATIA – TWO-WEEK RELAXING ITINERARY

Dubrovnik is famous as Game of Thrones filming location.

ESSENTIAL TIPS ON HOW TO VISIT DUBROVNIK, CROATIA

Tips on how to visit Dubrovnik are crucial for anyone wanting to visit this fascinating city. Before you start planning your Croatia holidays and thinking about things to do in Dubrovnik, you have to know these facts. With a population of 42 thousand, it welcomes over 1 million tourists a year! The area's undeniable beauty … Continue reading ESSENTIAL TIPS ON HOW TO VISIT DUBROVNIK, CROATIA

Main trail in Plitvice National Park. Looking down from the cliff.

PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK IN CROATIA – VISITING EUROPE’S TOP NATURAL ATTRACTION

Many travelers consider Plitvice Lakes in Croatia Europe's top natural attraction. Despite the park's popularity, planning a trip there has its challenges. Most visitors arrive just for a day trip from Zagreb, Zadar, or Split. Others make it an extended part of their Croatia holiday from the Adriatic Coast. In this post, you will learn … Continue reading PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK IN CROATIA – VISITING EUROPE’S TOP NATURAL ATTRACTION

STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO GIRLS TRIP TO NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

Let's go, girls, come on! Man, I feel like a woman! - is this you? Then get your friends together and head for a girls trip to Nashville, Tennesse. No inhibitions, make no conditions get a little outta line! You will find plenty of fun things to do in Nashville with your gang. It does … Continue reading STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO GIRLS TRIP TO NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

Koziar's Christmas Village reflecting in the pond.

KOZIAR’S CHRISTMAS VILLAGE IN PENNSYLVANIA – TIPS ON HOW TO VISIT

For over seventy years visitors come to Koziar's Christmas Village in Berks County, Pennsylvania in search of the magic of Christmas. Many made this trip a family tradition. They travel to experience the greatest Christmas lights display in the U.S.A. Located just outside Lehigh Valley, PA, the village is a unique place to entertain children … Continue reading KOZIAR’S CHRISTMAS VILLAGE IN PENNSYLVANIA – TIPS ON HOW TO VISIT

MARITIME CANADA -16 REASONS TO TAKE A ROAD TRIP TO NOVA SCOTIA

Maritime Canada: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island could easily be called Canada's best-kept secret, and that is a good thing! Among these provinces, Nova Scotia, reaching out the farthest into the Atlantic Ocean, lures its visitors with the promise of stunning scenery and peaceful vacations. From the world-famous Cabot Trail on Cape … Continue reading MARITIME CANADA -16 REASONS TO TAKE A ROAD TRIP TO NOVA SCOTIA

23 TOP REASONS TO VISIT AMERICA

Did you know that the United States of America is the third most visited country in the world after France and Spain? About 75 million people spend their holidays in the USA each year.  Many come to visit American national parks, some prefer American cities like Las Vegas, New York City or Los Angeles, while … Continue reading 23 TOP REASONS TO VISIT AMERICA

Tips on visiting Venice. Venice Canal.

PRACTICAL TIPS ON VISITING VENICE ITALY

Venice Italy, one of the most iconic sights of Europe, lures visitors from around the world. Romantic gondola rides, canal front restaurants, and charming hotels may be calling your name too, but do not pack your bags yet. To make your trip to Venice successful, you need to learn about the challenges that visitors face … Continue reading PRACTICAL TIPS ON VISITING VENICE ITALY

Palazzo Ducale Venice.

FAMOUS SIGHTS IN ITALY – WHAT NOT TO MISS

Is Italy on your bucket list but you do not know where to start? Are you asking yourself, what are the most famous sights in Italy and what not to miss when visiting? What are Italy's landmarks other than Rome, Florence, and Venice? In this post, I am presenting a detailed Italy's three-week itinerary of … Continue reading FAMOUS SIGHTS IN ITALY – WHAT NOT TO MISS

Drive from Capri to Anacapri.

FIRST TIME HOLIDAYS TO ITALY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

In the age of global mingling, you may think that local cultures are slowly fading away, primarily in places flooded with tourist, but it is not necessarily the case. Italy is one of the examples of holding firmly to its own way of doing things if visitors like it or not. Keep that in mind … Continue reading FIRST TIME HOLIDAYS TO ITALY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

WHY TO STAY IN RAVELLO ITALY

When traveling to places as popular as the Amalfi Coast in Italy, making the right decision about where to stay is crucial. Most visitors look into popular towns of Positano and Amalfi as their desired location but are they on the right track? My answer is no. Read on to learn why to stay in Ravello … Continue reading WHY TO STAY IN RAVELLO ITALY

WHY TO STAY IN IMEROVIGLI SANTORINI

Planning a trip can be complicated, especially to iconic destinations like Santorini Greece. One of the most important decisions you will need to make is where to stay. Should you choose Oia, famous for one of the world's most beautiful sunsets, or possibly Thira, where the action is? Or perhaps a less touristy location but … Continue reading WHY TO STAY IN IMEROVIGLI SANTORINI

IS SPRING A GOOD TIME TO VISIT SANTORINI?

Santorini Greece draws over two million visitors per year. Most travelers come to see Oia, famous for its stunning sunset and beautiful blue domes. This is where you will find most of Santorini's shops, restaurants, and nightlife, but the island has a lot more to offer. Offseason, the island delivers solitude and relaxation. Spring may … Continue reading IS SPRING A GOOD TIME TO VISIT SANTORINI?

HIGHLIGHTS OF TUSCANY – WHAT TO DO

Remember the movie Under the Tuscan Sun? Remember the Tuscan village full of charm and romance? The movie perfectly portrays the heart of the region - Tuscan countryside. This is where you will find gently rolling hills, beautiful meadows, dreamy inns, and inviting vineyards of Chianti. But it is not all that the region has … Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS OF TUSCANY – WHAT TO DO

TWO RELAXING DAYS IN NIAGARA FALLS CANADA

There is no better place to relax and clear your mind than by a waterfall. Despite being a famous tourist attraction, Niagara Falls delivers just that. It has a hypnotic way to lure you into its never-ending spectacular. You can easily isolate yourself from those around you and get mesmerized by the falls' crashing water. … Continue reading TWO RELAXING DAYS IN NIAGARA FALLS CANADA

Lake Bleke Slovenia, reflection of the island.

LAKE BLED SLOVENIA – WHAT TO DO IN ONE DAY

Unless you live in Europe, you probably never heard about Lake Bled in Slovenia. Bordered by Austria, Croatia, Italy and Hungary, Slovenia is an off the beaten path gem of central Europe, with Lake Bled being its main attraction. I suspect, you do not know much about the country itself, which was part of Yugoslavia … Continue reading LAKE BLED SLOVENIA – WHAT TO DO IN ONE DAY

MOUNT TAMMANY – THE BEST HIKING IN NEW JERSEY

Hiking offers great benefits for your physical and mental health. It is one of the best ways to rejuvenate your body and soul, and without clearing your bank account. It is especially true if you live in densely populated areas, where high stress can influence your well being. If you live in New Jersey, New … Continue reading MOUNT TAMMANY – THE BEST HIKING IN NEW JERSEY

HOW TO VISIT ZERMATT SWITZERLAND – HOME OF THE MATTERHORN

Do you know the most photographed mountain in the world? Do you remember a background mountain from Ricola commercials? If not, how about the picture from the wraps of Swiss chocolate? The name of the mountain is the Matterhorn. It proudly stands in a resort town of Zermatt in Swiss Alps. The whole area is … Continue reading HOW TO VISIT ZERMATT SWITZERLAND – HOME OF THE MATTERHORN

Benefits of travel. Salitute at driftwood beach, Jekyll Island.

BENEFITS OF TRAVEL EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT 

People have been traveling for thousands of years, but if you look into the origin of the word travel, it has nothing to do with pleasure. On the contrary, it derives from words like: torment, labor, struggle, or even torture! If you ever got stuck on a highway or at the airport, you can easily … Continue reading BENEFITS OF TRAVEL EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT 

As blues as it could get. Navagio Beach Zakynthos Greece.

ZAKYNTHOS GREECE – HOW TO VISIT

Zakynthos Greece is the crown jewel of the Ionian Islands. Known for one of the world's most beautiful beaches, Navagio or Shipwreck Beach, is a popular European destination for those seeking spectacular scenery and relaxation at an affordable price. Here you will find sunny weather, warm people, and great food. If nightlife is your thing, … Continue reading ZAKYNTHOS GREECE – HOW TO VISIT

Living and traveling with cancer. Spring in Tuscany.

LIVING AND TRAVELING WITH CANCER

Do you ask yourself from time to time, how much longer do you have to live? What if you knew that your days are counted, would you live your life differently? Would you love more, hug more, and appreciate little things in life that you did not even notice before? How about traveling? Would you rush … Continue reading LIVING AND TRAVELING WITH CANCER

Why Utah is the most amazing state for nature lovers - the one and only Bryce Canyon National Park.

WHY UTAH IS THE BEST STATE FOR NATURE LOVERS

Are you a nature lover looking to spend your vacations in a place that is beautiful, easy to reach, and has the highest concentration of incredible natural wonders. Look no further, then there is only one answer: Utah! Located in the southwest part of the US, Utah delivers on stunning scenery, exceptional hiking, and even … Continue reading WHY UTAH IS THE BEST STATE FOR NATURE LOVERS

11 TOP REASONS TO VISIT PORTUGAL

Stunning beaches, crystal blue water, world class architecture, great wine and food, friendly people and affordability - if that sounds like a perfect vacation, I have a place for you to visit - Portugal! Not many countries can offer all of this, and more, in one package and without breaking your budget. Portugal's weather just … Continue reading 11 TOP REASONS TO VISIT PORTUGAL

ONE WEEK IN PORTUGAL – THE ESSENTIAL TRAVEL ITINERARY

Because of its affordability, incredible beauty, and sunny weather almost year-round, Portugal is quickly becoming one of the most popular European destinations. While Lisbon and Porto remain the most visited locations, travelers are also discovering the country's other fabulous attractions like Pena Palace in Sintra, Benagil Cave in the dramatic Algarve coast, Venice of Portugal … Continue reading ONE WEEK IN PORTUGAL – THE ESSENTIAL TRAVEL ITINERARY

10 TOP REASONS TO VISIT ICELAND

Iceland is mostly known for Northern Lights and its famous attraction, the Blue Lagoon. But there is so much more to love there. In recent years, the country became a hot travel destination and certainly not because it has hot weather to offer. So why is Iceland attracting so many visitors, despite its harsh climate … Continue reading 10 TOP REASONS TO VISIT ICELAND