Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Kelowna, BC

When planning a trip to Canada most first time visitors naturally focus their research on major urban centers such as Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal, or world-renowned natural wonders such as Niagara Falls, Banff National Park or the Bay of Fundy. All of those places are truly some of Canada’s most precious national jewels and are certainly worthy of a visit, but they are but a small fraction of the plethora of beautiful places to be found within the borders of this vast country. Though...

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Top 11 Tourist Attractions in Prague

Once dwelling in the shadows of popular European cities such as Paris, Rome, London and Barcelona, Prague has graduated from an inexpensive backpacker haven to take its rightful place among the best cities to visit in Europe. Like Barcelona, Prague is one of Europe’s greatest architectural treasures, and examples of Renaissance, Baroque, Art Nouveau and Gothic architecture are liberally peppered through this ancient city. The Historic Center of Prague is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and...

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Top 8 Islands to Visit in Thailand

One of the most beautiful destinations on the planet, Thailand has often and accurately been described as paradise on Earth. With beautiful beaches, crystal clear turquoise water, and lush junglescapes the islands of Thailand are the ultimate escape for anyone looking to get away from the stress of everyday life. Whether you are there to party hard, indulge your adventurous side or to simply rest and relax Thailand offers something for every type of traveler. Thailand is a large country and...

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Top 8 Places to Visit in the UK

The 8th most visited country in the world (yes, it is a country – though it is comprised of the countries of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland), the United Kingdom is a hugely popular destination for experienced travelers as well as those traveling for the first time. First-time English-speaking travelers in particular tend to make the United Kingdom their first journey abroad as a way to dip their toe in international travel without having to worry about a language barrier....

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Top 8 Places to Visit in Ecuador

Until recent years Ecuador has always lived in the shadow of other South American destinations like Brazil, Peru, Argentina and Chile. Of course, the Galapagos Islands have always been a big draw, but mainland Ecuador always seemed to be forgotten when it came to the best places to visit in South America. Over the last decade Ecuador has really started to come into its own as not only a popular tourist destination, but also as a retirement destination, thanks in large part to the year round...

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Top 9 Things to do in Maui

One of the most popular vacation destinations in North America (particularly in the winter) Hawaii is a tropical paradise where sun, fun and adventure are guaranteed for those lucky enough to afford a getaway to this amazing destination. While Hawaii (the big island, not the state), Oahu, Kauai, Molokai and others all offer amazing vacation options, it is the island of Maui that really seems to steal the hearts of those who visit there. Rare is the person who only visits Maui once, never to...

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Top 9 Inexpensive Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta

A large percentage of visitors to Puerto Vallarta go the all-inclusive route, opting to simplify their vacation by combining their accommodation, food and beverages all into one tidy plan. In terms of convenience, this strategy makes sense, I guess. However, those who tie themselves down this way miss out on so much that Puerto Vallarta has to offer, not the least of which is the plethora of fantastic restaurants in this oceanside city. Puerto Vallarta has literally hundreds of restaurants,...

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Top 8 Places to Visit in Portugal

Though it is but a fifth of the size of neighboring country Spain, Portugal holds its own against its bigger neighbor when it comes to tourism, due to its beautiful weather, fantastic food, culture and history, and perhaps most important of all, its affordability – a rare trait in a Western European country. Portugal’s treasures extend beyond the mainland, as its reach encompasses both the Azores archipelago and  the island of Madeira, both popular vacation destinations,...

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Top 8 Places to Visit in Oregon

For outdoor enthusiasts there are few places that offer as much to see and do as the state of Oregon. The 10th largest state in the union, Oregon hugs the Pacific Coast, but as beautiful as that windswept coastline is, it is just a small fraction of the many wonders offered throughout this Pacific Northwest wonderland. Here are our picks for the 8 best places to visit in Oregon: Bend Located on the eastern edge of the Cascade Mountain Range, and with the Deschutes River running through it,...

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Top 9 Small Towns and Villages to Visit in Spain

As a followup to our article on the best small towns in Italy we thought we’d shift our focus to another immensely popular European destination: Spain. Like Italy, Spain has its must-see major cities like Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Granada etc. And, like Italy it has its fair share of charming towns and villages that the majority of travelers never get to see. We thought we’d shed the spotlight on a few great picks for those travelers who wish to get off the beaten track and see...

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Top 9 Small Towns and Villages to Visit in Italy

First time visitors to Italy will naturally gravitate to the big cities and who can blame them? Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan and Naples are oozing with history, culture and amazing food and nightlife. Activities abound at all of those fabulous destinations, and rare indeed is the traveler who can claim to be bored in any of Italy’s major cities. However, while boredom might not be an issue, not everyone craves the sensory overload that a visit to Rome brings. Some travelers,...

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Top 9 Day Trips from Miami, Florida

Miami is not only one of the most vibrant cities in the United States it holds its own as an international destination. There are literally hundreds of activities to partake in throughout this thriving city. However, for those who want to get out of the city for a day or two opportunities about for quick day trips. Here are our picks for the best 9 days trips out of Miami: 9 – Take an Island Hopping Cruise from Miami Beach Spend the day exploring several of Miami’s offshore islands...

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