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Tips for Visiting Vienna, Austria

By Alex Kallimanis: Vienna is currently ranked first globally on Mercer’s Quality of Living ranking. It’s also a fantastic destination for travelers, with a wealth of opulent palaces, museums and famed patisseries. We spent nearly a week in the Austrian capital not so long ago, but writing on one of Europe’s grandest cities slipped through…

Tips for Visiting Salento, Colombia, in the Coffee Region

By Alex Kallimanis: Salento, Colombia is a charming town of around 9,000 people. It’s nestled in the Andes Mountains, in the “zona cafeteria” or coffee zone of the country, near the world’s tallest palm trees. Colombia is one of the world’s largest producers of quality coffee and Salento is a perfect base to explore this…

The Pros and Cons of Visiting Bogota, Colombia

By Alex Kallimanis: We recently returned from celebrating our 13 year wedding anniversary in Bogota and the nearby coffee region around Salento. Overall, it was an amazing trip and we highly recommend Colombia. It’s a beautiful country and offers great value. At the same time, if you visit the country independently like we did, there…

10 Great Things to Do in Washington, DC

By Alex Kallimanis: Washington, DC is not a very popular place right now (though it hardly ever is). But our home over the past year is a beautiful city with a lot to offer visitors. The neoclassical architecture of the city means it bears some resemblance to ancient Athens during the height of its power….

8 Travels Hacks to Get More For Less

By Alex Kallimanis: Traveling is fun, enlightening and inspiring. But it can also be a little uncomfortable at times, especially for people traveling on a budget. We aim for our readers to get the best bang for their buck, because everyone loves a good deal. These are some of our top travel hacks to keep…