Ireland Travel Tips: Useful and Fun Advice

We fell in love with the Emerald Island the first time we visited for our 6th wedding anniversary. So much so that we moved there and called Dublin home from 2011 to 2014. We recently re-visited in October 2018, giving us the opportunity to re-connect with friends and the country. Friendly locals, a picturesque landscape…

Landscape of the cliffs with the ocean, Ireland travel tips

Romantic Hotels in North America

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and if you didn’t make plans for the occasion, that’s ok. You can always surprise a loved one with a gift of an upcoming trip! We asked select travel bloggers to share their favorite romantic hotels in North America for some extra inspiration. Some of the submissions are famous…

Romantic Hotels in North America

Great Hotels in Athens, Greece

By Alex Kallimanis: Athens is the oldest European capital and the birthplace of democracy. The city draws millions of visitors every year for incredible sites like the Acropolis and great nearby beaches. As a dual Greek and American citizen, I’ve made many trips to Athens over the years and have stayed in a range of…

Which Hotel to Stay in Athens, Greece?

Great Things to Do in Chicago

By Alex Kallimanis: Chicago feels more like New York than any other American destination. It’s the USA’s third largest city and pairs an impressive skyline with a diverse culinary scene. On warm days, the city’s beaches on Lake Michigan give the city a Miami vibe. If you visit Chicago for a weekend, downtown has plenty to…

London, Brussels, Amsterdam: One Week Itinerary

By Alex Kallimanis: A week’s vacation in London, Brussels, and Amsterdam is a great idea, especially for beginners to European travel. I combined these cities during Christmas break of my senior year in college in 2000. Since then I’ve made many return trips to London and Brussels and even lived in Amsterdam for 3 and 1/2…

guild houses of the Groke Market, Brussels