Panama City, Panama Travel Guide

Last updated on December 18th, 2022 at 11:57 pmPanama City, Panama is often called the Dubai of Central America. Banking along with the Panama Canal has spawned a high-rise metropolis nestled along the Pacific Ocean. Panama City is central American hub, which is fitting since it was the first European settlement along the Pacific Ocean….

Alex standing behind a sloth on the paved Ancon Hill hiking trail

Modena Food Tour: An Italian Culinary Mecca

Last updated on December 16th, 2022 at 06:42 pmBy Alex Kallimanis: The Emilia-Romagna region is often considered the foodie capital of Italy. It’s home to authentic Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, balsamic vinegar, excellent charcuterie and truffles. It’s also the birthplace of bolognese sauce and mortadella (bologna in the United States). On my recent trip to Italy, I…

Alex with wall to wall parmesan cheese wheels

Useful and Fun Advice for Travel in Ireland

Last updated on January 20th, 2023 at 02:57 pmIreland’s picturesque landscape, friendly locals, historic sites and a vibrant pub culture make it a popular place to travel. We fell in love with the Emerald Island the first time we visited for our 6th wedding anniversary. So much so that we relocated to Dublin and called…

Landscape of the cliffs with the ocean, Ireland travel tips

Craft Cocktail Tour in NYC with Urban Adventures

Last updated on August 9th, 2021 at 05:19 pmNew York is a great city for cocktails, hence the Manhattan. If you’re visiting the Big Apple and looking to meet fellow travelers over drinks, consider a cocktail tour. On a recent summer visit we took a craft cocktail tour in NYC with Urban Adventures. This is…

Local Tips for Visiting Olympia, Greece

Last updated on August 13th, 2021 at 02:40 amBy Alex Kallimanis: Birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games in 776 BC, Olympia is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Greece. Many tourists filter in through the cruise ship port Katakolo, which is lined with sandy beaches, restaurants and shops. Between Olympia and Katakalo is…