Croatia and Beyond: How to Spend a Week in the Balkans

If you’re like us, you don’t have large blocks of time reserved for world travel—which can make planning a trip to a gorgeous region like the Balkans difficult because there are so many beautiful spots to choose from. On this particular trip, we decided to explore Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and Montenegro—and we hadContinue reading “Croatia and Beyond: How to Spend a Week in the Balkans”

5 Top Places to Go in Belize

Belize is such a beautiful country with so many amazing destinations for travelers—so you might have a hard time choosing a spot or two for your first visit to this Central American, Caribbean nation. Hopefully our experiences can help you narrow it down.

6 Things to Do in Porto

Portugal is one of our favorite destinations. This beautiful country has fantastic beaches, mountains and valleys, cities and nightlife, culture and cuisine. On our last trip we decided to spend 4 nights in Porto and the surrounding area, and we had such a great time! Here are some tips for what to do in Portugal’sContinue reading “6 Things to Do in Porto”

10 Tips for Traveling from the U.S. to Europe During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Planning an international trip can be a bit stressful these days, especially since the rules might change at any minute. But we recently had an amazing trip to Europe and recommend just doing some research and practicing some patience. Was it hard to navigate European travel in the times of COVID? No, at least notContinue reading “10 Tips for Traveling from the U.S. to Europe During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

8 Places to Visit in Costa Rica

We just returned from another trip to Costa Rica and already are plotting our next journey through this lush, beautiful land that is teeming with wildlife viewing, hiking, fishing, swimming, surfing and other opportunities for adventure. Here are some recommendations for what to see and do based on our experiences.

Here’s a Q&A with LiAnn on her travel inspiration

What’s it like to be a world traveler? How did we catch the travel bug? What advice do we have for new travelers? Check out this awesome series from Riana at Teaspoon of Adventure. LiAnn and other globe trekkers share their experiences: https://teaspoonofadventure.com/traveller-of-the-month-liann/

Our Favorite Stays Around the World for Less than $100 a Night

We’ve had some amazing adventures as we explored the great outdoors of the United States over the last 15 months from the safety and isolation of our own rental car (or our old reliable Subaru Forester). But one thing that always shocks us about U.S. travel is how expensive (and crappy) hotels are. A rundownContinue reading “Our Favorite Stays Around the World for Less than $100 a Night”

Where to Eat in London

London is one of our favorite cities, and it’s so hard to believe we were wandering her streets, fighting through holiday crowds, eating street food and going to live music venues in December 2019—just a few months before the pandemic changed the world. As we reminisce about that trip and dream of international travel, weContinue reading “Where to Eat in London”

How to Spend a Week in Alaska Without a Cruise

The vast and diverse terrain of Alaska is impossible to explore in its entirety. We barely scratched the surface—and we didn’t even leave the beaten path—but we still had a genuine and unforgettable experience. Here’s what we did on our first road trip to the last frontier.

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