Why these are 3 of Our Favorite Travel Destinations

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One of the questions we get asked most often is what is our favorite travel destinations? What is the best place we have traveled? And like many frequent travelers we find it a difficult question to answer. There have been so many good places. And of course, it all depends on what you want to do on your holiday- eat, drink, hike, go to the beach, relax, culture, city, nature, all would require a different recommendation. However, when we were … Read More

7 UNESCO World Heritage Towns Worth Traveling to See

With over 1000 UNESCO World Heritage sites around the world you’ll never run out of places to visit. But deciding where to visit can be a challenge. UNESCO World Heritage status applies to a range of sites- all having some historic value. Sites range from ancient and abandoned, to still in use today and often include natural areas as well. The purpose of the article is to inform you about some of the UNESCO World Heritage towns that are still … Read More

Who Else Wants to Know the Best Places in Bhutan

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The excitement builds when you see Mt Everest, 30 minutes flying time from Bhutan. Then you wonder what will be on your list of the best places in Bhutan? Your Druk Air flight starts to descend. It’s an exciting approach as you seemingly fly between steep mountain valleys. And then you touch down in Paro, the gateway to travel in Bhutan. As Druk Air is the only airline flying into Bhutan, it occurs to me that only a few pilots … Read More

Festivals in Bhutan There is Nothing Else Like Them

Attending festivals in Bhutan might just be the most stirring cultural event you will see. See the mask dance of Bhutan, full of color, outrageous masks and costumes and evocative music. Watching these spellbinding mask festivals is an experience you will never forget. Furthermore, for us, it was the highlight of our trip to Bhutan. To be honest, I cannot think of a cultural event that compares to the opportunity of attending a festival and seeing the famous mask dances … Read More

Copan: A Guide for the First-Time Visitor to the Mayan Ruins in Honduras

Many ruins are left from the Mayan civilization and new ones are still being found. In Guatemala, Tikal, located near Petén, is the largest set of Mayan ruins. Well preserved and not too difficult to get to, Tikal is worthy of a visit if you have time. Having been to Tikal on previous visits to Guatemala, this time we choose to go to Copan, just over the Southern border of Guatemala in Honduras. Copan is known as the arts and … Read More

5 Fantastic Bucketlist Destinations that Live up to the Hype

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A bucketlist, a travel wish list, or just places you have always dreamed of going- whatever you want to call it, you often wonder if having dreamt of visiting for years if it really is going to live up to its reputation. Are some of these iconic, bucketlist destinations really worth all the hype? Well this list of five we have visited in the past couple of years definitely do deliver. Despite the crowds, the cost and sometimes the travel … Read More

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