Travel is a privilege we aim never to take for granted. Matt and I are grateful for the opportunity to visit #Cuba recently. As I write in this article, it’s been five months and we’re still processing the sights, sounds, and conversations. I’m also grateful for the opportunity to share travel experiences through writing. Everywhere … More What Are the Top Have-To’s and Must-See’s in Havana, Cuba? Here’s Our List.
That Venice tops nearly every traveler’s bucket-list is no wonder. For centuries, travelers returning from the island city have shared stories and imagery of romance and intrigue, encouraging others to follow in their steps. Gliding along the Grand Canal feels like entering a fantasy. Waterfront palaces exude equal parts grandeur and decay. A labyrinth of … More How Big is the Crush on Venice? Read on.
Being a freelance travel writer is a crazy career. I like to say… It’s not all champagne and sunsets (just mostly). Pay is low, deadlines are right, and self-doubt is constant. But, of course, perks are also abundant. For me, one of most positive aspects is the element of surprise. You truly never know what … More Interested in Housesitting Around the World? Listen to Our First Podcast about Three Months in Spain.
Vattaro – Trentino, Italy We recently returned to this tiny alpine village in northern Italy after being away for nine months. During that time, we’ve traveled nonstop through many countries – Bulgaria, England, Spain, Cuba, and the U.S. – in a whirlwind of movement, languages, and cultures. Nearly 25,000 miles of journeying separate us from … More When Does A Traveler Become Local? Five Things We Love About Immersive Travel.
We get a ton of destination-specific questions from friends and contacts seeking insight on buzzy locales, hidden gems, and optimized itineraries. Most recently a housesitting host from Portishead, England asked if we had any recommendations for a Costa Rican adventure. Laura and her husband are planning a belated honeymoon and hope to explore the country’s … More Wild & Scenic – Costa Rica