Paros is an island in the Western Cyclades that you need to know about. With a bustling capital, rolling rural villages, white-washed charm Naoussa, and lack of crowds make this one that deserves to be on your Greek island hopping jaunt. With limited information out there of how to legitimately plan a two day trip […]
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The bread and butter of Going Awesome Places are the crazy detailed itineraries that travellers won't be able to find anywhere else. Here you'll find a collection of itineraries that are created to help you, the reader, to plan your very own trip. Now you won't necessarily copy the itinerary line by line but the hope is that there'll be tidbits of knowledge that you'll be able to take away and also answer a lot of your questions.
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If you enjoy the sparkling of the crystal blue sea dancing with the sun, the fresh breezes, white-washed villages, blue-topped churches, and seafood off the hook and grill, you NEED to plan that next trip to Greece and the Greek Islands. With islands that dot the Aegean sea, it will feel extremely challenging to figure […]
The might, power, and thunder of Niagara Falls is mesmerizing and there are so many different ways of seeing it! For first-timers to the area, it’s easy to feel like you should spend all your time in the popular Fallsview Boulevard, Lundy Lane or Clifton Hill District, but for those that are hungry for the […]
Richmond in British Columbia, Canada is the gateway into Vancouver but those in-the-know will tell you that it’s worth spending time here because it has so much to offer. Between its distinct experiences of having some of the best Asian cuisine outside of Asia, and iconic Canadian coastal heritage, this itinerary will show you all […]
If you’re planning a trip to Michigan, the city of Grand Rapids is a must-visit. You might not know too much about what to do in Grand Rapids but by the end of this 4 day itinerary, you’ll be blown away by just how much there is to offer whether it’s the beer, culinary, art, […]
In the Northwestern part of Germany lies a hidden gem. No, it’s not Hamburg, it’s a city called Bremen and if you follow the Weser River north, you’ll reach its sister city, Bremerhaven. They’re off the beaten path for most but if you’ve been as I have, you know that these two cities have an […]
I don’t know if I’ve ever heard a single bad thing from anyone’s that been to South Africa’s “Mother City” and so expectations were incredibly high. With Table Mountain as the back drop, sun-kissed coastlines, diverse culture, culinary treats, and adventurous delights, everything we saw, did, and ate met the hype and then some. That’s […]
New Zealand is my favourite place in the world and with 3 weeks here, I’m guaranteeing it will be yours too. Bold claim I know, but in a country where it’s almost impossible not to have the Lord of the Rings soundtrack play as you’re going there and back again, you’ll instantly fall in love […]
The most adrenaline packed city in the world I’m not even exaggerating. There are so many things you can do from Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand. Whether you’re a junkie for all things your parents would shake their head at, you appreciate larger-than-life mountainous views, are a big Lord of the Rings […]
Ridiculously stunning harbour and cityscape Sydney is a city where as far as metropolises go, is so well-balanced. It’s got the picture perfect harbour with the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge draped as the city’s backdrop, sandy beaches line the surrounding shores and islands, the culinary, arts, and night scene can stand toe to […]