What vacation destination provides a fun, affordable getaway with beaches, nightlife, plenty of restaurants to delight foodies, off the beaten path spots, and has history to explore? If that wasn’t enough, what about an island paradise that doesn’t even require a passport if you’re a U.S. citizen? Puerto Rico provides the best balance of everything […]
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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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As far as trips go, my two weeks in Peru achieved a level of legendary status that I nor my companions will ever forget. It was my first trip to South America and I will certainly say not the last. Whether it was spotting macaws early in the morning, meeting local families, wandering ancient ruins, or exploring the […]
So you’ve booked a round trip flight to Iceland. What next? Well time to plan that trip of course! With only 6 days to work with to enjoy this awe-inspiring land, you’re going to want to fit in as much as you can. This road trip itinerary gives you the best balance of the popular […]
If there’s a city that has more historical significance than Beijing, it’s the city of Xi’an. Geographically at the heart of China, and the terminus of the Silk Road, Xi’an is in league with great ancient civilization cities like Cairo, Rome, and Athens. Think in those perspectives and you realize that there is so much […]
It’s always been a dream of mine to see the fabled Terracotta Warriors in the legendary city of Xi’an. On this trip to China, I’ll be able to make that a reality as the family starts in Shanghai before hopping up to Luoyang and then Xi’an. Every time I go to China, there are a […]
When people think about Hawaii, most people will conjure up thoughts of Honolulu and the island of Oahu with its pristine waters, dramatic lush green mountain ranges, hula dancing, and shaved ice, just to name a few. Honolulu is never too hot nor is it ever too cold. When it rains, it sprinkles refreshing droplets […]
Guanajuato in Mexico may not be known to many but would you be surprised to hear that it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site? The town itself dates far back to the 16th century as a silver mining town and because of that is full of history, culture, art and religious sites. Guanajuato is also […]
Macau is an awesome one day trip from Hong Kong that’s only a 55 minute boat ride away. It’s a completely different vibe from the big city of Hong Kong. Think of Macau as Asia’s version of Vegas but with old town Portuguese flare mixed around it. If you’re like most travellers, you’re going to be […]
10 day itinerary between Zion National Park, Horseshoe Bend, Lower Antelope Canyon and Vegas If you’re someone who’s looking for next-level adventure, unparalleled photography and a lot of fun, look no further than this 10 day action packed trip that I just completed a week ago as a bachelor party for my good friend Hilton. Table of Contents This […]
The essential 12 day Japan itinerary that is jam packed with incredible food, culture, and fun. Japan was high on my list of countries to visit for a long time and when I finally got to go there, it met my expectations in every way and was a dream trip come true. Knowing everything that […]