The best way to see Iceland is by car and so the next obvious part of your trip planning is going to be figuring out your rental car situation. While Iceland is part of Europe, you’ll quickly realize that the landscape car rental companies is different from what you’re used to. In this guide, learn […]
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When planning your Santorini vacation, a common question that’ll pop up is “how many days in Santorini do I need?” With everything you’ve seen and read about the island, you’ve probably realized that it’s not that clear cut. Let us guide you through our thought processes on this to help you come out of this […]
The Greek island of Santorini feels like it should be paradise all year round but the reality is that there are good times to go and not-so-great times to go. When you plan your trip to Greece, finding out when is the best time to visit Santorini is key! Read more about Greece How to […]
You’ve planning a trip to Greece and decided to include Santorini on your island hopping adventure. The next step is figuring out whether you need to car and if so, how to rent a car in Santorini. Keep reading to learn about everything you need to know about car rentals so you can make the […]
For the best area to stay in Santorini, it really comes down to having an understanding of its towns, what they have to offer, the prices, views, surrounding activities, and the kind of accommodations that are available. When it comes to where to stay in Santorini, it can really impact your experience on the island. […]
Santorini is one of the most popular of the Greek islands and the inevitable question you’ll have is “how do I get from Athens to Santorini”? The good news is that there is really good infrastructure in place to get you from the capital city to Santorini. Read more about Greece The perfect 2 day […]
Kauai is the epitome of Hawaiian paradise with its lush green mountains, pristine beaches, wild canyons, tropical valleys of palms, and welcoming towns. Whether it’s your first visit to the island or you’ve been here before, you’ll know that picking where to stay is super important. Enter the best places to stay in Kauai guide! […]
As a city that’s home to stunning urban skylines and juxtaposition both modern and ancient attractions, there’s so much to love about Hong Kong. To help get you started on where to stay in Hong Kong, this guide will introduce the primary neighbourhoods and what you’ll find in each. Once you take in the tantalizing […]
As the capital of Taiwan, Taipei, is a diverse and thriving city with a population of almost 3 million people. The modern metropolis is a hub of cultural, technological, economic, and political significance. From the gurgling hot springs of Beitou to the busy, energetic nightlife, Taipei is filled with excitement and adventure around every corner […]
With 118 islands scattered across the South Pacific in 5 distinct archipelagos, a trip to French Polynesia is a paradise choose-your-own-adventure. Turquoise-blue lagoons, palm-fringed beaches, romantic overwater bungalows, lush mountains, and unblemished coral habitats fill your days. It’s what dream vacations are made of. While the end-product is undeniable, the trip planning process to building […]