Culture Tag

Street markets in foreign countries provide a rare and authentic glimpse into the culture and the habits of the local people. As you stand there are observe this labored – yet strikingly simple – display, you realize that you are standing in their everyday. For a few minutes, you can take part in the local customs, dine on local fare, and witness the daily life of people in a foreign place....

Resorts have a tendency of detaching you from a destination. They purposefully seclude guests in an effort to predict and control your travel experience. This works for several reasons. Most importantly, it allows the resort or hotel to ensure your safety, which is a common concern among tourists. High gates, regulated visits, and hard to reach locations ensure that the guests encounter fewer unknowns, leading to a more filtered experience. Massive structures act as a barrier to entry - and exit,...

While traveling, it's inevitable to collect and lose things along the way. My favorite collection is not comprised of things at all, but the scattered and often unraveled memories from past places. At the end of each adventure, usually on the overnight flight home, I attempt to file away the highlights. I sort and organize each tangled and impossible to describe moment, trying desperately to find a permanent spot on my gluttonous list of unforgettable experiences. Over the years, I’ve realized...

Sprawling landscapes, vineyards, olive farms, rugged mountains, picturesque islands, and a food scene that rivals neighboring Italy make Croatia an absolute paradise and a traveler’s dream. Like most places, the charming towns are those lesser known to tourists and tucked away from major cities. The Istria region of Northern Croatia is home to some of the most beautiful and unique towns in the world. Here are three small towns in Croatia that demand attention – and a visit....

Planning your next trip or epic adventure? Check out these photos from our weeks spent on a self-drive safari in Africa. If you're looking for something wild, adventurous, and unbelievably breathtaking, then you're in the right place. Want to plan your own safari in Africa? If you'd like to see our itinerary and travel route from 3 weeks in Southern Africa, let us know! African Safari Animals Wild animals are an obvious here! Elephants, giraffes, lions, kudu, zebra, water buffalo, hippos, and so...

Like most beautiful places, the journey to get there is just as breathtaking as the final destination. Elafonisi was no different. We drove in from Chania on the north side of the island. The road crosses a rugged and scenic mountain, winds through a tunnel barely wide enough for one car, and eventually drops down to a stunning natural landscape. Along the mountainside drive, there are a handful of beautiful villages and towns that you must weave through. Each one...




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