The building of the Thai-Burma Railway in WWII is a story of resilience, heroism, cruelty, and tragedy. Read this review of a tour visiting the railway line and honoring the forced laborers who built it.
Ameland, an island off the coast of the Netherlands, has lots of things to see and do for a day or aweek. Read lots of Ameland tips here!
This extensive list of Buddhist temples in Bangkok, Thailand includes advice to help you choose and plan your visit.
Cambodia has more that just Angkor Wat! Read here about all four of the UNESCO sites in Cambodia, with lots of advice for visiting them.
Etty Bay Beach, Queensland, Australia: a lovely white-sand beach next to a rainforest and a great place to spot the endangered cassowary, the world’s third-largest flightless bird.
The history of Ortigia, Sicily is long and varied. Read here what to see on this little islet, the oldest part of Siracusa.
Sonoma Coast State Park in northern California is a beautiful stretch of craggy coastline with a range of small beaches and activities for visitors.
Planning a quick visit to New Orleans? Take a look at this 2-day itinerary! Things to see and do in two days, plus more tips if you have more time.
Looking for unique travel gifts for travelers in your life? Here’s a short-but-sweet list of great gifts for travel lovers: a year-round gift guide.
Answers to all your questions about the Taj Mahal as well as lots of great tips for visiting this architectural masterpiece in Agra, India.
Solo dining can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! Read these tips for how to eat out by yourself and enjoy it!
Flying out of Schiphol? Read here all the steps to make your departure easy, and lots of ideas for things to do at Schiphol Airport while you wait for your flight.
This itinerary for one day in Oslo, Norway, includes all the sightseeing highlights, grouped by location to help you choose which to see.
Everything you need to know about tower houses in Ireland – a variety of castle – before visiting: what to look for, which to see, and more!
Considering an UnTour? Read this review of the unique UnTours formula for slow travel – in this case in Switzerland.
Palm Cove is a small seaside town with calm beaches and beautiful natural areas nearby. A perfect base for a North Queensland vacation!
Krka National Park in Croatia has some of the prettiest waterfalls and lovely hikes. Read lots of tips here!
In this complete one-day itinerary, you can read about all the things to do in Figueres, Spain: not just the Dali Theater-Museum!
Tips for visiting the best Christmas markets in Hamburg, Germany, plus a listing of all the rest: 19 in all!
Fraeylemaborg, a charming historical estate house and garden in the northern Netherlands, is well worth the visit both for the period interior and the lush gardens.
The island of Agistri in the Saronic Gulf is near Aegina, but its quieter and greener. Read all about it here, with lots of tips for visitors.
Considering booking Audley Travel to arrange your itinerary? Read this review of my experience with Audley on a tailor-made trip in Greece.
Considering a visit to Brussels? Here’s the lowdown on safety in this beautiful and historic city, with plenty of tips to keep yourself safe.
Considering a stay at Euphoria Retreat wellness resort in Mystras, Greece? Read this detailed review before you decide!
Have you ever combined travel with volunteering? Or are you considering signing up for a voluntourism experience? If so, here are some things you should think about first.
No matter how beautiful Dubrovnik is, the crowds can really ruin it for you. Here are some ways to escape the crowds in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
If you visit the east of the Netherlands, don’t miss Bourtange, a charming village inside a star-shaped fortress.
Sometimes it’s hard to choose a travel destination. Say you have only two weeks’ vacation, and you want to get the most out of it. Here’s some advice.
Before you visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial, read this complete guide with everything you need to know to have the best time there!
Sukhothai Historical Park was the capital of Siam centuries ago. Read all about what to see in this UNESCO site in central Thailand.
Haedong Yonggungsa Temple may be the most beautiful temple in South Korea, unusual because it is right on the coast instead of on a mountain.
There are plenty of free or cheap things to do in New York City. Here are some tips for seeing New York City on a budget.