From surprising emerging destinations like South Korea and Lebanon to old favorites like Peru and New Zealand, here are our top holiday destinations for 2020 that are sure to spice up your life with adventure. Emerging destinations 1. South Korea Sitting pretty on the edge of the Korean peninsula and home to the ancient Gyeongbokgung
Hello fellow travellers! Alexx here from Finding Alexx. I’m on a year-long solo adventure to a new country every week for a year, with my route based entirely off the cheapest flight each Tuesday. Yep, it’s as hectic as it sounds! This insane adventure took me to Sofia, a gorgeous hidden gem in the Balkans and the
Week eight of my crazy 52 countries in 52 weeks adventure took me to the Middle Eastern gem of Jordan, the cheapest flight out of Budapest. Now don’t get me wrong, I love European cities, but after two months straight of churches, castles and old towns I was SO excited to be heading somewhere completely
Hey there! Alexx here from Finding Alexx, I’m visiting a new country every week for a year with my route based off the cheapest flight each Tuesday. Crazy? Yes. Epic? Also yes. You can read more about my trip here, and week 4 took me to Warsaw, Poland. Here’s all you need to know about this
Fresh back from our whirlwind 16-day tour of Egypt and we’re still reeling! We learned that, with some advanced planning, it’s possible to see most of the country’s highlights in just two weeks. OR you can opt for the easier, more relaxed route and book a guided tour with a provider like Lady Egypt and
If you’re anything like us, your bucket list is as long as the line at the departure gate when the check-in staff announce that the plane is ready to board (your seat isn’t going anywhere, people)! Maybe it’s full of palm-fringed beaches, late night cities or thrilling bungees and sky dives. Or if you’re a culture
It may not be a boozy time of year (hello, Dry January our old friend), but that doesn’t mean you can’t brush up on your knowledge of the price of beer* around the world in preparation for your next trip. Or as inspiration for your next trip! No judgement here. We pride ourselves on how
If you hear the phrase “wet season” and shiver, you’re not alone. Many people who’ve not experienced the country run (or fly) in the opposite direction at the thought of massive rainstorms eating away at their beach time. But wet season also translates to ‘low season’, and savvy travelers know there are some major benefits
Australia and New Zealand may be far away from pretty much everyone, but they’re both hot on the list for most adventurers. And so they should be. They’re awesome. Since they’re so close to each other though, they tend to get lumped together, which makes us cry a little inside. We’re gonna let you in on a little secret here:
There’s more to Thailand than full moon parties and delicious food. We are given the privilege of travel, so why not give something back? By volunteering in Thailand you’ll immerse yourself in the country’s culture and really get to know the wonderful people of Thailand. Whether working with animals is your thing or you’ve always
There’s more to Egypt than the Pyramids of Giza! I spent a month there, traversing deserts and oases, discovering off-the-beaten path towns and temples, and it was one of the greatest experiences of my life. Here are some of my favorite spots, places I didn’t know even existed until I arrived! In these places, you’ll
With more than 15,000 temples across the country, you could spend a whole year visiting each one. But to make the most of your vacation time (so you still have plenty of time to eat delicious street food and sample locally-grown tea in authentic teahouses), we’re on hand to show you our top 7 cultural
There’s no shortage of food to try in New Orleans! From seafood to fried chicken, the unique melting pot of people and their respective cuisines have created some of the most inimitable dishes. Each restaurant provides its own flavor, so here are five of the best foods and where to try them when visiting the
Bonjour, fellow travelers! Finding Alexx here. On my quest to visit 52 countries in 52 weeks based on the cheapest flight every Tuesday, my first stop took me to the City of Lights – Paris. From bread and cheese all day every day, to sparkling monuments around almost every corner, it’s just one of those cities that is impressive
Recently, I had an incredible opportunity to travel to Taiwan for 11 days with STA Travel, My Taiwan Tour, and the Taiwan Tourism Bureau of North America and WOW was it incredible! Every day was filled with so much beauty, adventure and of course, fantastic food! Sightseeing in Taiwan We visited some truly unreal places
Hey fellow travellers! Alexx here from Finding Alexx, I’m visiting a new country every week for a year with my route based off the cheapest flight each Tuesday. Crazy? Yes. Epic? Also yes. You can read more about my trip here (link to intro blog), and now here’s what I got up to in week 2.
We’re fresh back from our tour of Egypt with Lady Egypt Tours! After two weeks in the country, talking with plenty of locals and doing way more research than I should have about our trip … here’s everything women (solo and otherwise) need to know — from clothing to customs to safety — for an
Wonderings: rambles through and reflections on travel… this month, James Kay says that Notre Dame will emerge from the recent fire as an even greater monument © Joe Davis / Lonely Planet Many years ago, I climbed the spiral staircase that winds its way up to the balcony connecting the two towers of the Cathédrale
All of Egypt in just one week? It seemed like an ambitious plan — maybe too ambitious. But, that’s essentially what Lady Egypt Tours promised us on our recent luxury tour of Egypt. While our idea of vagabonding doesn’t usually involve organized tours, we knew that Egypt could prove difficult to explore on our own.
Where will our Pathfinders take you this month? © Alexander Ippolitov / Shutterstock From New York’s stunning street art scene to Siberia’s wild winter wonderlands, our Pathfinders have been jet-setting across the globe and have returned with ever more inspiring tales of their adventures. Check out March’s round-up of our favourite blogs, Instagrams and videos.