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When you're traveling to a new city, staying in brand name hotel is fine; but staying in a unique and one of a kind boutique hotel is an even better way to discover the heart and soul of a city. If you're looking for a whimsical, noteworthy place to stay in Berlin, check out one of my favorite boutique hotels, Ackselhaus, which is located in the trendy Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood--not too far from the Mitte and Alexanderplatz. Read more about what this lovely hotel has to offer guests traveling through Berlin!
Amsterdam: The "Venice of the North." The city of juxtapositions. The Disneyland for adults. Whatever you want to call it, Amsterdam is a city like no other and it will absolutely leave you longing for more from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave. If you're planning your trip or looking for some inspiration, use this weekend guide to plan where to eat, sleep, and play on any budget in Amsterdam!
If you're planning a trip to Thailand, interacting with elephants might be at the top of your bucket list. If it is, make sure to read this post with information on the best place to ethically play, interact, and spend time with elephants in Thailand and why you should avoid others! Read on to get an inside look at the Elephant Nature Park of Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Nestled in the northern region of Thailand is the magical, historic city of Chiang Mai. Known for being Thailand's culture capital, Chiang Mai offers a wide variety of experiences, activities, cuisines, and sights. If you're planning your trip or looking for some inspiration, use this weekend guide to plan where to eat, sleep, and play on any budget in Chiang Mai!
Have you taken a look at your travel photography skills to see where you can improve? If you've ever wondered how to take amazing photos of your vacations, use this post as your guide. Uncover 20 travel photography tips to start taking better travel photos on your next trip!
The best way to explore the streets of Charleston is by foot. Use these 5 self-guided walking tours of Charleston to create your own adventures around the city based on what you're looking for! Use these guides to find places to eat, where to take photos, and where to see the historical sites of Charleston.
Feeling stuck about where to travel next or what to do when you get there? Use these 8 travel tips to uncover how travel editors and bloggers plan their trips and vacations. Find out how to get travel inspiration, plan a flawless itinerary, and really enjoy your next trip by using these travel tools and tips!
If you're traveling to London, taking a visit to the Warner Brothers Harry Potter Studio Tour is one of the best ways to spend your day! Use this handy guide to learn everything you need to know before visiting the Warner Brothers lot. Find out how to get there, what to expect, where and when to buy tickets, and what to see at the Harry Potter Studio Tour.
The best accessory for a weekend getaway (besides some statement sunnies and your camera) is a chic, reliable weekender bag. But your travel bag doesn't need to break the bank--there are great styles at every budget! Shop these weekender bags at every budget for travel to find the best one for your upcoming trip!
There are so many hotel options in the sprawling city of Bangkok that it can be hard to choose where to stay. Tucked away along the Chao Praya River in the Dusit district of Bangkok is an exclusive, stylish escape: The Siam. This Bangkok hotel is nothing short of a remarkably intriguing, one-of-a-kind work of art. There are touches of modern elegance and Art Deco design juxtaposed with eye-catching colors and rare antiques. If you're looking for where to stay in Bangkok, look no further than this artistic, urban sanctuary in the heart of bustling Bangkok.
If you've been thinking about starting a travel blog or looking for ways that you can start to take your blog more seriously, check out this guide with the 10 steps you need to create a successful travel blog. We've included over 20 resources and bonus materials in here, which is perfect for the ambitious travel + lifestyle blogger! Uncover how to find your voice as a blogger, how to create a blog business plan, the best cameras and courses for bloggers, and other tips to keep you motivated!
Confession Time: I'm a travel blogger who is afraid of flying. For real. Luckily, after years of practice, I've come up with an easy system for how to overcome this fear of flying every time I step onto an airplane. And now, I'm sharing my tips with you! If you're like me and you hate the feeling of turbulence, check out these 6 easy tips to conquer your fears and anxieties of flying.
Santorini is an idyllic and unforgettable destination that should be on every traveler's bucket list. If you're searching for where to stay in Santorini--or where you can find the best sunset, food, or views--look no further than the settlement of Oia in Santorini. Tucked away along the cliffsides of this colorful island is the Esperas Hotel in Oia. This hotel is the perfect escape for all types of travelers who are looking to enjoy everything Santorini has to offer. Take a look and see what's inside this luxury hideaway to prepare for your once in a lifetime trip to Santorini, Greece!
One of the worst things about travel is when you walk off of a long haul flight feeling completely drab and disgusting. Luckily, there are a few beauty remedies that you can start using to feel completely fresh faced every time you step off a flight. Use these 8 travel beauty tips to start looking and feeling your best after any flight.
This month's Global Eats Steak Recipe is going to bring the tastes and flavors of Argentina right to you in less than 30 minutes. Try this steak, sweet potato hash, and chimichurri recipe at home for a date night this week!
Just a quick, 2-hour train ride north of London is the historic city of York. It's the perfect destination to discover medieval landmarks, charming tea rooms, boisterous pubs, and the idyllic streets of The Shambles, that inspired Diagon Alley. If you're traveling to York for the first time, or even going as a day trip from London, use this travel guide to see where you can eat, sleep, and play on any budget in York!
Have you ever felt like you've time traveled into another destination from the past? This luxury hotel in the heart of Chiang Mai will do just that. The Dhara Dhevi is a truly special experience for people looking for something authentic and unique while visiting Chiang Mai. Step into this world of the 13th century Kingdom of Lanna and get ready to be treated like royalty!
Nestled right in the heart of Thailand's cultural capital is the urban oasis of 137 Pillars House Chiang Mai. If you're researching where to stay in Chiang Mai, you might want to consider this luxury boutique hotel, which has been named one of Travel and Leisure's Top 100 Hotels in the World. Discover where you can find the best Thai spa treatments, Thai cooking classes, and so much more right here in this luxury getaway!
The best way to explore the streets of Savannah is by foot. Use these 3 self-guided walking tours of Savannah to create your own adventures around the city based on what you're looking for! Use these guides to find places to eat, where to take photos, and where to see the historical sites of Savannah.
With over 25 different Caribbean Islands to choose from, how do you know which one is best for you? Use this Caribbean Island Guide to help you decide where to go based on your style, travel schedule, and budget.
Are you looking for the best carry-on luggage to use this year? Check out which carry-on luggage I think is the best for travelers to use, plus get an exclusive discount to try it out!
After a long-awaited time, we're finally heading down to Charleston to see what all the hype is about! Candy colored houses, cobblestone streets, and all the Southern cooking we've ever dreamed us is what is waiting for us in The Holy City. Use this weekend travel guide to Charleston to figure out where to eat, sleep, and play on any budget!
If you're planning on heading to San Diego in 2017, don't miss these awesome Beer Festivals happening around the city this year! Sarah Watts, our TCS Monthly Guest Poster, gives us an exclusive look at which ones to check out.
Located in the heart of the downtown Charleston is the chic and elegant Belmond Charleston Place. The hotel's prime location--just a stone's throw away from all the city's major hot spots--makes it an ideal home base for visitors from all around. Step inside this luxury, urban oasis and see why it's nearly impossible to leave the city after falling in love with its Southern Charm.
If you're lucky enough to have more than a few days to spare while traveling in London, you might want to consider taking a day trip to explore some other destinations nearby. Get some "destination inspiration" with these 12 day trips from London that are all easily accessible by train, bus, or plane!
Just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Savannah's historic downtown area is the charming beach town of Tybee Island. It's a fantastic place where you can ride your bike through the streets with your hair blowing in the wind, see all the colorful cottages around town, hit the beach for some surfing, and then unwind with a drink in hand along the pier. Tybee Island is the perfect extension to your Savannah vacation--so use this travel guide to find where to eat, sleep, and play while you're there!
We've finally put the [crazy] year of 2016 behind us and it's time to refresh our annual travel bucket lists! It's time to get our planners out and start making moves. So get your passports ready and let's dive into this year's 17 Places to Travel in 2017!
If you’re heading to a big city like London for the first time, it can be overwhelming to sit down and plan everything—especially your accommodations. If you're sick of the planning headache, use this easy 3-step system to help you decide where you want to stay in London—or any city! *Plus, check out a few ideas on where you can stay in London and the adorable vacation rental I stayed in!
Welcome to "Global Eats," our monthly blog series that brings you recipes and flavors from all around the world! Today's meal is inspired by the street food of Thailand, courtesy of Sun Basket. Try these easy-to-make Bangkok Chicken Wings with Coconut-Pineapple "Rice" this week!
We're trading in our skyscrapers and bustling sidewalks for the historic sites and tree lined streets of this Southern destination. It's time to explore the charming city of Savannah, Georgia to see what exactly makes this eclectic, vibrant place sparkle. Check out this travel guide for tips on where to eat, sleep, and play on every budget in Savannah!