Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings: The Complete Guide for 2020

Julie Egypt 14 Comments

The Valley of the Kings is one of Egypt’s most spectacular destinations. Located on the west bank of the Nile River near Luxor, this small area contains a staggering amount of exquisitely decorated tombs of Egypt’s ancient kings. When planning our visit, we found it very difficult to find any reliable information online. Mislabeled photos, out of date pricing, and …

Earth Trekkers 2019

Our Travels in 2019…Ideas for Your Next Big Trip

Julie Travel Inspiration 10 Comments

Each December I write an article recapping our year in travel. Rather than writing a simple overview about what we did, I want to share with you our travels in 2019 and let you know how you can have the same experiences. We visited some amazing places in 2019…it was a year filled with adventures and many brand-new destinations. I …

Reinebringen

Norway Bucket List: 20 Epic Things to do in Norway

Julie Norway 6 Comments

Norway is the land of fjords, quaint fishing villages, Vikings, trolls, the northern lights, the midnight sun, scenic drives, and some of the best hikes in the world. If you are planning a visit to this amazing country, here are 20 of the best things to do in Norway. Best Things to do in Norway In no particular order, here …

5 Lakes Trail Zermatt

The Five Lakes Trail (5-Seenweg) in Zermatt…Is it Worth It?

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While researching the best hikes in Zermatt, the Five Lakes Trail (5-Seenweg) kept popping up at the top of the list. Amazing Matterhorn views, five gorgeous lakes, a mostly downhill walk…it sounded perfect! So, we added it to our to-do list. During our visit to Zermatt, the cable car to Rothorn was closed for maintenance. As we stood at the …

Things to do in Zermatt

12 Amazing Things to do in Zermatt, Switzerland

Julie Switzerland 9 Comments

Zermatt is an idyllic mountain village tucked away in the Swiss Alps. The mighty Matterhorn dominates the skyline, creating one of the most unique alpine landscapes in Europe. Explore the hiking trails, journey up higher into the mountains by cable car and train, stroll the scenic streets of Zermatt, and go skiing all year long. Here are the best things …

Grand Teton Yellowstone Glacier Itinerary

Grand Teton, Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks: 10 Day Road Trip Itinerary

Julie United States 30 Comments

Grand Teton, Yellowstone, and Glacier National Parks are three of the top parks to visit in the United States. With 10 days, you can visit all of them on an epic road trip. Start in Grand Teton, where the lakes and the jagged mountain range create a hiker’s and photographer’s paradise. Journey north to Yellowstone, a national park that is …

Where to Stay in Paris

Where to Stay in Paris in 2020: Best Hotels and Neighborhoods for Your Budget

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Choosing where to stay in Paris can feel overwhelming. There are so many options! To make things easier for you, we have narrowed down the long list of hotels into just a few great properties, organized by neighborhood and budget.  Overview of Paris Before we jump into the best hotels in Paris, here is a quick geography lesson. This is …

Grand Prismatic Spring

Grand Prismatic Spring and the Fairy Falls Hike, Yellowstone National Park

Julie United States 2 Comments

The Grand Prismatic Spring is Yellowstone’s most colorful hot spring. Fairy Falls is one of Yellowstone’s tallest waterfalls. If you want to see both, it’s easy to combine the hike to Fairy Falls with the Grand Prismatic Spring overlook. In this article, learn how to visit the Grand Prismatic Spring and how to combine the hike to Fairy Falls with …

Kentucky Bourbon Trail Itinerary

Kentucky Bourbon Trail Itinerary – Suggestions for 1 Day to 1 Week

Julie United States 2 Comments

The Kentucky Bourbon Trail is a collection of seventeen bourbon distilleries located in and around Louisville. If you want to tour all seventeen distilleries, you need a minimum of seven days. However, there is a lot more to do in this part of Kentucky than just tour bourbon distilleries. Enjoy the nightlife in Louisville, drive through scenic bluegrass Kentucky, watch …

Skogafoss Waterfall Way Hike

Skógafoss and the Amazing Waterfall Way Hike

Julie Iceland 2 Comments

The Skógafoss Waterfall hike (also called the Skógá Trail or Waterfall Way) is one of Iceland’s most underrated experiences. This trail starts at the mighty Skógafoss waterfall and follows the Skógá River upstream for 8 km (5 miles). As you hike through this lush, green landscape, you get to see 25 more waterfalls, dramatic canyons, and glacier-capped volcanoes just off …

Jungfraujoch or Schilthorn

Jungfraujoch or Schilthorn: Which One Should You Visit?

Julie Switzerland 2 Comments

If you are planning a visit to the Bernese Alps and only have the time, or the money, for Jungfraujoch or Schilthorn, which one should you visit? Both are extraordinary experiences, offering panoramic views of the Alps with a few unique differences. Both also come with a big sticker price. In this article, get an overview of what to expect …

How to Visit Schilthorn

Everything You Need to Know to Visit Schilthorn and Birg

Julie Switzerland 3 Comments

Schilthorn is one of the highest peaks in the Jungfrau region and it is one of the best places to go for panoramic views of the Swiss Alps. While you are here, enjoy the view as you dine at Piz Gloria, learn a little James Bond history at Bond World, and add on the thrilling Cliff Walk in Birg. This …

10 Day Iceland Itinerary

10 Days in Iceland: Itinerary for First-Time Visitors

Julie Iceland, Itinerary 4 Comments

If you are planning your first visit to Iceland, most likely you want to see the highlights. For many first-timers, Reykjavík, the Blue Lagoon, the Golden Circle, and the south coast tops the list of places to visit. With this Iceland itinerary, you get to visit those, plus a whole lot more. About this Iceland Itinerary On this itinerary, you …

One Day in Zurich

One Perfect Day in Zürich, Switzerland

Julie Switzerland 3 Comments

Zürich, with its colorful old town and handy public transportation network, is a great city to add on to your tour of Switzerland. Wander the picturesque old town, dine on fondue, go shopping, and take a boat tour of Lake Zürich. Here are the best things to do with one day in Zürich. Interesting Facts about Zürich Zürich is the …

Iceland Adventure Itinerary

10 Days in Iceland: The Ultimate Adventure Itinerary

Julie Iceland, Itinerary 2 Comments

Iceland…this is the land of active volcanoes, glacier-capped mountains, steaming hot springs, black sand beaches, gigantic waterfalls, the northern lights, and the midnight sun. Hiking trails and gravel roads crisscross these unique landscapes, creating the ultimate wonderland for those in search of adventure. If you have 10 days in Iceland, we have a thrilling itinerary to share with you. With …

Best Things to do in Acadia

14 Best Things to do in Acadia National Park

Julie United States 2 Comments

Acadia National Park is packed with scenic drives, short but thrilling hiking trails, and breathtaking views. Explore the park by day, go shopping or dine at the restaurants in Bar Harbor at night. Add in boat cruises and lobster feasts and you have all of the ingredients for a wonderful vacation. In this article, learn about the best things to …

Northface Trail Murren

Walking the Northface Trail in Mürren, Switzerland

Julie Switzerland 2 Comments

The Northface Trail in Mürren has a little bit of everything…stunning mountain views, small hamlets and chalets tucked away amidst the mountains, flower-filled alpine meadows, and pastures filled with cows and their musical bells. This is an easy walking trail that is done as a loop from Mürren. Along the way, you are treated to spectacular views of Mönch, Eiger, …

Ring Road Itinerary

Iceland Ring Road Itinerary: 7 to 10 Day Road Trip

Julie Iceland, Itinerary 4 Comments

A road trip on the Ring Road is one of Iceland’s best experiences. Not only do you get to visit Reykjavík, the Golden Circle, and highlights along the south coast, but you also get to travel to north and east Iceland, where the landscapes are no less beautiful but much less crowded. Learn how to plan your adventure with this …