Things to Do Sintra Portugal

13 Amazing Things to Do in Sintra, Portugal (2024 Guide)

Julie Portugal 20 Comments

Sintra is a land of fairytale palaces, historic estates, and stunning coastlines. Pena Palace and the Initiation Well in Quinta da Regaleira may be Sintra’s most famous attractions, but you can also walk the walls of an ancient Moorish castle, tour the oldest palace in Portugal, and visit the westernmost point of continental Europe. In this guide, we cover the …

Blue Mountains Australia

22 Amazing Things to Do in the Blue Mountains, Australia

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With sandstone cliffs, hiking trails that lead to towering waterfalls and viewpoints, cable car and gondola rides, and views of unique rock formations, the Blue Mountains are a joy to explore. In this guide, learn about the best things to do in the Blue Mountains with tips to help you plan your visit. Interesting Facts about the Blue Mountains The …

Obidos Portugal

15 Wonderful Things to Do in Óbidos, Portugal

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Stroll the picturesque streets, walk the castle walls, and drink ginja in a chocolate cup …these are all things to do in Óbidos, Portugal. If you have been to Tuscany, Italy, a visit to Óbidos will feel very much like exploring one of Italy’s smaller hill towns, such as Montepulciano or San Gimignano. Óbidos is a compact town, perched on …

Things to Do in Sydney

Sydney Bucket List: 40 Epic Things to Do in Sydney, Australia

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Sydney is the largest city in Australia. It is world-renowned for its landmarks such as the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, its beautiful harbor, and its vast range of entertainment and fine dining. 40 things to do in Sydney sounds like a lot, and it is, but there are many more places we could have added to this list. …

Alberobello Walking Tour

Alberobello Walking Tour: Highlights & Hidden Gems

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If you have plans to visit Alberobello, one of the best things to do in this small town is to stroll the picturesque streets. We came up with a walking tour of Alberobello that includes the highlights of a visit here: the top viewpoints, rooftop terraces, photography locations, and hidden gems. This Alberobello walking tour is perfect for those who …

Bali Bucket List

Bali Bucket List: 20 Epic Things to Do in Bali

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Bali, an enchanting island located in Indonesia, is a tropical paradise renowned for its stunning landscapes, vibrant culture, and warm hospitality. Visit the rice terraces, relax on its pristine beaches, visit the ornate temples, and learn more about the Balinese culture…these all top the list of the best things to do in Bali. With its blend of natural beauty, cultural …

How to Visit Doubtful Sound

Doubtful Sound Day Trip: What to Expect, Photos & Map

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Doubtful Sound is a fiord in southwest New Zealand. It’s a neighbor of the more popular Milford Sound. A visit to Doubtful Sound, with its more remote location and less touristy vibe, is a much different experience than a visit to the Milford Sound. A Doubtful Sound day trip takes one full day. To get here, you first have to …

Florence Bucket List

Florence Bucket List: 30 Best Things to Do in Florence

Julie Italy 3 Comments

Home to the amazing Uffizi Gallery and Michelangelo’s David, famous piazzas and historic bridges, towers to climb, and of course, the Duomo, there are many wonderful things to do in Florence. Florence is a relatively small, compact city but there is a lot to do here. To get to everything on this list, it would take you about four to …

Polignano a Mare Puglia

15 Beautiful Places to Visit in Puglia, Italy

Julie Italy 13 Comments

Puglia, with its limestone cliffs, golden beaches, karst caves, vineyards, enormous groves of olive trees, and beautiful collection of coastal and hill towns, is one of Italy’s best road trip destinations. If you want to go off the beaten path and explore a quieter corner of Italy, put Puglia on your list. With some of the most dramatic coastal scenery …

Matera at Night

Matera Bucket List: 25 Best Things to Do in Matera

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Matera is a city with a long and fascinating history. A complex of cave dwellings, stone buildings, and churches sit on the rolling hillsides, creating one of the most photogenic cities in Italy. Matera has recently been featured in numerous films, increasing its popularity. Strolling the picturesque streets, sleeping in a cave hotel, trying traditional foods, and getting a history …

Alberobello Italy

15 Amazing Things to Do in Alberobello (With Photos & Helpful Tips)

Julie Italy 7 Comments

Have you ever seen photos of a place and think “that can’t be real.” Well, that’s what we thought when we first saw photos of Alberobello. This tiny town looks like it has been plucked from the pages of a fairytale. Alberobello is famous for its trulli, small round buildings with conical roofs made of stone. Stroll the hilly maze …

Assisi Umbria Italy

One Day in Assisi, Italy: Walking Tour of the Historic City Center

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With one day in Assisi, you have just enough time to visit the highlights of this beautiful city. In this guide, we provide an Assisi walking tour that covers the main sites within the historic city center. On this walking tour, visit the churches and important religious sites in Assisi, wander through picturesque streets, and learn where to get some …

Basilica di San Francesco

16 Wonderful Things to Do in Assisi (+ Helpful Tips & Map)

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Located in Umbria, sitting on the slopes of Monte Subasio, is the beautiful city of Assisi. This city, which is the birthplace of St. Francis, is filled with spiritual treasures and works of art. There are many things to do in Assisi…visit the long list of churches and basilicas, stroll the picturesque streets, go shopping for souvenirs, and enjoy the …

Forcella Ambrizzola

How to Plan a Trip to the Dolomites: Things to Know Before You Go

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The Dolomites. This is where jagged pinnacles of rock soar into the sky, mountain huts and cabins dot the green, rolling hills, cable cars whisk hikers and skiers to the highest mountain peaks, and hiking trails connect small hamlets and towns. Located in northeast Italy, the Dolomites are one of the most beautiful places to visit in Europe. For many …

Congaree Photo

One Perfect Day in Congaree National Park

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With its compact size and short list of things to do, one day is all you really need to visit Congaree National Park. With one day in Congaree National Park, walk the boardwalk trail, go canoeing or kayaking on Cedar Creek, and venture farther into the wilderness on one of several other hiking trails in the park. Quick Facts about …

Congaree National Park Guide

Top 10 Things to Do in Congaree National Park

Julie United States 11 Comments

Congaree National Park protects the oldest old-growth bottomland hardwood forest in the southeastern United States. This small park is quick and easy to visit. Walk the boardwalk trail through the forest, go kayaking or canoeing on Cedar Creek, go birdwatching and fishing, and, if you like, venture farther into the park on a number of other woodland trails. In this …

Best Things to do in Mesa Verde

Top 10 Things to Do in Mesa Verde National Park

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Located in southwestern Colorado, Mesa Verde National Park is one of the most unique national parks in the United States. This park preserves the ancient Puebloan cliff dwellings and archeological sites that are hundreds of years old. Short hikes, scenic drives, and viewpoints make the to-do list, but the best way to experience this park is to get up close …