11 Stunning Catholic Monasteries Everyone Should See

Kylemore Abbey from my Irish Road Trip in May

Catholic Monasteries are some of my Favorite Places As a history lover and former Catholic, I adore visiting Catholic monasteries for their history, art, and architecture. From the nunnery where the real Maria von Trapp lived in Austria to visiting the stunning Kylemore Abbey while backpacking in Ireland, I’ve spent many days on the road … Read more

21 Colombian Souvenirs You’ll Cherish Long After Your Trip!

Colombia - Typical hats of regions of Colombia, for sale in the heart of historical walled center

Colombia is a great country to visit. With its rich cultural history and stunning destinations to explore, from sunny Medellin to beautiful Cartagena. To remind you of the joys you experienced on the trip, you might want to take a few souvenirs home with you! Here are the best Colombian souvenirs and gifts to pick … Read more

7 Literary Cities from Your Favorite Books & Plays to Add to Your Travel Bucket List!

New York City

Have you ever wondered how it would feel to actually visit the magical places described in some of your favorite books? Try to imagine catching a train through London, or enjoying dinner in an enchanting restaurant in Washington. All these places described by authors in various books are real and can be a ticket away … Read more

17 Houses of Famous Authors You Can Visit in Real Life!

Connecticutt - Mark Twain House and Museum was the home of Mark Twain from 1874 to 1871 with American High Gothic style in downtown Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

I just love visiting author’s homes on my travels. From seeing Pushkin’s house in Chisinau to seeing where Margaret Mitchell penned Gone With the Wind in Atlanta, some of my favorite travel memories are seeing the homes of famous writers. Here are some of the best houses of famous authors that you can actually visit … Read more

What To Do in Cartagena: A 2-day Itinerary in the Walled City of Cartagena

Colombia - Cartagena - Guest Post

Wondering what to do in Cartagena, Colombia? This relaxed 2-day itinerary introduces you to the highlights, delights, and beauty of the walled city of Cartagena. Good to Know: This guide to spending 2 days in Cartagena comes to us from Allison Browne from Dreamer at Heart about her trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Site the “Port, Fortresses … Read more