Intrepid Highlights from the Philippines

Less than 48 hours since landing in Hong Kong, I was off on my next adventure. While I'm not always so spur-of-the-moment with my travel plans, I couldn't say no to the Philippines. So off I went to the Island of Palawan with Intrepid Travel, a destination many refer to as "the most beautiful island[...]

England: 5 Ways to Indulge in Cultural Luxury

Even the most seasoned, avant-garde traveler deserves a break every now and again. I've always believed in a balanced lifestyle and that includes a little bit of luxury. Although my home has been New York City for the past four years, I'll never forget my months living in London and traveling throughout the country. For me, England is a perfect blend of innovative culture, varying landscapes and c[...]

Italy: 5 Trails for Every Interest

Maybe it was Eat, Pray, Love or just my affinity for pasta, red wine and gelato but I've fallen for Italy hard. During my semester studying abroad in London, two friends and I flew to Venice for our week-long Spring break. From Venice, we hit Florence and Rome before boarding our flight back to the UK.That being said, there are so many other cities and towns in Italy that I didn't have the cha[...]

Literary Guide to England

During my semester studying in London, I took full advantage of traveling throughout the country. It didn't take me very long to discover that England was a world of its own in many ways. As a self-described literary nerd, I was completely dazzled by cities and towns like Bath, Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford. Not only were these villages visually stunning but they also hold so much literary signif[...]
 
 

12 Reasons to Visit Copenhagen

This is a guest post by Andrew Tipp.Scandinavia. It’s expensive, right? So it’s probably best to skip cities like Copenhagen when you’re backpacking around Europe?Wrong. Well, not completely wrong. It is expensive - you won’t get much change from £7 when you buy a pint. But it’s totally worth visiting, either as a short trip in itself or a stop on a longer backpacking adventure.Obvious[...]

El Pardo: A Serene Getaway from Madrid

This is a guest post from Katie-Belle of  Delightsome.It can be hard work trudging the fashionista streets of Madrid in search of that latest bargain, while trying to squeeze in a few sightseeing visits such as the Prado art gallery, perhaps even a tour of Real’s Santiago Bernabeu football stadium into a long weekend break.Cities can tire, and even in the central park of the Retiro you can[...]