Trip time: 10 days Major attractions visited: The Louvre Eiffel Tower Sainte Chapelle Notre Dame Loire Valley (Chambord and Chenonceau)
No trip to Egypt would be complete without seeing the Sphinx and the Pyramids, right? We felt the same.
A quick search of travel.state.gov would have revealed warnings such as "do not travel to the Sinai Peninsula due to
Today was tough. Shenzhen is louder, more confusing, and more difficult to navigate than Hong Kong, and my feet hurt
Typhoon Mangkhut shut down the train between Yangshuo and the coast and cut off the path to our flight out
Bastimentos is magical. It's a tiny Panamanian island in the Caribbean that can only be reached by boat and is
Panama City. It was just a city, really. With an ocean. And a canal. And.... that's about it.
4 days ago, I decided to take a last-minute trip to anywhere south of Mexico and found an absurdly cheap
One of the craziest things about Israel is recognizing names and places from the bible ALL THE TIME.
We negotiated our way into the heart of Palestine by taxi using sign language, nods, smiles, cash, and the help
We walked out of the hot, bright Israeli sun and were immediately surrounded by darkness
Many people think that international vacations need to cost thousands of dollars. I'd like to dispel that myth right now.
We were both nervous and excited to be in the Colombian capital on the presidential Election Day. Let me break
Climate change and overfishing have decimated the Jamaican reef and turned it into a bleached, algae-covered mess. Still, we managed
“Parents will go without, but Jamaicans take great pride in getting their children to school every day in a crisp,
The Greenwood Great House was one of the only plantation homes to survive the Christmas Rebellion of 1831.
Built in the 1760s, this beautiful building has had many lives. Most recently, it was our temporary home (and inspiration
There’s a city-wide 8pm curfew and state of emergency called in response to a high number of gang-related homicides.
Puertecitos Mexico, Population 41, is located a few hours south of San Felipe and is home to excellent natural hot
San Felipe is a beautiful place to hang out on the beach, explore the nearby rocks and pools, catch a
If you are ever driving down the #5 Highway from MexiCali down the coast of the Sea of Cortez, keep
We were fortunate to be able to visit 2 major religious sites in Old Jerusalem: The Western Wall and the
Old Jerusalem is an ancient, fragrant, complex, dusty, emotionally-, politically-, and religiously-charged space.
In the heart of Historic Mexico City, on Zocalo Square and partially buried under the Cathedral of Mexico City, is
Josh thinks visiting Teotihuacan was cooler than visiting the Pyramids of Giza. I'm on the fence.
Mexico City has a reputation for being dirty, poor, crowded, uncultured, and unsafe. Don't believe the hype.
We visited CDMX a few short months after a 7.1 earthquake that rocked the city and killed hundreds. Amazingly, there
We have been to museums on 5 continents and all across the United States and The Museum of Anthropology in
Growing up, we were taught that graffiti is bad. The Bogota Graffiti Tour turned that worldview upside down.
Paloquemao, a gigantic, pungent, colorful, bountiful market in the middle of Bogota, did not disappoint.
This post is just a set of pictures from around the city that capture the feeling of Bogota.
The plan was this: Get in at 5am, rent a car, drive to the Everglades for a sunrise hike, take
The purpose of this post is just so we don't forget this excellent elevator in Edificio Sucre, Bogota.
Andeans across Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Bolivia have been chewing coca leaves or drinking coca tea for thousands of years
"Zipa! Zipa!" An overpriced and underwhelming unofficial church in an old salt mine... but I guess the pictures came out
Near el Prado, a main boulevard in Havana, exists the closest thing that Cuba has to Craigslist.
Walk centuries old stone streets, enjoy beautiful 18th century golden limestone architecture, and explore a 2000-year-old Roman bath house.
Most everything about the former home of King Henry VIII was creepy, unwelcoming, and a little bit off.
The London Wall, The London Tower, Tower Bridge, London Bridge, and All Hallows By The Tower
This is part 2/3 of our walking tour of London, heading from Parliament Square to Trafalgar Square.
A self-guided walking tour through the heart of London, from Victoria Station to Parliament Square.
We flagged down an off-duty driver, who had a friend, who had a family member, who was able to give
Abuelo digs out some eggs from the nest of a free-roosting chicken. This man was probably my favorite person we
In what appears to be a closed down storefront in Viñales, there is an ephemeral ice cream shop.
We arrived in Cuba around 10pm at night, exhausted from a long day of flying, and walked like zombies up
When we were there, temperatures hit record lows. Fortunately our Airbnb was less than a block away from an amazing
“I think we are more than 50% lost right now.” It turns out that in order to leave the Merced
People actually live in the old city of Jerusalem, surrounded by temples and churches and mosques and touristy bazaars. Later
A road trip with friends plus camping on the beach, seeing giant cacti, soaking in hot springs, playing in sand
Egypt was tough, and not exactly what we expected. Still, with bucket list items like these, it's hard to go