Trip Ideas

Have a week — or 10 — to spare? My detailed “Trip Ideas” guides provide you with specific, travel-tested itineraries for short, medium and even long stays in countries and regions all around the world, from the Sahara desert to the tropical shores of Goa, India. Get inspired to travel like never before.

Headed to Nepal? Here’s a sample itinerary for 10 days in Nepal, courtesy of the super-talented Marie of the Miles of Happiness blog.

I felt as I’d lived through all of “Eat, Pray, Love” within Osaka’s city limits and the span of two sunsets.

Which of these unique destinations would you most like to visit in 2015?

There’s absolutely no experience like feeling at home in Rwanda – and there’s no better place to feel at home in Rwanda than at Red Rocks.

Whether you’re headed to Bangkok for the first time or the fiftieth, this itinerary is a foolproof way to get to know (and, hopefully, love) Thailand’s City of Angels in just a few days.

Even if you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting such fine Finns as I have, I hope this post inspires you to take your own trip to Finland – it is truly a life-affirming place.

No matter where in Seattle I decide to stay, these are the day trips I plan to make the next time I visit Seattle. Do you have any others to add?

I knew from my experience as a traveler that it was my duty to mercilessly second-guess my first impressions, so you might say I spent my two weeks in the Caucasus waiting for the proverbial “other shoe” to drop.