Destination Guides

Browse through the detailed destination guides I’ve created for all the more than three-dozen countries I’ve visited.

5 Things to Do in Belgium (Besides Beer)

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Headed to Belgium? It’s popular—and important—to sample local beers, but this small country packs a big travel punch beyond brew.

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Tohoku Spirit Week

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I could tell the Sunday morning sky was grey, even through my blue curtains. But I was leaving for Japan in a few hours—what did the color of the sky in Thailand matter? Six months, I’d reminded my friend Megan during our video chat the night before, when the sky was black. It had been […]

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10 Southeast Asia Experiences You Can’t Miss

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Even if you don’t decide to move here in the event that your country elects a racist-rapist to its highest office, this post will inspire you to return to Southeast Asia time and time again.

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Majorca’s Top 5 Family Attractions

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Headed to Majorca with family? You won’t want to miss Majorca’s top family attractions, which not surprisingly center on water sports.

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Three Marvelous Days in Melbourne

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Melbourne should be first on your list of things to do Down Under, even though it’s Australia’s second city.

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Three Brilliant Days in Bogotá

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You should absolutely hang out in Colombia’s capital for a bit before seeing the rest of the country.

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Just How Grand is Thailand’s Canyon?

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Sunsets notwithstanding, Ubon Ratchathani is a hub of subtlety, not spectacle.

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Three Stellar Days in Sydney

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Seeing the Sydney Opera House for the first time as my jumbo jet descended out of the clouds was easily in my top 10 travel moments

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