Beignets. Jazz music. Ghosts. Gumbo. New Orleans is one of the most unique places in the USA, with a complex history that reflects the story of the United States. And the food – oh, the food! 3 days in New Orleans is just enough time to eat plenty of Creole food, befriend some ghosts, learn about complex history, and explore New Orleans’ most beautiful neighborhoods. Here’s the perfect 3-day New Orleans itinerary!
Have you ever CLICKED with a place? We clicked hard with Savannah and we’ve been trying to figure out why. Was it the town’s stunning beauty? Was it the fact that everything or we ate or drank was absolutely incredible? Was it the thrilling tales of ghosts and murder and hoodoo lurking behind the closed shutters of Savannah’s elegant, refined homes? Was it the weird quirks, the unexplained mysteries, the myths and legends and nuanced history of a city that’s older than the country it’s in? Well… yes. Here’s 29 of our favorite quirks, stories, and anecdotes from one of the most fascinating places we’ve ever visited: Savannah, Georgia.
Have you ever fallen head over heels in love with a place? We fell HARD for Savannah, Georgia. Here’s the thing: Savannah, Georgia is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been, and one of the most historically important cities in the USA. But underneath all that genteel elegance lies a fascinating web of stories, myths, and legends ranging from quirky to downright morbid. And that nuanced complexity is what makes Savannah absolutely enchanting. From amazing food and drinks to historic homes and spine-tingling ghost stories, here are all the best things to do in Savannah, GA on the perfect weekend trip!
Bali, Indonesia: land of white sandy beaches, glittering temples, cute but evil monkeys, lush green jungles, and active volcanoes. It’s no wonder that Bali tops the bucket lists of everyone who’s ever watched Eat Pray Love (or casually browsed through Instagram for 5 seconds). We were enchanted by the whole island of Bali during our 2 week trip! Although we tend to be terribly accident prone and make lots of dumb mistakes during our travels, our trip to Bali was nearly disaster-free – I mean, we did crash a motorbike one time, but that’s it. So we’ve got tons of great advice to pass along! In our essential Bali packing list, we’re including 43 essential things you need to bring stay cool, comfortable, and healthy (and eco-friendly) whether you’re hostel hopping or staying in Bali’s beautiful bungalows and villas.
Just across the Bay from San Francisco, Oakland, California is an urban cultural mecca that stretches from the coast to redwood-covered rolling hills. Did you know that Oakland is home to TWO huge redwood parks, a lake in the middle of downtown, 3 historic Art Deco theatres, a food and coffee scene that rivals San Francisco, a system of hidden staircases, and over 600 street art murals? We’ve lived here for 8 years and we’re STILL discovering new things to love about our home city every day! Here are 29 things nobody tells you about Oakland, California.
Years ago, when I was a Walt Disney World Cast Member, I didn’t think about what I threw into my bag on my way to the parks. I would just hop on a bus and go have lunch in Epcot or grab a Mickey Bar. Like it was routine. Like it was NORMAL. Oh, how I miss those days! Now that I’m a regular shmuck again, packing for Disney is a STRUGGLE. It’s like packing for a marathon combined with packing for a costume party combined with packing for a camping trip. But with the right packing strategy, you can feel comfortable all day long and save money on unnecessary purchases in the parks! Here’s everything you need to know about the essential gear to bring, what NOT to pack, & budget-friendly Disney packing tips!