Twinkling Christmas trees on the White House lawn. Ice skating over a glittering wharf. Sipping a martini in an igloo at the Watergate Hotel. Washington DC is the playground of politicians, partisans, and spies, full of history and intrigue as well as culture and inspiration. Along Washington DC’s storied and historic streets you’ll discover remnants of the United States’ colorful and chaotic history, the largest museum complex in the world, and America’s most famous buildings and monuments. But Washington DC really shines in the winter, when it’s covered in twinkling lights and Christmas decorations! We tapped a local tour guide to give us the inside scoop.
Softly falling snow. Hot mulled wine. Sticky maple taffy. Montreal, Canada is a winter wonderland, and one of the best places to visit for winter cheer! From visiting Christmas Markets to ice skating on frozen lakes to rolling hot maple syrup in snow at a sugar shack to relaxing in an outdoor thermal bath, here are all the coziest, best things to do in Montreal in the winter.
Chaotic streets. Colorful markets. Ancient temples. Nestled in a valley and surrounded by Himalayan peaks, the ancient city of Kathmandu is as spiritual as it is urban; a stupa or temple is around every corner, a hidden courtyard through every secret doorway. Our post includes the best things to do and places to visit in Kathmandu, Nepal!
Snowy mountains. A giant, salty desert. Rugged terrain. Beehive decor. Wait, what? You might think you know Utah, but Salt Lake City is FULL of surprises. And while most of us don’t associate beer with Utah, Salt Lake City has an absolutely incredible craft beer scene! Here’s everything you need to know about Salt Lake City breweries and brewpubs, with a healthy dose of weird history mixed in for good measure.
Las Vegas is one of the most famous, bucket-list destinations in the USA. Everyone’s gotta go there once in a lifetime. (Or, if you happen to live in California, everyone’s gotta go there at least once a year.) The parties are as lit as the neon signs, the food is amazing, and there’s no shortage of nightlife or entertainment! We tapped a Las Vegas local to create a jam-packed guide to planning a trip to Las Vegas on a budget, including everything from where to stay, when to go, the best FREE things to do in Las Vegas, local’s tips and tricks, the best Vegas photo spots, and even how to get into nightclubs for free. It’s everything you need to visit Las Vegas on a dime!
Carnival. Street parties. Christ the Redeemer. Samba. Soccer. Beaches. Rio de Janeiro is a megacity and it’s got it all. (That’s not a dumb millennial word I made up, it really is called a megacity). Rio de Janeiro has a ton of distinct neighborhoods, each with its own unique vibe. With a historical center, beaches and favelas, the city is incredibly diverse. This self-guided walking tour of Rio will take you through the Centro and Lapa neighborhoods and treat you to the best of Rio’s incredible culture and art!