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The Most Stylish Boutiques & Designers in Goa

The shopping scene here is different to the rest of India. While, yes, you can find the typical goodies like elephant trousers, incense, and wall hangings, there are so many more cool, independent boutiques and designers in Goa getting their start! After all, while you can get those baggy, colorful elephant pants, how often can you

32 Beautiful Places to Visit in Northern Italy

Looking for some beautiful places to visit in Northern Italy? Here's your guide! After living and traveling in Italy for over a year, I’ve learned that it is simply impossible to see all of this incredible country in just one trip...or even just one lifetime! If you’ve visited Italy before and are looking to get

Best Things to Do in Richmond, BC to Get a Taste of Chinese Culture

Looking to get a taste of China without flying all the way there? Check out these things to do in Richmond, BC! I’ve always said that my luxe fantasy would be a private, live-in Chinese chef who hand-shredded chicken, plumped shrimp dumplings, steamed black fungi, and served dim sum on Sunday mornings. So far, I

Places in Old Goa to See Portugal’s Influence

Curious about which places in Old Goa to visit and if you should even include it in your India itinerary? Check out this complete guide, written by Jules, our local Goan expert! For more on planning your trip, don't miss our Insider Guide to Goa and the Hippie in Heels Guide to India. Old Goa, also known

Go Red for Rachel

Hi everyone, this is Rachel's family and friends here. As hard as it is to believe, we approach the two-year anniversary of her passing. For those who are new here or unaware, sadly and tragically, Rachel was taken from us far too soon as a result of complications arising from an unknown heart condition. We

How to Spend 3 Days in Seville in Southern Spain

Wondering how to spend 3 days in Seville, Spain? Here's all you need to know! Seville is one of my favorite cities in all of Europe. The charming capital of Andalucia is known for its stunning Mudejar architecture, lively atmosphere, charming orange-tree lined streets, and truly authentic Spanish feel. With over 300 days of sunshine

20 Fun Things to Do in Buffalo, NY

Buffalo, NY has plenty of surprises for day trippers and weekenders alike. A short drive from the Greater Toronto Area, it’s a popular south-of-the-border escape, with intriguing food, shopping and activities, and a chill college-town vibe. I visit throughout the year – here are some of my favorite things to do in Buffalo, NY. Tours

Agonda Beach, Goa: An Essential Travel Guide

Even once you've decided where to stay in Goa and that you'd prefer the more relaxing south over north, there are still quite a lot of beaches to choose from! With the help of our local expert, Jules, we're going to look at the best ones to visit. This guide is all about Agonda Beach,