Visit Transylvania! How to Explore Romania Beyond Bucharest

If you’re going to Romania, you need to see the countryside! A trip to Transylvania allows you to see Peleș & Bran Castles, and the town of Brașov.

3 Days in Bucharest, Romania: The Best Things to See & Do 

Curious about traveling to Bucharest? Here’s everything you need to know, from history to food and drink to public transportation for 3 days in Bucharest.

Becoming A Dot in the Blue

When a friend started the sailing company A Dot in the Blue, he invited Mr. Valise & I to spend a week sailing in Greece. Um, yes, please. (Video included.)

Tips for Experiencing the Acropolis & Acropolis Museum

Visiting Athens? You can’t skip the Acropolis & Acropolis Museum. Here’s how to enjoy both and make the most of a visit to this unbeatable historic sight.

How to Spend a 3-Day Weekend in Montauk

Whether you’ve never been or have a dozen times, make Montauk your last summer weekend trip with this itinerary for 3 days in Montauk.

How to Visit Long Beach, Washington from Seattle

I’ve looked around, and I’ve found it: the cutest small town in Washington is definitely Long Beach! Here’s a guide to planning your own trip to visit.

Aboard the Amtrak Crescent: New Orleans to New York

Considering a ride aboard the Amtrak Crescent from New Orleans to New York, or vice versa? Read about my experience, and tips for enjoying your trip.

How to Visit Gig Harbor, Washington’s Perfect Harbor Town

Summer is here and it’s time to get outside and out of Seattle! Here’s a guide for visiting the most perfect small Washington town: Gig Harbor.

8 Unexpected Surprises I Had in Jordan

Everywhere we travel, our experiences are colored by what we know. Here are some surprises I had in Jordan.