The Best Tapas Restaurants for Cheese and Jamon in Barcelona

Barcelona is swimming in tapas joints.  Around every corner, you can find a new restaurant.  But there are also a lot of tourist traps, where you won't get the best value.  So where should you go?  As part of our series on top eating and drinking establishments in Spain, we've combed the main streets and back alleys searching for the best cheese and jamon (xarcuterias) in Spain.  And here's our list.

Thailand: Krabi Islands Private Tour

In this article, we will take you on a private tour of the islands in the province of Krabi in Thailand.  Krabi has some of the nicest islands in the region, second only to Phuket.  While Phuket is best for the nightlife party atmosphere, Krabi is an  Instagrammer's heaven, with plenty of quiet beaches and beautiful scenery.

The Best Restaurants for Lunch in North Conway, New Hampshire

There are plenty of eateries in the North Conway, NH area.  But many are chain restaurants or fast food joints.  If you're looking for something more local, check out these great lunch places in North Conway, New Hampshire.


5 Tips about Thai massage: things you'll love and hate

There are many benefits associated with Thai massage, including reducing stress, improving circulation and flexibility as well as aiding in detoxification of the body. Thai massage has been shown to improve sleep quality, reduce anxiety levels and boost immunity.

37 Tips For Your First Trip To Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok and Thailand can be disorienting and even overwhelming for tourists -- especially tourists who have never visited Asia before.  So in this article, I list the top tips that I found useful for your first trip to Thailand (and Bangkok in particular).  

How to Survive the Lines at London Heathrow Airport in Summer 2022

Things have gotten pretty crazy at airports during the post-COVID rush.  Many airports aren't handling the additional traffic well, but there is one airport that stands out as particularly bad.  That's London's Heathrow airport.

Should you use Uber, Lyft, or Taxis in Spain? [2022]

For Americans traveling to Spain, one of the first questions we get is "what's the best way to get around".  In the past, in certain cities you had to deal with unscrupulous taxi drivers and negotiating rates.  But Uber and Lyft have changed all of that -- at least in many places around the world.

Your choices for COVID-19 tests for returning to the U.S.

Even though we no longer need masks or vaccinations to travel, U.S. residents do need a certified negative COVID-19 test to return to the country.  But how do you get one on a hectic trip?  There are a few options, some of which are much easier than others. 

Travel Insurance and COVID-19: What you need to know

In this article, we take an in-depth look at travel insurance in a time of COVID-19.  In the current climate, there are many factors outside of your control which could result in expensive bills.  If you've ever wondered what your risks when traveling are, or what you should have in terms of insurance, this guide will help you understand it all.

Do travel advisories mean anything anymore in the age of COVID-19?

Hooray: it's spring and everything is opening up again!  Or so it seems.  Now that the vast majority of countries are technically open for tourism and visitors, we are left to make our own decisions about what level of COVID-19 risks we are willing to accept.  And that's where travel advisories come in -- or should come in.