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Jessica Esa and Will Heath

A Jane Austen Tour of England (11 Places to Visit) 

For many of us, British or otherwise, the places and people of Jane Austen’s novels represent that quintessential English life. But these places and people were inspired by Austen’s own home and life, all of which can be experienced by a Jane Austen tour of England. Taking a tour of the towns and villages, the …

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10 Must-Visit Independent Brighton Bookshops (+ Lewes) 2021

With the south-coastal city of Brighton being a hub of UK art and culture, as well as a loudly and proudly queer city, it’s no wonder that so many independent bookshops can be found in the wonderful city of Brighton. Just an hour outside of London, this easily accessible coastal city is a wonderful place …

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A Perfect Weekend in Portland, Oregon (2-Day Itinerary)

If you’re looking to visit one of America’s most up-and-coming once hidden gems, Portland is the place to go! It’s filled with unique neighbourhoods, trendy shops, delicious cuisine, and much more. There’s truly something for everyone during a weekend in Portland, Oregon if you’re into culture, a quirky vibe, and a good time. Are you …

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A Perfect Day Trip to Cambridge (for Culture Lovers)

The coolest thing about the city of Cambridge, UK is how it blends history and contemporary culture; academia and a vibrant art scene. One of the world’s most famous university towns is also a place of world food, unique museums, great coffee, and so much more. A day trip to Cambridge is always a breath …

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5 Amazing Places for Backcountry Skiing in California

If you don’t live in California, chances are your first thoughts of the West Coast state are sunshine and blue skies (and maybe rain for San Francisco). Truth is, however, there are some amazing opportunities for backcountry skiing in California. Californians sometimes boast of the fact that, traffic permitting, they can ski and snowboard in …

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15 Must-Try Japanese Drinks (Alcohol + Soft Drinks)

When we think Japanese alcohol, we think sake. But the best Japanese drinks include fantastic beer, whiskey, and more. And then there’s all the Japanese soda and soft drinks to get to know. When it comes to all things culinary, Japan is legendary the world over for its varied and wonderful foods. Sushi, onigiri, okonomiyaki, …

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5 Unmissable Things to Do in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Get ready to discover why we fell in love with this gorgeous area of Thailand and why it should be next on your list. Kanchanaburi Province in western Thailand is a four hour train ride from Bangkok. When you step off that train, you’re welcomed — with open arms — into an entirely different world. …

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13 Unique Latvian Foods and Drinks You Should Try in 2021

Get to know the best Latvian food, drink, and desserts to try at home or on your future trips to Latvia. Cold countries with tough climates and rugged landscapes have a wonderful habit of developing hearty cuisines made from belly-filling carbohydrates and meats, as well as a love of forest-floor foraging. Latvia is no different. …

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6 Amazing UK Staycation Ideas for 2021

If you’re lucky enough to live, or be based, in the UK right now, then you have a wealth of travel opportunities at your fingertips. There’s no need to travel abroad when a staycation in the UK provides some of the most varied, beautiful, and historic cities in Europe. A staycation in the UK means …

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