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How to Walk Through the Sky in Costa Rica

Monteverde rain forest Costa Rica

It’s difficult to imagine a greener, more lush country than Costa Rica. The landscape of the country’s rugged volcanic interior is impossibly verdant, so it’s no surprise that it’s home to some of the most breathtaking cloud forests on earth. Viator’s Sky Adventure Monteverde Park offers three options to tour the town’s nearby cloud forest […]

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February 13, 2017 by | Comments Off on How to Walk Through the Sky in Costa Rica

Soaking Up Art and Architecture in São Paulo

SaoPaulo

I arrived in São Paulo wide-eyed and ready to explore the city that would act as both a layover and launch point throughout the rest of my time in Brazil. As the largest city in the country (and the fifth largest city in the world!), São Paulo can be a tad overwhelming. I knew I […]

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January 30, 2017 by | Comments Off on Soaking Up Art and Architecture in São Paulo

Comparing the Street Art of Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo in Brazil

SaoPaulo

One thing I wasn’t expecting from my six week trip to Brazil? Falling in love with São Paulo, popular Rio de Janiero’s rival. By the time I’d arrived in Rio, I felt my heart already belonged to another city — but I was more than willing to give this new one a chance. One of […]

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January 30, 2017 by | Comments Off on Comparing the Street Art of Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo in Brazil

Hang Gliding in Rio de Janeiro

Hang Gliding in Rio

While I don’t exactly consider myself an adrenaline junkie, I never shy away from an adventure. I’ve been skydiving in Hawaii, white-water rafting in Ecuador and shark diving in the Bahamas, so when I saw the opportunity to go hang-glide in Rio, I jumped at the opportunity (pun intended)! Viator’s Rio de Janeiro Hang Gliding […]

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January 30, 2017 by | Comments Off on Hang Gliding in Rio de Janeiro

The Hottest Helicopter Tour In Town

It’s your dream trip to Hawaii. And the number one thing on your list? Fly over an active volcano. Well, you can do just that on the Volcanoes and Waterfall Extreme: 45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight. That’s right, take a ride in a helicopter with the doors off — that’s one way to truly feel […]

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January 27, 2017 by | Comments Off on The Hottest Helicopter Tour In Town

Island-Hopping in Dubrovnik

Island of Sipan

“I am your captain and this is my espresso,” said the captain as he passed out traditional Croatian rakija, the most common form of domestic alcohol served throughout Croatia, to the passengers on board his ship. “Cheers, salud, Živeli!” And with that we set sail across the turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea on the […]

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January 19, 2017 by | Comments Off on Island-Hopping in Dubrovnik

Scratch the Surface: 11 of the World’s Coolest Underground Attractions

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Though churches, theaters, mountains, and museums are staple attractions when getting to know a new location, a look below the surface can reveal spectacular and little-known sights you probably wouldn’t find on a postcard. From underground churches, gardens, wineries, and music festivals, these top attractions from around the world are definitely worth a trip below […]

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November 4, 2016 by | Comments Off on Scratch the Surface: 11 of the World’s Coolest Underground Attractions

The World’s Top 10 Classical Music Cities

tokyo concert hall

What makes a great concert hall? The conductor? Acoustics? Its design? All these elements come together in the concert halls of the world’s top 10 classical music cities.

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September 6, 2016 by | Comments Off on The World’s Top 10 Classical Music Cities

Playa Del Carmen Food Tour – Discovering Authentic Mexican Flavors

Pozole at Mi Abuelita

Tex Mex is so delicious; we had been eating it by the bucket load in the United States. But we were now in Mexico and I wanted to further explore the local cuisine. I knew I couldn’t find that on the popular and touristy 5th Avenue in Playa Del Carmen, so I found the Viator […]

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September 2, 2016 by | Comments Off on Playa Del Carmen Food Tour – Discovering Authentic Mexican Flavors

10 Ways to Connect With Locals on Your Travels

Holi Festival of Colors in Delhi, India

There’s no better way to discover a country or understand its culture than meeting the locals. To help you break down the boundaries and seek out unforgettable experiences, here are 10 ways to connect with locals on your travels.

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August 30, 2016 by | Comments Off on 10 Ways to Connect With Locals on Your Travels

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