Category Archives: Inspiration

Top 5 Places in Mexico to Spend the Spring Break Season

Mexico has everything to spend the most incredible vacation you’ve ever lived, well, part of being a multicultural country is due to the massive influx of tourism that is received daily in major tourist cities that form. This time we want to talk a little about the best places to spend the spring break season […]

6 Must-Have Soviet Architecture Books for Your Coffee Table

6 Soviet Architecture Books for Your Coffee Table

If you come and hang out at my apartment, you will be quick to realize that I have a coffee table full of Soviet architecture books and a bookshelf filled with other types of reads that pertain to the same era.  These are my favorite books about Soviet architecture that you can order for yourself […]

7 Villages in Finnish Lakeland You Need to Know About

Keuruu - 7 Villages in Finnish Lakeland You Need to Know About

There are so many amazing places to visit in Finland from the capital city to Lapland to the north.  This guide focuses on Finnish Lakeland and the spectacular places that exist there.  These are seven villages in Finnish Lakeland you need to know about. I recently visited Finnish Lakeland (Lahti and Tampere) and was blown […]

18 Awesome Places to Visit in Ukraine (That Are Not Kyiv or Lviv)

Chernivtsi, Ukraine railway station

There is no shortage of amazing places to visit in Ukraine.  Most of us that have traveled the country extensively know this.  Unfortunately, not everyone has had the opportunity to visit Ukraine beyond Kyiv and Lviv and I think that they absolutely should!   So, I asked a group of travelers where they want you […]

Best Champagne Books: Guides and Books about Champagne (France)

Best Champagne Books (guides and books about Champagne in France)

After taking a Champagne tour in France, one of the things I regretted most was not educating myself more about the drink before going.  This is a guide to the best Champagne books out there.  It will include guides and books about Champagne as well as informative resources about the Champagne region of France. Best […]

Post Soviet Tourism: 20 Former USSR Cities You Should Visit in 2020

It’s no secret that a big portion of this blog talks about traveling through post-Soviet countries and cities.  I have spent most of my life being fascinated by the region and how diverse places and cities can be.  I also have an affinity for concrete, drastic landscapes, and good food- which, with the exception of […]