Category Archives: Inspiration

Karaganda, Kazakhstan: Doing Nothing in a Fascinating City

Have you ever passed through a place on your travels and left not really knowing too much more about the city than you did prior to visiting?  As most travelers do a little research prior to taking off somewhere, I’m guilty of not making such efforts. I may research the first location a little, but […]

Post Soviet Tourism: 20 Former USSR Cities You Should Visit in 2022

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 […]

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 […]

25 Most Visited US National Parks (+ Why You Should Visit!)

Bryce Canyon National Park

Are you a nature lover and on the hunt for the most visited US National Parks? This guide lists the top twenty-five most popular US National Parks and gives reasons why you should visit each of them despite the crowds and popularity! America’s National Parks is one of the greatest things about the country. There […]

10 Prettiest Lighthouses in Florida (+ How to Visit Them)

Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse - best lighthouses in Florida

It’s no secret that Florida has some of the most famous beaches in the world. And at many of these beaches, you will find some of the prettiest lighthouses in Florida.  This guide covers the best Florida lighthouses, where you can find them, and a bit of information about each (including their history)! Did we […]