Category Archives: Destinations

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Time to Visit Maine

When you’re planning a trip to Vacationland–dreaming of butter-soaked lobster rolls, lighthouses dotting a rocky coastline, countryside covered bridges, and going moose spotting in the woods–you want to be sure you’re picking the best time of year to visit. I grew up with Maine as my backyard, and I can tell you that your visions…

Where to Learn Spanish in Nicaragua

The ability to speak the native language of a country has a profound impact on our travel experiences. And taking a language class while traveling is one of the best ways to learn because it combines structured learning with real-world exchanges. This experiential learning is what made my language learning journey come alive while I was studying abroad, and I was excited to read about a blogging friend’s recent language learning experience in Central America. Here’s her story about a beautiful language school in Nicaragua!

First Nations Culture in Calgary, Alberta: A Photo Essay

Calgary—that’s in Canada, right? If Cool Runnings and something about a Jamaican bobsled team at the Winter Olympics are the first things you think of when you hear “Calgary,” you’re not alone. Admittedly, that was pretty much all I knew about it before I had the opportunity to explore Indigenous culture in the Calgary area recently.