With these Galapagos Islands travel tips, your next adventure to the Enchanted Islands will be unforgettable.
We had left early in the afternoon, bound for a steep trail up the mountain. With my hiking boots on, a bottle of water in my backpack and a hat that kept the warm equator sun off my face, we set off along the jungle trail. Mist and humidity clung to me, making it seem like I was drenched in sweat.
If you grew up in the 90s, its guaranteed you watched a movie about (and wanted to be) a Disney Princess; and what did many of the Princess have in common? A stellar castle. The castle of Princess Aurora – aka Sleeping Beauty – was actually inspired by a real-life castle right in the heart of the Bavarian Alps, the Neuschwanstein Castle. Understanding how to get to Neuschwanstein Castle can be overwhelming for first-time visitors, but once you know how, getting there will be a breeze.
Sometimes it’s hard to choose how you’re going to spend your 10 day vacation in a new country. If you’re anything like me, then it will never seem like enough time, because you want to see EVERYTHING. When I created my 10 day Italy itinerary, there were a few places I absolutely wanted to see, as it was my first time in this classical country.
I couldn’t fully grasp how extraordinary the Galapagos Islands were until my second day. In walking two kilometres, the landscape had changed drastically. One minute I was walking on a sand beach, then my feet stumbled over black precarious volcanic rock. Around me, the mangroves turned into cacti and the sea birds into finches.
(Updated 2019) With mountains that rise to touch the sky and water so blue and cold, there is no comparing the beauty of the Canadian Rockies. Jasper National Park and Banff National Park are the pride and joy of the Canadian National Park system and see millions of visitors each year. Make sure you stop at these must-see places along the Icefields parkway on your next road trip through Jasper and Banff national parks.