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Travel Porto Portugal Guide-Everything You Need to Know!

If you are looking to travel Porto Portugal, then this is the guide for you. Travelers often overlook Portugal’s second-largest city, Porto, in favor of Lisbon. But those who take the time to explore this historic city on the Douro River will be rewarded with its quaint cobbled streets, medieval buildings, and world-famous port wine cellars. Travelers can enjoy...

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Douro Valley in Portugal-Day Trip from Porto to Wineries in Douro Valley

If you are planning to take a day trip from Porto to the Douro Valley in Portugal, then this is the travel guide for you. The wineries in Douro Valley are some of the most beautiful in Portugal. Best known for the famous sweet Port wine, the valley is located about an hour drive from Porto, making it a perfect day trip for wine lovers. There are dozens of wineries to...

Best Restaurants in Porto Portugal for Vegan Food-Porto Vegan Guide

If you’re vegan and traveling to Porto, Portugal, you’re in luck! There are plenty of great vegan restaurants in the city. In addition to the vegan restaurants in Porto, there are many great non-vegan restaurants to find vegan food as well. I just recently finished an entire month long stay in this city and loved it. I was very surprised at how many...

Where to Stay in Porto Portugal-Best Place to Stay in Porto Neighborhoods

Porto is a city that is full of life and culture. There are so many Porto neighborhoods to explore, each with its own unique charm. The best place to stay in Porto Portugal is going to depend on what you’re looking for in a vacation. Porto is my favorite city in Portugal, and these Porto neighborhoods will show you why. I have had the pleasure of recently...

St Martin Orient Beach

St Martin Orient Beach 2022 Guide- Everything You Need to Know

Located on the northeastern side of the island of St Martin, Orient Beach is a popular beach with white powdered sand on the most beautiful crystal blue ocean. Along this gorgeous beach you will find many beach clubs, beach bars, high end hotels, Airbnb accommodations and fantastic restaurants. I personally always stay on Orient Beach whenever I am visiting the...

Best Things to Do in Porto Portugal-What to Do in Porto Portugal

Porto is Portugal’s second-largest city and is located in the north of the country, on the Douro River. The city has a population of just over 250,000 people and is one of the oldest cities in Portugal, with a history that dates back to the Roman era. Porto was an important trading port during the Middle Ages and was also home to many of Portugal’s royal...

St Martin Pinel Island

St Martin Pinel Island Guide-Pinel Island Ferry, Restaurants, and More!

Pinel Island is a small island off the coast of the French side of the Caribbean St. Martin. With white sand beaches, crystal blue water, two restaurants, umbrella and chair rentals, Pinel Island is the perfect getaway. Whether you are a local or just visiting St. Martin for a short visit, Pinel Island should be near the top of your list of attractions. I have had...

Travel Guide to Lisbon, Portugal-Things to See, Getting Around, and More!

If you’re looking for a beautiful and historic European city to explore, look no further than Lisbon. This vibrant coastal city is home to stunning architecture, delicious food, and a friendly atmosphere that will make you feel right at home. This capital city of Portugal is quickly becoming one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. I recently...

Things to do in Sintra in Portugal-Peña Palace, Moorish Castle & More

Sintra is a beautiful town located in Portugal that is just a short day trip away from Lisbon. Here, you will find stunning palaces and castles that date back to the Moorish era. In this blog post, I will tell you about some of the best things to do in Sintra including the Peña Palace, Sintra Moorish Castle, Quinta da Regaleria and more! I spent the most wonderful...

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Best Beaches in St Martin-French St Martin Best Beach Travel Guide

What are the best beaches in St Martin? Well you’re about to find out! Home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world is the French island of St Martin. This dual-country island in the Caribbean is one of the most popular tourist destinations for beaches and you will soon see why. I have had the great pleasure of visiting this island many times over...

Vegan Lisbon Guide-Best Lisbon Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants

If you are traveling to Lisbon, Portugal as a vegan or vegetarian, you are certainly in for a treat. The vegan Lisbon scene is fantastic, with many fully vegan restaurants in the city as well as plenty of Lisbon vegetarian restaurants. I have just recently finished a one-month stay in this gorgeous city, and I ate incredibly well the entire time. If you are concerned...

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Best Beaches in St Maarten-Dutch St Maarten Best Beach Guide

Are you traveling to the Caribbean and wondering what are the best beaches in St Maarten? Well look no further! I have spent a very long time traveling both the Dutch and French sides of this beautiful island. I feel very comfortable on St Maarten and have come to view this island as a second home. Although I am much more familiar with the French side of St Martin, I...

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Maho Beach in St Maarten Guide-All You Need to Know!

Maho Beach in St Maarten is one of the most unique beaches in the world. Not only is it beautiful, with its soft white sand and turquoise waters, but it is also located right next to the airport. This means that visitors can enjoy the stunning views while aircraft take off and land just a few feet away. The beach is also a great place to watch planes come in to land...

Best Things to do in Lisbon Portugal-What to do at Lisbon Travel Guide

Traveling to Portugal and wondering what the best things to do in Lisbon are? Well, then this is the perfect guide for you. Clanging trolleys, beautiful churches, blue-tiled buildings, and much more await you in this capital city of the wonderful country of Portugal. I have just recently finished an entire month-long stay in Lisbon, where I got to experience...

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Best Neighborhoods in Lisbon to Stay-Where to Stay in Lisbon Portugal

Are you planning a trip to Portugal and wondering which are the best neighborhoods in Lisbon to stay in? Well then, this is the guide for you. I have just recently finished a month-long trip in Lisbon, spending lots of time roaming the different neighborhoods in Lisbon. While Lisbon is generally a smaller city, where you stay in the city can really influence your...

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Traveling the Azores Sao Miguel-Travel Guide to Azores Sao Miguel Island

If you are planning a trip traveling the Azores, then this is the perfect guide for you. I have written many different blog articles on the autonomous region of the Azores. Still, this travel guide to Azores Sao Miguel will cover everything you need to know before your trip. I recently finished spending an entire month in the Azores and loved every minute. The Azores...

best place to stay in the azores

Best Place to Stay in the Azores-Where to Stay in Sao Miguel Azores

If you are planning a trip to the Azores, you may be wondering where to stay. There are a total of nine islands in this Portuguese archipelago, each offering something different. And on each of those islands, each region is unique as well. I have just recently finished a month-long stay on the largest island of São Miguel. You are in for a real treat if you have...

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The Azores Whale Watching Guide-The Best Whale Watching in Azores

If you are planning a visit to the Azores, you will not want to miss out on going whale watching. One of the best things to do on these islands is whale watching in Azores. Due to the location of these islands in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, the Azores whale watching is some of the best you can find anywhere in the world. There are certain times of the year that...

Azores Hot Spring

Azores Hot Spring Guide-The Best Sao Miguel Azores Hot Springs

If you are planning a visit to the Azores islands, visiting one of the many hot springs is an absolute must. These pools of warm water are heated naturally by the Earth’s core and have special minerals. These minerals are said the be good for your skin. You are sure to relax in one of the Azores hot springs. You find an Azores hot spring pretty much all over the...

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What to do on the Azores- 15 Things to do on Azores São Miguel Island

Waterfalls, volcanoes, thermal hot springs, rolling hills, beautiful landscapes, and more cows than you can imagine. That’s what you can expect when visiting the amazing Portuguese islands of the Azores. There are a total of 9 islands in the autonomous region of the Azores, all offering something different. I had the great privilege of spending an entire month on the...

Curacao Vegan Guide

Restaurants on Curacao with Vegan Options-Curacao Vegan Guide

Typically traveling through the Caribbean as a plant-based traveler can be difficult. Caribbean cuisine is well known for its jerk chicken, seafood, and other animal-based heavy foods. I was very pleasantly surprised when I came to Curacao and found vegan options everywhere. There are lots of great restaurants on Curacao with vegan options. You definitely will have...

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Best Disney World Hotel Options-The Best Disney Resort Hotel Guide

Are you planning a trip to Disney World and are trying to figure out the best Disney World hotel for your vacation? Then look no further. I have been to Disney World several times and have toured so many of the Resort Hotels. While I’ve only stayed at a handful of them, I have been inside many of the hotels. There are many perks and benefits to staying at Disney...

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7 Things to Do at St. Pete Beach Florida-St Petersburg Beach Guide

Located on the west coast of the state of Florida in the Gulf of Mexico lies St Petersburg Beach. This beach town is just about 20 minutes from downtown St Pete. The Tampa/St Pete area is becoming increasingly popular over the years. Thousands of people flock to St. Pete Beach every year for vacations from all over the country. The town of St. Petersburg Beach has...

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15 Things to Do in St. Petersburg FL-St Pete Downtown Guide

St. Petersburg, Florida, is a city located in the Tampa Bay region. This city has seen incredible growth over the last few years. Easily my favorite city in the entire state, if you haven’t been before then you are missing out. This city has so much to offer. I have spent a lot of time in this city and I feel like I know it like the back of my hand. Whether you live...

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Three Sister Springs Florida-Kayaking in Crystal River with Manatees

Kayaking in Crystal River to Three Sister Springs Florida is an experience that everybody should try when visiting Florida. Visitors come from all over the country every year to this specific area for one reason and one reason only, manatees. Florida is world-famous for being the home of one of the most beautiful and gentle sea creatures in the world, the manatee...

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Best Things to Do at St Pete Pier FL- St Pete Pier Travel Guide

St Pete Pier is the latest and greatest update to the amazing city of St Petersburg in Florida. Originally constructed in 1913 with many different iterations over the years, St Pete Pier FL just recently reopened in 2020 after three years of renovations with some major new improvements. This amazing new public park pier area has really brought the city of St...

St Pete Coffee Shop Guide-Best Coffee Shops in St Petersburg FL

St Petersburg is a city located on the gulf side of the state of Florida in the Tampa Bay region. For those of you who read my blog, you’ll know that St Pete is without a doubt my favorite city in Florida as well as my home base for when I’m not traveling full time. One of my favorite things about the city is just how fantastic the coffee culture is here. You can...

Vegan Restaurants in St. Pete

Vegan Restaurants in St. Pete-Best Vegan Food in St. Pete Florida

St. Petersburg, also known as St. Pete, is one of the most underrated cities in Florida, in my personal opinion. Located on the gulf coast of Florida, St. Petersburg is slowly becoming one of the fastest-growing cities in the state. With access to St. Pete beach, beautiful waterfront parks, and a bustling downtown life, St. Petersburg offers a lot. After many years...

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Must Do at Disney World-15 Best Things to Do Disney World Orlando

Disney World in Orlando Florida is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world. There are countless iconic rides, shows, and other attractions. But how do you figure out the best things to do Disney World for your next vacation? I have personally been to Disney World multiple times in my life and have just recently finished a Disney family vacation in...

Best rides at Disney

Best Rides at Disney World-Top Rides at Epcot, Magic & Animal Kingdom

If you are traveling to Disney, I’m sure that you are trying to figure out what to do on your vacation. With so many of the best rides at Disney World stretched across four parks, it can definitely be a bit daunting when trying to figure out what to do. As someone who has been to Disney World many times, I definitely have an opinion on what the best rides at Disney...

Vegan in Disney World

Vegan in Disney World Guide

Eating vegan in Disney World used to be a challenge. But in recent years, the vegan food in Disney World options have really expanded. And I’m not just talking about a salad with lettuce, tomatoes, and carrots. I have been coming to Disney World multiple times throughout my life. I have been plant-based for over four years but had not visited Disney World while plant...

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Which Park is the Best at Disney World?-Best Park of Disney World Guide

Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. With four theme parks, two water parks, and a giant shopping complex with restaurants, the Disney World universe is always expanding. But with so many different parks to choose from, how do you know which park is the best at Disney World for your trip? In this guide to...

Central Park in NYC

What To Do At Central Park-12 Things to Do At Central Park in NYC

Central Park in NYC is one of the most famous public parks in the world. With over 800 acres of public park, Central Park receives millions of visitors every year from all over the world. The park is also an essential part of the lives of the people who call New York City home. I had the fantastic privilege of spending an entire month in New York City recently and my...

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New York City by Neighborhood-A Neighborhood in Manhattan Guide

In an enormous city like New York City, where you choose to stay can be incredibly important. Manhattan is the most famous and popular of the 5 boroughs of New York City. Home to some of the famous landmarks in the world, Manhattan is the part of NYC that is home to all of the iconic pop culture moments that most people are familiar with. Each different neighborhood...

Unique things to do in New York City

Free Things to do New York City Guide: 15 Free Activities in New York City

New York City is one of the most famous cities in the entire world. With over 60 million visitors to this major US city every single year, it is a top US tourist destination. It is also one of the most expensive cities in the country. Trying to stay within a certain budget can definitely be tough when visiting the big apple, but it is possible. While there are...

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Long Term Rentals on Airbnb Tips-Top Tips for Airbnb Living

Are you looking for tips on long term rentals on Airbnb? Airbnb has been around for a while now but there are still some tricks to finding the best possible accommodation. Since its start, Airbnb has seen quite a transformation from a room sharing service to a fully operational rental alternative. Airbnb is now available all over the world with countless different...

St Martin the Island

St Martin Vegan and Vegetarian Guide

The island of St. Martin is comprised of two separate countries, Saint Martin and Sint Maarten. Saint Martin, a.k.a. St Martin, is French and is the northern half of the island. The French side is known for high class dining and beachfront resorts, a relaxed local atmosphere, and just that special French something. Sint Maarten is owned by the Netherlands and covers...

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Is a Royal Caribbean Drink Package worth the cost?

Should you buy a Royal Caribbean Drink Package? Tips from a first time cruiser! Are you planning a Royal Caribbean cruise and debating purchasing a Royal Caribbean Drink Package? Well look no further! As a novice to the cruising world, I did a lot of research before going on my Royal Caribbean Harmony of Seas cruise back in February 2020. Many people swear that the...

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Nude Beach St Martin- All You Need to Know Guide

Ooh La La! Whether you are coming to St Martin for a vacation or enjoying a longer stay, this dual-country Caribbean island is well known for its clothing optional beaches. Visitors from all over the world come to St Martin to enjoy the beautiful weather, friendly people, fantastic white sand beaches and crystal blue waters. You’ll find all you need to know in...

Royal Caribbean Vegan Vegetarian Guide

The Ultimate Royal Caribbean Vegan & Vegetarian Guide

Your guide to Royal Caribbean Vegan and Vegetarian cruising onboard Harmony of the Seas! In February 2020, I had the privilege of embarking on a 7 day Royal Caribbean cruise onboard Harmony of the Seas. I was very excited to experience what was once one of the largest passenger ships in the world. Royal Caribbean had recently promoted a new vegan menu on their ships...

The New Royal Caribbean Vegan Menu-Main Dining Room

Your guide to Royal Caribbean’s new main dining room vegan menu! In August 2019, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line announced that a new vegan menu would be available in their main dining room aboard all of their cruise ships. Beforehand, vegan options were available upon special request but without a specific menu. In February 2020, I had the pleasure of cruising on...

The Top Vegan Travel Destinations in Thailand-Where You Should Visit

The Best Thai Islands and Locations for Vegans and Vegetarians Which is the best area of Thailand for vegans to travel? After two months of consistent travel throughout this Southeast Asian country, I have put together my picks for the best to worst places to visit if you are vegan, vegetarian, or just plant-based. There are obviously many places in the country I was...

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The Best Vegan Food in Koh Lanta, Thailand

Koh Lanta Vegan Food Tour- Your guide to Plant-Based Koh Lanta! Koh Lanta is a large island located in the Krabi Province of central Thailand in Southeast Asia. The island is known for being much less developed than other popular Thailand destinations like Phuket and Koh Samui. Being less developed, Koh Lanta has a very laid back, relaxed vibe offering some of the...

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The Best Vegan Food in Koh Phangan, Thailand

Koh Phangan Vegan Food Tour- Your guide to Plant-Based Koh Phangan! Koh Phangan in southeast Thailand is best known for their monthly Full Moon Party, which is a boisterous and exuberant night-long party thrown during every full moon. These parties attract people from all over the world from all walks of life and are truly out of this world. But there is so much more...

Koh Samui

The Best Vegan Food in Koh Samui, Thailand

Koh Samui Vegan Food Tour- Your guide to Vegan Koh Samui! Koh Samui is a gorgeous island in the south of Thailand, which I had the great pleasure of spending two weeks visiting. This island is one of many islands in Thailand to be known for yoga retreats, acai bowls, and vegan food beyond your wildest dreams. But which of the vegan restaurants are a must visit? I put...