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Top 5 Central European Countries to Visit in 2019

Introduction The first things that comes to someone’s mind when you mention travelling in Europe are the popular western European destinations such as Paris, Rome and Barcelona. While these destinations are full of rich history, interesting cultures and fantastic foods and deserve to be near the top of any vacation list, they are also highly touristy and heavily romanticized at times. The Eiffel Tower, the Coliseum and the Sagrada Familia should be on every traveller’s bucket list, but there are some downsides to visiting such heavily-touristed European hotspots. First, the prices in western Europe tend to be higher, particularly if you choose to visit during peak-season in the summer time. Secondly, the lineups to visit some of these famous landmarks...

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The Hidden Gems of Mexico

Most North Americans travellers are no strangers to the popular resort towns, all-inclusive hotel resorts and the well-trodden vacation spots of Mexico. With dozens of international flights and even a handful of cruise ships arriving daily at hotspots like Cancun, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, it can feel like these places are overrun by tourists and no longer feel authentically “Mexican.” As any seasoned traveller within Mexico can tell you, it is a beautiful, diverse and safe country that is so much more than its capital or easy-to-get to resort-filled towns! So where should an intrepid traveller who wants to experience the “real Mexico” go?

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