Wesley R. Mullen

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32 Incredible Things To Do In Iceland Before You Die

This is not a drill.

European Travel

5 offbeat European rail adventures to take it slow and see more

Forget the busy high speed routes. Try these little-used rural routes and discover a Europe that's a little slower and a lot more interesting, as …

Trains

7 Hot Air Balloon Flight Tips for an Awesome Adventure

Considering that once-in-a-lifetime hot air balloon adventure and wondering if you should go for it? Do it! I’m still beaming with excitement when I …

Tips for Keeping Your Luggage Safe While Travelling

Tips for Keeping Your Luggage Safe While TravellingI can procrastinate like a champ. And one thing procrastinators excel at is looking for shortcuts. …

Luggage

Bucket List Travel: 3 Once-in-a-lifetime Adventures in the United States

Travel is all about perspective.<p>Sometimes, seeing a place in a new way is like seeing it for the first time. These three U.S. destinations are no …

Iceland

Travelling in your 20s and 30s is the new year out – here’s why | Travel Feature

1. There’s no pressure to follow the crowds<p>One of the most liberating features of travel in your late 20s and 30s is that, while you might not have …

Top 25 Ways to Save on Europe Travel

Even when decent exchange rates are available, Europe can be an expensive place to visit. But it doesn't have to be. There are plenty of ways to see …

European Travel

5 Must-See Cities in Switzerland

The Swiss Alps are perhaps the biggest attraction for visitors to Switzerland, especially with all year round snow 365 in several regions. But not …

Bridges in Spain - 12 of the Best!

Spurred on by the re-opening of the vertigo-inducing Caminito del Rey walking route complete with bridge, we’ve decided here at Totally Spain to pull …

Why You Should Visit the Pyrenees in France

We at RoarLoud love to travel. Being able to visit other countries can be an exciting journey that can expose you to wonderful exotic cultures, …

Outdoors

Our Recommendations - What We Have In Our Pack

(Updated On: July 20, 2017)<p>After 2 years of traveling full-time, we have more travel under our belts than most. And during that time we’ve come up …

European Travel

Lisbon

Lisbon food tours. Discover Portuguese gastronomy in less touristy neighbourhoods. Authentic food, wine and culture like a local.

Praia do Vale dos Homens (Valley of the Men)

Praia do Vale dos Homens beach is located in the Costa Vicentina Natural Park just outside the village of Rogil in the Western Algarve. It is well …

Bucket Lists

10 trips guaranteed to take you off the beaten track in Iceland

With its otherworldly landscapes, elemental forces and abundant wildlife, Iceland is an extraordinary destination. These trips will ensure you get …

European Travel
Hiking

Top 25 driving roads – World’s best driving experience | Avis

2nd Place<p><b>Country:</b> USA<p><b>ADR:</b> 8.5:1<p><b>Road:</b> Highway 1 from Castroville to Big Sur, California<p>Pacific Coast Highway<p>This stretch of Highway 1 chases the …

A Perfect 10-Day Southwest Road Trip Itinerary

If you ask me about the best way to explore the United States, I won't hesitate to say a road trip. Road tripping is by...The post A Perfect 10-Day …

Road Trips

The Icelandic Horse - All you Need to Know About this Beautiful Breed

The Icelandic Horse was brought to Iceland by the Vikings. It's one of the oldest breeds of horses and the prettiest. It's also the only horse that …

A Wild and Winding Stairway to a Portuguese River

PORTFOLIO | PORTUGAL<p>The Paiva Walkways, which opened in 2015 on the left bank of the Paiva River in Aveiro, Portugal, immerse you in nature. Many people consider the Paiva to be the most beautiful river in the country.<p>When I recently spent a day there (picnic included), I took in a stunning …

European Travel

T Is For Thigh Tiles

You might be wondering what on earth thigh tiles are. If you come to Portugal and look at the roofs of older buildings, chances are you’ll see some. …

S is for Safe, at Last!

A friend recently visited me here in Portugal and when I asked her what she liked about the country, I wasn’t surprised when she said, “I feel safe …

Reykjavik One Day Itinerary - Iceland

The perfect Reykjavik one day itinerary when you travel to Iceland.<p>We actually spent more than a day in Reykjavik. I don’t really count the first day …

European Travel

6 great places to visit by train in Europe | Travel Feature

For foodies: Lyon<p>France’s gourmet capital has never been more accessible, with a direct Eurostar link to London and TGV connections that will whisk …

France

Dive in: 7 unforgettable experiences in the Florida Keys | Travel Feature

1. Meet its endangered residents<p>Sea turtles are notoriously difficult to spot in the wild, but at the Turtle Hospital in Marathon you can meet the …

Florida Keys

Alternative London: off the tourist trail | Travel Feature

Take a walk – or the bus<p>Mews, alleyways, yards, courts – London does atmospheric walking like few other places on Earth. And the more you walk, the …

The Perfect Barcelona Food Tour: Tapas and Spanish Wine in Barcelona

<i>This post may contain affiliate links.</i><p>Shares 876<p><b>Barcelona, Spain</b> is home to many wonderful, amazing things. Balmy beaches. Catalan food. Fantastical …