Jacob Blennerhassett

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7 Tips for Taking the Beautiful Hike From Fira to Oia

Neither photographs nor words can accurately portray just how beautiful Santorini is. And no trip to the Greek island is complete without making the …

European Travel

10 things to do in Quito

With an emerging street art scene, incredible food, mountain views and a rich history, Quito is fast becoming South America’s coolest capital. Here …

Tram Your Way to the Mesmerizing Maze of Lisbon’s Historic (and Hip) Graça Neighborhood

Lisbon’s pre-Celtic, indigenous, Phoenician and Berber roots date back to at least the eighth century B.C., and today, the storied city still looks …

European Travel

Top Amsterdam Places to Eat and Drink

Save Place<p>Dijksgracht 4, 1019 BS Amsterdam, Netherlands<p>Amazing brew and an even better view—what's not to love about Hannekes Boom, a relaxing beer …

European Travel

How Tulum Became the Trendiest Tourist Destination

Formerly known for its ruins, the Mexican hotspot has become a must-see for globetrotters.<p>As I found my private “Happy Shuttle” for the hour and …

The safest places in Mexico for travelers

“Is Mexico safe?” It’s a question many American travelers have asked themselves, especially in the wake of a sweeping security alert for Mexico issued by the U.S. State Department in early March 2018. Such travel advisories can be confusing, but this one is pretty clear and even includes a …

Mexico

What to Do in an Emergency in Mexico

No one goes on vacation expecting something bad to happen, but you should always be prepared for an emergency, no matter where you'll be traveling. …

Best beaches in Croatia you'll want to add to your bucket list right now

Holidays in Croatia have fast become a summer break staple as the European hotspot continues to enjoy a surge of tourism thanks to its Game of …

How to live like a Local in Florence

When Lonely Planet Local Nardia Plumridge first laid eyes on Florence as a teenager, it was love at first sight. Today, the Renaissance capital’s classic cafes, quaint cobbled streets and hidden churches are her daily inspiration, and the city's fantastic cuisine and culture satisfy her craving for</i> …

What to Do in Bologna, Italy - An Insider's Guide

435 Shares<p><b>If you’ve been to Italy a few times and you’ve never been to Bologna, you’re missing out. If you’re a food lover, then you’re really</b> …

Can My Dog Eat This? A List of Human Foods Dogs Can and Can't Eat

Dogs and humans metabolize foods differently.<p>For this reason, some foods are safe for humans to eat but may be toxic and potentially deadly for …

Nutrition

Kotor, Montenegro Is the Chic Honeymoon Destination You Deserve

The tiny country of Montenegro, located in Southeastern Europe, is packed with charm and enough to keep newlyweds intrigued for any length of stay—and the small city of Kotor and the surrounding bay is its crown jewel. Just two hours by car from the trendy travel destination of Dubrovnik in …

The Dos and Don'ts of Amsterdam Coffeeshops

When visiting Amsterdam coffeeshops, which are local legal dispensaries for marijuana, there are few tips you should keep in mind. These dos and …

11 Incredible Experiences You Need to Have in Madrid Before You’re 30

There are certain experiences in Madrid that are must-dos and well worth ticking off in your 20s, from discovering the city’s rich artistic heritage …

The Best Amsterdam Tips From Our Readers

This week our Hack Your City readers wrote 73 comments with tips on Amsterdam, like where to eat and drink, how to stay safe, how to get around, and …

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

14 tips to touring the world without feeling like just another tourist

Mass tourism has had its critics almost as far back as tourism itself. What Henry James grumbled about more than a century ago—all those hordes in his favorite places—is now so common that there are almost as many “off the beaten track” strategies as there are fatuous guidebooks where you are …

European Travel

48 Hours in Lima | What to Do, See, Eat

Shares 30<p>Cathedral of Lima Miraflores |Pixabay photo Creative Commons<p><i>Penned under our expert traveler series, this guest post is written by travel</i> …

How to Spend 24 Hours in Naples, According to a Local

That boat to Capri can wait.<p>“Naples is surprising because you see an extraordinary amount of beautiful things in a mile, but unlike in Rome, they don’t hit you in the face,” says the Turin-born designer Allegra Hicks of the city she’s lived in part-time for the past five years. Naples is gradually …

Top 7 cities in Europe where you'll find cheap beer that tastes great too - including the UK

There's nothing like a European city break if you're after a holiday that's packed with culture, history, sightseeing... and a vibrant …

9 things I wish I knew before visiting Dublin

What comes to mind when someone says “Dublin”? Guinness, St. Patrick’s Day, pubs? Literary legends like James Joyce and Oscar Wilde? Maybe one more …

10 of the best insider's tips to Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s reputation for stag dos, spliff and sex tourism belies the rich pickings beyond Dam Square. Described by locals as a village, Amsterdam has the arts, entertainment and startup scene of many larger cities but retains a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. As a resident, I love that all my …

European Travel

Top 17 things to do in Arequipa, Peru

Many people say that the moment you step into Arequipa, you wouldn’t want to leave anymore. I had the exact same feeling the moment I arrived in this …

Top 5 Tips for Enjoying Paris' Musee d'Orsay

Make the Most of Your Visit<p>The Musee d'Orsay is, hands-down, one of the world's richest and most exciting museums. Its permanent collection houses …

The best travel sites to help you plan the perfect trip

Traveling can be a great way to log off, relax, and recuperate from the stress of everyday life.<p>But <i>planning</i> your next travel adventure? That can be a …

Notre Dame Cathedral: Complete Visitor Information

Arguably the most stunning gothic cathedral in the world, Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral is undoubtedly the most famous. Conceived in the 12th century …

Spinach and Gnocchi with White Beans from Power Plates + a Giveaway

I remember trekking down a muddy mountain with my cousin after a long summer hike.We were starving, and naturally, we were chatting about where we …

Food

10 inspiring city break ideas for 2018

Spring means city-break travel: it's time to polish those sunglasses, replace that dodgy-wheeled cabin bag and free up photo memory on the camera phone. From antiques shopping to tapas hopping, here are 10 quirky and inspiring city-break ideas for spring, to help get the cogs whirring.<p>1. Hit up …

10 Foods from Spain You Should Know About That Aren’t Paella

The most breathtaking destinations on the Amalfi Coast