My name is Bob Bales, a History buff, cigar lover and enthusiast of different cultures and places. I advocate "traveling off the tourist path".
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Whiskey 101 a guide for beginners
Whiskey 101 a guide for beginners how to speak the lingo.
Introduction to Kenya Safari: From Nairobi to Nanyuki
Kenya needs a lot of planning, which is based on the knowledge about the national parks, wildlife, seasons, and a myriad of other factors.
Austria off the beaten track:14 hidden gems in Austria you didn't know
Most people stick to the tourist trail: Vienna-Graz-Hallstatt-Salzburg-Innsbruck even though there are some just as beautiful hidden gems in Austria
12 Hours in Paris - What to Do During Your Stopover
Spending 12 hours in Paris during a stopover is a great opportunity to see many of the attractions around the city! How to most efficiently spend your time.
Mom Diaries: Why I Travelled Without My Daughter on her 1st Year (And Didn't Feel Guilty)
During my first year as a mom, my husband and I travelled without her. Read on about our reasons and why we had to do it!
6 Destinations in South East Asia To Experience, Spirituality, Culture and History
Everyone from time to time is looking for peace, knowledge, and awareness but only a few know where to look for it. What if we would tell you ''Pack your bags, you are going to South East Asia for a spiritual revival'', would you go?
5 reasons why you should always stay in a Hostel - Becksplore
Great accommodation along your trip can either make or break your vacation. Hostel life is great is great if you do it right. Here are 5 reasons why you should always stay in a Hostel.
Elafonisos beach therapy | It’s all trip to me – Inspiration for part-time travellers
Elafonisos, the tiny island at the tip of the Peloponnese in Southern Greece, is the perfect destination for a relaxing summer vacation by the beach. Simos is one of the best beaches in Greece. Read all you need to know before planning your trip to Elafonisos in this thorough travel guide.
Best Places To Visit In Udaipur | Where To Stay In Udaipur
If you are planning to visit this royal city, here's a guide comprising all the details regarding places to visit in Udaipur, recommended time to visit and best accommodation options in the city.
The Green Place: Nigerian food in Brooklyn - Pretty Much Anything
Spread the love5 5Shares Nigerian goat soup @ The Green Place Nigerian Restaurant new #nigerian #nycrestaurants #brooklyn #nyc #nyceats #nycfood #instafood #food #foodporn #soup A post shared by kitties and Plates (@jaischmidt) on Jan 14, 2016 at 3:00pm PST African food is not as common as … Continue readingThe Green Place: Nigerian food in Brooklyn
Weird Things to Eat in Milan, Italy
This post is for all of those lovers of unusual food. In it, I share some of the weird things to eat in Milan and where to find them.
Must Do Tours in Juneau Alaska - Mendenhall Glacier & Whale Watching - Lucy Williams Global
Juneau in Alaska is going to be on your Alaska cruise itinerary and you must see the Mendenhall Glacier and go whale watching as they are must do tours!
Valley of the Castles, Charyn Canyon // Kazakhstan » Wanders Miles
The Valley of the Castles in Charyn Canyon is a spectacular giant golden crevasse which stretches for 80 km along the Charyn River is , the deepest t river in…
The guide to Lisbon’s funiculars & elevators
Lisbon has built a few unique ways to get up and down the hills: a system of funicular railways & elevators called "elevadors"
Awe Inspiring Reasons to Visit Patagonia
Ever dreamed of visiting Patagonia? Here are some awe inspiring reasons why Patagonia should be on everyone's travel list.
How to book a Hot Air Balloon ride in Gallup, New Mexico
How to book a Hot Air Balloon ride in Gallup, New Mexico. A true bucket list experience to take a hot air balloon ride over Red Rock State Park
Cathedrals, Kölsch & cool things to do in Cologne
Cool things to do in Cologne. A travel guide on the best things to see and do on a city break to Germany's cool city on the Rhine
Discover Hidden Gems and Photo Spots of the Val d'Orcia on these Scenic Drives in Tuscany
Discover hidden gems and photo spots along three scenic drives in Tuscany, complete with driving directions and Google maps, to help you navigate the UNESCO Tuscany Val d’Orcia on your own.
Road Trip Essentials
Our list of road trip essentials that we've put together from months of being on the road. Includes tips and a printable road trip packing list.
The Funniest Farm Market Sign in Southwest PA?
A day visiting Fallingwater is luscious, but add a hilarious sign and peaches to the mix, and it turns downright heavenly. My husband and I were driving through the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania when we got the hot tip from an in-the-know local. 'There's a farm market on the route to your hotel near
A Day Out at Calauit Safari Park Coron Philippines
Booking Calauit Safari Park Coron Palawan Philippines trip. Where to book, entry fee for Calauit Safari Park, what to wear, timings, etc.
What to do in Malaga in 3 days?
Malaga is one of those beautifully livable cities that has it all a vibrant city life and a nice historic center, beautiful nature at its doorsteps, good weather all year long, places for recreation, chilling and partying.
The Ghevar Trail: What You Didn’t Know About Jaipur Ghevar
All about Rajasthani dessert Ghevar on a Ghevar trail in Jaipur. Uncovering the truth about best ghevar in Jaipur
Visiting the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Alberta, Canada
Who doesn't love a good dinosaur story especially when we were young? Weren't we all just breathless imagining how gigantic they were? Or maybe terrified of the thought that they may just be back and will devour us anytime?
This is Why You Need to Grab Oktoberfest Tickets in Munich Germany
I was happy to return to Munich. As my memory served, it was a city full of culture, tradition, and embraced that small town feeling; not to mention, this time I'd timed it perfectly to experience the largest and craziest festival in the world – Oktoberfest. How... #beer #beerstein #beertent
Expert Tips For Travelling Solo In India - Gastrotravelogue
If you are planning a solo trip and are still uncertain about taking the leap we have some great tips for travelling solo in India. Rajasthan is a great place to start your Indian solo travel experience. Walk down the alleys, enjoy natural attractions, go on a safari and experience the local culture.
12 Apostles Hotel and Spa, an exclusive retreat
In one of the world’s most beautiful cities, on one of the world’s most spectacular routes, stands one of the world’s best hotels, the 12 Apostles Hotel
What to Pack for Barcelona: An Essential Style Guide to Look Like a Local - Girl With The Passport
Not sure what to pack for Barcelona? Well, let me give you 12 essential tips to create the perfect Barcelona style. Find out the secret to packing light while still looking good in Barcelona, Spain.
Things to do in Hanoi | 18 Top Hanoi Attractions and Day Trips from Hanoi
Things to do in Hanoi that you should not miss, including 15 key Hanoi attractions and 3 day trips from Hanoi.
Awesome Things to Do in Limerick in Half a Day
Awesome things to do in Limerick in half a day. Have a limited amount of time in Limerick? You can still see so many Limerick attractions in a short time!
A Palace fit for a King, Hampton Court Palace England
There is just something about Palaces that are magical and makes you feel like you have stepped back in time. Hampton Court palace is that place
Funded Educator Travel With the Korean War Legacy Foundation
Teaching Traveling: Curious about organizations that fund teachers for educational travel around the world? Let's welcome Bobbie Downs, an educator who recently returned from one such program in South Korea! Bobbie, tell us a bit about your background. Bobbie: Hello!
This is how to soak in the forgotten splendour of Orchha
Deep inside the temple town of Orchha… A polite ticket-checker thanks each passenger, bright-red uniformed staff deliver breakfast goodies and pleasant station announcements guide you along t…
Best Restaurants in Hong Kong
Best Restaurants in Hong Kong to whet your appetite. From fine dining Chinese cuisine to steak and European fare, here's where to eat in HK.
Your Guide to the Best Ubud Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants
If you're looking for the best Ubud vegan and vegetarian restaurants, we're here to help you sort the awesome from the just OK. Includes a printable guide!
A Fun & Unique Stay At The Hotel Grinnell In Grinnell, Iowa
The Hotel Grinnell is one of the most unique hotels in Iowa. Once a school, this now chic and upscale hotel is all about having fun!
A Perfect Day Exploring the Outdoor Beauty of Ruidoso
An outdoor enthusiast's dream in Ruidoso, New Mexico -- top hiking, biking, fishing and off-road fun!
The Tualatin Valley Crafts a Name For Itself Among Oregon's Best Willamette Valley Wineries
Oregon’s Willamette Valley wineries are renowned for their quality wines. But the Tualatin Valley in the far north Willamette Valley distinguishes itself with not only some of the best Pinot Noir in the world, it’s also the largest producer of premium saké in the Pacific Northwest region. Bookmark t
Australia, Yes there are things that suck here!
Australia the land of sun, surf and sand, the country of laid-back attitudes and g'day mate. Well there are things that will suck for visitors to Australia.
2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival: 6 must taste Epcot bites
The 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival is here and these six must taste Epcot bites will delight foodies and Disney fans this year. 2018 Epcot Food and Wine...
A trip to Phillip Island Wildlife Park | The Best Place to feed Kangaroos
Looking for the best place to feed kangaroos near Melbourne? Phillip Island Wildlife Park is the perfect place to meet Australia's indigenous animals.
Must Visit Attractions in Washington DC
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Nusa Penida – A paradise near Bali
An island still left unexplored by many tourists who visit Bali every year, the beauty of this place swept me off my feet. I wanted to go here with all my heart even though it meant waking up at 6 …
Vasa Museum in Stockholm, Sweden - Pretty Much Anything
Spread the love9 9SharesIf you need a recommendation on a ship tour or museum, look no further than the Vasa Museum in Stockholm, Sweden. The Vasa ship was a Swedish war ship that sailed in the 1600’s. Due to the impatience of King Gustavus Adolphus to … Continue readingVasa Museum in Stockholm, Sweden
Island Hopping in Flores, Indonesia - Day 1 - TWO WORLDS TREASURES
We did 3 days island hopping in Flores, Indonesia last June. This is the story from our Day 1 when we visited Kelor, Rinca, and Padar Island.
10 of the Most Unusual All-inclusive Resorts in The World -
Camel rides on the beach? Complimentary BMW? Bobsledding in the Swiss alps? These are some of the perks you'll find at 10 of the most unusual all-inclusive resorts in the world.
The Far South: Exploring Antarctica from the World’s End
What comes to mind when we picture the southernmost continent?
Amazing Places To Visit In India - Planning Your Perfect Vacation
There are so many places to visit in India that it is hard to choose. If you don't know where to go take a look at this enormous list we compiled.
The Giant Causeway
Day Tour to Giant Causeway Today I will begin my adventure to the Giant Causeway, a must-visit tourist attraction in Northern Ireland. Joining one of the local tour company in Belfast city called I…
Lake Mead Grand Canyon Tour with 5-star Helicopter ToursLake Mead Grand Canyon Tour with 5-Star Helicopter Tours - Adventurous Retirement
Lake Mead Grand Canyon Tour provides a unique view the Grand Canyon West with spectacular views of Lake Mead, Hualapai Reservation lands, and ...