Our winter visit to Graceland, Elvis Presley’s mansion in Memphis

Elvis Presley’s legendary life has become a fixed part of our pop culture. Even if you are not the most dedicated Elvis fan, a visit to Graceland should be in your list of things to do in Memphis. Not only is a walk through Graceland a walk back in time (the 70s, to be precise!). But you will also have a better appreciation of Elvis’ musical legacy and catch a glimpse of the life of the man behind the myth.

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Creating Your Personalized “Things to Do” List | Travel Tips

A lot of our travel inspiration comes from reading “listicles” – you know, those now-too-common articles that are written in form of a list. So next time you read one of those “10 Top Things to Do” about an area you want to visit, start creating your own personalized list in 3 easy steps:

STEP 1: Open Google maps

STEP 2: Search the recommended place

STEP 3: Pin the site by hitting the SAVE button

This is how our Romania things to do map is shaping up.

Once you have pinned the sites, you are already creating your own itinerary.

The map will serve as a quick reference you can look up when you inevitably forget about the list when you are actually planning your trip.

Soon enough your next trip will be Already Planned!


How do you use digital maps to plan your travels?

Let us know in the comments!

La forma rápida – y gratis – de pasar el control de pasaportes de Estados Unidos luego de un viaje internacional

A todos nos ha pasado que aterrizamos luego de un largo viaje internacional para encontrarnos con una largísima fila en el control de pasaportes. ¡Y siempre es mas larga cuando tenemos un tiempo de conección corto! Pero lo que muchos no conocen ( aún algunos viajeros frecuentes!!!) es que hay una manera fácil para hacer una fila mas corta. Y además, ¡es totalmente gratis!

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7 días en Jordania e Israel | Itinerario y Guía Práctica

Hace unos años tuvimos la oportunidad de visitar Jordania e Israel. En estos días nos han hecho muchas preguntas acerca de este viaje, así que decidimos compartir nuestro itinerario. Ese año en particular no teníamos mucho tiempo de vacaciones, así que procuramos visitar los lugares mas importantes de Jordania y le añadimos unos días en Israel (que ya habíamos visitado muchos años antes). Con mas tiempo podrías alcanzar a ver muchas otras regiones dentro de Israel.

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What’s Really Like to Drive in the Faroe Islands?

The Faroe Islands are an archipelago of small islands with an absolutely stunning landscape.  At every turn there are amazing views! However, connecting these islands was not easy an task. A series of underwater tunnels, bridges and small roads were carved into the mountains in order to provide access to the villages. After reading about the one-lane tunnels, I was suddenly not so sure about wanting to drive there!  However, since public transportation was not a practical option, we decided to rent a car.  Read all about our experience driving in the Faroes – an adventure in and on itself!

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Faroe Islands Travel Guide: What You Need to Know to Plan Your Adventure

The Faroe Islands are quickly becoming the next must-see destination. The breathtaking mountains, quaint villages, grass-roofed cabins and endless fjords are quickly becoming popular on social media. Even when most of the pictures you see are from world-class hikers, the reality is that the Faroes are accessible to most independent travelers and even families. But how do you plan your getaway to this majestic fairy tale land? After dreaming of this place for so long, we finally were able to visit over the summer, and we share everything that we learned while planning this adventure.

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10 Epic Summer Arctic Experiences – What to Do in Svalbard

Svalbard enjoys a privileged position high above the Arctic Circle, just 1300 km from the North Pole. There are many wonderful adventures you can have in this remote arctic outpost. But don’t be fooled, you do not need to be an explorer or an experienced hiker to enjoy the natural beauty of Svalbard! Here are 10 easy but epic summer arctic experiences you can enjoy in Svalbard.

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