9 Incredible Cities To Explore On Foot

There is no better way to experience a city than on foot! Your feet can take you to those places where the fanciest of cars and other modes of public transport fail to reach. Explore every nook…

Rijeka and the Gulf of Kvarner, Croatia – European Capital of Culture

Tourists have been coming to Rijeka since the 19th century when Croatia was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Rich aristocrats spent their summers here, building opulent villas in the Hapsburg style. They were attracted…

The Best Places to Travel in August

August arrives with the feeling that summer is moving along too quickly, or for some who don’t enjoy the hot weather of their hometowns, too slowly. In either case, it could be time to plan a trip,…

Tanzania: One of Africa’s best safari destinations

Traveling to a foreign country usually involves detailed planning.  What are the highlights, where should we go, and if travel time and budget is limited, which country offers the best all-round experience?  For many travelers planning…

Tips for Successful Solo Travel

Travelling solo can be one of the most exciting, liberating and eye-opening experiences, no matter your age. It offers ample opportunity for self-reflection and growth and boundless freedom. It can also be daunting, especially if you’ve never…

Top 8 Most Searched Summer Destinations

Winter is for working hard, summer is for playing hard. From the Bahamas to Dubai, we pulled down the 8 most appealing summer vacation spots, according to your searches. The Bahamas

The World’s 10 Best Hot Air Balloon Rides

There’s no other experience like a hot air balloon ride: waking before first light, watching the sun rise as you drift over the hills and towns below, and then touching down to a Champagne breakfast. Exploring…

The 7 Caribbean Destinations with the Cleanest Beaches

In a world where we’re all trying to be a little more environmentally-conscious, these seven Caribbean destinations are doing their part in keeping themselves as clean as can be. So, if you’re dreaming of…

Planning a Trip to the Grand Canyon

No matter how many photos you’ve seen of the Grand Canyon, standing at the rim’s edge for the first time will take your breath away—especially if you’re there at sunset, as the fading light paints shades…

The 7 Most Beautiful Places on Earth

Need a little inspiration for your next vacation, either real or imagined? SmarterTravel’s editors have crisscrossed the planet, visiting dozens of countries on every continent—and these are the spots they’ve declared the most beautiful places in…