Road Trip: One week Itinerary for visiting the Spiti Valley in India

Spiti Valley is a desert valley at a high altitude in the mountains of Himalayas, in Himachal Pradesh, India. Spiti means “middle land” gets it name since it separates India from Tibet. Located at an altitude of 12500 ft, Spiti Valley is a part of Lahaul and Spiti district, and Read More …

Our Shortest Road Trip: A drive around the heart-shaped Moorea Island

This heart-shaped island with its verdant mountains, turquoise waters and friendly Polynesian people was our last stop in French Polynesia after spending a few days in Tahiti and Bora Bora.  The island is a true reflection of the laid back Tahitian lifestyle and the warm, welcoming character of French Polynesia Read More …

Provence and French Riviera: A 10 day Itinerary to see the Sunkissed Southern France

So you have been to Paris a few times but can you really check France off your list if you haven’t visited Southern France?  Called Région Sud or PACA, Southern France includes Provence, French Alps and Côte d’Azur. You most definitely heard of the lavenders of Provence and the glitz and glamour of Read More …

Texas Road Trips: Best Family Getaways near Dallas

Dallas is many hours from nice beaches, National Parks and the mountains, but there are still plenty of choices for a Texas weekend getaway.  Over the years we have been on quite a few Spring Getaways near Dallas, after all, we have lived here for over 20 years.  Here are Read More …

One day Amalfi Coast Drive Itinerary: Cliffs, Colorful villages & Views

Our one day Amalfi Coast Road Trip was everything we thought it would be.  Read this One day Amalfi Coast Drive Road trip Itinerary to see how you can cover the highlights (including a visit to Pompeii) even if you have only a day here. Costiera Amalfitana in Italian, the Amalfi coastline Read More …

10 Easy Adventures in Iceland: Glacier Hikes, Iceberg closeups, Walking between Continental plates

Iceland fittingly called the land of Fire and Ice has some of the most remarkable landscapes on the planet. No wonder it keeps climbing up the charts for the best Adventure and Luxury vacation. The landscape changes every 30 minutes when you are driving around the island on the well-paved Ring Road and Read More …

A thrilling drive on the Grossglockner High Alpine Road in Austria

I could understand why sports car enthusiasts ( like Mr.Suburbia ) aspire to drive the Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse – Grossglockner High Alpine Road, once we made the drive ourselves. Also called Grossglockner Mountain Road or Großglockner Hochalpenstraße, the drive that passes through the Hohe Tauern National Park is not just stunning, with Read More …

Best of Alps: A Road trip through Austria and Switzerland

Road trips are synonyms with summer, it gets us Outside Suburbia, whether that is the outskirts of Dallas on the country roads or somewhere in Europe.  We have gotten lost in Andalusia before, went chasing after lavender in Provence one summer and drove around the ring round in Iceland last Read More …

Road trip: Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler from Vancouver

We took the Sea to Sky highway from Vancouver to Whistler and stopped at a few viewpoints on the way. The Vancouver to Whistler drive is only 120 km and takes around one hour and a half, but the surrounding landscape is so beautiful that you will want to do Read More …

Texas Road Trip: Big Bend National Park

With over 800,000-acres and diverse terrains of the river, desert, and mountains Big Bend National Park in Texas deserves a visit.  Big Bend National Park encompasses the largest protected area of the Chihuahuan Desert in the United States and nestles in a curve of the Rio Grande River between the U.S. Read More …

Road Trip through the Pueblos Blancos of Andalucia

Between the Atlantic in the west and the Mediterranean in the east, lies some of the prettiest hidden towns of Spain. If you are visiting or living in Andalucia, southern Spain, you cannot miss a road trip through the “pueblos blancos”, also known as white villages. We stopped at the Read More …