Souvenir Shopping Tips: Look beyond the magnets & trinkets

Souvenir shopping tips to avoid falling into collecting meaningless mass-produced trinkets. Do your travel keepsakes and souvenirs invoke memories of your trips to faraway places, are you reminded of conversations with locals… what you learned about the meaning behind that token of travel that you had acquired, or are you Read More …

Spanish Riviera: An afternoon in Calella de Palafrugell

Although there’s no such thing as the Spanish Riviera, travel websites usually use the term when they talk about Spain’s magnificent beaches, and the Iberian country is blessed with plenty of them.  So, if there would be a Spanish Riviera, this would probably include most of the country’s seashores, as Spain Read More …

Up up and away: 6 Epic Hot Air Balloon Rides around the world.

The experience of launching into the atmosphere, riding in a hot air balloon while enjoying the birds-eye view of the world below is an experience like no other.  It requires no skills other than the ability to wake up early in the morning since most of the rides as at dawn when the Read More …

Highlights of 2015 : Top Travel Moments Outside Suburbia

As we ring in the New Year, couldn’t help but reminisce and recap our 2015 adventures Outside Suburbia. We have had a very fun 2015.  Can’t believe that its only been since March 2015 that I started blogging and started learning the ropes of the different social media, now I’m like Read More …

A day trip from Barcelona to Montserrat, Spain

After exploring El-born, visiting all the art in and around Barcelona and eating all the tapas… it is time to head out to see the serrated mountains of Montserrat, Spain.  Seeing the unique shape of the mountains up-close alone warrants a visit even if you don’t believe in the miracles Read More …