Posts By: Milou van Roon
8 Lesser Known Wine Destinations for the Oenophile in Your Life hero image
Posted on July 06, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
We all know the famous wine destinations. We may have even been there: France, Italy, South Africa, Chile, among others. But what about the lesser known, but just as great wine destinations? Why not take the oenophile in your life there? Just because you don’t hear as much about them doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be considered for your next trip. So go ahead, be adventurous and surprise them with a romantic trip full of wines they’ve never tasted, but are surely bound to fall in love with. We sure did.
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Foodies on the Road: Don't Miss These 10 Farmers Markets Across the U.S. hero image
Posted on June 29, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
If you like your food fresh and green, rather than disguised in inexplicable lists of letters and numbers, farmer markets are your place to go. Friendly growers can tell you exactly where your food was originally farmed – and how it is best prepared. There’s nothing quite like a good farmers market, with the infinite free samples only as an added bonus.
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Underwater Art Worth Traveling For: A Look at Our 7 Favorite Underwater Sculptures hero image
Posted on June 28, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
Eerily beautiful is probably the best way to describe underwater sculpture gardens. They are often created to protect the natural reefs from tourists and, with that, destruction. About 10 years ago, Jason deCaires Taylor created the first underwater sculpture park off the west coast of Grenada. For these parks, he created many sculptures with different stories. By now there’s four underwater sculpture parks worldwide. Let’s learn more about seven different underwater sculptures, their stories and where they are located!
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Summer is Here and That Means It’s Time to Road Trip the California Coast hero image
Posted on June 23, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
There is no such thing as a boring road trip when it comes to traveling from Los Angeles to San Francisco, especially this time of year. You can take several routes, but we really recommend going up the coastal route, Highway 1, which is often referred to as the most beautiful road in the world. And while the best part of your road trip will be the sights that you see from the driver’s seat, it would be a shame to drive up the California Coast without making a few stops along the way. Here are the spots that you shouldn’t miss along your coastal drive.
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15 Festivals Around the World to Add to Your Bucket List hero image
Posted on June 21, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
Festivals are not just a great and fun way to get an insight into the life of locals. It’s also a fascinating way to get accustomed to traditions. From throwing water or dye at people, to gigantic electronic music gatherings, here is a list of 15 festivals and parties that you should attend. These following events have gathered millions of people from all over the world. Why not add some of them to your bucket list?
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What You Need to Know if You Wreck Your Rental Car on Vacation hero image
Posted on June 14, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
It’s the ultimate travel nightmare: you got in an accident and wrecked your rental car, and possibly even another car. Getting in an accident is horrible either way, but wrecking your rental car might be a lot more complex afterwards – since it’s not yours. Here is what you need to know if you wreck your rental car.
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5 Facebook Pages to Follow for Airline Error Fare Alerts hero image
Posted on June 07, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
If you’re daydreaming about white sand, cobbled streets or medieval cityscapes, you’re probably in need of a vacation (or a more interesting job?). Being strapped for cash shouldn’t keep you from traveling – you just have to know where to look for cheap tickets. By watching error fares you can save hundreds of dollars on your plane ticket.
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7 Easy Places to Find Travel Coupons hero image
Posted on May 24, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
If you’re a fan of saving money, especially when it comes to travel expenses, and using that saved money on other fun things, like a fun excursion, raise your hand! *we are raising our hand* This list is exactly what you’re looking for, and should be bookmarked and considered your travel planning bible. Between these seven websites you’re almost guaranteed to save a big chunk of money using their coupons and online deals when planning your next vacation. But why stop there? You can even use these sites to save on everything from grocery shopping to shipping expenses, and that’s money that can go towards your next vacation – it’s a win win!
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