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Visit Rome, Italy: Trip Planning Tips

Planning a trip to Rome, or anywhere, can be overwhelming. There are so many things to do, where do you even begin? These are our best tips for controlling the chaos and planning a trip that suits you.

zomba forest lodge plateau malawi

Visit Malawi: Zomba Forest Lodge

Zomba Forest Lodge is a peaceful, secluded hideaway on the side of the Zomba Plateau. This small, off-grid lodge with its incredible food, variety of hikes, and laid-back vibe makes it one of our favorite places in Malawi.

hagia sophia in istanbul

An Itinerary for 2 Perfect Days in Istanbul

We had the opportunity to spend two days in Istanbul on our way to another destination, and it was the perfect amount of time necessary to see the main sites of this fascinating historical city.

ruins of a basilica in ancient philipi, greece

Visit Greece: Ancient Philippi

Located just 2 hours from Thessaloniki, the ancient city of Philippi is at the same time easy to get to and off the beaten track. Amidst these ancient ruins, you can imagine the Roman legions facing off in the Battle of Philippi or the Apostle Paul walking the city streets.

The zomba plateau sits over the town of zomba, Malawi, green and beautiful, with a blue sky and fluffy white clouds above

5 Reasons to Make Malawi Your Next International Destination

Malawi is a small country in southern Africa that many people have never even heard of, but it has so much to offer! With a diversity of landscapes, and much fewer tourists than more popular African destinations, Malawi is an up and coming travel destination that you won’t want to miss.

Visit Malawi: Blue Zebra Island Lodge

We have twice now been to Blue Zebra Island Lodge on Nankoma Island in Lake Malawi, and both times we absolutely loved it! It has been, without question, our favorite place we’ve stayed in Malawi.

a reed and thatch lake chalet or tent sits on top of a large rock at Mumbo Island in Lake Malawi

Visit Malawi: Mumbo Island

Mumbo Island was the perfect escape for a father-son weekend with my oldest son. At Mumbo Island, we were able to unplug and unwind in one of the most beautiful spots in all of Malawi.

ancient corinth in greece, the temple of apollo stands amid some ruins with the gulf of corinth and the Geraneia mountains in the distance

Visit Greece: Ancient Corinth

What remains of the ancient city of Corinth holds significant history and interest. Located so conveniently near Athens, it should definitely be on your list of places to visit when you’re in Greece.