Powell’s City of Books in Portland, Oregon

There’s a place in Portland that, when mentioned, will light up even the most jaded person’s eyes. That place is Powell’s City of Books. What I mean when I introduce it this way is that, a lot of times, you go somewhere and the locals roll their eyes at your plans as “so touristy.” Or, you come back from a trip and people ask what … Continue reading Powell’s City of Books in Portland, Oregon

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Fill a Weekend in Portland OR

Portland is a nice-sized city, perfect for a weekend getaway. I have been to Portland just four times, but I feel good about recommending things to do, where to eat, and places to stay. Simply put, every time I go to Portland I have an incredible time… so if you follow my lead, you will too. Read on to find ways to spend your weekend in Portland. What … Continue reading Fill a Weekend in Portland OR

A Getaway Weekend in Wichita KS

This post on a fun weekend in Wichita KS is from Libby, a member of the Voyageer Contributor Team. Find out how to have your post featured here! When I was in college, living on campus without a car, it could often feel like living on an island. It was pretty self-sustaining. Everything you could really need within a two block plot of land. And it was … Continue reading A Getaway Weekend in Wichita KS

Your First Time Visiting San Diego (Local’s Favorites)

Putting together a post about my hometown has proven to be challenging. Finding a starting point is particularly tricky since I have years of recommendations for my ever-evolving city. Luckily, two of my close friends visited us at the end of last month. It was their first time visiting San Diego, which allowed me to make a itinerary for them and firm up my recommendations for … Continue reading Your First Time Visiting San Diego (Local’s Favorites)

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Your First Time Visiting Guanajuato, Mexico

Guanajuato (pronounced Gwan-a-wat-o) recently got named as one of Lonely Planet’s destinations of 2018, and I had no idea I was so ahead of the curve. I recently visited the city and was totally enamored with the colonial architecture and friendly locals. More GTO: Read My recent visit to Guanajuato and Where to stay, eat and drink in Guanajuato. Guanajuato was founded in the 16th century … Continue reading Your First Time Visiting Guanajuato, Mexico

3 Perfect Day Trips from London

While London’s metropolis provides no shortage of things to see or do, there are a lot of great places outside of the city as well. From university cities to spa towns to the countryside – England outside of London has a lot to offer. Here are three perfect day trips to make the most of your time outside the city. Day Trip 1: Bath About … Continue reading 3 Perfect Day Trips from London

Your First Time Visiting Paris

Paris tops many people’s list of favorite world cities, including mine. Lots of us have grown up seeing the City of Lights in movies and TV—okay—and in history class in school. Even if you aren’t a full-blown Francophile like me, I’m sure you will find the city’s ambiance lovely and the food, delicious. I’ve been a few times, and for this post I’ve worked hard … Continue reading Your First Time Visiting Paris

Your First Time Visiting Mexico City

The whole time I was planning my trip to Mexico City, my dad kept referring to it as “Old Mexico.” Is that more of a 60s/70s era thing to say? In any case, Mexico City, the sprawling second-largest city in the Western Hemisphere (8.8 mil residents), is really heating up as a vacation destination. It was a lovely place to visit last December and I … Continue reading Your First Time Visiting Mexico City

What to Do, See, and Eat in Oklahoma City

This post originally appeared on XOXO, Lib. I’ve included it here with permission. We didn’t give each other gifts this Christmas, promising that we’ll take a road trip soon instead. Well, “soon” turned into a few months later but we finally made good on our promise to one another. When I would tell people that we were using our quick vacation to visit Oklahoma City, most … Continue reading What to Do, See, and Eat in Oklahoma City