best weekend trips from portland

5 Scenic Weekend Getaways You Can Take From Portland, Oregon

Getting away for a weekend can feel like the perfect break from your every day, stagnant routine. You don’t have to take any extra time off work, it’s affordable, and you get to explore Oregon outside of Portland. Are you looking for scenic views to enjoy that summer weather? Here are five lovely weekend getaways you can take from Portland, Oregon. First, Mount Rainier National Park...
UAE solo female travel

Sleepless in the UAE: The Ultimate Solo Female Layover

A lot of things in this world can kill you but monotony is the biggest threat of all. Standing barefoot in the evening Dubai desert in 130-degree humidity to procure what would become the most refreshing Corona of my life, I smiled to myself for having pulled off the layover of all layovers. Desert sand coated my sweaty skin like a sticky sugar donut. My boarding pass was damp, but....
Mount Nemrut Headless Gods

Mount Nemrut’s Headless Gods

Are you thinking about where to travel to after you've been fully vaccinated? As we start to see the light at the end of the tunnel for this Covid-19 pandemic, I am sure we are all thinking about that long-awaited vacation. And if you like to travel to unknown destinations, with perhaps an ancient site dating back to the 1st century BC, well, think no more and consider taking a trip to Mount Nemrut, Turkey...
Small group travel

What To Expect From Small Group Travel

Traveling for the first time, or the first time solo can be pretty daunting, so opting for traveling around in a small, organized group can be a great way to explore a new destination, without the stress of having to plan everything yourself. You’ve spent hours looking at destinations, reading reviews, and selecting your small group operator. You’ve packed up your backpack and...
Mardin, Turkey

The Hidden Gem that is Mardin, Turkey

What is the first place you think of when someone mentions Turkey? Of course, it's going to be Istanbul. Don't get me wrong; I love Istanbul. But what if I said you could go to a spot in Turkey, get all the cultural experiences, get treated like royalty, with warm weather, and have fantastic food. Well, Look no further than Mardin. Here are some reasons to explore another side of Turkey...
top places to see uae

8 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in the UAE

The UAE constantly stuns and mesmerizes the world with its incredible skylines and wonders, both manmade and natural. Dubai was leading the travel brigade with wonders like the Burj Khalifa and the Palm Islands, but the other countries are not far behind now. The UAE is a remarkable coalescence of the most incredible architectural gallery, enchanting water bodies, parks, zoos, and much more...
How to live seasonally

Living Seasonally: A Guide to Traveling With All 5 Senses

When you travel, what senses do you use the most? The average traveler would tell you sights and sounds are the most prominent, but our friends at Living Seasonally are here to open your world to traveling with all five senses. Here are five destinations they say are perfect for opening up your world to new experiences that touch on the five senses and make your trip one to remember...
Surfing South Bay

5 Incredible Reasons to Visit the South Bay

The South Bay is a hidden treasure within Los Angeles County, California, known for its picturesque beaches and laid-back beach vibe. If you are visiting Los Angeles, then the South Bay should be on your must-see list so you too can experience the cute coastal beach towns and all they have to offer. Here's a guide to visiting, including what to eat, what to see, and what to do...
Top Baseball Cities in USA

The 10 Best Baseball Cities to Visit in the USA

We all know that person who's trying to visit every major league ballpark in the USA, and once you finish this list you might have to start your own ballpark bucket list. The stadiums and cities on our list are some of the best places to visit in the United States, especially if you're into baseball and want to catch a game. Here are the 10 best baseball cities to visit in the USA...
Traveling Babies Travel Magazine

Traveling Sisters: An Interview with the Hosts of the Travel Babies Podcast

This week our editorial team was fortunate enough to get to interview the hosts of the Travel Babies Podcast, Jacqueline and Juliana. We asked them a wide array of questions about their travels, from tips to favorite destinations and cuisines. Here's the full interview, including why these two travel all-stars decided to start their own podcast, and how they're dreaming about traveling...
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