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Lonely Planet To Collaborate With Apple Maps To Add Interesting Feature!

Apple MapsI couldn’t imagine driving without navigation apps on my iPhone. We also use them quite a bit while exploring destinations at home and abroad.

There are some decisions to be made when deciding on which map to use. The primary options are Waze, Google Maps and Apple Maps.

For everyday driving, I always use Waze since it alerts us of traffic cameras and police. If we’re walking or looking to map the distance between places, I go with Google Maps. Continue reading Lonely Planet To Collaborate With Apple Maps To Add Interesting Feature!

Many Countries Placing Restrictions On US Visitors

USWith most of the world more or less shut down for the past 3-4 months, I’m sure many of you are itching to travel as soon as things start getting better. I know we are!

For Americans, it’s usually relatively easy to visit most countries around the world. However, with high rates of COVID-10, many countries are putting restrictions on travelers looking to visit from the US. Continue reading Many Countries Placing Restrictions On US Visitors

More Alternate Routes To Machu Picchu Being Created This Year


Machu PicchuMachu Picchu, Peru would probably rank as one of Kim and my favorite sites which we’ve visited around the world.

When visiting this incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can either hike there or take a train (most of the way). Kim and I took the train from Ollantaytambo.

In the future, I’d love to visit Machu Picchu again and do a trek to the site. Continue reading More Alternate Routes To Machu Picchu Being Created This Year

Win A Trip for 2 to Copenhagen from Lonely Planet

lonely planetLonely Planet is giving away a trip for two to Copenhagen, Denmark.

The prize includes flights, accommodations and various activities.

Copenhagen is ranked #1 in 2019’s Best In Travel. Kim and I have been to Copenhagen a couple of times and really love the city. Yes, it’s pricey but I’d love to win this prize and visit again. Continue reading Win A Trip for 2 to Copenhagen from Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet Giving Away Trip For 2 To Spain

lonely planetLonely Planet is teaming up with Intrepid Travel to give away a trip for two to Spain!

The prize will be a culinary adventure which includes the #1 eating experience in the world, according to Lonely Planet, exploring “the famed pintxos trails of culinary powerhouse San Sebastián.”

Spain was the first country I visited in Europe so I’d love to win this prize to see another part of the country which I’ve yet to explore. Continue reading Lonely Planet Giving Away Trip For 2 To Spain

Win A Glamping Adventure to Hawaii from Lonely Planet

lonely planetFor those of you who don’t like camping due to the lack of amenities, you could aways go glamping.

And, if you’re not so sure of what glamping is, Wikipedia defines it as,  “a portmanteau of glamour and camping and describes a style of camping with amenities and, in some cases, resort-style services not usually associated with “traditional” camping.” Continue reading Win A Glamping Adventure to Hawaii from Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet Giving Away Solo Trip To One of Four Destinations

lonely planetLonely Planet recently sent out an e-mail about a contest where one lucky winner will win a solo trip to the destination of their choice. (There are 4 destinations to choose from.)

They teamed up with Books For Better Living to give you a chance to win a solo trip to either Indonesia, Peru, Vietnam or Italy. Continue reading Lonely Planet Giving Away Solo Trip To One of Four Destinations