Category Archives: OFF THE BEATEN TRACK

18 Hidden Gems in Portugal: Off the Beaten Path Destinations You’ll Love

Hidden gems in Portugal

For being such a small country, there are a whole lot of exceptional hidden gems in Portugal. Everyone seems to head to Lisbon, Porto, the Douro Valley, and the Algarve. But there is so much more to be seen in this fabulous country. If you’re a little bit like me and prefer traveling off the […]

How to hike El Saltillo – Malaga hiking off the beaten path

Hike El Saltillo Malaga

El Saltillo, Malaga, is one of those hikes no one has heard of. A hike in the dark shadows of the world-famous Caminito del Rey. This is good news for anyone looking for a spectacular Malaga hiking trail without the crowds. Even though more people have found their way to hiking El Saltillo from Canillas […]

17 Stunning France off the beaten path destinations not to miss!

France off the beaten track Menton

So many times I’ve got lost in old medieval villages hidden away in France off the beaten path. Small charming corners I can’t even remember the name of and not mentioning search for on the map. Endless France road trips led me across lavender fields and local markets for baguettes, olives, and fresh fruit. France […]

How to spend two days in Garmeh Iran: A desert oasis

Garmeh Iran

As soon as I decided on going to Iran, a country that is 25% desert, I knew I wanted to stay in a desert oasis. And the choice fell on the tiny village of Garmeh settled in the middle of the Dasht-e Kavir desert in Central Iran. Blessed with natural spring water and an abundance […]

Italy off the beaten path: 21 outstanding destinations

Italy has long been a favorite destination among tourists from all over the globe and unfortunately, certain destinations like Venice and Cinque Terre have had to pay the tremendous price of overtourism. The masses seem to always move to the same places, while there is so much more to the country than the main sights. […]

Spain off the beaten path: 24 Bucket list-worthy places!

Spain off the beaten path

Most people think Barcelona, Madrid, Malaga, and Seville when you mention Spain. These are all breathtaking destinations, but so much tourism! If you are a little bit like me, you like to get a little off the trodden path. Though Spain is among the most visited countries in Europe with over 80 million international tourists […]

25 best Thailand off the beaten track destinations

Thailand off the beaten track

Thailand has become one of the most visited countries in South East Asia and not without a reason. The land of smiles is extremely organized for tourism which makes it an easy country to travel to for anyone. Unfortunately, this also makes large parts of the country strongly affected by overtourism. Tourism to Thailand is […]

One week in Morocco itinerary: A taste of northern Morocco

A beautiful rainbow on our Morocco 1 week itinerary. Spring is best time to travel to Morocco when the fields are golden.

Northern Morocco is not where most people set foot on their first trip to the country, yet it’s tremendously beautiful! There is so much culture and the Berber villages are spotted all over the astounding Atlas and Rif mountains. The deep blue Mediterranean Sea dominates the coastline while you can visit the fascinating Blue city […]