Category Archives: OFF THE BEATEN TRACK

The Ultimate Guide to Rome off the beaten path: Discover the secret Rome

Galleria Sciarra

When you have visited all the main sites and been through the popular things to do in Rome, it’s time to look beyond the Colosseum and the trevi Fountain. You might have time to spare on your Rome itinerary or you might visit the city for the second, third, or fifth time and you want […]

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 that led me across lavender fields and local markets for baguettes, olives, and fresh fruit. […]

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: 20 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 prize 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: 23 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 […]

17 photos to inspire you to travel to Myanmar

Yangon stupas

Myanmar took me by surprise. It was hard not to fall in love with Myanmar, the land of golden stupas and big-hearted smiles. Such a rich country in so many ways, rich in love and caring for others. Even the stray dogs were cared for. Not what I had heard, but what I experienced. In […]

How to travel from Bagan to Mandalay by boat

Bagan to Mandalay by boat

One of the most memorable trips in Myanmar was when we traveled from magical Bagan to Mandalay by boat. The journey started before sunrise and it is needless to say that the sunrise we were served on that boat was one of the most mesmerizing in my entire life! There are many ways to travel […]

Cabo de Gata beaches – some of the best in Spain

Looking down at Playa de los Muertos from the view point

Cabo de Gata-Níjar is a nature reserve in the province of Almeria in Southern Spain. The reserve is volcanic and hosts the only desert in Spain. Besides being dry, rocky, and sandy on the inland, the coastline has some incredible cliffs and stunning virgin beaches. Some of the beaches in Cabo de Gata can only […]