• Slovenia

    Riding the Pletna Boat to Lake Bled Island on a Bell-Ringing Quest

    Lake Bled Slovenia is one of my favorite places in the world.  Not only is the scenery stunning – a crystal blue lake, an island church, a hilltop castle, all surrounded by the Julian Alps.  But it’s also where Mrs TT and I were married a few years ago.  We returned to Lake Bled this year to celebrate our anniversary and spend a little more time in this magical place.…

  • Argentina

    Exploring the San Telmo Market & Street Fair in Buenos Aires

    Two of my very favorite things to do during our month in Buenos Aires were to 1) eat at the San Telmo Market, and 2) wander the giant San Telmo Sunday Street Fair. San Telmo is one of Buenos Aires’ most popular and historic neighborhoods, and is conveniently located just south of the city center. Every visitor to Buenos Aires will certainly spend time in San Telmo, exploring its antique…

  • Argentina

    10 Practical Buenos Aires Travel Tips

    Buenos Aires Argentina is a huge, dynamic, and sometimes-baffling city that absolutely deserves a spot on your travel bucket list.  We spent one month in Buenos Aires earlier this year, and I feel that we came to understand the place pretty well.  I’ve written about several of our unique experiences in Buenos Aires already. But for this post, I want to highlight what I think are the most practical Buenos…

  • Utah

    The Beautiful Stewart Falls Hike at Sundance Utah

    The canyons of Northern Utah are filled with some pretty great hiking adventures. As I pointed out in my last post, my daughter and I are trying to hike a different Utah canyon trail each week this summer. And a few days ago, we traveled up Provo Canyon to check out Stewart Falls – a popular hiking destination just above Sundance Resort. Stewart Falls is a spectacular two-tiered waterfall dropping…

  • Utah

    Hiking at Brighton Utah – Silver Lake, Twin Lakes, and Lake Solitude

    Big Cottonwood Canyon is usually ranked as the #1 thing to do in Salt Lake City on Tripadvisor.  Salt Lake City is famous for its easily-accessible canyons.  They offer great skiing in the winter, awesome hiking in the summer, and amazing colors in the fall. And Big Cottonwood Canyon is beloved by locals and tourists alike.  At the top of this 15 mile canyon, easily accessed from the middle of…

  • Food,  Portugal

    The Best Portuguese Food In Lisbon You Need To Try

    Eating local cuisine is one of my favorite things about travel. I spend a lot of time trying to seek out the best versions of the most authentic food in each destination we visit. We spent two months in Lisbon this past winter, and so I had plenty of time to try lots of Portuguese food. I knew very little about Portuguese food prior to our time in Lisbon. It’s…