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620_Bern, an underrated city in Switzerland - Megan Eileen McDonough
Bern/Megan Eileen McDonough

From snow-capped mountains to lush valleys to green-blue rivers that quietly flow through medieval towns, Switzerland has no shortage of picture-perfect places to visit. But there are a handful of cities that, for whatever reason, get all the attention. While we certainly can’t find fault with Zurich or Geneva, here are... Read More

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Instagram wall at Hotel Lucia, Portland, Oregon
Hotel Lucia/Instagram wall

Saving on travel just got a whole lot easier. Well, if you’re a social media addict, at least. Hotel brands like Kimpton and Marriott are already rewarding active social media users, with a slew of boutique accommodations following suit. Goals vary, but it’s safe to assume that properties are aiming... Read More

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group travel sunrise silhouette
Flickr/Zach Dischner

Group trips are the best…except when they’re not. Going on vacation with a group of your closest friends and creating a ton of great memories always sounds like a great idea, but travel has a way of testing one’s limits. No matter how well you pre-plan, uncertainties are bound... Read More

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Cafayate
Cafayate — Megan Eileen McDonough/Bohemian Trails

Latin America is home to some pretty amazing cities — Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, and Cusco to name a few — so we can understand if you’re having trouble picking and choosing what to see and what to skip. That said, there are so many equally impressive destinations... Read More

hong kong high-rise buildings towering over park
Megan Eileen McDonough/Bohemian Trails

Hong Kong is a city of contrasts, with an endless mix of old and new. You’ll find high-rise buildings that tower over quiet parks, local food stalls crammed in between big chain brands. And it’s a major travel hub, so it’s easy to get yourself to this international hotspot even... Read More

 El Nido, Palawan, philippines
Megan McDonough/Bohemian Trails

Coined the “most beautiful island in the world,” Palawan definitely lives up to the hype. But don’t let that intimidate you — as a whole, this island in the Philippines is surprisingly affordable and won’t break the bank. Plus, many of the main attractions, like watching the famously vibrant... Read More