Weekend Getaway: Samana, Dominican Republic

New York is freezing cold right now, and the cheapest place to fly outside of the US and Canada is the Dominican Republic. With tickets ranging starting at $250 , I figured why not get away for the long President’s Day weekend? In search of a quiet escape from the busy city, I chose to…

Visiting India: 20 Travel Tips

After two trips to India, I have spent a cumulative 2 months there, which may sound like a lot but it is merely scratching the surface of what this boundless country has to offer. These travel tips will help you have a more pleasant journey through the incredibly diverse and culturally rich country of India….

Baroque Churches of North Goa, India

I know, this is a really specific thing to write about, and it seems odd to go all the way to India to see some churches built by the Portuguese. But that’s the kind of silly stuff I do. I was in Goa for a week, and there isn’t a ton to do other than…

Croatia: Eastern European Paradise

Croatia is a romantic destination, but also great for backpackers and lovers of craft beer and wine. A trip to this Eastern European gem makes for an inexpensive island vacation. I’d recently met a girl from London and we spent roughly two weeks traveling around Croatia, from the capital of Zagreb through rural Slavonia and down…

Bulgaria, Land of Roses

    Over a very long weekend last Spring, Evan and I flew from Israel to Bulgaria, rented a car, and drove all over the Western part of the country. Nowhere I’ve visited is as underrated as Bulgaria, what a beautiful and seemingly untouched place! Sofia Bulgaria’s quiet capital is set in a picturesque mountainous…

3 Places to Visit in Colombia

Colombia might not seem like an obvious travel destination, but its beautiful old towns, national parks, and beaches make it a perfect long-weekend or extended adventure. I spent a week in Colombia and had a perfect amount of time for 3 places, and their surrounding areas: Cartagena, Tayrona National Park and Bogota. Cartagena & Rosario…