How to Watch the Sunrise at Angkor Wat

Sunrise can be one of the most majestic times to experience Angkor Wat. A kaleidoscope of purples, reds, oranges, and yellows fill the sky and reflecting pools, framing one of the most extraordinary wonders of our world. In order to experience this awe-inspiring moment, however, you need to plan. The sun rises early, after all, and Angkor Wat is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world.

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Journey to Machu Picchu

Take an Inca Trail less traveled for a 7 day trek over mountains, across rivers, and through jungles to discover the secrets of the Peruvian people. Our trek was not only an adventure in itself, but it gave us a glimpse into the history, culture, and life of the Incas in the Andes mountains. And it gave us memories that will last a lifetime.

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Review: Mountain Lodges of Peru - The Best Way to Experience Machu Picchu

Mountain Lodges of Peru has accomplished something truly spectacular by building luxurious lodges deep within the Andes, greeting you at the end of each day’s hike with drinks, a hot shower, gourmet meals, soft beds, massages, and even outdoor jacuzzis. Now you can have the amazing trekking experience you’ve dreamt of without the cold, wet nights in a tent surrounded by the noise and odor of other hikers.

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Where to Eat in Cusco

The food scene in Peru will surprise you. The fusion of quality, unique flavors, and artistic expression are leading edge. Each dish uses delicious local products to take your taste buds on their own journey that reaches the heights of the Andes. Visit for an adventure, stay for the food.

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Charming Valletta

Malta’s charming capital city of Valletta is as beautiful as it is imposing. Built from the water up by the Knight’s of St. John in the mid 1500’s, Valletta now stands as a cultural gem in the Mediterranean. Recently named European Capital of Culture for 2018 Valletta has something for everyone. Read on as we look at what makes Valletta stand out from the rest and why it’s worth adding to your travel bucket list.

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Know Before You Go - Malta

Malta is a hidden gem in Europe. In fact, many people don’t even know it’s a part of the European Union. Located in the Mediterranean Sea about 50 miles south of Italy, Malta consists of just 3 main islands. Here you will find out what you need to know if planning your visit to this spectacular country.

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Spain Journal: Energetic and Beautiful

Spain leaves you with images of the good life, and savoring the little moments. Images of world class art and innovation. Feelings of immense power and influence. We journeyed from the storied center of Madrid to the historic yet youthful Salamanca, then south to energetic Seville and Granada before ending our trip in the cultural wonder that is Barcelona.

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Madrid's Top Sights and Day Trips

In Madrid you can truly say you’re at the center of it all. Not simply because Madrid is in fact the very center of Spain (que the eye roll from Leah…) but also because Madrid is full of culture, history and neighbors some of Spain’s must see day trip locations. Read on as we discover the top attractions and sites of Madrid as well as highlight several nearby towns you should consider adding to your itinerary. But before we get into the sights, let’s spend a minute to get our bearings and tell you what you need to know about visiting Madrid.

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GuideTim GerkeSpain
A Weekend in Barcelona

Barcelona is a magnificent city, one filled with awe-inspiring architecture, culture and history. And the food’s pretty amazing too. If you’ve decided to add a long weekend in Barcelona to your travel itinerary you’ll be glad you did! Read on to see what we recommend you see while you’re there.

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GuideTim GerkeSpain
Must See Cathedrals of Spain

While Italy and France often steal the title of ‘the most beautiful countries in Europe’, in our opinion, Spain should have a seat at the table too. From beautiful buildings to golden sunsets, blue cobblestone streets and miles of acorn tree-spotted hills, Spain’s beauty is awe-inspiring. And nowhere is this beauty more renowned than in its cathedrals. Read on as we look at our five favorite cathedrals in Spain.

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GuideTim GerkeSpain