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Pack That: The Packing Must-Haves

Welcome to our Pack That series on WalkAbout365! We love traveling, but sometimes it’s hard to know what to bring on your adventures. Matt and I have made many a packing blunder during our trips, but we’ve also found some packing gold mines! Whether you’re going camping, to the beach, or into the jungle – let us help you get everything you...

Sicily in a Flash!

Welcome to our Destination in a Flash guide for Sicily, Italy. Whether you want some inspiration for your next trip, or need advice on making the most out of 24 hours, this is the guide for you! We’ll tell you our favorites from our adventures in Sicily and what we recommend to see, do, eat and skip. What to See: Taoramina: Located on the eastern side of...

How to Vacation during COVID

If you’re a traveler like us, COVID has really put a damper on your vibe! With states and countries on lockdown, restricted air travel and precautions to stay 6 feet apart, it can be really hard to imagine when our bags will be packed again for our next trip. Fear not friends, vacationing during COVID is STILL POSSIBLE with a little imagination, creativity and...

Granada in a Flash!

Welcome to our Destination in a Flash guide for Granada, Spain! Whether you want some inspiration for your next trip, or need advice on making the most out of 24 hours, this is the guide for you! We’ll tell you our favorites from our adventures in Granada and what we recommend to see, do, eat and skip. What to See: The Albacin (Muslim Quarter): For centuries...

Quebec City in a Flash – Winter Carnival Edition

Welcome to our Destination in a Flash guide for Quebec City, Canada – special Winter Carnival edition! Whether you want some inspiration for your next trip, or need advice on making the most out of 24 hours, this is the guide for you! We’ll tell you our favorites from our adventures in Quebec and what we recommend to see, do, eat and skip.  What to...

8 Amazing Royal Palaces Around the World

Being the king, living in a beautiful palace and having the world’s riches – doesn’t that sound like everyone’s dream? While we all might not make it there, seeing the marvelous residences of famous royalty are not out of reach! So, straighten you crown, get on your Cinderella shoes, and grab that carriage because we are going to 8 amazing palaces around the world...

The Chinese Countryside: Our Trip to Yangshuo, China

After Shanghai, we started our travels down to Yangshuo in the countryside of China. We spent 19 hours on an overnight train in our lovely 4-person cabin. Our neighbors, a Chinese couple from the Guilin area, spent most of the night to themselves. The beds were actually pretty comfortable, but the bathrooms were a little less so. I mean seriously…who can pee standing...

Gimme that Goulash: Our Travels in Krakow, Poland

After Russia, we continued our trek westward back across Europe, and our next stop was Poland. But it turns out that getting from Russia to Poland was going to be harder than it looked. Because of strict visa requirements to pass through Belarus, we couldn’t get directly to Poland. So, after a short flight to Kaliningrad (east of Lithuania), a bus and 2 trains, we...