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7 Wineries Near Charlottesville You Can Get To in 30 Minutes or Less

If you’re planning a trip to Charlottesville, you’re pretty much required to check out a few of the beautiful nearby vineyards! These wineries are less than a 30 minute drive from Downtown Charlottesville and many are clustered together, which makes them easy to fit into a weekend itinerary. They also boast some of the best …

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The Perfect Long Weekend Itinerary in Martinique Day 4: Trois Rivières, Les Anses d’Arlêt, and Fort-de-France

Day 4: Trois Rivières, Les Anses d’Arlêt, & Fort-de-France On your last day, drive back up the coast of the island and stop at Trois Rivières and Les Anses d’Arlêt for some rum and a few more gorgeous beaches. Trois Rivières Trois Rivières is both the name of a small village in Martinique and a rum distillery. Since it’s right on …

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The Perfect Long Weekend Itinerary in Martinique Days 2 & 3: Le Diamant, Sainte-Anne, and Les Salines

Days 2 and 3 of my perfect long weekend itenerary in Martinique will take you South to Le Diamant, Sainte-Anne, and Les Salines. I’m combining these days because they’re a little bit more laidback and also put you in the same location for two nights. Though less jam-packed than day 1, these days are still …

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The Perfect Long Weekend Itinerary in Martinique Day 1: Fort-de-France, Le Prêcheur, and Le Carbet

Welcome to day one of my perfect long weekend Itinerary in Martinique! Martinique is hands down one of my favorite places I’ve ever been. The combination of French and Caribbean culture makes for some of the best food, scenery, and drinks you can imagine. Though it isn’t a touristy island, there are endless things to …

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Should You Go to Martinique? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Planning Your Trip

Martinique is a truly special place. It’s an overseas department of France, so it’s culturally a blend of French and Caribbean influences. You’ll find the same stores and foods you see all over France (great wine, cheese, baguettes, etc.) alongside incredible curry and seafood dishes, jungles and rainforests, and beautiful beaches. If you’re wondering whether …

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5 Days in Porto: A Guide to the Best Food, Drink, and Views

Porto is one of the coolest places I’ve ever been, and 5 days is a perfect amount of time to see the city and squeeze in a day trip or two. I’ve compiled the best things to do in Porto that are non-touristy while also being accessible to everyone. So if you don’t speak Portuguese …

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4 Reasons You Should Visit Montpellier: The Most Budget-Friendly, Non-Touristy City in the South of France

When people think of the South of France, their minds usually jump to Nice, Cannes, Monaco, and other pricy cities with huge tourism industries in the Provence Alps/Côte d’Azur region. However, the bulk of the South of France lies next door in the Languedoc-Roussillon: a region in central southern France with gorgeous landscape, very few …

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