It’s summer and you’re heading to Spain but are unsure which Balearic island to visit: Ibiza or Mallorca. Both islands have turquoise waters, secret coves and stunning beaches. Both have incredible food: Iberico ham, Spanish cheeses, Padron peppers, suckling pig, heaps of paella and glorious wine. Both have gorgeous nature and a warm Mediterranean climate.
You’re excited to visit Portugal but can’t decide whether to visit the Azores or Madeira. Both are amazing islands off the coast of Portugal with a mild climate, lush green hills and fabulous Portuguese food. It’s possible to visit both the Azores and Madeira in one trip (there is a direct 2 hour flight from
It’s summer and you’re figuring out whether to visit Corsica or Sardinia for your holiday. Both islands bask in the Mediterranean sun, have rugged interiors and plenty of gorgeous beaches. The 7 mile channel separating the two islands is crossed via a 50 minute ferry ride. If you’re not able to fit both islands into
These are Megan’s tips for her week and half long trip in the fall to Lucerne and Lugano in Switzerland then onto Menaggio and Santa Margherita in Lake Como and finishing in Tuscany. She and her husband are in their 30s and from Chicago. Their goals were to relax and eat good food.
These are Jennifer’s tips from her trip to Cuba where she spent 4 days in Havana and 2 days in Vinales. Jennifer visited Cube to experience the culture, see the top sites and eat good food. Jennifer travelled with a few friends, aged between 30 and 42 and it was the first Cuba visit for all.
These are Rob’s tips for Turks & Caicos. Rob visited the islands for a destination wedding many years ago and have since been back 6 times! His most recent visit was with his wife and 3 kids (ages 5, 3 & 1).
These are Lou’s tips for the Turks & Caicos. Lou is retired and spends 6 months of the year on the islands (the other 6 months he spends in Rhode Island). Lou’s tips are great for anyone who wants to enjoy the beach!
It’s been a long, dark winter and summer isn’t quite here yet. You need sun – a warm sandy beach, a tropical pina colada, flip flops, coconuts and shady palm trees. Did we mention the sound of steel drums? A quick jaunt to the Caribbean is the answer but you want to avoid the tourist scene.
Jenny’s tips for Madrid, Barcelona and along the southern coast from Cádiz to Valencia. She’s a freelance writer, solo traveller and eternal sun seeker. Her tips are best for a foodie, budget and culture seeking travellers who may not have been to Spain before.
Where do you live when you’re not traveling? Boston, DC, and Albany, NY Who went on the trip? A group of 5 girlfriends. What was the Trip? 5 nights in Havana with a couple day trips. What were your interests/goals on the trip? Experience the culture & people and learn more about its unique history. And
These are Ryan’s tips for 3 nights in Lagos in the Algarve. Get great tips on where to eat, go out and where to stay!
These are Amy’s tips from her trip to Portugal. Amy spent 2 nights in Lisbon and 6 nights on Sao Miguel island in the Azores. Amy visited Portugal to experience the culture, see the sights, go hiking, eat all the food and drink all the wine.
These are Jessica’s tips from her trip to Palermo in Sicily, Italy. Jess visited Sicily to explore the culture, sites and food. The meal entrees ranged 6 to 14 euros.
These are Jessica’s tips from her trip to Trapani and Favignana in Sicily, Italy. Jess visited Sicily to relax and experience the culture. The meals ranged from 12 – 20 euros and my villa apartment was roughly USD 85 a night for a weekend in September.
If you’re heading to Madeira, or considering a visit, read this guide to the Best Places to Stay in Madeira to know where to stay and get first-hand reviews of hotels.
These are Amy’s tips from her 6 nights on Sao Miguel island in the Azores. Amy’s from Boston and went with friends, they wanted to experience the culture, see the sights, go hiking, eat all the food and drink all the wine. The average price of the hotel was 175 Euros and the average entree at the restaurants we
Catherine tips from her amazing 7-day trip to Sao Miguel island in the Azores in July with her husband. Our goal for the trip was relaxation, hiking, food and wine, and to get off the beaten path.
Croatia is a great alternative Mediterranean destination from Italy or Greece. But do you visit Split or Dubrovnik? Learn the pros and cons of each in this Travel Honey Tiebreaker.
You’re heading to Europe for one week and trying to decide whether to explore Italy or to travel through Croatia. Read these tips to decide whether to visit Italy or Croatia.
You’d like to go on a European city break to experience vibrant culture, eat amazing food and run around the beach. Barcelona and Lisbon are obvious choices; read on to see which city is a better fit for you in this Travel Honey Tiebreaker.