TIEBREAKER: IBIZA OR MALLORCA?

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.

TIEBREAKER: AZORES OR MADEIRA?

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

TIEBREAKER: CORSICA OR SARDINIA?

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

🐾MEGAN’S ITALY AND SWITZERLAND TIPS

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.

🐾 JENNIFER’S CUBA TIPS

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.

🐾 ROB’S TURKS & CAICOS TIPS

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).

🐾 LOU’S TURKS & CAICOS TIPS

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!

🐾 Jenny’s Spain Tips

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.

🐾 AYRES’ CUBA TIPS

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

🐾 AMY’S PORTUGAL TIPS

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.

🐾 JESSICA’S SICILY TIPS: TRAPANI AND FAVIGNANA

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.

🐾 AMY’S SÃO MIGUEL TIPS

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’S SÃO MIGUEL TIPS

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.

TIEBREAKER: ITALY OR CROATIA?

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.

TIEBREAKER: LISBON OR BARCELONA?

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.