Lucia Giles

Lucia Giles is obsessed with all things travel—from organizing her packing cubes to chatting up locals for their insider tips and everything in between. She’s lived all over the USA and when she’s not writing you’ll find her sipping a glass of wine, cuddling with her dog or hiking a new trail.

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Insider’s Guide to the Chicago Botanic Garden

Sometimes you just need to stroll through a garden, take a deep breath and smell the Floribunda roses. At the Chicago Botanic Garden—you can do all that and more. With 27 gardens spanning...

This 16-Story Castle in Colorado is a Sight to Behold

Did we mention the fire-breathing dragon? Why travel abroad to visit storybook castles that housed famous (and infamous) royals throughout history, when Colorado has a castle of its own! The...

The Most Photo-Worthy Pit in America

A little-known town in the Heart of Dixie is about to jump to the top of your travel bucket list. Jackson County sits in the Northeast corner of Alabama, knocking...

The Ultimate Pet-Friendly Road Trip In Arizona and New Mexico

There’s nothing quite like packing up the car and heading out on a road trip. And when four-legged friends are involved—it’s even better! Sure the logistics can get a bit...

What a Tractor Accident in Sicily Taught Me About Kindness

Usually when someone tells you about their favorite trip or travel memory it involves a bucket list location, a once-in-a-lifetime adventure or hands-down the best meal they’ve ever had. Not me.

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24 Hours in Puerto Vallarta

Collecting moments is one of the few things I hold close to my heart. Moments, however, get confused with the arrival. For me, it's everything...

San Antonio: Where History and Culture Meet

San Antonio is a city with a radiant atmosphere where the remains of an interesting past merge with the energy of an even more...

Top 5 Weird British Pubs

The pub is a British institution. You could go to any corner pub, but we found the most unique pubs you can visit in...

The Most Underrated Beach Towns in Panama

1. Aguadulce, Cocle Aguadulce is a quiet town in the interior of Panama. The people here primarily work in agriculture, sea salt production, and some...

Dubrovnik – Croatia’s hidden gem

A short drive from Cilipi Airport and you'll find yourself in a picturesque medieval town on the shores of the crystal blue Adriatic Sea. Welcome...