What to Know Before Touring the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia

The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia is home to more than 1 million works of art and nearly 3 million exhibits in total. It’s actually the 2nd largest art museum in the world! (#1 is the Louvre.) The Hermitage is an absolute must-visit on your trip to St. Petersburg. This post will give a little background on it, as well as how to really make the most of your tour there! Brief History of the State Hermitage Museum… Read more »

12 Things to Know Before Visiting Catherine Palace in Pushkin, Russia

No trip to St. Petersburg, Russia would be complete without a visit to Catherine Palace in the suburb of Pushkin. Catherine Palace (or the Great Palace of Tsarskoye Selo) tops many of the “must-see” lists for planning a trip to this area. Being armed with a little knowledge before you go can certainly make the visit more enjoyable! Check out all my tips, tricks for getting tickets and visiting, as well as some fun facts about the palace. 12 Things… Read more »

Pavlovsk Palace

Pavlovsk Palace (or Paul’s Palace) isn’t as popular of a tourist destination as Catherine Palace or Peterhoff Palace – but does that mean it’s not worth adding to your St. Petersburg, Russia itinerary? This post will explain! What is Pavlovsk Palace? But first, you’re probably wondering what in the world this place actually is. Here’s a really quick rundown on the story behind Pavlovsk Palace… This palace was built in the 18th century on orders from Catherine the Great (Russia’s… Read more »

4 Great Reasons to Spend the Day at the Oregon Zoo

Guest Post by Sarah Saker Portland, Oregon is an unassuming city, much like the majority of cities across the United States. It doesn’t have the renown that places such as New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, or Chicago have. But that is alright. This gives places like Portland a quaintness that the metropolises of America cannot achieve. And there are some great things to see in Portland, including a city underground and an extinct volcano! But it is the Oregon… Read more »

The Ultimate Traveler’s Guide to Function & Fashion

If there is one thing I’m getting better at doing, it’s packing my suitcase for any trip lined up on my calendar. Whether I’m visiting the hot & humid Amazon rainforest or snowy & cold Russia, I always keep a list of essentials to ensure my travel wardrobe is primed and prepared for any occasion! Whether it’s your first long trip to a new country, or you’re packing up for a weekend getaway, you should always plan outfits with versatility… Read more »

Tips for Traveling to Tropical Destinations

Guest writer Mariel Santos from the Philippines offers some useful dress and health tips for first-time travelers to the tropics It’s at this time of the year that us folks living in cold climates start dreaming of a tropical vacation. The Caribbean, Costa Rica, the Maldives, Southeast Asia or Tahiti – there are dozens of tropical destinations within easy reach by direct flights from almost anywhere in the world. Relaxing on a white sandy beach under a swaying coconut palm,… Read more »

The Top 8 Things to See in Singapore

Guest post by Erica Fedco Singapore is an amazing country with numerous attractions that can interest any person. If you are planning to visit Singapore, you should learn some of the best things to see in Singapore. It is part of the preparation for the trip just like applying for a visa and buying the necessary gear. Since there are many attractions, this article will highlight eight of the best. The Top 8 Things to See in Singapore Marina Bay… Read more »

Selime Monastery

Heading to Cappadocia, Turkey? When you book your Green Tour of the area with New Goreme Tours, mention “Lindsey of Have Clothes, Will Travel” for 10% off your entire purchase with New Goreme Tours! We’ve covered the “Red Tour” in Cappadocia, Turkey. So, now it’s time to discuss what the Green Tour is! Out of the two tours, though, I have to say…if I had to pick a favorite, I’d have to say it’s the Green Tour. I also have… Read more »

How to Dress for the Red & Green Tours in Cappadocia, Turkey

Boots c/o* | Jeans | Jacket | Cardigan (similar) | Scarf | Sunnies (similar) I decided to write this post because it seems like there are quite a few misconceptions about how you should dress for these day tours in Cappadocia, Turkey. I have a suspicion that Instagram is to blame for this. Heck, if you had only glanced at my outfit post from Monday, you might have thought that’s actually what I wore for a day out and about… Read more »

What It’s Like to Ride a Hot Air Balloon in Cappadocia, Turkey with Butterfly Balloons

*Thank you to Butterfly Balloons for partnering with me for this post. As always, all opinion are my own, and I am never compensated for a positive review. Cappadocia, Turkey is famous for many things…However, its hot air balloon rides are perhaps its most distinguishing feature. Roughly 100 balloons take to the skies every morning (weather permitting). It’s one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen…and it happens every morning at sunrise! (This area has the perfect weather for… Read more »

Guest post by Alex Reddle Barcelona is a beautiful city in Spain’s Catalonia region, known for its art and architecture. There are also frequent deals on getaways to Barcelona…and whether you’ve been married for years or recently met your partner on dating site flirt.com, Barcelona is a city that can give Paris a run for its money as a romantic getaway! This post will explain how you can make the most of your time in Barcelona with your sweetheart. Planning… Read more »

3 days in Phoenix, Arizona

Freelance contribution by Martins Godainis Phoenix, Arizona is a paradise in the middle of a desert, surrounded by cacti, mountains, and beautiful sunrises and sunsets. The city itself sprawls outwards in all directions to offer up amazing attractions, culture, and nightlife for people of all ages. Though it’s impossible to see all of Phoenix over a 3-day visit, you can experience the best Arizona’s capital has to offer. Here’s a 3-day itinerary for you to follow, so you can see… Read more »

Queenstown, new zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand is dubbed “the adventure capital of the world”…and for good reason! While you can certainly spend a much longer amount of time in Queenstown than 2 days, you can still experience a ton of once-in-a-lifetime activities in just 2 days in Queenstown. Transportation in Queenstown Many of the activities and locations mentioned in this post are spread out. You can get by without a car in Queenstown if you book bus tours. However, if you’re looking to… Read more »

Guest Post by Rebecca Martin If you’re a passionate artist or simply find enjoyment in experiencing what the art world has to offer, then why not book a holiday where you can see some of the world’s most iconic artwork, created by world-renowned artists? Holidays are meant to be a time to relax and appreciate life, a little break away from your everyday routine to do things you enjoy. If for you that means art, then we’ve narrowed down some… Read more »

Guest post by Alex Coverdale Brussels is a fascinating place that is crawling with rich history, stunning architecture and lots to see and do. Flights to Brussels are becoming more and more affordable, it’s the perfect place to visit for a summer getaway! Even though tourists flock here to indulge in chocolates, waffles and beer – it’s actually a vibrant city with something to do for everyone! Surprisingly enough, some of the most impressive things about Brussels are the museums…. Read more »

Guest post by Amy Smith Reno is known as the “Biggest Little City in the world,” and a neon arch greets you with that phrase as you enter the city. Reno is a small enough place that you can walk around it comfortably, but big enough that you can still get lost in the world of flashing lights and entertainment. For a long time, Reno has stood in the shadows of its bigger brother, Las Vegas, but it is now… Read more »

4 Reasons to Hit the Road Together With Your Partner

Guest Post by Alexey Kostiliev Traveling together can be a wonderful experience. It’s a way to share your emotions and adventures with a person close to you, whom you love and respect. Here are 4 reasons why it’s a good idea to travel with your partner at least once. Check them out below..and then hit the road! 4 Reasons to Hit the Road Together With Your Partner  Stronger Ties Shared interests and mutually fun activities help people to create bonds. To… Read more »

THE FASHIONISTA’S GUIDE TO DALLAS

Guest Post By Melody Smith When someone thinks of fashion off the top of their head they would probably mention Paris, London or Milan as the cities to go to if you are a fashionista. For the US, many would say that it has to be New York. But there are many places in the USA that can cater to a fashionista. One such place is Dallas. It is one of the most popular cities in the state and is… Read more »

9 Fun Things To Do in Myrtle Beach With Your Teenagers

It can sometimes be a little difficult to keep your teenagers entertained on family vacations. Fortunately, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has something fun for the whole family…including teenagers! This post lists activities specifically for teenagers, but with the exception of 2 or 3 of these things, they were fun for the entire family (even my little nephew who was 1 year & a few months old at the time). Enjoy! And let me know what you would add to this… Read more »

Aquarium Myrtle Beach

You can now read this article offline and get GPS-guided travel directions to the attractions featured in this article by downloading the GPSmyCity app on iTunes App Store or Google Play. Click here to download the article. Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach is a family-friendly experience, that includes some fun interactive opportunities! I’ve been to quite a few aquariums in my life now and thought for this post, I could offer some insight into how this aquarium stacks up to… Read more »

We loved visiting New Zealand (aside from the time our hotel caught on fire of course…!) as there is just so much to see and do in this beautiful country. There are a lot of tourist spots, however, finding places that are off the beaten path can be an even more exciting vacation! Today’s post by travel writer Melissa Anders is here to show us all some of the best of New Zealand’s most underrated destinations. (I had not heard… Read more »

When I was planning my trip around Argentina, it worked out that we would be spending a total of 4 days in Ushuaia (a.k.a. The Southern Most City in the World). Now, spending 4 days in Ushuaia is not necessarily what most people do when they plan their adventures around Argentina or Patagonia. I could not find a single article on a 4-day itinerary when I was trying to figure out my time there! I know it’s much more popular… Read more »

Perito Moreno Glacier hiking

Yep, you read that right! You can actually hike Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina. And it is an absolute must-do if you’re considering a Patagonian adventure. This was hands down my favorite part of Patagonia (at least in Argentina… Chile is to be determined). There are a few key things you should know about Perito Moreno Glacier before you plan your visit, though. Check out all my tips, tricks and fun facts, below! 14 Things to Know Before You Hike… Read more »

I really wanted to see Mount Fitz Roy!

This will be my first travel post from Patagonia! I’m really excited to kick off this series as our Patagonian adventure has been one of my favorites to date! Our first day we arrived in El Calafate from Puerto Iguazu and woke up bright and early the next day to head to El Chaltén. And at the risk of sounding like a broken record in my blog posts, I have to say, if you have more time, by all means… Read more »

Iguazu Falls

As I mentioned in my previous travel post, Iguazu Falls are located on the border of Argentina and Brazil. Now, I would highly recommend going to both sides of Iguazu Falls, as they are two totally different experiences. However, I must say, we really loved the Argentine side! It was an incredible rush to see the sheer power of these falls at such a close proximity. And if you only have time for one, I would choose the Argentine side…. Read more »

Iguazu Falls

“Poor Niagara.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt famously said that upon seeing Iguazu Falls. And it’s hard to not have that reaction when you see them in person! Iguazu Falls are made up of a system of 275 waterfalls, with the exact number depending on the season. It spans an area 2.7 kilometers wide, and it’s almost twice as tall and nearly three times wider than Niagara Falls. We had visited Iguazu Falls on our exit tour of Argentina, and… Read more »

The perfect Amazon Rainforest outfit!

My trip to the Amazon in Peru is one of the first trips of my life that I felt I had actually packed well enough for that I could pass on my packing tips to my readers. Seriously, this was the first trip. Haha. I almost always over-pack or forget a key wardrobe piece. The biggest key to me finally mastering packing for this trip was because I’ve finally acquired a decent amount of outdoor/hiking clothes. Our adventures almost always… Read more »