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Exploring the Splendors of the Baltic Sea

Cruises come in many forms and are all great in their own ways. Whether you prefer an Alaskan cruise to see the glaciers, a Caribbean cruise to lounge on beaches, a European river cruise to visit some of the best wineries, or are a lover of all of the above, we think we Read More

Why Engagement Travel Makes for the Perfect Romantic Story

From the moment a person realizes they’ve found their soulmate, a little voice begins to pop up. For some it is only from time to time, for others it’s more of a constant. Everyone wonders, what is the absolute perfect proposal? It has to be memorable, romantic, and for many, Read More

The Best Adventure-Seeking Vacations

It comes as no surprise that we absolutely love to travel. The excitement of stepping off the plane and the rush of the air of a new region hitting your skin is second to none. Every new smell and the feeling there’s a whole new unexplored land before you to Read More

How to Find True Happiness (Hint: It’s Not From Things)

Happiness is a part of life we all seek. Unfortunately, happiness is an abstract concept, and there’s no one single path to happiness. Much like smoke, often grasping at it merely makes it slip through your fingers and vanish. Yet, we continue to chase it endlessly nonetheless. We chase that Read More

The 10 Best Travel Apps for a Great Vacation

What is the one thing you can’t travel without? We mean you take this item to the grocery store or the neighborhood park, not to mention halfway across the world. No matter how many times we try to shove it in a drawer and forget about it, we would all Read More

How To See The Best Of Canada Now That We Can Visit Again

Great news has finally come for those of you waiting patiently for our neighbors to the North to reopen their doors and welcome us back. Canada officially reopened to all vaccinated US tourists as of August 9th. As long as this goes well, they will further open to any fully Read More

Missed Cruising? Here’s How to Set Sail this Summer

From weddings to graduations to eating in our favorite restaurants, we’ve canceled so much over the last year and a half. The pandemic has stunted our traveling lifestyle. We’ve missed our luxury cruises perhaps more than anything else. We’ve always loved UnCruise Adventures. The team focuses on small ship adventures Read More

4 of The Best Places to Vacation in Portugal

We spent countless days last year dreaming of returning to Europe, and now our wishes are coming true. Some of our favorite gems of Europe are found in Portugal, which happens to be open to US tourists again. To celebrate and inspire, we put together a roundup of ideas for Read More

4 Places to Find the Best Overwater Bungalows

Overwater Bungalows are some of the most incredible accommodations. Just the idea of overwater bungalows conjure some of the best travel dreams and sometimes memories in the hearts of people the world over. We’ve absolutely planned entire vacations based only on staying in an overwater bungalow at Awaken Travels. We Read More

Alaska’s Midnight Sun: Why You Need to Visit This Summer

Do you ever feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done when you’re on vacation? We all love a good sunset, but sometimes that comes with a twinge of sadness that another day of vacation is ending. But we have found the perfect solution Read More