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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

4 Spots to Visit Now That Italy is open to Americans

Italian is back on the menu! Great news for those dreaming of an Italian honeymoon this summer! Or perhaps even a destination wedding in the heart of Italian wine country. Maybe simply a vacation to celebrate the year ahead and the year we’re all anxious to put behind us. Whatever Read More

The Ultimate Babymoon Vacation

Congratulations on the upcoming addition to your family! One of the most exciting moments of your life is just a few months away. And perhaps the most sleep deprived. But regardless, we hope you’re ecstatic and can’t wait for this wonderful and joyous occasion. Aside from the showers and parties, Read More

Europe’s Best Locations for the Wine Enthusiast

The news is buzzing with headlines that Europe is reopening for tourism this summer. Naturally, we have our heads swimming with possibilities. While nobody is certain exactly which countries will be open, or when exactly yet, now is the time to dream big and get a strategy together for that Read More

Destination Croatia: Now Open for US Tourists

We have more amazing travel news for all of us who have been cooped up and ready to get back out into the world. Croatia, one of our favorite destinations for beaches, culture, and amazing food has announced they are reopening for tourism! Whether you’re looking for Roman architecture, wine Read More

Destination: Iceland! Your Ticket Back to European Vacation

Great news for all of you newly vaccinated adventurers out there. Your summer European vacation is back on! Iceland, one of our absolute favorite European destinations, has reopened and is welcoming vaccinated Americans back to experience their epic offerings and one-of-a-kind sights. We couldn’t ask for a more perfect destination to be Read More

6 Tips for Sleeping Well on Vacation

One of the last things people may consider when planning their dream vacation is sleep. We envision sandy beaches, excellent meals, and seeing the sights. But we don’t really think about getting quality sleep. However, sleep will almost certainly play a tremendous role in your happiness and level of enjoyment Read More