Category Archives: Itineraries

The Portal Maya sculpture at Parque Fundadores on the beach in Playa del Carmen

3 Days in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya area of Mexico is a popular tourist destination. While Playa is a bit of a party town, with all-inclusive resorts, bars and clubs, it’s also perfectly situated for cultural and adventure tourism. We show you how to spend 3 days in Playa del Carmen and see some fascinating sights (beyond the club).

The Mayan El Castillo pyramid (Temple of Kukulcan) at Chichen Itza

5 Days in the Yucatán

The Yucatán peninsula is where the Mayan civilization reached the peak of its development. It is home to important Mayan cities, including Chichen Itza, Mayapan, and the city that is now the capital of the Yucatán, Mérida. In this itinerary, we show you how to spend 5 days in the Yucatán based out of Mérida, discovering the ancient Mayan sites.

The Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City

5 Days in Mexico City

Mexico City isn’t necessarily the most obvious travel destination, but it’s gaining in popularity. With its fascinating history and stunning architecture, it’s easy to see why. This guide explains how to spend 5 days in Mexico City, hitting all the key sights and attractions.

The Montreal skyline from Mount Royal

5 Days in Montreal

Montreal is like a little bit of Europe in the middle of North America. Known for poutine, bagels and joie-de-vivre, we’ll show you how to maximize your 5 days in Montreal.

The Musée d'Orsay building is a former Beaux-Arts train station

(Another) 5 Days in Paris

So you’ve been to Paris before and have visited the attractions we listed in our itinerary 7 Days in Paris. This itinerary goes a step further for another 5 days in Paris.

The interior of the Colosseum in Rome

5 Days in Rome

Rome was once the largest city in the world and was the capital of the Roman Empire which included 20% of the world’s population. In a city full of Roman ruins, piazzas, churches, basilicas and museum, it can be hard to know where to start. We show you how to spend 5 days in Rome and see all the best sights.

Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City

2 Days in Quebec City

Quebec City was first settled in 1535 by Jacques Cartier, and founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain. The Old Québec district is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is the only Canadian city with its original city walls. The old city is divided into Upper Town and Lower Town. We’ll show you how to maximize your 2 days in Quebec City.

The Eiffel Tower seem from its base

7 Days in Paris

You could stay a month in Paris and not run out of top-notch attractions. But if you only have a week, we’ll show you the best way to spend 7 days in Paris. This itinerary is perfect for a first time visit to Paris, and includes all the top sights and activities.