There are few places in the world that hold as much dreamy fascination as Morocco. It’s impossible to describe the country in a singular way, as it offers a diverse selection of landscapes and adventures. From the fiery dunes of the Sahara to the snowy High Atlas Mountains and the breezy coastal towns to the bustling cities, there’s something for everyone. There’s no shortage of things to do in Morocco, which can make narrowing down the list overwhelming. But have no fear—keep reading to learn about the can’t-miss attractions that Morocco has to offer.Read More
A trip on an African Safari is an amazing way to be exposed to nature and see a variety of animals in their natural habitat. If you are wondering where to go in Africa to have this once in a lifetime experience, check out these trips to Botswana and Tanzania, to visit some of the most famous places in Africa, like the Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls, or Ngorongoro Crater. Do keep in mind that many safari trips involve arriving on a small plane with luggage restrictions, so being mindful of what you bring is very important.Read More
After having had the opportunity to travel to Morocco and visit nine different cities within the country, I have fallen in love with the rich culture and stunning architecture. The highlights of my trip included visiting Le Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech, the blue city of Chefchaouen, and the medina of Fez. If you are thinking about planning your next trip to the land of mountains, cities, and deserts, here are some Morocco travel tips to read before your trip.Read More
The fresh ocean breeze, golden rays of sunshine, and soft sand beneath your feet—nothing’s better than a tropical getaway! With so many destinations to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Lounge on the best beaches in Bali, catch some waves in Hawaii, or explore the seaside ruins of Tulum. Colder temperatures are on the horizon, making it the perfect time for a trip to a tropical paradise. Keep reading to learn about the ten best beaches in the world!Read More
BYU alumna and entrepreneur Kylie Chenn loves traveling the world and learning about the people around her. During her undergraduate degree in business at BYU, Chenn spent time studying abroad, which inspired her to found Acanela Expeditions.
As the CEO of Acanela Expeditions, Chenn hopes to give others the opportunity to see what she sees.
Read more about Kylie’s story and how she curates cultural experiences abroad HERE!
Back in 2000, a campaign began to determine seven new world wonders. An online poll was open to anyone who wished to participate in voting for their top seven destinations out of a list of 200. It wasn’t until 2007 that the Seven Wonders of the Modern World were revealed. Each monument earned a deserved spot on the list—all seven are UNESCO World Heritage sites and some of the most visited places in the world. Keep reading to learn about the new world wonders and why you should consider them for your next getaway!Read More
What is the best time to travel to Italy? No matter the season, Italy’s winding streets, colorful villages, delectable cuisine (hello to all the carbs and cannolis), and romantic atmosphere are charming and intoxicating at any time of the year. Yet, depending on the type of trip that you are planning (and on your budget!), certain times of the year are actually better than others to travel to this famously beautiful destination.Read More
Italy is known for many things—rich culture, breathtaking views, and above all else, mouthwatering cuisine. Italy’s cuisine is like nothing else, from traditional Italian food to more recent classics. The country’s regional diversity means there’s an endless variety of delicious specialties to indulge in. Although many dishes were originated in specific towns, it’s easy to find different takes across the country. Any selection you make is guaranteed to please your taste buds, but with so many options it can be hard to choose. Keep reading for our list of the best food in Italy!Read More
The Japanese are known for many beautiful things, one of these being their countless delicious foods. When traveling in Japan, there are an infinite amount of dishes to choose from. On your tour, you will have a first-hand experience on what to eat in Japan. Here are ten of the most popular Japanese dishes to try when visiting Japan.Read More
Japan is one of the most interesting places in the world. This fascinating country has a unique blend of old and new—Tokyo is a bustling hub of modern technology, while Kyoto has centuries-old temples and ancient traditions. Rich history and culture, an endless variety of experiences, breathtaking views, and mouthwatering cuisine make Japan a top travel destination. Before you book your next vacation, be sure to read our Japan travel guide for everything you should know about traveling to Japan!Read More
Looking for a trip that will get your adrenaline soaring through the roof? Costa Rica is an adventurous destination filled with endless outdoor activities from zip lining through the rain forest to snorkeling out in the ocean, exploring the canopies on massive hanging bridges, the list goes on for days! Costa Rica is also known for having some incredible waterfalls through the country that you must see!Read More
Mexico is a vibrant country full of never-ending adventure! While a lot of people think of warm, sunny beaches, there’s actually great diversity when it comes to the country’s regions and climates. It’s easy to decide on a Mexican getaway, but choosing when to go is a little more complicated. It all depends on where you’re visiting, what activities you wish to do, and what kind of weather you’re looking for. Keep reading to learn the best time to visit Mexico!Read More
When most people think of India, large, crowded cities come to mind. But there is so much more to this fascinating country. India has a rich blend of natural beauty, stunning architecture, complex history, and captivating culture. From majestic temples to gorgeous beaches, there’s something for everyone. Keep reading to find out the top ten places you must see in India!Read More
India's rich and vibrant culture is one of the oldest in the world, making it a popular destination for a variety of tourists. However, with a diverse climate and terrain, and countless things to do in India, packing for a trip to India can cause many to hesitate. For both men and women, dressing conservatively is a good rule of thumb. While traditional and acceptable dress has evolved and changed, having options such as scarves, wraps, and long pants is a good idea, especially for when visiting India's holy sites. Here are some additional helpful tips on what to pack for India to ensure your trip is a success.Read More
Whether you’re an experienced traveler or planning your first trip abroad, Vietnam is a can’t-miss destination. Not only does the country offer rich culture, affordable prices, and incomparable cuisine, but it’s incredibly regionally diverse. Vietnam measures in at 1,025 miles long and has everything you could possibly want, from sprawling mountains and bustling cities to pristine beaches and charming coastal towns. Vietnam is the perfect year-round getaway, but the distinct geographic regions each have different times of year that are ideal to visit. Keep reading to learn the best time to visit Vietnam!Read More
There’s no place quite like the Balkans. This European destination offers interesting history, rich culture, mouthwatering cuisine, and endless views—all with fewer crowds and a cheaper price tag than the neighboring countries in Western Europe. The region is lesser traveled, which has allowed it to maintain an old world charm you’re guaranteed to fall in love with. There’s so much to see and do, but with countless diverse options, it can be hard to know where to start. Keep reading for the ultimate guide to Balkan travel!Read More