Travel is a passion for so many of us. The gorgeous landscapes, the welcoming people, the stunning local delicacies, and so many more intangible things that contribute to a sense of fulfillment and pleasure. We all have our favorites. And while I have traveled and loved much of Europe, some of Asia, and a bit […]
Winter travel to Europe will have you falling in love with the season of snow. Having lived in Europe for a decade, I have experienced some unforgettable winter activities that will make this year’s cooler months feel warm and bright. Here are just a few winter vacation ideas that will help you embrace the cold.
The lesser-known history of Greece can be discovered in a more off-the-beaten path style by exploring its abandoned towns and villages. These ghost villages are fabulous for the visitor; an opportunity to gawk at the architecture and living arrangements of yesteryear without making the locals uncomfortable – because there are none!
Portugal is a destination which is firmly on our Team members’ bucket lists for its unique culture, miles of coastline, and delicious culinary treats. And with medieval towns, Moorish castles, and UNESCO World Heritage Sites dotted all over the countryside, it’s easy to feel as though you’ve stepped back in time anywhere you go. Three […]
If you, like us, are aching to catch the last of the sun’s rays before we bid it goodbye for another spin of the Earth’s axis, then check out these fabulous destinations to indulge in the last of the summer sun in 2021. These destinations are warm, welcoming, and open to US travelers!
With the ongoing travel restrictions imposed across the globe to curb the spread of COVID-19, many travelers are wondering if international travel is on hold indefinitely. The Swain Destinations Team has compiled a list of which destinations are welcoming US travelers, to help you plan a relaxing, safe, and well-deserved break in the near future.