Country Trips

A cup of tea, a good book, a picture-book cottage window rimmed with flowers, and the promise of a nice long walk—what’s not to like about country vacations? Sure, the theme parks, the cruise ships, the high-paced cities, the rugged adventures are all fun, but are they really that relaxing? Sometimes, even the most adventurous travelers need a rest, and nothing fits the bill like country holiday breaks. Living + Nomads’s editors and contributors have searched the world for the best rural retreats so vacationers can have the relaxing countryside refuge of their dreams.

Sinai blog — A journey to the sacred land of Egypt

When I read about Egypt when I was young, I thought it was some remote region only written of in books. I was obsessed,...

My trip to Norway — Norway travel blog: The world of...

Norway is known as the head of the Scandinavian peninsula which has the shape as a tiger. It is now famous in the world...

South Korea travel experience — 20 famous places & top things...

Korea, which is boldly oriental, is close to two major cultures Japan and China. This beautiful country is now becoming the destination of many...

Ethiopia itinerary — 8 days in Ethiopia to explore its cultural...

Ethiopia is truly a hidden gem waiting to be explored. In general, luxury travel is still quite new in Ethiopia, you may not find...

Why you should visit the Netherlands? — Top 7 best experiences...

The Netherlands brings the symbol of peace with the beauty of the canal, the fairy villages, the windmills ... but also civilized with the...

Pakistan travel blog — A journey to the roof of Pakistan

Many tourists see Pakistan as an unsafe and isolated country held under oppressive religious laws. As I learned on a recent trip, however, this...

Pinoy dessert — 5 typical Pinoy sweet dishes for dessert

With more than 7.000 islands, thousands of kinds of seafood, tropical fruit, vegetables and talented chefs, Philippines cuisine is like a box of chocolate...

Mongolia travel blog — Explore the life of Mongolian nomads in...

Walking through the Gobi Desert, Mongolia with freezing night wind blowing through the traditional Yurt tents, I and my companion Karen, are still alive,...

Exploring the peaceful life of people on Inle Lake, Burma

The boats gliding in early fog, sound of boating, birds go for feeding ... bring Inle — one of the two largest freshwater lakes...

Perhentian Islands — A journey to the tropical paradise of Malaysia

Not only famous for the modern Kuala Lumpur, antique Malacca, and beautiful Penang, Malaysia attracts visitors with enchanting islands as well. One of them...