Travel can be expensive, time consuming and exhausting, yet each year millions of people pack their belongings into a bag and set out in search of new sights. For millennia, men and women have been fascinated with distant lands, and those that have even the slightest hint of wanderlust will understand this insatiable need to travel.Read More
What could be better than sitting alongside crystal blue water and eating fish that was caught early that morning while you sip on a glass of Chardonnay and laugh quietly with your travel partner?Read More
You’ve traveled miles to stand before a historical site but now that it’s before you, all you can muster is a sinking feeling of disappointment. Sadly, some sites do not live up to our expectations, whether our hopes are too high or the surroundings dim the amazement.Read More
Since dogs have become family members and pawed their way into our hearts, it may be hard to think about leaving them at home when you head out on vacation. It certainly can be challenging to bring your dog along if you plan to fly across the world.Read More
Picking out a place to stay can be a daunting task. While you might appreciate a boutique hotel for its unique design, someone else might be looking for somewhere cheaper with a more social environment.
You might think of the place where you stay as just another place to rest your head, but sometimes finding a place that fits what you’re looking for can make all the difference to your experience of a place.Read More
Children are always learning and inquisitive. Along with trying to teach a child patience in a travel environment, other questions may arise for a parent when a young child looks out an airplane window at 30,000 feet.
Airplane travel may be routine for an adult, but for a child traveling for the first time, it can be a life-altering experience. That may be the first time a child fully understands the concept of planets and our relationship with planet Earth.Read More
A number of travel traditions have been forgotten or discarded over the years, and while we won’t be wishing for a return to the days of covered wagons or smoking sections on airplanes, there are a handful of lost travel traditions I’d love to see rescued from obscurity.Read More
Sitting in a classroom conjugating verbs is one way to learn a language, but perhaps not the most interesting.
Here are 101 ideas of how to learn a new language in everyday life both at home and overseas.Read More
Air miles are a wonderful concept that can equal cheap or free flights, but to maximize your points it’s important to understand the system and play it to your advantage.Read More
“You’re going where?! Wow, that’s brave.”
How many times have you gotten this response after mentioning an upcoming trip? For some people, any trip abroad sounds scary, but certain places might be labeled “extreme travel,” even by the people who choose to go there.Read More
Lounging on a beach can be fun, but it doesn’t do much to improve your waistline. If you’re looking to get fit and travel, here are 6 ideas to get you motivated.Read More
They are two of Paris’ most famous expats.
Friedrich Nietzsche wrote, “As an artist, a man has no home in Europe save in Paris.”Read More
Sometimes when people hear the term “meditation retreat,” they think of a dreamy escape to an exotic place where meals are taken care of and you get to sit crossed-legged on a cliff in front of a crystal blue ocean full of crashing waves.Read More
With most bars serving up the same dull fare, dance music thumping, televisions playing sports and the usual suspects of wine lists and draft beers being poured, there has to be more out there for a night of drinks. Well, there is…Read More
Food poisoning is something that many travelers have had to deal with at one time or another. But you don’t have to be one of them.Read More
Over the years, backpacking has become a popular rite of passage for many young adults. But some claim that backpacking has fallen the way of other heavily marketed travel niches and become too packaged and formulized.Read More
Dating is never an easy thing to do, no matter where you live. Add traveling to another country or moving to a different continent and it takes the hardships of dating to a whole new level.Read More
Backpacking is surrounded by assumptions and stereotypes that are usually found to be untrue once on the journey. Here are 8 myths about backpacking debunked:Read More
Writer and life-long expat James Baldwin once wrote, “I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself.”Read More