Where Should You Stay? 5 Accommodation Options Compared

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.

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15 Things I Learned from 10 Years of Living and Traveling Abroad

Writer and life-long expat James Baldwin once wrote, “I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself.”

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Do You Make These 7 Body Language Mistakes When Traveling?

Body language is more important to travelers than many of us realize. The language your body is portraying to someone in another culture can mean the difference between them welcoming you with open arms and being extremely offended.

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How to Pack in 5 Minutes

Packing your suitcase could possibly be the worst part of traveling. The process can sometimes take hours, and then you still arrive to your destination with a bunch of clothes that don’t work for the climate you find yourself in.

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Don’t Make These 6 Mistakes in Rome

Rome is one of the most remarkable cities in the world. From the ancient Colosseum to the Vatican, Rome deserves the millions of visitors that flock to her decadently marbled streets each year.

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10 Beautiful Travel Journals to Inspire Your Writing

Sometimes you just need to jot a trip detail down. Here are 10 travel journals to inspire you to swap your mouse for a pen and capture your trip in all its glory.

Blogging is a popular way to record a trip but what happens if you don’t want the world to read your deepest thoughts or when inspiration strikes on a 16-hour bus journey?

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7 Paris Myths Debunked

Ahh the city of love, the city for lovers…the smelly city?

When I was 16 I went to France for the summer to learn French and had some reservations when we spent the final week in Paris. But I quickly learned that a lot of the cultural stereotypes I had heard simply weren’t true.

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How NOT to Barter

Bartering is normal in most countries but some traveler’s have a hard time with it. Here are the things you should avoid doing.

Bartering is considered an art by many and a dreaded necessity by others. Regardless, if you’re heading abroad you’ll need to know the common mistakes NOT to make when haggling.

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8 Most Inspiring American Speeches of All Time (and Where They Took Place)

Famous speeches can elevate a mere tourist destination into a place of historical significance. Take a trip to see where these iconic words were first uttered and relive some of the most inspirational moments in American history.

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Warning: Don’t Make these 8 Money Mistakes When Traveling Abroad

You’ve been diligent about saving. You found the cheapest flight and hotel but the task of managing money is far from over. Don’t arrive home to find out your cheap trip ended up being not so cheap at all.

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6 Money Lessons I Learned Whilst Traveling

A wise traveler once told me that the moment you run out of money is the moment when your journey truly begins. There is plenty of truth to this idea, but a little bit of money in your pocket does make travel a heck of a lot easier.

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