Marika 15 hours ago
7 Non-Touristy Things to Do in Toronto
Toronto is a gorgeous city but most people are always going to same tourist spots and let me tell you, they get boring real quick. So here's a list of fun things to do in Toronto that will keep you en...
Ruth Gibson16 hours ago
Salamancas' Forgotten Town
I have been told that I have a gypsy soul. This is a phrase and a name that I like. This is because I have an insatiable desire to explore and discover new places. It's hard to imagine ever staying in...
Cecelia Sorqvist18 hours ago
Stockholm on a Budget
My husband and I just made an unexpected trip to Stockholm this past weekend. I needed to get a new Residency Permit Card after receiving a permanent residency and Gothenburg (nearest migration agency...
Sarah Phillips20 hours ago
We Spent 10 Weeks Living in Two London Airbnbs and It Was #bliss
I'm a big fan of Airbnb—you may have seen my 2017 post about the Airbnb hosts I enjoyed visiting the most during our whirlwind year abroad. In 2018 my husband and I decided we needed to settle down fo...
Harri Smith2 days ago
The Story of a Small Town Girl Who Ran Away to Europe
For me, high school wasn't a very typical experience. Well, maybe it was typical for the majority of the population, but it wasn't what I had envisioned for myself. When I pictured high school, I imag...
Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money
Travelling is wonderful. It is my favourite thing to do, but my god does it end up being expensive if you haven’t planned it correctly. I once booked a one-way ticket to Norway with the idea of travel...
Jules 5 days ago
7 Derelict Buildings of Belfast
From schools to churches, shopping malls to hospitals, Belfast boasts a number of derelict sites that are "abandoned in plain sight." Several of such locations are detailed below, each of which is vis...
Erin McDowell11 days ago
What I Did With One Day in Havana
With all that Havana, Cuba has to offer the prospect of spending just a day in the infamous city seemed overwhelming. Our trip to Havana was via the Norwegian Sky, a cruise ship that makes the trip fr...
Adam Wallace16 days ago
Sardinia: The Mediterranean's Ignored Jewel
Hello, and welcome back to Second Chances where I shine a spotlight on the maligned and ignored, and I'm in the mood for a change of scenery. Typically, this column is about spotlighting movies, music...
Kelsey Lange25 days ago
Best Honeymoon Destinations in India to Consider
Your honeymoon destination should match you and your partner's personalities. And in India, there are hundreds of thousands of locations that can offer the perfect place for you to celebrate your new ...
Alex Blancoa month ago
5 Travel Tips to Enhance Your Travel Experience
Traveling to another place is always a great opportunity. It gives you the chance to relax, have some fun, and learn something new. Personally, I have been blessed with the opportunity to travel to ei...
J Pa month ago
7 Hidden Gems of Scotland
It's no doubt that Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. From the vast rolling hills to the bustling of the cities, it's often hard to find those small places which make it fee...
Travel Do's and Dont's
Walk a mile, or a thousand, in someone else's shoes. Travel Do's and Dont's from those who have been there, done that.
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Marika 15 hours ago
7 Non-Touristy Things to Do in Toronto
Toronto is a gorgeous city but most people are always going to same tourist spots and let me tell you, they get boring real quick. So here's a list of fun things to do in Toronto that will keep you en...
Sarah Phillips20 hours ago
We Spent 10 Weeks Living in Two London Airbnbs and It Was #bliss
I'm a big fan of Airbnb—you may have seen my 2017 post about the Airbnb hosts I enjoyed visiting the most during our whirlwind year abroad. In 2018 my husband and I decided we needed to settle down fo...
Jordan Long6 days ago
Behind the Wheel in Ireland
In recent years, Ireland has become a hot travel destination. It is a unique taste of Europe, known for its pub culture, live music, historic castles, and stunning natural beauty. Best of all, it has ...
Nicola Bayliss4 days ago
10 Reasons You Need A Holiday
Do you really need convincing to go on holidays? Okay here are 10 reasons why you need to book a trip today.
A Clem18 days ago
From London to New York: What I Learnt From a Week in the Big Apple
For my 23rd birthday, I was lucky enough to go to New York for a week - and it was one of the best weeks of my life. Growing up I’ve always dreamt of travelling through the US, going to as many states...
Carol Wilson2 months ago
Which Are the Deadliest Forests in the World?
A few decades ago, 30% of the land area across the globe was covered by forests. While this percentage may have dropped because of rapid urbanization and industrialization, forests still are a major p...
Hannah Buller3 days ago
Growing Up in Minnesota
I am an aspiring artist from a small town called Chaska, Minnesota who is reaching for new and brighter experiences. This is my adventure that took me from a trapped bubble to an overwhelming sight of...
6 Destinations From a Native Floridian You Have to Visit
If you're ever down in the Sunshine State, don't forget to give these awesome locations a gander!
Julie Ott7 days ago
Best Things to Do in Maine/NH
Here are a few things to do while in Southern Maine/ Northern NH (yes, they require hopping states if you are in one or the other, but the drive isn't too much.)
Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money
Travelling is wonderful. It is my favourite thing to do, but my god does it end up being expensive if you haven’t planned it correctly. I once booked a one-way ticket to Norway with the idea of travel...
Devon Thomas8 days ago
10 More of the Best Tin Foil Camping Recipes
My son Jarret is with his mother during the week but with me on the weekend, so I try to plan events that facilitate bonding. I want him to have a lot of fun memories with me and not just think of me ...
Ian Smith9 days ago
Fly Like a Pro!
As the world gets smaller, more and more of us are choosing to fly. With the increase of budget airlines and cheaper fares, it is no surprise that this has become the number one form of transport for ...
The Truth About the Catacombs of Paris
While in Paris, I decided to adventure into the Catacombs of Paris. Like most people, I expected a fun and spooky adventure in a haunted underground world. But what I experienced was far more powerful...
Jules 7 days ago
Geocaching—the Global Treasure Hunt You Never Knew Existed...
So what is Geocaching? In a nutshell, Geocaching is an online game in which participants locate ‘caches’ using the Geocaching app, GPS, and clues. Caches contain a logbook which is signed and the play...
Georgia Bell11 days ago
Planning a Trip to Costa Rica: The Headaches, Excitement and Preparation!
I cannot even begin to tell you how worried I was about travelling to Costa Rica. I had the usual list of worries imprinted in my mind: 1. Is this country in Central America safe? 2. Crime rates? Let'...
Ruth Gibson16 hours ago
Salamancas' Forgotten Town
I have been told that I have a gypsy soul. This is a phrase and a name that I like. This is because I have an insatiable desire to explore and discover new places. It's hard to imagine ever staying in...
Harri Smith2 days ago
The Story of a Small Town Girl Who Ran Away to Europe
For me, high school wasn't a very typical experience. Well, maybe it was typical for the majority of the population, but it wasn't what I had envisioned for myself. When I pictured high school, I imag...
C.C. Curtis3 days ago
Reasons to Visit Italy
Travelling out of the country can be a fantastic cultural experience that everyone needs to try just once if they have the opportunity. It's a wonderful way to obtain a first-hand learning experience ...
Cecelia Sorqvist18 hours ago
Stockholm on a Budget
My husband and I just made an unexpected trip to Stockholm this past weekend. I needed to get a new Residency Permit Card after receiving a permanent residency and Gothenburg (nearest migration agency...
Solo Cruising for the Budget Traveler
Going on an international cruise was something I always wanted to do, but it was difficult trying to get friends and family to go due to work schedules, personal lives, not having passports, or lack o...
Shelby Coleman2 months ago
Figuring out Europe
The first few weeks of traveling were all so eye-opening. Where do I go? How do I get there? Should I learn some words of their language? What is the currency like? Where do I book my accommodation? A...
Mariella B4 days ago
Nostalgia & Unhappiness: Things I Wish I Knew When Battling With Missing Home
Almost two years ago, July 31, 2016 to be exact, I left the place where I was born and raised, where I have experienced so many firsts, the place I hold near and dear to my heart even more so since I ...
Back to Roots...
I grew up on a farm in a small rural town of Muskoka. It was 200 acres of field and forest with limitless opportunities for new places to explore. My childhood was full of snowmobiling, tobogganing, s...
The Wonder of Flight
Imagine a scenario where you were able to transport yourself back in time to the 1950s. You would be coming from the modern era and a time now where you can travel to your heart’s content if you have ...
Ancient Civilization Within a Modern World
First some advice prior to departing your hometown; If you happen to be a social media addict like myself make sure and download a VPN so that while in China you can access your social media. Also, I ...
Amy Yes20 days ago
Top 4 Places to Visit in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is not a place you want to skip when visiting Vietnam. The culture, food and people make this city a unique and exciting destination for all tourists. The sheer size and chaos ...
The Flying Kind
Ella Mason remembered how the world looked from the plane window thirty thousand feet above Korea’s capital. Looking back, she supposed she would always remember how the city lights had been carved in...
Michaela Reif6 days ago
Roadtripping 101
Road trips: some people love them, some people hate them. Either way, one thing is probably for certain: it's cheaper than flying. So, save the cash and embrace the road trip journey this summer! Find...
A Clem18 days ago
From London to New York: What I Learnt From a Week in the Big Apple
For my 23rd birthday, I was lucky enough to go to New York for a week - and it was one of the best weeks of my life. Growing up I’ve always dreamt of travelling through the US, going to as many states...
Jennica Janaea month ago
How to Travel in Red Bank, NJ
Red Bank, NJ is my all time favorite place. It’s my go-to—my escape, if you will. Whenever I’m feeling down or stuck in Michigan, I run off to Red Bank and live the gypsy life I was always meant to li...
Julia Talbot19 days ago
5 Great Things to Do in Santa Fe, NM
Santa Fe is a vibrant and truly historic city in northern New Mexico. Most people think of Native American pottery or silver and turquoise jewelry if they think of the City Different at all. Santa Fe ...
Rachel Costona month ago
10 Waterfalls to Add to Your Bucket List
Cool down this summer at any of these falls.
Shae-Lynn Thyret3 months ago
5 Things to Know When Preparing to Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro
Just after Christmas in 2016, I set out on the adventure of a lifetime —climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. The trip and climb was a huge success, but there were still some things I wish I'd done to be better p...
Steven Buriek9 days ago
Argentina, Stories of a Native to His Son
Before I onset this piece, I will say I am thankful for the inheritance of my father’s wisdom and knowledge, even if I am a portrait of the worlds wicked ways. I am the son of an intelligent man from ...
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jasmine james14 days ago
5 Differences Between Japan and America
Japan is no doubt one of the most beautiful countries that you can visit. It is also one of the most interesting to visit, especially if you grew up in America. I say this because living in America, y...
A Clem18 days ago
From London to New York: What I Learnt From a Week in the Big Apple
For my 23rd birthday, I was lucky enough to go to New York for a week - and it was one of the best weeks of my life. Growing up I’ve always dreamt of travelling through the US, going to as many states...
Richard Douglas5 months ago
Does Manchester's Gay Village Have a Future?
A friend pointed out to me this weekend that I love lists. And I do. I love a good list. So I'm going to start with one now and ask you a question at the same time ~ What does everything on this list ...
Jefferey Spivey8 months ago
Most LGBTQ Unfriendly Locations in the World
Despite signs of progress on the home front, there are still several LGBTQ unfriendly locations both in the US and around the world. Traveling has its fair share of headaches for everyone, but for LGB...
Gareth Johnson10 months ago
The Gay Beaches of Sitges
With London's summer feeling like a bit of an anti-climax, my boyfriend Liviu and I decided to escape to Sitges for a couple of days of Spanish sun. It was an easy flight into Barcelona, where we pick...
Girlfriends Getaway
The Dominican Republic is an island blessed with beauty style, humility, and a very resourceful population; a population that really knows how to make the most of what they have. I was fortunate enoug...
Sienna Buster6 days ago
My Heartbreak Adventure
I believe everybody has the desire to run away. Something is set deep inside each one of us, something which desires to leave formalities and the red tape surrounding our everyday lives in exchange fo...
Jamile Bittar2 months ago
How an Exchange Program Changed My Life
It started as an escape. Something new for me to do to forget about a massive heartbreak that I thought I couldn’t forget about. It started as a blank page. A fresh start. Something that was just mine...