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Sylvia Schmidt2 days ago
So You Want To Go To London...
Henry VIII and his six wives, depicted in a Showtime series entitled The Tudors, is what started my Anglophilia. I had never heard of this infamous time in British history, so I embarked on an indepen...
Marika 4 days 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 Phillips4 days ago
Five Reasons to Use Airbnb When Moving to a New City
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 Long9 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 ...
Jessie Nickelson11 days ago
24 Hours in Charleston, SC
Welcome to Charleston, the Holy city that is filled with tons of amazing restaurants, historic tours, colorful architecture, & sweet southern charm. When traveling to a city for the first time, it can...
Katie McGuire12 days ago
Are Cruises Worth It?
I had a BIG summer last year. In June, I went to Disney World in Orlando, then immediately after drove to Miami with three other family members to depart on my first cruise. Then in July I spent three...
Rachel Coston19 days ago
What Not to Do When Going Abroad
So you are going abroad for the first time and you aren't really sure what to expect. Traveling to another country can be extremely intimidating and confusing. What will the people be like? What shoul...
Emily Smith19 days ago
5 Tips for Making the Most out of Travel
Travel is exciting for most people. It allows people to step out of their comfort zones and experience something they wouldn't be able to at home. Although traveling is one of the best ways to spend y...
A Clem21 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...
Natasha Sydora month ago
17 Tips You Need to Know Before Hiking the Everest Base Camp Trek
Adventurers come in all shapes and sizes, from all walks of life, with different reasonings and ambitions for their adventures. For me, I love the unknown: experiencing everything and anything I can f...
Fiorella Chiorino2 months ago
Walt Disney
Many people in my life have asked me why I always return to Disney World, why I don’t spend my holidays in another destination, why Disney, what is so special about that place that makes you return ev...
Dan Carpenter2 months ago
3 Reasons to Begin Vagabonding Now
If I had a nickel for every time somebody told me that they wanted to travel the world, I'd have been retired by the time I was ten. Seriously, there is nothing more cliché that we say to our friends....
Lizzie Moore2 months ago
Traveling Simplistically
I have found no greater joy in life than taking time off from school, work, and my everyday hustle and bustle to drop everything, but a suitcase of clothes and the travel bug, and explore. Simplicity ...
Amazing Boutique Holidays For 2018
Boutique Homes are basically Airbnb for those who are willing to pay a higher price point for amazing locations hosting the best of architecture, interior design and sights. So when you are planning y...
Organise Your Perfect Holiday
Practical and detailed planning and organisation can seem tedious; it can be tempting to take the chance and just ‘go with the flow.’ However, planning and having structured organisation will make you...
Ashly Helfrich3 months ago
7 Apps I Never Travel Without
One of the biggest things on my checklist every morning before I leave on my latest European adventure is a charged phone. Even though it sounds very stereotypical of a Millennial traveler, having a p...
Bryan Richardson4 months ago
5 Tips for a More Relaxing Vacation
From the incredible California coast to the beautiful and enticing District of Columbia, my time as a hospitality manager has led to many exciting opportunities to explore. Each experience has given m...
Betsy Cyberpixie4 months ago
Bangkok 101
Two years ago, I decided that winter in Toronto was too damned cold for too damned long, and I scratched an itch that I had long had and spent two months traveling around Southeast Asia. Of all the pl...