The Italian Alps - The Perfect Winter Vacation Spot

Written by Mary Johnson Italy is a vibrant and beautiful country, famous for the Colosseum, great food, and beautiful cities. One overlooked part of Italy is the Italian Alps, which just happens to be the perfect vacation spot for couples, families, adventurers and the locals themselves. The Italians love their hidden gem so much that they welcome everyone to share their enthusiasm and love for it. To make things even better there is a new tunnel in the Alps, to… Read more »

Last Updated on September 16, 2019Written by Joniel Suezo Without a doubt, flying is the most efficient mode of traveling, and the widely accepted go-to solution when you need to cover great distances in one swift swoop. However, human nature is fickle, and we can feel that even the miracle of flight can take an excruciatingly long time. It’s almost a rule of thumb that, no matter what mode of transportation you use or how fast you go, the trip… Read more »

The Best Accessories to Complete Any Vacation Look

Last Updated on September 6, 2019Written by Marie McCaughey We all like to look our best on vacation. When you look good, you feel good and we all want to feel our best on our special time away. The rules are all different on vacation, and it feels exciting to sort of reinvent yourself in a foreign land. Why not go all out with your style, and more importantly, your accessories? Here are a few options that can make any… Read more »

What to pack for norway

Last Updated on August 30, 2019Guest post by Dan Hansen Norway is one of those travel destinations where you need to be ready for weather changes in an instant. Even in August, the days could range from sunny and warm to snow when driving from one fjord to another. When visiting destinations with tricky weather, like Norway, it’s always best to have a few layers of clothes all year round. When packing for Norway, you should think you are packing… Read more »

Amman Jordan

Last Updated on August 24, 2019Amman, Jordan is a city I had spent 3 days in. I had used it as a “home base” for seeing many of the sights of Jordan. After the chaos of Cairo, Amman was a welcome change of pace. The city is much calmer, so to speak, and also safer. (We were fine wandering Amman by ourselves at night after we were done touring.) Unfortunately, I did not spend nearly as much time exploring the… Read more »

The Best Ways to Get to Any Destination on Your Vacation

Guest Post by Russell Emmental Planning where to go and what to see on your next vacation is always one of the most exciting parts of the entire pre-trip process! If your list of things to see seems daunting, I have some suggestions on the most inexpensive and efficient ways to get to every destination you’re eager to visit. Here are choices for every type of traveler, picked to accommodate your travel schedule perfectly! Let’s begin! The Best Ways to… Read more »

How to Pack for a Backpacking Trip

Last Updated on July 30, 2019Guest post by Stuart Cooke It’s a wonderful sense of liberation to know that everything you have is packed in one bag, and that’s it for the next however many weeks or months… and you may not know exactly where you’re going or what you’ll be doing. However, packing for a backpacking trip can be as much about mental preparation as it is about packing absolutely the right stuff. I once knew an eccentric who… Read more »

3 Tips for Embracing Sustainable Shopping Abroad

Last Updated on July 30, 2019Written by Pauline Davis Affordable fashion and cheaper clothing is something of a marvel in the modern age, and there are so many ways to make clothes even cheaper that it’s no wonder we are often spoiled for choice. However, in its present form (globally speaking) the fashion industry isn’t sustainable, and unless we start thinking about it now, we won’t be able to keep living this way. The numbers speak for themselves. Cotton, the… Read more »

Last Updated on July 30, 2019Ah, Maui…The Valley Isle. From its lush bamboo rainforests and waterfalls that line the Road to Hana, to the barren moon-scapes at 10,000-feet atop Haleakala volcanic crater – there is no shortage of beautiful landscapes here. Shaped by these landscapes, the rich culture and history – Maui is a fantastic vacation destination. There are many different activities for every type of visitor to Maui’s shores, and this list of the best things to do on… Read more »

What to Do on Kauai if You’re an Adventure Lover

Last Updated on July 30, 2019The Garden Island of Kauai is the oldest of the main inhabited Hawaiian Islands in the chain. There is no shortage of adventurous activities for the whole family to partake in across the unique and incredible natural environments that this island has to offer! From flying above the precipice of the 4,000-foot cliffs of the lush Na’Pali Coast to mountain tubing down waterways fed from the wettest place on the planet to hiking into Waimea… Read more »

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Last Updated on October 16, 2019 Ah, the Big Island. Where does one even begin with Hawaii’s namesake island? Perhaps with the two active volcanoes and the incredible stargazing conditions—or maybe its crystal blue waters and proud cowboy culture. When it comes to the Big Island, the list of things to see and do could go on and on. It’s easy to see how this beautiful island could overwhelm a first-time visitor. Fear not! That’s where I come in. I’ve… Read more »

oahu

Last Updated on July 30, 2019Aloha! This week I’m taking a little break from the blog to head back to the US and spend some time with my family. While I’m away, Veronica and Keslie are taking the reigns and sharing some of the best things to do on the main islands of Hawaii. I hope you enjoy all of their awesome tips for visiting this beautiful state! Guest Post by Veronica Bean Top Things to Do in Oahu Oahu… Read more »

How to Have a Retro-Themed Weekend in Las Vegas

Last Updated on November 7, 2019 Written by Jonathan Spencer If there’s one thing that never goes out of fashion, it’s our love affair with nostalgia and all things retro. Whether it’s searching the racks for vintage fashions or filling our homes with the kitsch of yesteryear, we’re always looking to recapture the styles and experiences of years gone by. For many, their quest for discovering a bygone era is even extending to travel. One such destination that attracts nostalgia-seekers… Read more »

new york

Written by Stuart Cooke Discovering new stores and places to shop can be even more fun when you’re traveling! Each city listed is renowned for its variety, prices and lively atmosphere. You can find the best clothes, accessories and trinkets while exploring these 10 amazing cities. The 10 Best Shopping Cities in the World New York New York is so famous they named it twice. You’ll have plenty of shops, outlets and specialty stores to choose from. You can find… Read more »

8 Things Solo Traveling Taught Me

Guest Post by Rachel O’Conner There’s traveling—and then there’s traveling alone. Every person, and especially every woman, should experience a solo journey at least once in their life. There are freedoms, challenges, and surprises that simply don’t occur when you’re with friends and family. You don’t have familiar people to lean on, so you have to puzzle-solve yourself. If you’re really up for the challenge, try a solo trip abroad, perhaps in a country where you’re not familiar with the… Read more »

Last Updated on March 19, 2019*Thank you to Sarah for writing this post and Friday’s post for Have Clothes, Will Travel. I really appreciate it! I’m currently driving 3 hours north in Wisconsin to visit my grandparents, so I am very grateful to have someone picking up my blogging slack these last few days (again). Enjoy Sarah’s posts! Guest Post by Sarah Saker When it comes to Las Vegas and its many festivities, you get a little bit of everything…. Read more »

nebraska

*Thank you to Sarah for writing this post and Monday’s post for Have Clothes, Will Travel. I really appreciate it! I’m currently on a plane on my way back to the United States! I’m really excited to be heading home to visit family. I will also be driving 3 hours north in Wisconsin to visit my grandparents this Monday, so I am very grateful to have someone picking up my blogging slack these next few days (again). Enjoy Sarah’s posts!… Read more »

Tombs of the Kings in Paphos

Last Updated on October 1, 2019 Guest Post by Kateryna Makarenko Cyprus is a small Mediterranean island with a heaven-like climate. It is full of historical and natural attractions, located in the northeastern part of the Mediterranean Sea. The magnificent nature, beaches, alluring white sands, and pure azure sea waters, the most sophisticated entertainments, numerous tourist sights, concealing a long history — a mysterious island combines all of this and even more into a perfect mixture of something for everyone…. Read more »

4 Great Reasons to Spend the Day at the Oregon Zoo

Last Updated on June 7, 2019Guest Post by Sarah Saker Portland, Oregon is an unassuming city, much like the majority of cities across the United States. It doesn’t have the renown that places such as New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, or Chicago have. But that is alright. This gives places like Portland a quaintness that the metropolises of America cannot achieve. And there are some great things to see in Portland, including a city underground and an extinct volcano!… Read more »

Tips for Traveling to Tropical Destinations

Last Updated on October 7, 2019Guest writer Mariel Santos from the Philippines offers some useful dress and health tips for first-time travelers to the tropics It’s at this time of the year that us folks living in cold climates start dreaming of a tropical vacation. The Caribbean, Costa Rica, the Maldives, Southeast Asia or Tahiti – there are dozens of tropical destinations within easy reach by direct flights from almost anywhere in the world. Relaxing on a white sandy beach… Read more »

Last Updated on June 7, 2019Guest post by Sarah Williams Thailand is a beautiful country that has a lot to offer every kind of traveler! And, whether you are visiting this magnificent country for the first or tenth time, it is crucial to prepare in advance. Being prepared for such an endeavor will ensure everyone has a fun and exciting trip. Below, you will find 8 unique things to add to your itinerary. 8 Unique Things To Do In Thailand… Read more »

amazing ways to travel Europe

Last Updated on October 30, 2019Guest post by Simon Rae Europe is a great vacation destination given its fabulous history, great culture and the many places you can visit. These include shopping in Paris, the Italian food, beauty and carnival of Venice, parties in Ibiza, skiing in St. Moritz Switzerland, the Malta islands, or a visit to wine producers of Europe such as Italy, Spain, and France among other great places. However, which unique ways can you use to visit… Read more »

Last Updated on June 11, 2019Guest post by Angelica St. Rose Getting married is a monumental event; of course, it’s natural to want to make the day as special as possible! And what better way to do that than to say your “I do’s” in a fairytale castle of your own? Memories of feeling like royalty, being swept up in lavish regality imbibed with rich, history, will last you for a lifetime. Now, I totally understand. You may have valid… Read more »

Last Updated on June 7, 2019Guest post by Eric Adamczyk Taking a day trip from Fresno, California may seem like an odd guide to write. But hear me out! Fresno has a population of over a half million people and that number just keeps increasing. There are many homes for sale in Fresno and many new faces moving in. So, whether you’ve lived in Fresno your whole life or just bought a home here, it’s time to get out and… Read more »

The Top 8 Things to See in Singapore

Last Updated on July 9, 2019Guest post by Erica Fedco Singapore is an amazing country with numerous attractions that can interest any person. If you are planning to visit Singapore, you should learn some of the best things to see in Singapore. It is part of the preparation for the trip just like applying for a visa and buying the necessary gear. Since there are many attractions, this article will highlight eight of the best. The Top 8 Things to… Read more »

3 Great Ways to Chronicle Your Adventure Travels

Last Updated on October 31, 2019Guest Post by Sarah Saker There’s nothing as exhilarating as going somewhere new. The thrill of walking a new path, the apprehension of taking a different route, or the serenity from the view of a mountain peak stimulates us in ways that our careers and other hobbies never could. Allowing ourselves to reconnect with our more natural, primitive instincts in the woods, deserts, and hills give us a sense of fulfillment that has kept adventurers… Read more »

Last Updated on June 7, 2019Guest post by Alex Reddle Barcelona is a beautiful city in Spain’s Catalonia region, known for its art and architecture. There are also frequent deals on getaways to Barcelona…and whether you’ve been married for years or recently met your partner on dating site flirt.com, Barcelona is a city that can give Paris a run for its money as a romantic getaway! This post will explain how you can make the most of your time in… Read more »