A Guide to the Galapagos Islands

By | March 11th, 2018|

Those who do commit to visiting the Galapagos Islands are rarely disappointed by their experience, apart from the spectacular wildlife you can find landscapes to make photographers feint, you can find places to hike, go snorkelling or kayaking, horseback riding, learn about the islands natural history and, of course, there are plenty of gems hidden beneath the water just waiting for you to explore.

A foreigner in Varanasi – Part 2

By | March 8th, 2018|

One of the best things that I have seen in my life is the moment when the sun came out. I am a traveler and I have seen many sunrises, but this one was different. On one side there was this beautiful sun and on the other side there were thousands of people inside the water washing themselves.

Exploring Acadia National Park

By | March 5th, 2018|

Acadia National Park is a place where mountains meet the ocean. Most of its territory is located on the Mount Desert Island. But a part of the Schoodic Peninsula, as well as some small surrounding islands, are also considered a part of the National Park.

Hiking in the White Mountains, USA

By | March 2nd, 2018|

You’ve heard of the Appalachian Trail, but you might not have heard of the White Mountains. You’ll find them about 110 miles north of Boston, taking up a large proportion of New Hampshire. The White Mountain National Forest boasts some truly breathtaking scenery, with around 100 miles of the Appalachian trail traversing through here.

Diving into Grenada’s Culture

By | February 27th, 2018|

Strolling along the white sandy beaches watch the morning sunrise, hiking one of the many trails found on the island and finishing the day by having a picnic while watching the sun set, how does this sound? This is all possible in Grenada, also known as the ‘Spice Isle’ in the Caribbean,

A foreigner in Varanasi – Part 1

By | February 24th, 2018|

I am gonna tell you a little story, how I, as a foreigner, I felt when I was in Varanasi. First of all, some of you may be curious, what is Varanasi? I’ll describe everything from what I know, not from the internet, to make things more interesting. Varanasi is one of the oldest cities of the world, and it’s the most sacred place for Hindus.

Planning a Road Trip through the Alps

By | February 21st, 2018|

Some of the best scenery in Europe, if not the world, can be found in the Alps. Stretching from France in the west to Slovenia in the east, this spectacular mountain range is packed full of quaint villages and flower-strewn meadows. Here is our guide to taking a summer road trip through this beautiful range.

Trekking The Arctic Circle Trail In Greenland

By | February 18th, 2018|

While there are plenty of places to go hiking in the world, none of them can quite compare to the Arctic Circle Trail. The Arctic Circle Trail is as close as you can get to being alone. What an experience it must be, just you, in the backcountry, taking in everything nature has to offer and sleeping under the stars

A Foodie’s Tour of Old Jerusalem

By | February 15th, 2018|

Where cultures meet, so do cuisines and Jerusalem is no exception. From street-side vendors to back-alley restaurants, Jerusalem’s Old City is teeming with the sights, sounds and smells of some of the region’s most celebrated food.

Exploring Panama’s Notorious Darien Gap

By | February 12th, 2018|

The Darien Gap is one of the world’s last bastions of wilderness. As a literal ‘gap’ between the connections of north and south America, few venture into the area, afraid of the dangers it presents. Yet with those dangers comes some of the most exhilarating views and experiences you will likely ever have.

Night Diving in Hawaii: Manta Rays and Black Waters

By | February 9th, 2018|

It’s true that relaxing on one of Hawaii's many beaches, sipping exotic cocktails and tucking into fresh, juicy pineapples and Kalua Pig is the ultimate way to relax. However, it would be a crime to spend all your time on the island and not go diving.

10 Quick and Easy Travel Packing Hacks

By | February 6th, 2018|

Packing! You either love it or hate it, there are not many people who fall in-between. Whether you’re visiting your parents for the weekend or heading on an overseas journey, you will find some useful packing hacks below. If you have any packing hacks you think should make the list please write them in the comment section below.

20 trips to take in your 20’s

By | February 3rd, 2018|

The 20s is a beautiful age when everything seems to be simple and easy. Take advantage of these carefree years and explore the world. In this article, we’ve compiled 20 trip ideas which can help expand your horizon and instill a love for traveling.

Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2018

By | January 31st, 2018|

Was one of your new year’s resolutions to ditch the nine-to-five and follow your dreams, exploring the world? Well, you’re not alone! Here are our Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2018

The Best Travel Books to Fuel Your Wanderlust

By | January 28th, 2018|

We think travel is incredible – which is why we do it so much! Yet there are often times on the road where we’re left with not much to do (train journeys, for example). That’s why we find that a good book is one of the things you should never travel without, and what better theme than travel?

7 Haunted Castles you must see in France

By | January 23rd, 2018|

Desperate men, brave adventures and those who want to try their luck with the haunted castles have travelled from all corners of the world with the idea that they alone could withstand the horrors within the haunted castles of France. Very few have survived, many fled in terror and retreated to the safety of nearby villages while those who stayed experienced something extraordinary! Are you the type of person who would stay or flee?

The Ultimate Getaway Guide to San Diego

By | January 15th, 2018|

San Diego is the kind of city you visit in order to relax. It’s the type of place you kick up your feet and enjoy the atmosphere – a mix of beaches and chilled city life – whilst sipping on a drink or just taking in the sun. Of course, if you’re more of a walker there are more than a few sites where you can go for a great stroll or two. From the city’s famous zoo to it’s modern and redeveloped Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego’s pace of life might be slower than most places, but it uses that time effectively.

Seven must-see attractions for your trip to Austin

By | January 11th, 2018|

The Texan city of Austin has much to recommend it. Its unofficial slogan is “Keep Austin Weird” which goes some way to explaining why it treasures its originality and prides itself on being quirky. So forget your malls and your high rises, here are seven visitor attractions that you won’t find anywhere else in the USA.

10 Places in Italy You Cannot Miss

By | January 5th, 2018|

I either owe or blame Italy for turning me into a world traveler. After my semester abroad in Florence (my first time stepping outside the United States!) I was full of wonder, curiosity, and a desire to continue my travels. Italy lit up this fire inside of me, it gave me history, it gave me art, and most importantly it gave me cuisine. I became hungry. I left Florence with a newfound desire to become a sommelier.

Awesome things to do in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

By | January 2nd, 2018|

Dense jungle, pristine beaches, Mayan ruins and vibrant culture – Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula has it all. Home to famous resort towns such as Cancun and Playa del Carmen, the area is a popular destination for visitors of all ages and interests and is a stop-off point on many Caribbean cruise itineraries. However, given its vast size and sheer range of sights and attractions, many visitors only begin to scratch the surface of this fascinating land. With an excellent road system and comprehensive bus network, this is the perfect area to get off the beaten track and experience the real Mexico. After all, where else in the world can you travel amongst the true descendants of ancient Mayans? Here are a few of our favourite things to do in the region…

5 Souvenirs Worth Travelling For: Magical Memories

By | December 28th, 2017|

It’s easy to lose heart in souvenirs, and to think of them only as cheap, tacky gimmicks. However, there are some things well worth taking back home from your travels. To travel is to explore not only the world we live in, but also your very being. What you bring back from your travels may not be what you had in mind when you first set off on your adventure. It’s well worth remembering that in French, the word souvenir means to remember. With that in mind, let’s take a look at 5 souvenirs worth travelling for. And, don’t worry, these won’t break the bank!

Not Home for the Holidays? Cheer Up!

By | December 24th, 2017|

December in Minnesota is beautiful - still subject to frigid sub-zero temps and blistery winds, but aesthetically speaking…beautiful. I’m not biased, either. I grew up in North Carolina where we were barely blessed with a sprinkling of snow on Christmas Day. Somehow, a blue Christmas just never excited me.

California Iconic Movie Locations

By | December 21st, 2017|

Home to Hollywood and the stars, California has a long and rich history as the home of modern cinema. Whilst today film crews travel the world in search of the perfect backdrops for the next blockbuster, not so long-ago budgets were a little tighter and producers had to work with what they had on their doorsteps. From the beaches of LA to the Sierra Nevada mountains, you’ll be amazed at just how many of your favourite movie scenes have been filmed in America’s Golden State. Here are some of our favourites that you can still visit today.

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