Best Places to Visit In September

Best Places to Visit In September Across the World

One of the most crucial things that come into play when planning a holiday is the weather. Sometimes we get so caught up in where we want to go that we forget to find out what the overall climate is in the region and what the weather will be like at that time. Then, when we finally arrive we get a full week of rain. Here, I discuss the best places to visit in September.  September is one of those months when the weather starts to change in many parts of the world. In some parts of Europe, it’s already autumn … Read more

Best Cities With Beaches In Europe

10 Best Cities With Beaches In Europe

If you’re like me and love the culture and many activities that cosmopolitan cities offer, but still like to spend a few days on the beach on a sunny summer day, you might sometimes find yourself torn between going to a small beach town or a large bustling city. The great news is that you actually can have both cities and beaches at the same time, if you just go to the right places. Europe is a haven for finding amazing cities with beaches, so here we have collated our top 5 European cities for beaches for you to discover. … Read more

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Best Road Trips ~ Stunning USA Self-Drive Tours and Adventures

Road trips are a wonderful way to enjoy the United States. Many Americans take their own self-drive tours each year. Residents of Canada and Mexico frequently come to the United States for the best road trips as well, thanks to the close proximity. With a little bit of road trip planning, you will be well on your way to enjoying one of these beautiful self-drive tours. The great thing about all of these drives is that there is lots to see. You won’t spend hours and days in the car trying to reach only one destination. There are multiple places … Read more

5 Best Casino Cities Around The World

Even if you’re not a serious gambler, the best casino cities in the world are still worth visiting for the vibe and experience alone. There is no denying in that best casino cities are like different worlds, with never-ending nightlife and big-name shows. They can be a great travel destination whether or not you are looking to spend money in the casinos. There is always so much to do and explore so they can be great destinations for a vacation. Here are the best gambling cities around the world. Best Casino Cities For many travelers, a vacation is not complete … Read more

Cute Carry On Luggage

Cute Carry-On Luggage Ideas You’ll Want for Your Next Trip

While your carry-on luggage can seem like a boring necessity, there’s no reason why you can’t have a little fun with it. Especially if you’re traveling with no checked luggage. Having cute carry on luggage is a great way to compliment your look, be practical with your packing, and add a little extra fun on your travels. Keep reading for things to keep in mind when buying carry-on luggage as well. Recommended Cute Carry-On Luggage Here we’ve got a list of cute carry-on luggage that feels like a splurge but is so worth it! Remember, this travel essential should last … Read more

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10 Best Luxury Safari Camps In Africa for the Ultimate Experience

Which are the top 10 best luxury safari camps in Africa? This is of course debatable as it’s not always the most expensive which are the best. What makes one better than the other all depends on what exactly you want from your safari. Nevertheless here is a list of Africa’s top 10 most famous and unique luxury camps, well worth a safari holiday. Best Luxury Safari Camps Cottar’s 1920s Camp, Maasai Mara, Kenya This camp is furnished fully with antique campaign furniture and boasts some of the most romantic and spoiling tents in all of Africa. Run by the … Read more

Best Food Festivals Taste of Chicago

6 Best Food Festivals From Around The World

It’s summer and you know what that means… Food festival time! Here are the best food festivals for the foodies out there. Our discussions made over food have shaped the modern world as we know it. We as human beings LOVE food, even vegetarians.  It pervades into every aspect of our lives and with the proliferation of the travel and tourism industry in the last 50 years, cuisines from every corner of the globe have been exported, translated and transferred. Best Food Festivals Whether it’s an international gathering or a lone street stall, why not get inspired the next time … Read more

things to do in Lake Tahoe

Top 10 Best Things to Do in Lake Tahoe Nevada

Whether you are making it your destination or part of a larger trip, there are many fun things to do in Lake Tahoe. Stunningly blue Lake Tahoe sits on the California-Nevada border. It the largest alpine lake in North America. There are plenty of activities to enjoy there no matter the season. Go skiing or snowboarding in the winter. Enjoy golfing, fishing, paddle boarding, parasailing, jet-skiing, windsurfing, camping, horseback riding, and hiking in the warmer months. Whether you are looking for adventure or want to relax, there are lots of awesome things to do in Tahoe. Best Things To Do … Read more

Travel to Escape Reality

Do We Travel to Escape Reality?

Do we travel to escape reality? My grandmother has a very specific view of people who travel a lot, especially older people. She can’t understand how they can’t just be happy with staying at home, why their souls are so restless and unhappy with their current situation. I hear and read this a lot: If you travel all the time, you’re running away from something. Do you think that is true? Are we running away from something? If so, then what are we running from? Do We Travel to Escape Reality I believe that nearly all of us are running, … Read more

Unsual Hotels Around the World - Dog Bark Park Inn

Most Unusual Hotels and Castles to Stay in Around the World

There are many interesting and unusual hotels and castles around the world. In the United States, many are familiar with Las Vegas hotels– each one unique with its own theme and attractions. Also in the US are Disney hotels and Legoland hotels as well as themed waterparks. But there are less-known unique hotels across the world… everything from treehouses to Irish castles. It’s common for travelers to make the practical option of staying in an inexpensive hotel or hostel. After all, in most cases you really just need a safe, comfortable place to sleep in at the end of a … Read more

Beautiful Camping Spots Around The World

Learn about some of the most beautiful camping spots around the world. The first time Nathan and I traveled around the world was in 2008. We barely had enough money to survive for a few months. Many people have asked us how we managed to keep our travel costs to such a bare minimum, especially when traveling through countries like New Zealand. One of our “secrets” was camping – we’re not big campers; nor do we go hiking much. In fact, neither of us had ever gone camping before, and had no idea what we had signed up for. Our … Read more

Why I Travel Instead Of Study

Why I Traveled Instead of Studied Right Out of High School

I grew up watching my those around me either have time or have money. They never seemed to have both at the same time. Many of my older relatives told me that if they could have done it again, they would have traveled while they had the chance… before they had a mortgage and a family. They waited until retirement, and for some of them, that was years later than they hoped for. Their health wasn’t was it was, nor was their bank account. “Prioritize travel!” is what they told me. Yet, I felt the pressure to “be doing something … Read more

How to Survive the Pamplona Running with the Bulls In Spain

Running with the Bulls Spain

Running with the bulls – A holiday in Spain in July is always a good way of guaranteeing sunshine, but why not make it a little different this year and visit Pamplona during the Running of the bulls while you’re there as well. The running of the bulls is an iconic event, and the town fills up fast. You can book it as part of a package, or you could make a visit to Pamplona as part of a longer break in Spain — perhaps after a relaxing last-minute holiday to Catalonia which is not too far from there. In … Read more

5 Best European Canyons & Gorges for Hiking

Europe has some amazing natural assets, which explains why in many places one of the most popular things to do is to explore the local nature. In my opinion, the most beautiful walks are those surrounded by water, such as lakes, waterfalls, rivers and gorges. Here are five amazing gorges and canyons in Europe that are well worth exploring. Best Gorges and Canyons in Europe Vintgar Gorge, Slovenia Not far from the beautiful lake village Bled in Slovenia, is one of the Slovenia’s most beautiful attractions: the Vintgar Gorge. The gorge is 1600 meters long and you walk along the … Read more

Things To Do In Copenhagen Denmark

Copenhagen, Denmark Things To Do & Travel Tips

Here are some great things to do in Copenhagen Denmark. It’s a great city to spend a long weekend or even a week. Denmark as a whole is actually a really nice country, which was why a few weeks ago I wrote a post about things to do in Denmark without having to visit Copenhagen – but no matter how beautiful Denmark is, Copenhagen is still a place you can’t miss!  Things To Do In Copenhagen Denmark Get Your Adrenaline Rush At Copenhagen Tivoi (Theme Park) The Copenhagen Tivoli opened in 1843 and is the second oldest amusement park in … Read more

World's Most Dangerous Roads

World’s Most Dangerous Roads

World’s Most Dangerous Roads – Roads and travel are known to be the most common cause of death in the world. According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, more than 1.2 million people die every year as a result of car accidents- an average of 3,287 deaths per day. The world is filled with dangerous roads. In fact, there are so many dangerous roads that it’s impossible to list them all. They have been ranked by various organizations and the rankings vary from one to another. The Telegraph published a list of the most dangerous roads in the world … Read more

Things To Do In Dublin Ireland

Top Things To Do In Dublin, Ireland: City Guide

Dublin in Ireland has the best of both a small town and cosmopolitan city. It has the great easy going people you can only find in small towns, but the variety of nightlife you only find in big cosmopolitan cities. You can easily spend a week here strolling around, talking to people and enjoying the ‘happenings’ in town – which seems to be every day. There are heaps of things to do in Dublin, both for those who enjoy pub culture as well as literature and history. Perhaps you’ve been to Ireland before or maybe you are planning for what will be … Read more

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Alaska Cruise ~ Guide to Princess Cruise to Alaska

Alaska Cruise ~ I came back from an Alaskan cruise with Princess Cruises. After having one of the best vacations ever, I wanted to share what we learned about booking, what is free and included and what do you have to pay for, choosing a room, the food and excursions, offer tips for packing, and answer some questions we had before we went. Even if you aren’t planning a trip for this year, read on to learn about recommendations to save money and to make the most out of the trip.  We went on the Ruby Princess Cruise to Alaska … Read more

Crater Lake Camping

5 Best Crater Lake Camping Spots

Crater Lake Camping – As Oregon’s only national park, Crater Lake is undeniably the state’s leading attraction. It’s also one of the most magnificent national parks in America. There are plenty of activities to explore at Crater Lake National Park, from touring old forests to boating on the pristine water to road-tripping along Rim Drive. To enjoy your camping experience at Crater Lake National Park, book a reservation for two days or longer. And if you live in southern Oregon, all the better for you because you live close by and can visit the park whenever you want. This short … Read more

Olympic National Park Hikes

5 Best Olympic National Park Hikes

Olympic National Park Hikes ~ There is a lot to see and explore at Olympic National Park, including waterfalls, wildlife, beaches, lakes, rivers, forests, mountains, and lakes. The park has over 186 hiking trails for all levels. Since you can’t hike all of them even with several visits over the years, this article will give you an overview of the 5 best hikes to prioritize at Olympic National Park. Olympic National Park Hikes The Hoh Rainforest is a great place to start. The trail is 8 miles round trip and the elevation gain is 1,000 feet. It’s a very popular hike … Read more