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

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How to Avoid Getting Mugged While Backpacking

Crimes against backpackers are common. Criminals may steal your entire backpack; riffle through your pack; grab what they can from outside pockets; and use a sharp knife to slit the backpack open. Here we explain how to avoid getting mugged while backpacking. One of the worst things that can happen to you is getting robbed while you’re traveling the globe. The best thing you can do is to be informed on how to prevent being a target of such crimes. We got mugged in Malaysia. We learned a lot from the experience and also talked to other backpackers to learn … Read more

Indiana Dunes

10 Things to Do at Indiana Dunes You Won’t Want to Miss

Planning a quick summer getaway? Sandwiched between two industrial towns and located a short distance from Chicago, Indiana Dunes National Park is a hidden gem. Learn about things to do at Indiana Dunes. While it may not the first place you may think of when you think about a picturesque National Park, Indiana Dunes is the newest National Park in America, established in 2018. It may not be the grandest or biggest park in America, but it’s the ideal place to visit for warm waters, sandy beaches and great hiking. It’s ideal for families and for those who want a … Read more

Top 10 Things To Do Next Time You Visit Switzerland

Top 10 Things to Do In Switzerland

Switzerland is a fascinating country with a lot of history, culture and natural beauty. There were many things we didn’t do and places we never went to, but here are our top 10 favorite things to do in Switzerland out of the dozens of things we did do.  Truth be told, I never had much interest in visiting Switzerland. I never thought I would visit the country because there were so many countries I wanted to explore first. I figured I’d stop by if we happened to pass by, but not more than that really. Well, life is full of … Read more

famous people from Florence

5 Famous People From Florence Italy

Florence is more than just a beautiful Italian city filled with art and architecture. There are many famous people from Florence. Over the years, it has been the birthplace of many very important people in history, from Donatello to Catherine de Medici.  Spanning the centuries, here are 5 personaggi famosi da Firenze Italia. Famous People from Florence There are many famous people from Florence, Italy. Although there are probably as many notable people who have hailed from this city as there are places to stay in Florence, let’s take a look at five you will certainly recognize. Donatello and Michelangelo … Read more

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Las Vegas on the Cheap ~ Family Vacation to Vegas on a Budget

We had a great time on our family vacation to Las Vegas. It was a quick getaway — just two days. Here’s how to enjoy Las Vegas on the cheap. Whether you have a day or a week to spend in Las Vegas, you will find lots to do that’s free. The entertainment here is endless. You can walk down the 4.2 mile Las Vegas Strip, awash in all the activity around you, day or night. The people-watching alone is worth it. You will see everyone here — doing their own thing — enjoying this unique place. As you walk … Read more

staying safe while traveling

Staying Safe When Traveling ~ 4 Tips to Give Yourself Peace of Mind

Sometimes when you mention your desire to go traveling to friends and family, questions about your safety come up. It casts a shadow of doubt over your plans. Staying safe when traveling is essential.  While the worry and concern of friends and family comes from a good place, it’s completely justified to feel like they’re raining on your parade. And sometimes, I am more worried about them worrying about me than I am about the actual safety of my travels. There are many precautions I take to stay safe when I am traveling. Traveling is good for the soul. It opens … Read more

mosquito netting

Mosquito Netting to the Rescue!

Learn about mosquito netting and how it can be helpful in many situations. As I sat with three friends on my porch, mosquitos were feasting on two of us. Our feet, ankles, and legs were getting bit up. I went inside to grab the bug spray. I was shocked when I saw it removed the nail polish on my toes! What was I spraying on myself? I remembered we had mosquito nets from when we went camping. The next time I ventured outside, I draped one on myself — I didn’t even rig it up. My husband thought it was … Read more

Best Places to Visit in the Philippines

8 Best Places to Visit in the Philippines ~ Where to Visit in Philippines

Best Places to Visit in the Philippines – We all heard stories of what Thailand used to be like 20 years ago, before it was spoiled by the hordes of drunk tourists flocking its islands. Just 3 hours flight away, there is still a place who maintains that exotic, virgin charm – the Philippines. To add to that, the beaches and scenery are even more beautiful, and everything is cheaper. The fact most potential tourists of Southeast Asia tend to overlook the Philippines while planning their tropical getaway does come with a price though. The country isn’t a tourist mecca … Read more

Van Life Camper Vans

Best Camper Vans for Living the Van Life

Best Camper Vans – Van life is what society calls the increasingly normal decision to outfit a van into a kind of mini RV and then live in it full time. Very different kinds of people join this movement for myriad reasons. It can be kind of grungy at times, but there are many people who will tell you there is no other way to live. Many people who decide to live like Shaggy and Scooby will tell you that they chose the van life because modern technology empowers them to live free. Californians make up the largest slice of … Read more

Things to do in Sydney Australia

Things to Do in Sydney Australia ~ You Won’t Want to Miss These Places!

Sydney Australia City Guide – Sydney is an amazing place. No matter how much time you spend, make the most of it with these things to do in Sydney Australia. There is something for everyone.  There is an incredible public transport ferry network serving the city of Sydney, New South Wales. The Sydney Ferries are located in Sydney Harbour are a very budget-friendly way to see inner and outer harbour stops. As one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and the most populated city in Australia, Sydney has a rich history and many fun and interesting sights … Read more