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

Ruby Princess view

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