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  • 2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Useful Travel Gifts for the Minimalist Traveler

    The holidays are right around the corner, and we are so excited to bring you our third annual holiday gift guide, 2018 edition. This year, we are focusing on the minimalist traveler because that’s who we are and who many of you are as well. Our 2018 gift guide is once again organized by price…

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  • Berlin Food Guide: Top Five Must Try Foods In Berlin

    One reason Berlin is one of my favorite cities in the world is because of its diversity, which reflects well in its food. Unlike most cities in Germany that feature traditional German foods, like bratwurst, sauerbraten, and spätzle (all of which are delicious, by the way), Berlin is popular for non-traditionally German dishes that are…

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  • Best Place To Stay In Berlin: The Weinmeister Berlin-Mitte

    After visiting Berlin, Germany twice, I finally found a hotel on my third trip there that encompasses the very essence of Berlin. Built on a bedrock of art, individualism, diversity, and history, Berlin allows you to be who or what you want to be at all hours of the day and night. Tucked away in…

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  • Hotel vs Hostel: Get the Best of Both Worlds At Your Krakow Home Away From Home

    When I first started traveling extensively on my own, I was still a poor law student who could only afford to stay in hostels. Since I was doing a lot of solo travel at the time, I loved the social and community aspects that hostels offered. The communal living spaces and shared amenities made it…

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  • Best Day Trip From Prague: Visiting Plzen, Czech Republic

    A couple of weeks ago, I made a pilgrimage to the beer mecca of the world: Plzen, Czech Republic (also spelled Pilsen, in English). Located a short one hour train ride from Prague, Plzen is a beer lover’s dream, featuring numerous breweries and bars on every street corner. While the entire country is known for…

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  • Where To Stay In Prague and Beer Spa Prague Review

    “Home Sweet Home” is exactly how we felt when we arrived at Hotel Suite Home in Prague, Czech Republic. The hotel name’s play on words was more than fitting as we were greeted with complimentary bottles of Prosecco and water, a bag of chocolates, and a basket of fruit in a spacious two bedroom apartment-style…

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  • 7 Fun Festivals You Should Attend When in Sydney

    One of the best ways to make your Sydney vacation more entertaining and worthwhile is by attending one of its many festivals. In fact, this vibrant city has numerous festivals that will appeal to everyone looking to have a good time. There are a lot of festivals to choose from in Sydney, depending on your…

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  • Experience Luxury in the Bulgaria Mountains at Lucky Bansko Aparthotel Spa & Relax

    Bulgaria is covered in mountain ranges, and when Hope and I heard about how beautiful the Bulgaria mountains are, we knew we had to check it out for ourselves. In the winter, the mountains in Bulgaria are a playground for skiers and snowboarders, and in the summer they are a haven for hikers. Nestled at…

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  • An Authentic Bulgarian Accommodation at Complex Kosovo Houses

    Kosovo, a village in Bulgaria (not to be confused with the more famous Kosovo in the Balkans) is a small, picturesque Rhodope mountain town that Diana and I visited during our journey through Bulgaria. We found an authentic Bulgarian accommodation at the Complex Kosovo Houses, a group of family-run houses designed, built, and renovated in…

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  • Best of Zanzibar Hotels on the Beach: Park Hyatt Zanzibar

    Earlier this year, I traveled to Zanzibar, a small island off the coast of Tanzania, to get my PADI Open Water Certification (scuba certification) and knew I wanted to stay at a hotel on the beach. After browsing through beautiful beach hotel after beautiful beach hotel, I kept going back to Park Hyatt Zanzibar in Stone…

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