How You Can Travel 120 Days Each Year With a Full Time Job

The United States is virtually the only country in the world that does not require employers to provide any paid vacation days by law. As such, it is a challenge for working Americans to travel very far, or at all, without sacrificing their status at work within their company. However, even in a country that places so little Read More …

33 Practical Gift Ideas for Travelers

In the United States, after we stuff our stomachs with turkey on Thanksgiving, we embark on a mission to empty our wallets in true consumerism fashion. As Americans gear up for “Black Friday,” the unofficial start of Christmas shopping, stores across the country are posting steep discounts, and this includes online stores as well. While I Read More …

5 Reasons Why We Love Off-Season Travel

Not everyone thinks “Iceland” when they think winter travel. Except my family. Last winter, we traveled to Iceland and are officially hooked on off-season travel. So much so that we have planned another cold-weather trip this winter to the Faroe Islands. While our reasons for traveling off-season may apply to traveling to both warm and Read More …

How I Traveled Scandinavia For Six Days With Less Than $1000

In November 2015, I spent six days traveling solo through Scandinavia to three capital cities and spent a total of USD $883.39, including all airfare, accommodations, museums, food/drinks, and shopping. I did not create a budget for this trip beforehand as it was a last minute trip that I knew I wanted to take regardless of cost. I Read More …

The Reality of Travel

Travel. In recent years, the generation of millennials and beyond have taken it upon themselves to take full advantage of the ever advancing connectivity of the world. Stories of people selling all of their possessions, quitting their jobs, and travelling the world have become models of the ultimate form of living, a contrasting viewpoint from those Read More …

How to Navigate a Foreign City Without Wifi: CityMaps2Go

One of the biggest inconveniences I experienced abroad was not being able to find my way through unfamiliar streets without being around a wifi hotspot or racking up an atrocious cell phone bill. Add to that a language barrier, and getting directions anywhere was impossible. That’s the bad news. The good news is there’s an app for everything these days, Read More …