Making what can be an epic choice to pack your bags and move half way across the world can both scary and liberating. Talking about how you'd like to drop everything and run away versus actually, in a sense, picking up and leaving everything behind and starting fresh in a new and foreign place are two completely different things.Read More
Whether it's your bestie you've known for years, or your favorite cousin you've always wanted to hit the town with in a new city, knowing what their expectations of traveling are is important. Being prepared for the trip itself is key, but few things can ruin a good time faster than your travel companion saying or doing something that you simply weren't prepared for. Stay woke, and ask these very important questions.Read More
Planning trips can be difficult. Especially If you don't have the time or don't particularly enjoy planning. If your favorite travel agents, CP Travels, aren't available to guide you (they always are) then you should certainly try one of these vacations styles at least once in your lifetime.Read More
Good food? Check. Great views? Check. Affordable? Check. Vietnam has a great mix of all of these things to ensure a unique travel experience for tourist and expert travelers.Read More
Hot air balloons, dune buggies, tubing, lazy rivers, and some of the best street vendor sandwiches on the face of the planet. If I had to break down and list top highlights of Vang Vieng, Laos, I'd most likely start with these things.Read More
Ling is a Taiwan native who has been traveling the world for more than a decade. Her travels had led her throughout Asia (Japan, Thailand, Singapore, South Korea), Oceana (Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand) and South America (Chile, Brazil), while touching parts of Europe as well as North America.
In the following interview, Ling shares some of her insight as well as some advice for young female travelers.Read More
Osaka is rich in culture, tradition and sights and despite the freezing temperature and all of the touristy things that we did we still managed to have a very culturally engaging trip.
But, seriously, if given the opportunity to ride a Japanese voiced version of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, sip on Butterbeer and get your wingardium leviosa on, what would you do?Read More
Why do we travel? The answer to this question is different for everyone. Perspective is everything when deciding when and how to venture out and see the world. Traveling, on its own, does so much and impacts everyone differently. There are plenty of reasons we can list regarding why the act of traveling is life changing; but the days, weeks, and months leading up to a trip you've dreamt about and worked so hard to earn shouldn't be overlooked either.Read More
Years ago one scary movie came out about a group of teenager's terrible experience in a hostel and now some travelers avoid hostels like the plague. I admit, the first time I was told I would be staying in a hostel I wasn't all that thrilled either. Honestly, I had no reason not feel that way because I had NEVER stayed in one or heard much about hostels to even form a fair opinion. Don't be like me, be better. Stay in a hostel. Here's why:Read More
He doesn’t wear shoes, he can’t pronounce certain words because of his accent, he’s Steph Curry’s doppelgänger, is easily distracted by bright lights and loud colors, and is terrified of bees, but that’s my bestie though. He wasn’t always my bestie though.Read More
When planning a group trip around the world it's important to have several conversations with your travel companions. Things like budgets, dietary needs, and clothing requirements are all at the top of the list and for very good reason.Read More
Vacations, no matter what the occasion, is when being self-centered and selfish is absolutely acceptable. After weeks, sometimes months of grinding and working hard toward whatever objective comes across the board, a stretch of time where everything is designed and catered to your liking can be just what the doctor ordered.Read More