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
Let me start by saying that this is simply my opinion and I am in no ways offering financial advice. Getting a credit card or making any kind of big financial decision should not be taken lightly and you should conduct your own research before signing up for one. As such, I will not be providing links (ain't no ads over here, B) and I encourage you to look into other options as well. Lehgoo.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
Uh-oh, the boss level is here. You're ready to take your relationship to the next level by taking a baecation abroad. An international vacation is the ultimate test for any relationship and just choosing the right place has the potential to end up as a recipe for disaster. Luckily for you all I've compiled this short list of some of the best and most affordable places to baecation abroad.Read More
Have you ever wanted to go on a trip with a certain someone, but had no idea where to go? You want to do something romantic, but the idea of a $200 date just seems like way too much to spend on just a dinner and if you're going to be dropping that kind of money then you want more bang for your buck. Check out the list for some prime bae-cation locations.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
Watching the movie EuroTrip as a youngin' didn't really leave me with a desire to want to venture to that part of the world. When my friend Brad presented our Taiwan squad with the opportunity to experience a EuroTrip of our own I was down for it, of course, but my only frame of reference for what the experience would resemble was the movie EuroTrip. For better or for worse, I was excited.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
Never in a million years would I have imagined when I was a youngin that I would live and work in Taiwan as a 22 year old manager for nearly seven years. I was supposed to be doing anything else but that. Literally anything. I’m most certainly not mad about it though, I’m glad.Read More
As much as I wish it were true, unfortunately I am not one of those people that has a hefty trust fund awaiting them once they turn 25. As sad as this may be (not really), it hasn't stopped me from making the most out of every moment in life and continuously striving to see the world. Plenty of people often think about what they'd do if they stumbled across a large sum of money.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
Saiga Johnson is a 25 year old pilot from New York, but was raised in Ethiopia. As a self-proclaimed, "Third Culture Kid" he provides an undoubtedly unique perspective on traveling and his life above the clouds.Read More
A relatively new traveler, Heather has already amassed quite the impressive travel résumé. She shares her personal travel philosophy on how to make the most out of your time in a new place and appreciating the experience for what it is.
"Traveling has allowed me to make temporary homes around the world and make forever memories."Read More