Checklist to Planning the Perfect Vacation

With summer break just around the corner, most of us would soon be considering ideas about where to spend this time of year in order to make the most out of it. While spending your free time in a destination of your choice, surrounded by the people you love and the environs you admire…

Cheap Flights:  When To Get The Best Deal

Whether you fly once a year or are regularly jetting off on your holiday, you always want to be getting the best prices for your flights. If you’re looking at your next break and wondering when the best time to book flights is, then you may be in luck, as online travel agents Opodo have just released their annual findings. So not only can you find cheap flights, hotels and car hire …

How to Spend a Weekend In a New City

So, you’ve either planned a mini-break or else you’re stopping over in a nearby city to see the sights while you can. Either way, two days in a city you’ve never visited before may not seem like much, but you can definitely tread some serious ground while you’re there. Whether you’re the outdoorsy type or you prefer perusing art galleries, it’s important to soak up as much culture as you can from the experience, so you don’t…

6 Essential Items to Pack When Traveling with Kids

When you are traveling with kids, packing is a key element. If you want to have a relaxing trip and vacation, you need to make sure that you put in you bags all necessary items. While clothes might be the first thing you think about, it is ok to forget a T-shirt. But when you forgot their favorite toy, all can turn into a tantrum. Kids tend to …

Surprise! Here’s $30 Off Your Next Hotel On Booking.com

$30 Booking.com Coupon Travel Tips Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! Happy Kwanzaa! As we rush into 2018, I wanted to give everyone a gift this holiday season. Enjoy $30 off your next hotel stay on Booking.com! This post is sponsored by Booking.com. Happy holidays from the White Mountains of New Hampshire! I’m celebrating Christmas with my family here, and the snow is falling, so …

5 Fun Distractions When You’re Delayed At Melbourne Airport

Flight delays are less fun than wet Wednesdays in Woolloomooloo — especially if they’re long enough for you to miss the first day of your trip. Missing a business meeting means you’re stuck with your own company — but a paused family vacation can be even more stressful. So it’s best to make the most of your new-found free time — here are five fun distractions when you’re delayed at Melbourne Airport. Neighbours tour If the exploits of Ramsay Street stalwarts Paul Robinson and Bouncer the dog have kept you glued to …

When Your Luck Runs Out on the Road

Have you ever had an absolutely unlucky day—or days—on the road? I recently (as in just this morning) endured a grueling gauntlet of negative serendipity, and by the end of it I thought I was going to break. This wasn’t the first time I’ve succumbed to awful luck while traveling—and it won’t be the last. Whether you’re lucky enough on the road that you win…

7 Things to do BEFORE your next Family Vacation

Things to do BEFORE your next Family Vacation You’ve booked flights and hotel and are ready to take off on your next family vacation. Or, are you? According to a recent survey by TD Insurance, the top things Canadians do once their family vacation plans are confirmed are: Print off your boarding passes and hotel confirmations, Research activities in the area, Check the weather for your upcoming trip, and Ensure your passport is …

Why I Quit Being A Digital Nomad (And Moved Back To The US)

I’m No Longer A Digital Nomad Personal Stories Last week I spent all day packing up a small U-haul trailer with my belongings, preparing to move to Los Angeles, California. It felt a bit surreal after 7 years living as a digital nomad. A bed. A couch. A TV. A desk. Cat toys. A cat (no…

New Life Motto: See More, Do More, Share Less (but also, a little bit more)

It’s been a weird year and we’re still less than a quarter of the way through. But with everything that’s been going on, I’ve also used this time to do a lot of self-reflection (which if you remember, I was already starting to do back at the end of last year). That was a big part of my 5-week trip through India—the time to explore new places, but also the chance to explore my own thoughts and ideas, and see if …

Solo Travel vs. Group Travel (Pros & Cons of each)

There are lots of decisions to make when it comes to travel. Indeed, from questions of choosing your destination and duration, to budget, baggage and beyond, travel can sometimes feel like one never ending process of decision making. The decision to travel solo or in a group can be one that’s particularly tough, especially for a first time traveler. And, though every man and his dog will have their opinion, I’ll suggest upfront that there’s absolutely …

5 Lies about Travel Blogging

By Adam Groffman Well, hey. I’m pretty sure I’ve tried to start writing this blog post at least 10 times over the past two years. But each time I’ve gotten close to writing out my thoughts, or entering it into WordPress, I stop myself. “Now’s not the time.” “Don’t make a fool of yourself.” “You’ve got it good. Don’t make any unnecessary enemies.” But, you know what? It’s been a rough couple of years. I’ve watched this weird industry of travel blogging rise …

What To Look For In A Holiday Home

Travelling is something we all love to do, but making it more approachable is something we desperately need to start introducing in the modern world. And one great way to do that is to invest in a holiday home. A holiday home is something a lot of people consider, and it’s something a lot of people never end up seriously looking into. Yet, it’s a lot easier to find a place of your own when you’re abroad than the majority of people think! Yes it’s a huge investment, but it’s a good place to escape to whenever…

17 Best Travel Books To Fuel Your Wanderlust

What are the Best Travel Books? Travel Inspiration These are some of the best travel books ever (in my opinion). If you’re looking for travel inspiration, you can’t go wrong with this wonderful collection of travel stories & helpful guides. I’ve been traveling the world for 7 years …