Cruises can be expensive affairs. First, ships reel you in with a “cheap” room and an onboard credit but then smack you around with high-priced drinks, non-included restaurants, and dollar-a-minute Internet. A couple of years ago, I went on the Oasis of the Seas (one of the largest boats in the world) on a seven-day cruise around the Caribbean.
Located in northwest Nicaragua, León is a college town often overlooked by tourists who stay south near Granada, Ometepe, and the beaches. However, given that the area has so much to do, I expected a lot of tourists but instead found mostly empty hostels and few gringos wandering the streets during my visit.
Many people ask me how they create their own blog, what techniques and strategies they can use to grow website, and they to can turn their passion into a profession.
Nothing irks me more than people disparaging people’s travel choices. I don’t get why people do it. The whole traveler vs.
The Internet has changed travel. Sometimes hasn’t been for the better (one just needs to see how many people are checking Facebook in a hostel to agree) but it has allowed people to share, connect, and collaborate in ways that haven’t been possible before.
I’m in Thailand where I am currently taking twelve people around my favorite country in the world, showing them all the things that make me fall in love with it.
Nicaragua used to be a secret. “Pshhh, have you been to Nicaragua yet? That’s where you really want to go,” travelers would say.
Picking the right backpack is an important part of planning your trip. Too big, and you’ll have too much extra weight.
“Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport.” These were words I hadn’t heard spoken in two years.
I’ve always wanted to visit the Maldives. I’ve often dreamed of those over-water bungalows and white sand beaches.
One of things that keeps people from traveling is money. They either don’t have enough, don’t think they can save enough, or fret about coming home with not enough.
Two months ago, I was asked to do an online travel course with Creative Live. Creative Live is an organization that runs free online classes on everything from photography to video production to marketing to (now) travel.
A few years ago, I interviewed travel legend Pauline Frommer, picking her brain for great travel tips.
Banking overseas is more than just putting your card in an ATM. When you travel abroad, banking overseas involves knowing three things: how to avoid paying bank fees, eliminate foreign transaction charges, and get a good exchange rate.
The last time I wrote about great hostels in Europe was in 2011, and since then, I’ve stayed in many, many new hostels.
I make a lot of mistakes. Despite years of constant travel to over seventy countries, I can’t believe how often I still make rookie mistakes when I should know better.
One of my favorite places in the world is Stockholm (I even attempted to live there last year). I love the historical beauty of the city, the natural beauty of the archipelago, and the beautiful people.
One of my big goals for 2014 is to finally get to Colombia. It’s been on “the list” for a long time. Many of you have asked for information about the country so today I turn the blog over to my friend Dave from Medellin Living.
Money is what keeps people from traveling more, but it doesn’t have to. There are a lot of ways to earn money and travel.
Two months ago, I moved to New York City to be a homebody. Since then, I’ve only left the city once (I went overnight to Detroit to speak at a university).