Imagine staying in a beautiful home in another country for free. Sound too good to be true? It’s not. If you have a flexible schedule,
Articles written by: Nikki Hodgson
Unless you’re independently wealthy, traveling the world requires juggling free time and work. That is, unless you combine the two. If you spend most of
In northeastern Italy, in a mountain range slid neatly between Austria and Switzerland, there is an overlooked corner of Italian wine country. It does nothave the lush, easy feeling of Tuscany’s gentle hills.
The Munich Oktoberfest, Germany’s most infamous beer festival, has a place of prominence on many a traveler’s bucket list. And while it has earned the
In an ideal travel world, hostels would place guests into rooms based on who is going out drinking, who is going to get up early, and who plans on coming home late.
There are any number of things travelers just do not want to hear. With everything from the pilot coming on the loudspeaker to announce that there’s a problem with one of the engines (but don’t worry, it will be fine) to the flight attendant telling you there’s no more vodka [...]
It’s the catch-22 of traveling. As young adults, we’re encouraged to take off and explore the world before we saddle ourselves with responsibilities that make it difficult to head off to Mongolia and stay in a yurt for a year. Unfortunately, as young adults, we don’t have any money.
A little etiquette goes a long way, but no etiquette is way more fun. If you’re not satisfied simply annoying your flight attendants, follow these tips to see how quickly you can get your fellow passengers to clench their fists, turn a shade of purple, and give dozens of extremely [...]
There are innumerable reasons to travel. Italian wine, French pastries, Himalayan mountains, Afghan chai, Turkish coffee, the joy of blundering through cultural codes of conduct, the embarrassment of tripping through languages, the gratitude you feel when overwhelmed by the generosity and kindness of strangers.
Pinterest: a social media obsession useful for planning weddings, keeping track of the 800 various cheesecake recipes you might make one day, and wasting time drooling over photos of destinations which–unless you work on a beach in Costa Rica–look far more attractive than the one out your office window. (Incidentally, [...]