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The Colosseum in Rome, Italy

Visit Rome In A Day

The Eternal City is home to more wonders and activities than one could possibly ever fit into a day, but it is possible to take in the most popular sites within a 24-hour period. The ColosseumBegin your day hopping down to the Colosseum, where the lines move quickly and you’ll […]

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European Posh Hostels: Luxury Stays in Autumn

The most enjoyable aspects of fall travel isn’t just fewer crowds or lower prices, it’s also the beauty of the autumn season. What makes fall in Europe unique is the color of the leaves. You’ll see a varying range of yellow and rust hues, but little of the intense reds you’ll […]

Europe’s Best Cities for Tours this Halloween

Europe’s Best Cities for Tours this Halloween

It’s no secret that Europe has a dark history. Ghosts, witches, and spirit tours come alive every Halloween to show you the most ghoulish sites and stories in town. If you’re looking to get spooked this fall season, visit one of these European cities for a nighttime ghost and witch […]

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Discover Phuket In A Day

Phuket is one of Thailand’s most spectacular cities, and it’s virtually impossible to pack all of the fun options into one day. However, you can stuff in quite a few thrills if you plan wisely. Karon Beach Early mornings in Phuket are just as lively as any other time of […]

Private Islands of the Cruise Ship Lines

Private Islands of the Cruise Ship Lines

There are about 700 islands or cays (usually pronounced as “keys”) in the Bahamas and quite a few are private. Even if you aren’t friends with a billionaire or movie star, you can visit some of these private strips of sand and palm trees by cruising on certain cruise ship […]

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7 Things to Know About Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is Germany’s largest “Volksfest” (people’s festival) that is held in Munich, Germany. This 16-day festival runs from the last week in September through the first half of October. It’s a world-renowned festival that attracts millions of visitors, and here is what to know before you go to Oktoberfest. Book […]

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Discover Paris in a Day

Paris is a city best discovered over the course of a week, maybe two, but sometimes you have to settle for what you can get. Whether a delayed flight ruins your vacation plans or your business trip will only leave you with a short period in which to explore the […]

5 Perfect Camping Spots on Your California Coastal Road Trip

5 Perfect Camping Spots on Your California Coastal Road Trip

California is for camping. Thanks to the nearly perfect weather, stunning coastline, and wide array of campsite options, taking a drive up or down the California coast with a tent in tow is a beautiful, and affordable, way to see this stunning part of the world. Beginning from the north […]

6 Cheapest Ways to Eat Through Europe

6 Cheapest Ways to Eat Through Europe

Are you on a backpacker budget? Food is an inevitable expense when traveling, but luckily, travelers can eat on the cheap in many European cities. When on the go, here’s what to eat in some of Europe’s most visited cities and countries. Wursts and Döner Kebabs, GermanyGermany’s most notable food […]

3 Scottish Festivals Not to Miss

3 Scottish Festivals Not to Miss

While Europe is home to some of the greatest festivals in the world, you couldn’t be blamed if you spent all of your festivals in Scotland. This country may be small in population, but it’s very big with the cultural factor, and there’s no better way to jump into the […]