Smart Travel Tips

Cruising For Dummies: The Dos and Don’ts For a Successful Cruise

Cruising For Dummies: The Dos and Don’ts For a Successful Cruise

We don’t mean you’re looking for dummies, though with over three-thousand other passengers that shouldn’t be hard to do. Here are some tips, gleamed from experience, that should help you have a successful cruise. It’s all in the Name If you’re sailing on a cruise ship remember, it’s a ship, [...]

Traveling on a Budget – 6 Tips to Save You Money

Traveling on a Budget – 6 Tips to Save You Money

Traveling is healthy for you. Seeing new places, getting different perspectives, and shaking it up a bit; going out of your normal comfort zone is exactly what the soul doctor prescribed. But let’s face it, in this modern fast-paced world, it’s not every week you can get out and explore. [...]

7 Signs You May have Travel Burnout

7 Signs You May have Travel Burnout

Globe trekking is exciting, but for many business travelers and long-term backpackers, being on the road may cause burnout and exhaustion. If sleeping sounds better than chatting with the locals, it’s a sign your brain and body needs a break. From jetlag to getting sick, below are the top indicators [...]

6 Tips for Eating Cheaply While on Vacation in Hawaii

6 Tips for Eating Cheaply While on Vacation in Hawaii

When talking about beach destinations over dinner with your significant other, the idyllic notion of a trip to Hawaii came up. Until you joked aloud that “a gallon of milk in Hawaii is like, $12 dollars,” so they swiped their phone and Googled “gallon of milk cost hawaii.” The first [...]

The 4-1-1 on the 4-2-0: Pot Tourism in the U.S. and Abroad

The 4-1-1 on the 4-2-0: Pot Tourism in the U.S. and Abroad

Pot tourism is a high… er, hot topic among travelers these days. In 2012, voters in two U.S. states, Colorado and Washington, approved initiatives that decriminalized the recreational use of marijuana, while Uruguay recently became the first country to completely legalize pot. Then there are Canada, the Netherlands, Jamaica, and [...]

The Beginner’s Guide to Booking a Eurail Pass

The Beginner’s Guide to Booking a Eurail Pass

If you’re planning a trip to Europe and plan to cover a lot of ground while you’re across the pond, then a Eurail Pass is (most likely) your most cost-effective option. However, the type of pass you obtain should depend on factors like the number of countries you’d like to [...]

6 Craziest Travel Stories of 2013

6 Craziest Travel Stories of 2013

Travel is a beautiful thing but it definitely comes with its fair share of horror stories and unbelievable outcomes. It makes trips unforgettable and well, in some cases, might make a trip one you’d want to actually forget. Here are 6 of the craziest travel stories from 2013. Grab the [...]

8 New Year’s Travel Resolutions for 2014

8 New Year’s Travel Resolutions for 2014

2014 is on its way, brimming with excitement of another fresh start and dreams for what a brand new year holds. Wanderlusters, if travel is part of your New Year resolution (as it should be), consider keeping these 8 travel resolutions for an outside of the box experience to make [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Nude Beaches

A Beginner’s Guide to Nude Beaches

Full disclosure: I’ve only visited one nude beach in my life. But I certainly learned a lot about social nakedness in those two hours, and walked away with a few tips for those of you who have never visited a clothing-optional beach. First, the most important rule: you shouldn’t visit [...]

Holiday Air Travel Made Easier

Holiday Air Travel Made Easier

You’re stressed out as it is. You didn’t get all your shopping done, you have to navigate the so called “Friendly Skies” and Aunt Celia expects you to be wearing that hideous sweater she got you last year when she picks you up at the airport. Here are a few [...]