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10 Must-Visit Temples of Eastern Asia

10 Must-Visit Temples of Eastern Asia

Temples are to Eastern Asia what cathedrals are to Europe: intricately constructed houses of worship that today serve as beacons of cultural history. And, like European cathedrals, there are plenty of temples to visit throughout Eastern Asia. While each site offers unique rewards to travelers, here are some of our [...]

GET LOST: Granada

GET LOST: Granada

Welcome to this week’s edition of GET LOST.  Every week, I will analyze a new city that you might not have thought of visiting, and highlight the reasons you might travel and enjoy this new location! Where is Granada? Spain—at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains Best Time to [...]

Travel Tips for Western Women in India

Travel Tips for Western Women in India

Being a woman is liberating. Traveling solo abroad is exhilarating. When blending the two together, traveling solo is a once in a life-time opportunity that changes lives and perceptions about the world. Lately, India has received a bad-rap about women who travel the country in pursuit for adventure and come [...]

Essential Accessories for Sleeping on Planes

Essential Accessories for Sleeping on Planes

There are many reasons why people struggle to sleep during flights, such as the constant cacophony of mechanical noises, the discomfort of economy-class seats, or general stress brought on by the countless “what if?” scenarios of air travel. Thankfully, there are plenty of solutions, as well. These accessories will help [...]

10 Tips for the Best Euro Road Trip Ever

10 Tips for the Best Euro Road Trip Ever

Backpacking through Europe has become somewhat of a rite of passage in every traveler’s life. While most backpackers opt for a combination of train, bus or plane, an often overlooked option is the rental car. Consider the flexibility that a road trip offers versus other types of transportation: you can [...]

Best Books About Adventuring on a Budget

Best Books About Adventuring on a Budget

For most of us, both traveling and experiencing adventure are a necessary requirement for a happy life. Also for many of us, finances — or lack thereof — play a significant role in how often we invest in this aspect of our lives. If a tight budget is in the [...]

6 Alternatives to Hotels (That Aren’t Sleeping in your Car)

6 Alternatives to Hotels (That Aren’t Sleeping in your Car)

Let’s talk about money here for a minute, your hard earned cash that you’ve scrimped and saved for this vacation for what seems like EVER.  You finally get to go on your vacation and what’s one of the biggest expenses?  Oh right, a hotel.  And you know what’s unique about [...]

7 of the World’s Most Beautiful Buildings

7 of the World’s Most Beautiful Buildings

It used to be that history impacted the modern eye through beautiful ancient structures that stand tall and were considered the most picturesque. Now, travelers experience a glimpse of historical and modern buildings while meandering urban streets.  Modern-day architecture is giving history a run for its money, as these contemporary [...]

TransRockies Run, The Ultra-Runners All-Inclusive Vacation

TransRockies Run, The Ultra-Runners All-Inclusive Vacation

Blasting rock and roll music, a huge cheer a countdown and the shout “go!” gave way to the sound of a 400 pairs of feet grinding over gravel. Within minutes of the start of the TransRockies Run, athletes were in their own worlds, stomping up narrow single track, along jeep [...]

8 Ways to Experience Tofino

8 Ways to Experience Tofino

The 1,876 full time residents who call Tofino, British Columbia home are on to something special. Not convinced that this surf town on the west coast of Vancouver Island should be at the top of your “to visit” list? Here are eight reasons to drop everything, pick up a surfboard, [...]