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Countries Taking Back their Culture: A look at Vang Vieng, Laos

Countries Taking Back their Culture: A look at Vang Vieng, Laos

Whiskey buckets, mushroom shakes, and free shot: all enjoyed while on tubes going down a river! Vang Vieng was a tourism saturated village in Laos, located in the Vientiane Province, about a sickening four hour mini-bus ride north of the capital. The town lies near the Nam Song River with [...]

6 Breathtaking Winter Cruises

6 Breathtaking Winter Cruises

Most people associate cruises with warm weather and cocktail umbrellas, but there are plenty of great options for vacationers who want to hit the water during the winter season. The following list includes voyages to both tropical destinations and chillier climates, offered by some of the world’s most reputable cruise [...]

9 Ways to Evade Bed Bugs in Hostels

9 Ways to Evade Bed Bugs in Hostels

So you’ve found the perfect hostel: cheap, a clean kitchen, good social space and comfortable beds. Life is good—except what is that row of little, red, itchy bumps? Bed bugs are bad news, and you’ll want to avoid any contact with these parasites at all costs. Luckily, with a little [...]

World’s Best New Hotels 2013

World’s Best New Hotels 2013

Architecture is progressing, and these “new-aged” hotels are taking over outdated urban structures around the world. Equipped with trendy art and fashionable sheets, guests are welcomed to an array of amenities. Get in style on your next vacation with these best new hotels in 2013. The Saguaro | Palm Springs, [...]

10 Awesome Free Attractions Around the U.S.

10 Awesome Free Attractions Around the U.S.

Cheap is good but free is better, and when planning a trip or looking for some daytime fun, free can be found- you just have to know where to look for it. Here are 10 attractions around the U.S. that’ll help keep your wallet in check. New Orleans Jazz National [...]

7 Travel Tips for Visiting Nepal

7 Travel Tips for Visiting Nepal

Nepal should top any outdoor traveler’s list of places to visit: its whitewater is unparalleled, there are hundreds of miles of singletrack, it’s home to the most famous mountains in the world, and the people are super friendly. If Kathmandu is the next place on your itinerary, check out these [...]

8 Tips to Be a Frugal Traveler

8 Tips to Be a Frugal Traveler

Don’t let money keep you from getting out into the world. Be smart and get prepared and you can enjoy traveling without going broke. Here’s 8 tips to make you the most frugal traveler of them all. Lodge Right There are tons of cheap lodging options available for travelers. Hostels [...]

Best Rainy Fall Beach Getaways

Best Rainy Fall Beach Getaways

Sure the beach is the most enjoyable during the hot, summer days when choosing what bathing suit to wear is the biggest concern of the day. Fall is in season, but that does not mean beach season is over. It’s time to appreciate the calm, peaceful atmosphere of the rain [...]

Road Trip Ready – A Comprehensive List of Everything You Need in Your Car

Road Trip Ready – A Comprehensive List of Everything You Need in Your Car

Packing for a true cross-country road trip requires a lot of personal style. Some are expert Tetris players and super organizers and can pack a car so tight that you no longer require seat-belts; other’s play the “open up the hatchback and catch everything you can that spills out” game; [...]

Why I Travel With a Coffee Pot (And 5 other things to bring while travelling)

Why I Travel With a Coffee Pot (And 5 other things to bring while travelling)

Why I Travel With a Coffee Pot (and 5 Other Things to Bring While Traveling) Sure I bring a camera, alarm clock, charger, phone and power converters but they are nothing of importance compared to that tiny little portable coffee pot I have learned to carry. The kicker is: I [...]