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4 Reasons to Vacation Without Your Partner

4 Reasons to Vacation Without Your Partner

Having a boyfriend/girlfriend who shares your passion for the outdoors solves the perpetual problem of finding a climbing/skiing/paddle partner. Not many people like vacationing on their own, especially if they’re in a relationship. But when you spend all your time with the same person, you miss out on a lot [...]

6 Excursions You Should Take When Vacationing on the Mayan Riviera

6 Excursions You Should Take When Vacationing on the Mayan Riviera

Sure, that all-inclusive resort is mighty relaxing but there is more to the Yucatan Peninsula than swim-up bars, poolside service and unlimited buffets. Believe it or not, there are a whole slew of activities going on right outside those walls. Here are a few not to miss. Chichen Itza Built [...]

The Top 6 Treks in Peru Beyond the Inca Trail

The Top 6 Treks in Peru Beyond the Inca Trail

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is undoubtably on many traveler and trekkers life list trips, if not at the top. But Peru, which is roughly twice the size of Texas, has enough awe-inspiring trips to fill it’s own bucket list from the deepest canyons in the world, to towering [...]

7 Tips for Dating Foreigners

7 Tips for Dating Foreigners

Entering into a romantic relationship with a man or woman who hails from a foreign country can make for an exciting, cross-cultural experience ― but there are some inherent challenges to this type of arrangement, as well. Here are a few ways to make the most of your multinational dating [...]

7 of the Nation’s Scariest Haunted Houses

7 of the Nation’s Scariest Haunted Houses

Like football, apple cider, and hunting season, haunted houses that open every Halloween are one of America’s most enduring fall traditions. Here’s our list of the this year’s scariest establishments across the U.S. 13th Floor (Denver, CO) Demons, live animals, and even a Yeti are among the denizens of the [...]

Best Cities for Holiday Spirit

Best Cities for Holiday Spirit

Holiday season is approaching, and this year try something different for a holiday vacation. Instead of escaping to the beach, for a warm and sunny Christmas, visit one of the many “most holiday-spirited” cities. From America to the Arctic Circle, embrace a frosty experience as you frolic city streets window [...]

Safe, Safer and Safest: How to Avoid Trouble in Europe and the U.K

Safe, Safer and Safest: How to Avoid Trouble in Europe and the U.K

It’s hard enough earning the money it took to travel overseas so make sure you’re the only one spending it. Okay, I’ll admit it’s the wife spending it since my idea of a European shopping spree is a ball cap that has “Rome” on the front. Still, hanging on to [...]

Best Fall Drives in America

Best Fall Drives in America

The cool air and colorful leaves are upon us. But not for long as November is soon to approach. Leaves will soon change another palette and become one with the earth. Are you ready for fall foliage to fill your eyes with bright colors from nature? Now is your chance [...]

Venice, Florence and Rome in Three Days: It Can Be Done

Venice, Florence and Rome in Three Days: It Can Be Done

You can sure try to see everything, I know I did, but there’s just too much to see in all three of these fabulous towns. Here are few suggestions from a truly, geeky tourist. Venice If you go to Disneyland, you have to see Mickey. If you go to Paris [...]

Six Tips for the Best Small Group Travel Experience

Six Tips for the Best Small Group Travel Experience

So, you think you know group travel. You’ve seen the tour groups on your travels, easily identifiable by their name tags, headsets, and affinity for gathering in well-known tourist traps. Newsflash: the world of group travel is changing. Niche group travel opportunities are emerging to provide savvy travelers with an [...]