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The Best Travel Accessories for Your iPad

The Best Travel Accessories for Your iPad

I love my iPad. As a travel blogger with a lovely, but very heavy computer, this little tablet has made my life easier and my shoulder much happier.

Locating the Restroom in 50 Languages

Locating the Restroom in 50 Languages

It’s a common travel problem: you’re visiting a foreign country when nature calls, but you’re not sure where to find the nearest toilet. The locals don’t understand you, the signs aren’t helping — and your situation grows more dire by the minute.

Around the World: Best Airports Edition

Around the World: Best Airports Edition

Air travel can be a drag. Everyone has their own airport horror story: getting lost on the tram to nowhere, losing our bags in countries where we don’t speak the language,

The World’s Finest Casino Hotels

The World’s Finest Casino Hotels

Though they are most often associated with the gambling crowd, casinos offer so much more than table games and discounted cocktails. These idyllic establishments offer fine dining, luxurious amenities and attractions for guests of all ages.

Must Have Items for the Hostel Traveler

Must Have Items for the Hostel Traveler

While I definitely wouldn’t turn down a night in a five star hotel, I love staying in hostels…which is good because I’m still at that point in my traveling career where my budget necessitates either hostelling or couchsurfing.

6 New Years Travel Resolutions

6 New Years Travel Resolutions

The new year is upon us and while many are making resolutions to lose weight, quit smoking, or save money, I am creating a list of travel goals.  Whether you are still daydreaming about your next adventure or are

New Year’s Celebrations Around the World

New Year’s Celebrations Around the World

For whatever reason — be it the universal recogniton of the passage of time, or the fundamental human urge to party — virtually every culture on Earth observes the arrival of the New Year in some capacity.

The Last 10 World Cup Finals Stadiums

The Last 10 World Cup Finals Stadiums

Soccer/football (depending on where you’re reading this from) is the most popular sport on the planet. What makes it so popular is that all you need is a ball to play, so every country

6 Ways to Save Money While Traveling

6 Ways to Save Money While Traveling

Traveling is a rewarding experience. And while we all have dreams to live lavishly: stay in awesome hotels, eat all of the best local cuisine, and participate in awesome adventures (sky diving, scuba, camel rides

The Country’s Best Speakeasies

The Country’s Best Speakeasies

During the Prohibition era, speakeasies weren’t simply the hottest clubs in town — they were the only clubs in town, and illegal at that. When the 21st Amendment was passed in 1933 and Americans were free,