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7 Reasons You Should Go To Iceland

With limited daylight during the winter months and its relatively isolated location, Iceland doesn’t usually make top 10 lists when it comes to must-visit destinations. Which is a real shame, when you consider how much there is to see and do in this breathtakingly beautiful country. From where to find […]

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6 Ways to Have an Authentic Cultural Experience

There is a difference between tourists and travelers. Tourists tend to travel within their comfort zones. Sure, they’ll check out some sights (as recommended by the tour guide or guide book), but they’ll stick to international hotel chains they know and food types they’re familiar with. They’ll leave with a […]

7 Signs You Desperately Need a Vacation to Southeast Asia

7 Signs You Desperately Need a Vacation to Southeast Asia

You’re sitting there back home, thinking about whether you should book that flight or not. You’re not sure if it’s a good idea or if you should save the money for a rainy day. No worries, we know the feeling. Here are seven signs you desperately need a vacation, and […]

What to Pack in Your Spring Break Survival Kit

What to Pack in Your Spring Break Survival Kit

Believe it or not, there are things you need to pack for Spring Break that are just as important as a swimsuit and a cooler of adult beverages. So before you head for the beach, be sure to tuck away these items for the perfect survival kit. Sunscreen I know […]

6 Best Restaurants With A View

6 Best Restaurants With A View

If you’re looking for a dining experience to remember next time you’re on holiday, search no further than our roundup of the best restaurants with a view. Great food is a given but where these spots truly shine is in where they’re located. Overlooking entire cities, set into cliffs beside […]

Europe’s Most Affordable and Most Expensive Cities

Europe’s Most Affordable and Most Expensive Cities

A common misconception is that Europe is an expensive continent to travel. Many top European destinations cost a pretty penny, but Europe also provides some of the most affordable cities in the world. The “Europe Backpacker Index for 2015” showcases the top 56 cities according to affordability. The index is […]

Camsafe v17: Perfect for the Photographer on the Go

Camsafe v17: Perfect for the Photographer on the Go

When I’m looking for a bag to take minimal gear to shoot with, I often look to my Pacsafe Camsafe® V17 anti-theft camera backpack. If I’m travelling, I often pack this inside a roller. The Camsafe v17 is perfect for those day trips where I’m only going to be using […]

6 Places To Visit in South America On A Budget

6 Places To Visit in South America On A Budget

If you’re looking for an escape but find yourself unable to afford the luxuries of places like Rio de Janiero, maybe it’s time to step off the beaten path a little. Here are some South American vacation spots that you can enjoy on a budget that will still give you […]

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The Gastronome’s Guide To Florence

What do you think about when you think about Florence? Red terracotta roofs spread across the Renaissance city, under the rolling green Tuscan hills. The Ponte Vecchio gracefully arched across the Arno, gleaming with the artisan jewelry of their expert craftsmen. Michelangelo’s David, forever immortalized in his triumphant pose; Botticelli’s […]

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Spain’s Must-Eat Guide for Foodies

Most historians know Spain’s traditional nickname, “Land of the setting sun.” However, foodies know Spain as the “Land of Tapas and Sangria.” Sun, food and street side cafes go hand-in-mouth when exploring cities and beach towns. Foodies experience an array of native food and beverages, which stimulates taste buds to […]