A Guide to Travelling Alone For the First Time: Inspiration & Advice for First Time Solo Travel

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This is a guest post from Danny Newman from What’s Danny Doing about first time solo travel and tips for travelling alone for the first time. See below the post for my own travel tips and resources! Can’t read now? Pin for later! Tips for First Time Solo Travel Traveling alone for the first time? Your … Read more

5 Essential Road Trip Tips for Taking a Road Trip

Railroad crossing sign at Desmet, South Dakota during sunrise

Boy, hasn’t road tripping taken on a whole new meaning lately? If you had asked someone whether a quarantine getaway would become a thing even just a few months ago, they would have probably laughed in your face. How things have changed! Of course, we still want to travel if it’s safe to do so. Here are … Read more

3 Reasons to Use a VPN when Traveling Abroad

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Living in the digital era, we have surpassed the times when traveling the globe meant disconnecting with the outside world. Now, the internet has become accessible widely throughout the globe, meaning that you can stay connected with family, friends, and work while you are on the go! However, it’s not as easy as you might … Read more

5 Crucial Tips for Traveling With Your Dog from Someone Who’s Dog Goes Almost Everywhere

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Whenever I have the chance, we let Lucy, my thirteen-year-old Shih Tzu, tag along on my travels. Or better put, I can’t live without her, even on the road. Whenever I  am unable to taker her somewhere with me on a trip, I can’t stop constantly worrying about her health and well-being while I am … Read more

7 Awesome Tips for Making Friends While Traveling Solo

How to Make Friends While Traveling Solo

If you like to travel solo, or if you’re just starting out, you might be interested in making friends while you travel. It’s easy to find dates on the road because you can always use Tinder while traveling, but making friends might be a bit more daunting!  Here are seven ways to meet people while traveling … Read more

Red Tourism: the Ethics and Etiquette of Visiting Communist Sites

RED TOURISM: THE ETHICS AND ETIQUETTE OF VISITING COMMUNIST SITES

Introduction Since deciding to move to Bulgaria, I’ve spent a lot of time traveling to former communist sites and monuments, a form of travel referred to as “Red Tourism.” This year alone, I’ve spent time in Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Moldova, Transnistria, Ukraine, and Macedonia, with plans to visit most of the countries from the former … Read more

The 20 Best Travel Podcasts for Your Next Adventure!

The 18 Podcasts I Use for Travel Inspiration

I listen to an insane amount of podcasts. In a typical day, I’ll consume three hours or more of shows, and I’ve done this for almost…gulp…ten years. (I started this habit in the spring of 2008). I listen to a variety of genres, covering history, marketing, social media, book reviews, photography, and news (Meet The … Read more

How to Improve Your Travel Photography

How to Improve Your Travel Photography (Infographic)

Introduction Regardless of what kind of camera you use, you can take stunning travel photography to remember your trip and share with your friends. Travel photography has been my favorite hobby since 2007, when I bought my first DSLR (a NikonD40). In the last year, I’ve upgraded my equipment, but some of my favorite shots … Read more

Death Awareness and Travel: an Interview with Dr. Lindsey Harvell-Bowman

Death Awareness and Travel: an Interview with Dr. Lindsey Harvell-Bowman

Introduction Catastrophic events happen around the world nearly every day. On the news we hear about terrorism, plane crashes, and freak accidents. For some, a terrorist incident makes it impossible for them to want to travel to that location in the future. For others, they put the incident in a box and are able to … Read more