What is the best country to visit for the first time abroad? Americans new to traveling to foreign countries should consider a few factors before making plans to embark across the pond. Countries that are easy to visit will make a first journey run smoothly even if a novice traveler. Particular considerations for solo tourists […]

Search engine optimization (SEO) has changed how content is selected for viewers. If you are reading this, then you already know how valuable it is to implement these SEO keyword phrases into website content in order for internet users to find your website and products or services. Although keywords are crucial, the top performers are […]

Last night, about a block away from the apartment I am renting in Marseille, France, I turned around to find the man I rejected at a bar was following me. Traveling alone can be an intimidating experience. This is especially true for women. As females, we can find ourselves at a series of disadvantages. Despite […]

How much does it cost to travel? Travel expenses range drastically based on where you go, what you plan to do, and the sort of experience you plan to have. Other factors that can influence fees include age and how frequently you plan to switch locations. Cost to Travel by Location During my three-month trip […]

Yesterday, I planned to visit Notre-Dame cathedral and the Louvre. However, the protesters in Paris prematurely canceled my itinerary. In a matter of moments, the major sights of the city were shut down to the public for their safety. It did not matter if you had tickets, if you had been waiting an hour in […]

Research for travel planning is tedious and, frankly, pretty time-consuming. Many tourist find Google searches of their upcoming adventures fun and a great way to remain excited about their upcoming trip. I am not one of those people. I find planning, in all forms, boring. In most cases, all of my planning seem to bite […]

The Blue Lagoon in Iceland as well as the various attractions around the Golden Circle are classic excursions all tourist to the country should visit. Expedia, Travelocity, and TripAdvisor have plenty of combination tour packages for you to review and select from. Every good travel planner knows that it helps to shop around with different providers […]

Waiting for my Airport Direct bus, I sip a Dunkin’ Donuts latte in a futile attempt to shake off the red-eye from JFK in NYC to Keflavik International Airport in Iceland. In less than six hours, I’ve crossed the pond to land in a near-empty airport just shy of seven in the morning local time. […]

How can you afford to travel to Europe for three months? I’m hashtag blessed. For real, traveling to exotic places you see on Instagram isn’t cheap when you account for air and ground travel, accommodations, food and alcohol, and fun excursions. With places like Iceland and Paris being pretty expensive places while Ireland’s Airbnbs seem […]

What to Know About Traveling Alone I made it my mission to travel abroad solo before I turned 30 years old. England was an easy choice based on the language alone, although plenty of other countries speak enough English for an American tourist to function. I also had a friend living an hour or so […]

“What do I need to be a travel writer?” is a question I’ve been asking myself more pointedly in the last few months. With an overwhelming number of travel blogs and travelgrams, seemingly with thousands of wanderlusts making money visiting the world, I wanted to know how it’s done. How do people make money from […]

This week I took the plunge and purchased the first leg of my autumn excursion. Planning a trip is like putting a puzzle together. There are a million little pieces that work together, which may leave gaps in your bigger picture if left to the wayside. Luckily, there are countless resources to help travelers plan […]