London: Shopping, Museums and Theatre Galore

Editor’s Note: This post is provided by Lucy C. It’s fair to say that London is a melting pot of experiences that are just waiting for you to explore them. From the sights and sounds of the major attractions, to the cultural hit of the museums, London has it all. If you’re planning on aContinue reading “London: Shopping, Museums and Theatre Galore”

Don’t hold yourself back from achieving your dreams

That man on the plane I boarded my flight from LAX to JFK and saw that I had an aisle seat on the last row. Soon after my plane neighbor arrived and grabbed the window seat. “So, were you visiting LA, or do you live there?”. Turned out his family was actually from Italy, butContinue reading “Don’t hold yourself back from achieving your dreams”

Preparing for Songkran

Editor’s note: This post is written and provided by Momondo. Songkran is the celebration of the Thai New Year and it’s essentially a three-day, country-wide water fight. While this festival is often a place for visitors to come and participate in the revelry, there is more to the festivities than New Year’s celebrations: statues ofContinue reading “Preparing for Songkran”

Where to take photos in Puerto Rico

The US territory of Puerto Rico is a fascinating place to visit: It’s got folklore, bio-luminescent plankton, great diving spots and a unique cuisine. But whatever initially lures you to the island be sure to charge the battery on your camera. With scenic overlooks through winding mountains roads, rushing waterfalls and beaches in every directionContinue reading “Where to take photos in Puerto Rico”

Surfer’s Paradise: Where to Surf in Barbados

Editor’s Note: This post is sponsored y Travel Bag. Barbados is a mecca for surfers. The island is situated in the Atlantic Ocean and boasts warm clear water that is perfect for surfing. There are spots that cater to all levels of experience, from beginners to veteran surfers. The best time to visit is betweenContinue reading “Surfer’s Paradise: Where to Surf in Barbados”

Escape of the Week: Melbourne – sophisticated, hip, and a food lover’s paradise

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from travel blogger Chris Moshi. Melbourne is the first place I visited on my trip around Australia and it certainly made an impression on me, so much so that after visiting Adelaide and Perth it’s the city that I want to return to the most. The most EuropeanContinue reading “Escape of the Week: Melbourne – sophisticated, hip, and a food lover’s paradise”

Escape of the Week: Getting Molested at the Mud Volcano

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from travel blogger Dani Blanchette. Have you ever immersed your body in a vat of thick, chocolate pudding? Have you ever been crammed into a closet with a gaggle of almost naked strangers? Have you ever voluntarily let random foreigners rub your nether-regions in front of a tourContinue reading “Escape of the Week: Getting Molested at the Mud Volcano”

The truth about child labor in Cambodia

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from travel writer Kristin Addis.  The piping hot day in Siem Reap, Cambodia, becomes ever more noticeable as the wind stops grazing the skin and the tuk-tuk comes to a halt outside of the gates of the extraordinary ruins of Angkor Wat.  Perhaps you’ve waited your whole lifeContinue reading “The truth about child labor in Cambodia”

Backpacker Basics: Makeup on the road

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mindful Wanderlust. Traveling long-term is not always glamourous, and it most certainly does not always feel glamourous. I have always loved makeup and how it can transform someone into a glam girl, or just brighten up the skin, and give you a fresh polished look in noContinue reading “Backpacker Basics: Makeup on the road”