Daily Wanderlust: Paper Lanterns for Buddha

The best time of year to visit Korea, in my opinion, is May. This is when Buddha’s birthday is celebrated, and the entire country is decorated in colorful paper lanterns to mark the big occasion. They hang in the temples, line the sidewalks, and dot the storefronts. It’s a beautiful sight to behold and youContinue reading “Daily Wanderlust: Paper Lanterns for Buddha”

Fact vs. Fiction: the Thailand Sex Industry

The sex industry in Thailand is a vast and complex organism — something that cannot be defined in concrete terms. Also, the concept of ‘pay-to-play’ relations in regards to morality is subjective to the individual and their social and cultural background. For the purpose of this — a post examining the ins and outs of the sex industry (and a topic that is nearly impossible to fit into one concise piece) it is more prudent and beneficial to give a holistic description of Thailand’s industry.

Escape of the week: Tokyo’s Mount Takao

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ian at BorderlessTravel.com Escaping the city for lush green forests, temples, and hiking is surprisingly easy for people living or visiting Tokyo.  Located on the outskirts of Tokyo’s bustling metropolis sits mount Takao, a natural recreation area providing an excellent escape for nature lovers. Sushi, shopping andContinue reading “Escape of the week: Tokyo’s Mount Takao”

Escape of the Week: La Boqueria Mercat in Barcelona

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by travel blogger Nic Freeman. Strolling through the bustling La Boqueria Mercat in Barcelona is a bit like falling down a Spanish rabbit hole into a vibrant, food-filled wonderland: once there, your senses become saturated and you are led on a journey of delights, adventures, bizarre encounters and cultural quirks. Also known asContinue reading “Escape of the Week: La Boqueria Mercat in Barcelona”

Being 30 and Single

Editor’s Note: This post is written by Jo Turnbull, a fellow 30-Life-Crisis-Screw-It-I’m-Traveling-Travel-Blogger. She’s rad. Turning 30 is normally the age when you buy your house, settle down, have a couple of children and go to work every day for the next 30 years. I have done the complete opposite. I moved out of my apartmentContinue reading “Being 30 and Single”

Daily Wanderlust: Outback South Australia

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Amanda Kendle. Driving for hours and hours past not very much is not everyone’s idea of fun, but I love it. That’s lucky since I live in Australia, where many places are only reached via long and lonely highways, and we hold the record for the longestContinue reading “Daily Wanderlust: Outback South Australia”

Daily Wanderlust: The Gardens of Versailles

Editor’s Note: While I am preparing to leave Las Vegas, embark on an epic cross-country road trip exploring America and relocate to Thailand to become an expat, I have opened my blog to special guest posts from travel bloggers I love. This is a guest post written by Christine Medina. Versailles’ intricate lawns and extensive flower-beds are stunning,Continue reading “Daily Wanderlust: The Gardens of Versailles”

Daily Wanderlust: Koh Rong, Cambodia

Editor’s Note: While I am preparing to leave Las Vegas, embark on an epic cross-country road trip exploring America and relocate to Thailand to become an expat, I have opened my blog to special guest posts from travel bloggers I love. This is a guest post written by Alexandra Pucherelli. I am a self-proclaimed sunset junkie! There is somethingContinue reading “Daily Wanderlust: Koh Rong, Cambodia”

Daily Wanderlust: Gunung Kawi, Bali

Editor’s Note: While I am preparing to leave Las Vegas, embark on an epic cross-country road trip exploring America and relocate to Thailand to become an expat, I have opened my blog to special guest posts from travel bloggers I love. This is a guest post written by Theodora Sutcliffe. I’ve travelled to over 50 countries among theContinue reading “Daily Wanderlust: Gunung Kawi, Bali”

Daily Wanderlust: Wave Rock, Western Australia

Editor’s Note: While I am preparing to leave Las Vegas, embark on an epic cross-country road trip exploring America and relocate to Thailand to become an expat, I have opened my blog to special guest posts from travel bloggers I love. This is a guest post written by Laurence. Hidden in the depths of the Australian outback isContinue reading “Daily Wanderlust: Wave Rock, Western Australia”