Daily Wanderlust: Yala National Park

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 Sebastian Canaves-Börner. Yala National Park is one ofContinue reading “Daily Wanderlust: Yala National Park”

Travel tip: be a person, not a wallet

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Josh Keefe. Always befriend locals when traveling. This is obvious advice, but it usually involves a little more than just smiling and saying “please” and “thank you” in the native language. It requires being a bit proactive and chatting up strangers. This is not just a goodContinue reading “Travel tip: be a person, not a wallet”

Escape of the Week: Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Shanna Schultz. I could spend hours wandering the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Royal Mile is the street that runs from the foot of Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Palace at the other end (the Palace is the residence of the Queen when she is in Scotland.)Continue reading “Escape of the Week: Edinburgh’s Royal Mile”

Yoga for airplane travel

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Willow Withy. When visitors first reach a destination, eyes are captive with a new view and a mind ruminating with the trip’s itinerary. Also upon arrival, when people check into his or her body, chance are they are sore and exhausted – especially for those who haveContinue reading “Yoga for airplane travel”

Are you a stripper? And other questions about living in Las Vegas

Editor’s Note: I get asked a lot of random questions about what it is like to live in Las Vegas. I’ve been here for the better part of five years, and the questions never cease. This is an interview Lindsay  — aka Hogga — from The Traveller World Guide recently did with me about lifeContinue reading “Are you a stripper? And other questions about living in Las Vegas”

Volunteer with rescued cheetahs at Namibia’s Cheetah Conservation Fund

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Natasha Zapata and a part of the Travel Bloggers Giveback series. To learn more about TBGB, please visit its Facebook page. If there is an organization you would like to promote with a guest post, please contact me. “The fastest animal on Earth is running out ofContinue reading “Volunteer with rescued cheetahs at Namibia’s Cheetah Conservation Fund”

Backpacker Recipe: Corned Beef Quesadillas for St. Patty’s Day

Editor’s Note: This guest post comes from Executive Chef Jose M. Navarro from the Las Vegas outlet of the popular Beso Steakhouse. He’s agreed to lend his culinary expertise to d travels ’round and provide backpacker recipes you can make without breaking the bank or getting too elaborate. We all know how great some hostelContinue reading “Backpacker Recipe: Corned Beef Quesadillas for St. Patty’s Day”

5 ways to get over being travelsick

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Heather Healey. If you are interested in providing a guest post, please contact me. The other week, I gave readers tips to fight the homesick during long-term travel. But, what happens when you return from being gone? How do you keep that travel feeling long after you’veContinue reading “5 ways to get over being travelsick”

Save the reefs: A volunteer opportunity in Koh Tao, Thailand

Coral reefs around the world are the most beautiful eco-systems that you can imagine. From the obvious Great Barrier Reef, Australia to the little known Abul Thama, Bahrain, the colours and wildlife can captivate the first time diver. But it is important to understand the impact tourism has on these delicate areas. And, the roleContinue reading “Save the reefs: A volunteer opportunity in Koh Tao, Thailand”

Escape of the Week: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post from Rease Kirchner. If you are a writer and interested in providing a guest post, please  contact me.  Up until very recently, I was living as an expat in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Whenever people find this out about me, there first question is, Why Buenos Aires? Allow me toContinue reading “Escape of the Week: Buenos Aires, Argentina”