Drink your water … and other tips to survive a Vegas Vacation

Editors Note: This post was not intended for my site. I wrote it because I accepted a bid on TextBrokers.com, a site which unites writers with those who need writing. I submitted it, was paid for it, and then saw someone else had actually taken credit for my words. Now, I am fine with ghostContinue reading “Drink your water … and other tips to survive a Vegas Vacation”

Travel and a Trainer: Skinny Jean Rules to Live By

This is a guest post by Kristin Weiland, a certified personal trainer. This is the first in a series of articles about staying healthy/keeping in shape while traveling. Have fitness question? Send it over to me, dtravelsround [at] gmail [dot] com, and maybe Kristin can answer it in an upcoming post! Ahhh, vacations! While theyContinue reading “Travel and a Trainer: Skinny Jean Rules to Live By”

The Adventures of D — A Retrospect

Oh, my little blog. It’s been around since before I decided to take my career break and travel. It’s been around since I one sleepless October night in Atlanta when, around midnight, the words to the start of my story I wanted to share just popped into my head. Then, I was up. Out ofContinue reading “The Adventures of D — A Retrospect”

How to have a Travel Adventure without Adventure Travel

    Adventure. It’s a pretty hefty word with a lot behind it. To me, adventure is more than just jumping out of airplanes … more than climbing a mountain. I’m so not that girl. In my world adventure is about taking risks. Going off my beaten path to experience something new. As a traveler,Continue reading “How to have a Travel Adventure without Adventure Travel”

12 Questions to Ask Any RTW Traveler

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js // <![CDATA[ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); // ]]> “So, tell me …” it always begins, often while sitting over an adult beverage in a crowded bar (at least in my experiences) … “tell me ALL about your travels.” Pause. I look down. I look to the inquisitive person across from me, wide-eyed, sittingContinue reading “12 Questions to Ask Any RTW Traveler”

Dude, Don’t be a Hostel Dick

I’ve spent more than 200 nights in hostels. The good hostels. The bad hostels. The awesome hostels. If you are planning to stay in a hostel, or sometimes get confused about hostel etiquette, the following post is for you. Consider this your do’s and don’ts should you decide to be a roommate. The Check-In 1.Continue reading “Dude, Don’t be a Hostel Dick”

‘Round the World Music (The List)

Once traveling has been completed, there are few things more precious than the memories of the experience. I am always giddy when something unexpected triggers a magical moment of Delicious Travel Recall. It can be something as little as sitting outside on a breezy warm night grasping a cup of hot beverage that takes meContinue reading “‘Round the World Music (The List)”

The top 25 reasons why I Love Las Vegas (The List)

25. There is no last call. Unless you are at a club, then you catch last call and head to ANY other bar in the world because they will always be open. 24. The shopping. Ummm … the world’s biggest H & M; window-shopping through Wynn, the Forum and The Shoppes at The Palazzo; theContinue reading “The top 25 reasons why I Love Las Vegas (The List)”

Trains versus buses — which is better? (The List)

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js // <![CDATA[ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); // ]]> Given the fantastic experiences I had on the trains through the Balkans, I decided to write-up a pros/cons list of taking the bus versus taking the train through most of Europe. Both can be good. Both can be bad. Often times — at least inContinue reading “Trains versus buses — which is better? (The List)”

F1 101: Your cheat sheet

Formula One Grand Prix. If you asked me my thoughts on it before I left for Europe, I would have looked at your  blankly and mumbled something about it being loud and like NASCAR. It took another continent and tickets to the Formula One Grand Prix in Valencia, Spain (thank you Land of Valencia) toContinue reading “F1 101: Your cheat sheet”