Best Airbnbs for spring

You’d be surprised at the places people want to go to in the spring. A beach house in Puerto Rico sounds pretty inviting, as does a beach house pretty much anywhere. Winnipeg, on the other hand? Never really thought of as a spring break hotspot, but according to Airbnb at least one rental there has … [Read more…]

Grandma floats out to sea on iceberg

Young Instagrammers or YouTubers are frequently being criticized for doing stupid stunts just for a few followers or likes, but they’re not the only ones risking their lives for a photo. When Judith Streng’s son tried taking a picture of her sitting on a small throne-shaped iceberg at Diamond Beach, Iceland, the iceberg detached and … [Read more…]

How To Choose The Perfect Travel Backpack (Plus Win A Free One!)

How To Choose The Best Travel Backpack Backpacking Gear As a professional world-traveling backpacker, I get a lot of emails asking about the best backpacks for travel. There are so many to choose from! Here’s my advice, plus tips for how to find your own. Slim Leather Travel Passport Wallet Holder RFID Blocking ID Card … [Read more…]

Best things to do in Grinnell, Iowa

The Midwest tends to get a bad rap in the travel world. Even when publications aim to tout it, a backhanded slight is rarely far away — take Vogue’s write-up on Kansas City, for example. The first four paragraphs amount to “Where? Mississippi?” underscoring the idea that a Midwesterner’s ignorance is intolerance but coastal ignorance? … [Read more…]

What to do in Siem Reap

Phnom Penh is Cambodia’s capital city, but Siem Reap is the country’s capital of tourism and culture. The city is home to the ancient temples of Angkor Wat and is the commercial hub of northern Cambodia and the surrounding section of the Mekong Delta. While Angkor Archeological Park is worth at least a visit, there … [Read more…]

How to haggle in Morocco’s markets

The Moroccan souk, or marketplace, is heaven for the shopaholic. Marrakech, Fez, Tangier, and every other major Moroccan city have extensive markets, usually packed within the walls of a medina, or old city, where cars are banned and foot traffic is dense. Sellers cram themselves into countless alcoves along snaking walkways. Colorful goods hang overhead, … [Read more…]

Best parks in New York City

While New Yorkers are still cursing the cold winter temperatures and Punxsutawney Phil the groundhog for being wrong about an early spring, visitors can look ahead to the eventual warmer weather. As it comes off so urban and metropolitan, New York City probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you think of … [Read more…]

Airport Mailers ships TSA items

TSA agents could probably start a pretty interesting museum with all the items they’ve seized from passengers in security lines. Now, however, those items won’t just disappear into TSA’s abyss of confiscated goods but can actually be mailed back to you. Airport Mailers has been around since 2003, but it’s in the midst of establishing … [Read more…]

25 Interesting (And Strange) Facts About Iceland

Strange Facts About Iceland! Iceland Facts If you’re looking for cool facts about Iceland, you won’t believe some of this stuff! Did you know Icelanders leave their babies outside, they like to eat rotten sharks, and there’s an app to prevent dating your cousin? Slim Leather Travel Passport Wallet Holder RFID Blocking ID Card Case … [Read more…]

Hiking Kerlingarfjöll Geothermal Area (Icelandic Highlands)

Hiking Guide to Kerlingarfjöll in Iceland Kerlingarfjöll, Iceland Deep within Iceland’s central highlands, Kerlingarfjöll is a group of small geothermically active and rust-colored mountains capped with snow. Here’s how to organize your own self-drive adventure. Slim Leather Travel Passport Wallet Holder RFID Blocking ID Card Case Cover US $8.99End Date: Friday Oct-4-2019 1:55:00 PDTBuy It … [Read more…]