As the weather gets a bit chillier in many countries, it’s becoming much more important to have a warm and hearty meal at what is typically the coldest point of the day: the morning. All over the world, breakfast looks different to different people and it’s always fun to indulge in the local way of eating when you’re on your trip. Some might look similar to what you already eat at home, while others are a brand new journey. Here are just a few of the most interesting breakfasts from around the world.
Many travelers don’t think they need travel insurance but the truth of the matter is that it’s more useful than you might realize. No matter where you go in the world, there are going to be risks involved that you should be aware of – but that doesn’t mean you should panic! Having insurance helps you make sure that you can make the absolute most out of your trip without having to worry about things that might sully the excitement. Think about what the most common risks are that are associated with travel and more than likely there is coverage that can give you peace of mind. Online resources are always great but they can sometimes make travelers feel as though life hacks and tips can always protect you from things that might go wrong. Here are just a few of the reasons that insurance is still a good idea in 2017. (more…)
As the last quarter of the year gets into full swing, it’s only natural that we start looking to the following year. Travel continued to become more and more popular thanks to social media and tons of digital information that makes easier than ever to get around. Whether you’re planning a winter getaway or a trip for next spring, summer or fall, there’s plenty to keep in mind with 2018 right around the corner. Here are just a few of the most important upcoming 2018 travel trends. (more…)
If there’s one thing about travel that we tend to love most, it’s the memories that you’re able to capture! While many people just take photos on their smartphones, there are other travelers who get a rush out of taking incredible photos with great cameras. It can sometimes be tricky to know which camera you should or shouldn’t buy, but there are tons of resources online – like this blog! – that can help. You don’t have to be a professional in order to use an amazing camera on your travels. All you need is a little bit of know-how, a great eye, and interesting subjects and you’ll be on your way. Searching for a bunch of brand names will only take you so far if you’re not sure exactly what you should be looking for. By keeping very specific things in mind, it will make the whole process of choosing a camera that much easier. Here are just a few of those things to help you pick the ultimate travel camera! (more…)
One of the best things about traveling to a new country is the possibility of learning a whole new language when you go. In the digital age, it’s easier than ever to pick up a new language before you even embark on your trip! Whether you’re hoping to learn a few words, be conversational or fluent, there are plenty of great apps that can help you along your way. Knowing another language is great to help you get around in any destination you might be, haggle prices and even help others around you. It’s important to try to at least pick up basic words and phrases like hello, please and thank you, but going beyond that will get you that much farther! Here are just a few of the best apps on the market to help when learning a language.
Depending on where you’re going, the flight will likely be the most expensive part of any trip. It’s a few hundred to sometimes thousands of dollars – particularly if you’re traveling to a few places in a single trip. What’s most important is getting the most convenient routes and flights to anywhere that you need to go, but the cost is also going to be a major deciding factor in whether or not you book a particular flight. Coming across sales and deals for a fight can sometimes feel like a fluke – popping up randomly as you’re checking out to your delighted surprise. There are ways, however, to stay on top of these kinds of changes to that you can be aware of the sales and discounts that exist for flights at all times. Luckily, there are plenty of websites that cater to this kind of need and round up all of the best flight deals together in one place so that you don’t have to go looking for it or stumble across it by chance. Typically, your best bet is to sign up to any kind of alerts available on these websites so that you can get their updates directly to your email inbox – and following the websites’ social media accounts is a great idea as well. All in all, there are tons of websites like this but it can be tricky to know where to start! Here are just a few of the best websites for finding cheap flights to any destination your heart may desire. (more…)
Sunsets are something that happens each and every day but depending on your view, the experience will always be totally different each time. From Oceanside to overlooking a bustling city, sunsets in various parts of the world will resonate differently based on your vantage point. Many will make for the perfect photo opportunity and others will be a scene so breathtaking you’ll forget to take your camera or phone out to share it! Not all views are created equal but there are always going to be locations within a destination that makes for the perfect spots to see a sunset up close and personal. Here are just a few of the world’s best sunset views. (more…)
One of the most amazing trips you can take is going somewhere in the Caribbean. There are a plethora of islands you can discover, relax on and enjoy but what should you bring? Like any trip, there’s going to be things that work better for particular destinations and the Caribbean is no different. This is even more important if you plan on flying with just a carry-on; something that is more than possible particularly if you’re traveling for two weeks or less. Here are just some of the top carry-on essentials for your next Caribbean getaway so you can have the most amazing trip! (more…)
If there’s anything that matters, it’s breathtaking views when we’re on our trips. Exploring is important, but so is capturing the whole experience. While many destinations around the world are beautiful, there are some that provide some of the most amazing views on the planet. Don’t hesitate to pull out your phone or camera and capture these great views as you see them. No matter the time of day or night, these perspectives are going to give you some of the most amazing photos along the way. Here are just a few of the best views around the world – from stunning cityscapes to rolling tundras. (more…)
So you’ve decided to head to your dream destination or even just a quick trip to knock a City or country off of your bucket list. Congratulations! Searching for flights you notice a plethora of flight times you could depart and arrive at – depending of course on where you’re headed. While some travelers are morning people, others might not be. Still, there are plenty of pros and cons to leaving at many different times during the day, and it will be up to you to figure out the time that works best. There may not a universally “perfect” time to travel, but there are definitely times they are great for their own reasons. Here are just a few of the best time to travel – and why! (more…)