The Best Ways To Get Around Any City

When you’re in a new destination, figuring out how to get around can be a tricky endeavour depending on where you go. It’s something that is important to know so you can plan better and see as much as your destination as you possibly can. Like any choice you make while traveling, there are pros and cons to each and every option so it will be important to figure out which one is the best in terms of cost and convenience. Here are just a few of the best ways to get around any city. Continue reading The Best Ways To Get Around Any City

The Top Hotel Alternatives

When you travel, one of your biggest expenses is naturally going to be your accommodations. Most people’s first travel experiences involve hotels, but there are so much more options on the market than that. No matter what your budget is, there are tons of ways that you can stay in nearly any destination around the world. You might choose a particular option for budget reasons, while another might be for the convenience and another might just be a quirky and interesting place to stay. In any event, these are just a few of the top hotel alternatives there are out there. It might not come with room services, but there are plenty of other great features to each of these options for top hotel alternatives. Continue reading The Top Hotel Alternatives

Dance Festivals All Over The World

No matter where you go in the world, you’re bound to find an amazing dance music and EDM festivals. Whether you’re a fan of the genre or not, there is an undeniable energy that comes with heading to anyone of these incredible festivals. Here are just a few of the world’s best dance festivals! Continue reading Dance Festivals All Over The World

Must-Have Travel Apps For The Rest Of 2017

As we hit the half-way mark in 2017, there are probably plenty of things you’ve already done to meet some of your biggest travel goals. That being said, there are still 6 months left to do even more! When it comes to modern travel, there is no more useful tool than a mobile device and mobile apps to help you plan, book and execute your best trip yet. Each and every year, new and improved apps hit the market to make this whole process even easier and more seamless and 2017 is no different. There are tons of apps that will make that much easier to find cheap flights, pack the perfect items and get where you need to go once you get to your new destination. Here are just some of the must-have travel apps for the rest of 2017! Continue reading Must-Have Travel Apps For The Rest Of 2017

The Best Art Galleries In Athens, Greece

Greece is destination known for its beautiful architecture and history just as much as it’s hard, so it makes perfect sense that some of the best galleries in the world just happen to be found there. While all of Greece has some pretty amazing options, Athens is where you will undoubtedly find some of the best contemporary, modern and ancient art galleries anywhere. Here are just some of the best art galleries in Athens! Continue reading The Best Art Galleries In Athens, Greece

Essentials To Pack For Your Next Cruise

Cruises are fantastic for those times you just want to getaway but want the experience of an all-inclusive resort while still being at sea. It can be relaxing and calming as well as exciting and fun all at the same time. It’s no secret that the items you pack will change depending on where you’re headed, and cruises are no different! There will definitely be items that you should pack that are specific to cruises, so it’s important to know what those might be! Of course, where your next cruise is headed will have an impact on many of these items, so keep that in mind as well. Continue reading Essentials To Pack For Your Next Cruise

Why You Should Pack With Just A Carry-On

Pack With Just A Carry-OnBefore every trip, one thing travellers have to consider is how many items they intend to bring along with them on their journey. The amount of stuff might make or break your ability to stay under luggage weight restrictions – costing you extra money and also being all-around inconvenient in a lot of ways. For newbie and seasoned travellers alike, it can be extremely useful to pack only using a carry-on bag but sometimes that can be easier said than done. There are a plethora of reasons why traveling with a single bag like one of our Rise Gear bags is a fantastic idea, so here are just a few reasons why you should with just a carry-on! Continue reading Why You Should Pack With Just A Carry-On

Why You Should Visit Mauritius In 2017

Visit MauritiusIf a beautiful sandy beach and clear waters off the coast of Eastern Africa sounds like one of the places you want to see in 2017, look no further than the island nation of Mauritius. No matter what you’re into, you can find it here alongside some pretty great weather. From history, nature, art, food or good old fashioned exploration, there’s plenty to see and do while you’re here. With such amazing weather year round, there’s never a bad time to head there, but May to December will give you the warmest months of the year. Pack your Rise Gear bags and find out why you should visit Mauritius in 2017! Continue reading Why You Should Visit Mauritius In 2017

Castles You Need To See

windsor-castle-348772_960_720Travel is all about the things you want to see most in the world – regardless of what that may be. Ancient landmarks and attractions like temples, palaces and castles are one of the biggest draws for many places around the world. Visiting any one of these places is almost like stepping back in time, experiencing history in an up close and personal way that visiting museum replicas can’t replace. For those on the superstitious side, you might even cross paths with some of the apparitions that are reported to roam the hallways of some of the world’s oldest castles. There are plenty of choices for visiting castles around the world, so where you decide to go in the long run depends on you, and what you want to see and experience the most. Here are just a few of the castles you need to see. Continue reading Castles You Need To See