How to: Survive a long-haul flight…in economy

I have been on my fair share of long haul flights. I'm not a frequent international business traveler nor do I have the luxury of jetting off whenever I want (yet!), but for an average Joe I've racked up about 20 flights that were roughly 8+ hours and to me, that warrants some kind of … Continue reading How to: Survive a long-haul flight…in economy

Guide to: Central Italy

Most people may not want to spend their vacations in a remote jungle in Laos somewhere like I do, but they do usually want to get to Italy at some point in their lives. Of the major landmarks in the world, most countries have zero to one. Italy, on the other hand, is chock full … Continue reading Guide to: Central Italy

How to: Travel on the Cheap

One thing that affects me the most is whenever I run into friends or acquaintances, I hear the same things: "I wish I could go there" or "You are so lucky!" or "Maybe I'll get there one day, I'd love to". YOU CAN. You absolutely can. The only thing stopping you is your own fear of going … Continue reading How to: Travel on the Cheap

Morocco

"Why Morocco?" is the sentiment I've gotten most since having decided this North African country would be our next vacation destination. I suppose it may be overlooked as a place to which the average traveler would want to venture, but it's easily accessible, safe, not too expensive, and one of the most stunning countries I've … Continue reading Morocco

How to: Spend your time in Paris

  If you want to go out and see the world, there is a good chance that getting to Paris is on your list. It's on the list of backpackers, lux travelers, honeymooners and everyone in between and all for good reason. Paris has a certain allure of romance and grandeur that other cities just … Continue reading How to: Spend your time in Paris

How To: Travel With A Backpack

  Traveling with only a backpack or carry-on may seem a bit daunting and even impossible for some of you (I'm looking at you, mother), but truly, it shouldn't be. Ever since the husband and I went on our first trip to Laos sans luggage, we haven't looked back. You may think that backpack travel is … Continue reading How To: Travel With A Backpack

Iceland

We concluded our Europe trip with a four day stopover in Iceland. W-O-W. Original post 6/9/2014 * It seems impossible that Iceland is a part of Earth. Just for some quick background information, Iceland is one of the most geologically active countries on the planet with hundreds of volcanoes and frequent earthquakes. In this aesthetically … Continue reading Iceland