When you travel abroad, you’re bound to meet many types of interesting people along the way. Backpacking in particular will introduce you to the weirdest and most wonderful personalities. Distinct from other tourists, these travelers opt for communal accommodations to maximize their budget, experience the lesser known, and meet other like-minded globetrotters.
Don’t assume backpackers are ... Read More ›
Even though it’s still considered a developing nation, the People’s Republic of China is one of today’s major global powers. Its phenomenal growth over the last half century has made it home to the world’s second-largest economy and roughly 20% of its population. According to the World Bank, China has “experienced the fastest ... Read More ›
Traveling the Middle East can be tricky if you don’t know the ins and outs of each country. That is especially true when your travel involves going to Israel. The policies of most Arab countries differ when it comes to showing evidence that you visited Israel during your journey.
Let us help. Our infographic, “Israel Passport ... Read More ›
What sort of person prefers to travel alone?
Many assume it’s the quintessential extrovert: outgoing, thrill-seeking, and teeming with energy. After a busy day of sightseeing, they’re ready to hit up the most popular bars at night. They thrive off of constant socializing, connecting with strangers, and creating shared experiences. Even in new groups and environments, ... Read More ›
At first, it sounds fantastic. Your entire extended family is coming together for a reunion or your friends are taking off for a tropical getaway, and you imagine all the inside jokes, bonding moments and lifetime memories that will result. What’s better than sharing your travel adventures with your loved ones?
There are many perks to ... Read More ›
All it takes is one trip. You could be visiting a nearby town or flying halfway around the world when suddenly — you’re bitten by the travel bug. And once you have it, you’re addicted for life.
The word “solstice” comes from the Latin word “sol” meaning sun and “stit” meaning stopped or stationary. Put together, “solstice” means “when the sun stands still.”
More specifically, we use the term solstice to refer to the beginning of summer and winter, the longest and shortest days of the year, respectively. On these days, the sun ... Read More ›
Life dramatically changes after kids, but that doesn’t mean you need to pause your travel plans.
There’s nothing like unfamiliar places that will stimulate a child’s curiosity, appreciation for other cultures, and open mindedness to new experiences. From food and transportation to language and architecture, everything will be exciting and new to your little ones. Don’t ... Read More ›