6 Items I Pack For Every Trip (and you should too!)

No matter where you are headed, or how long you are planning on travelling for, these must-pack items will make your next trip a lot more enjoyable! 


13 Travel Quotes to Feed Your Wanderlust

I have always loved quotes — those one or two sentences that can shift your perspective, inspire you to say yes to an adventure, or pull you out of a funk. 

These are some of my favorite travel quotes by writers, travellers, fictional characters, and people who just had something inspiring to say. 


Thinking of Making a Big Move? Your Guide to Life in Other Countries

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a different country? A country across the globe with vastly different cultures, living standards, and social norms?

Pick any two countries and compare statistics like the amount of free time people have on average,income, and the number of active internet users with this cool generator! 


12 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit the Yonghe Temple (or Lama Temple) in Beijing

Located in the middle of Beijing in China, the Yonghe Temple aka Harmony and Peace Palace Lamasery aka Yonghe Lamasery aka Lama Temple is a complex made up of a maze of elaborate arches, stunning tapestries and massive temples, opening to expansive courtyards filled with people praying, eyes closed, filling the air with smoke from burning incense. 


To Tip, Or Not To Tip? Your Guide To Tipping Around The World

Your waiter or waitress has left your bill for you to deal with whenever you are ready —but you aren’t ready. You aren't in your own country and you forgot to do your research which has left you with an etiquette challenge.

To tip, or not to tip? 

Don't worry, I've got you covered. 


Your Guide To Drinking Coffee In Italy

Italians consume over 14 billion espresso drinks each year (!) making the country’s coffee intake the highest in the world.

That’s A LOT of caffeine.

Baristas in the boot-shaped peninsula take great pride in their ability to extract perfectly flavored espresso every time, so much so that it takes 2-3 years of training before they are even allowed to work in a cafe.


Why Are The Buildings in Greece Painted White and Blue? 

If I were to ask you to close your eyes and picture the Greek Islands, what would you see?

White sand? Feta cheese? Brad Pitt dressed as Achilles?

Yes, you may see Brad, sand, and cheese, but if you are anything like me, the first image that will pop into your head will be of whitewashed walls and bright blue rooftops.


   15 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Lagos in Portugal   Stretching 150 km along the southern coast of Portugal, the Algarve is arguably one of the most beautiful and varied coastlines in the world.

15 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Lagos in Portugal Stretching 150 km along the southern coast of Portugal, the Algarve is arguably one of the most beautiful and varied coastlines in the world.

   Your Guide to Literary Road Trips Across America   Inspired by well-known works of literature, like Jack Kerouac’s  On the Road  and Tom Wolfe’s  Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test , this infographic follows the narrative arcs of six books to give us a guide to literary road trips across America.

Your Guide to Literary Road Trips Across America Inspired by well-known works of literature, like Jack Kerouac’s On the Road and Tom Wolfe’s Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, this infographic follows the narrative arcs of six books to give us a guide to literary road trips across America.

   Exploring The Queen's Royal Yacht "Britannia" in Edinburgh, Scotland   Now, it is no  Buckingham Palace , but what makes the  Britannia  so interesting is that it served as the Royal Family's floating home during foreign travels from its launch in 1953 until it was decommissioned in 1997.

Exploring The Queen's Royal Yacht "Britannia" in Edinburgh, Scotland Now, it is no Buckingham Palace, but what makes the Britannia so interesting is that it served as the Royal Family's floating home during foreign travels from its launch in 1953 until it was decommissioned in 1997.

   Queen Nefertiti: The Most Beautiful Woman in Ancient Egypt   Egypt's second most famous queen, Queen Nefertiti was the wife of Akhenaten who came to the throne in 1352 BC and reigned for 17 years.

Queen Nefertiti: The Most Beautiful Woman in Ancient Egypt Egypt's second most famous queen, Queen Nefertiti was the wife of Akhenaten who came to the throne in 1352 BC and reigned for 17 years.

   10 Quotes By Paulo Coelho To Inspire Your Next Adventure   These are only a few of my favorite quotes, from some of his most popular books, that are sure to inspire you to take a risk on that next adventure! 

10 Quotes By Paulo Coelho To Inspire Your Next Adventure These are only a few of my favorite quotes, from some of his most popular books, that are sure to inspire you to take a risk on that next adventure! 


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