Updated: 8/21/2018 | August 21st, 2018 Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse is our go to solo female travel expert and writes a guest column featuring tips and advice. It’s an important topic I can’t adequately cover, so I brought in an expert to share her advice. This month her column is on safety…

Updated: 7/20/2017 | July 20th, 2018 Thailand is one of my favorite countries in the world. Going to Thailand is like going home. That sense of energy, of adventure, of hectic cities. I love it. I love the sense of wonder. The knowing that anything can happen. I’ve been visiting for over a decade, and…

Updated: 7/19/18 | July 19th, 2018 Motivated people can achieve anything they set their mind to. But how does one stay motivated, especially to travel, when you are busy working and living life while your family and friends disparage your ideas, you’re overwhelmed planning your trip, or maybe just burnt out from being on the road…

Updated: 07/17/18 | July 17th, 2018 Planning a trip can be stressful. Where do you start? What should you do first? What’s step two? Will everything work out? Is there a best route to take? There’s a lot to think about! Taking time off and traveling around the world is a big life change, and…

Note: Six months ago, I read Ramit’s “Manifesto for 2018” and got inspired. I ended up cranking this out. Remember New Year’s? When you were going to lose weight, drink less, read more, save more, cook more, and maybe ride a unicorn (hey, anything is possible!)? But deep down you — and I — knew…

Fear. It’s what often keeps us from living our lives and achieving our dreams. And it is one of the most common reasons why people don’t travel. Whenever I talk to people about long-term travel, so many tell me they wish they could do what I do. They tell me all their travel dreams and…

Last month, I wrote an article on how to travel anywhere for $1,000. I wanted to show people how, by changing how you save and using a few budget techniques, you could make any trip happen for $1,000 (or less) from start to finish. While that is a lot of money to most people, it’s…

I’ve always been passionate about movies. I used to run a school movie review, watched everything that came out and researched stories behind every motion picture. Yet, I’ve never considered  ‘travel movies’ a separate category next to a comedy, drama, thriller, etc., until I started blogging and reading about some great movies that featured a…

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Everyone wants to have more money to spend on travel. But due to a perception that traveling is expensive, many people think they can’t afford it because they don’t earn enough at their day jobs. I get it, I was there too. When I started traveling 10 years ago I was still…