Author: Taylor Herperger

Taylor Herperger is a traveler and freelance writer with passions in environmentalism, adventure travel, and music. A lover of Guinness and window seats, Taylor got her first taste of international travel in 2007 and has been exploring the world slow and steady ever since.
33 Mexico Travel Gifts (Ideas For Someone Going to Vacation)

33 Mexico Travel Gifts (Ideas For Someone Going to Vacation)

Hunting for the perfect gift for the Mexico-obsessed traveler on your list?  Traveling to Mexico means packing a specific set of items, and gifting your loved one something that will make their Mexico trip that much better is an awesome idea. I’ve spent a considerable amount of time in Mexico to date and I have…

Playa del Carmen Travel Guide | Free and Updated for 2022

Playa del Carmen Travel Guide | Free and Updated for 2022

If you’re looking for an epic travel guide to Playa del Carmen, then you’re in the right place. With spectacular beaches, beautiful nature, top-notch food, and some of the craziest nightlife around, Playa Del Carmen is sure to charm. I recently had the opportunity to spend over a month living, working, and playing in Playa…

Driving in Prince Edward Island in 2022 (Practical Guide)

Driving in Prince Edward Island in 2022 (Practical Guide)

If you’re planning an epic trip to eastern Canada and are wondering about driving in PEI, then I’m here to help. Prince Edward Island is a gorgeous Canadian province filled with beaches, lighthouses, towns, incredible views, and tons of fun things to do. But getting to the best spots during your PEI itinerary does require…

Is Tulum Safe? Here’s What You Need to Know [in 2022]

Is Tulum Safe? Here’s What You Need to Know [in 2022]

Planning a trip to Mexico’s Riviera Maya and wondering … is Tulum safe? If you’ve been keeping up with the news surrounding Tulum, then you might have some concerns as to whether this once-paradisiacal coastal town is currently safe for tourists. Tulum is largely safe for travel, but has recently seen an increase in high…

Driving in Canada for Visitors | Rules, Tips, & Info [2022]

Driving in Canada for Visitors | Rules, Tips, & Info [2022]

Planning an epic trip and wondering what you need to know about driving in Canada? Then I’m here to help! Canada is an awesome country to explore with amazing cities, small towns, beaches, and mountains. But despite all of its amazing qualities, many of the best destinations are only accessible if you have your own…

The Best Time to Visit Prince Edward Island (Honest Guide)

The Best Time to Visit Prince Edward Island (Honest Guide)

Though there’s nothing stopping you from visiting PEI in the winter, seasonal restaurants, tour providers, and even some hotels in Charlottetown shut their doors as soon as the temperature starts dropping — usually by October 1st.  Chances are you want to see the very best activities Prince Edward Island has to offer, so the biggest…

23 Best Things to Do on Vancouver Island (in 2022)

23 Best Things to Do on Vancouver Island (in 2022)

One of the most paradisiacal destinations in the world, there is no shortage of things to do on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Vancouver Island is absolutely loaded with prehistoric sites, oceanside villages, lush parks, and outdoor activities. No wonder it clocks in at #1 on our list of the best places to visit in Canada….

British Columbia Road Trip Guide [Epic 7 Day Itinerary]

British Columbia Road Trip Guide [Epic 7 Day Itinerary]

A British Columbia road trip is one of the best driving itineraries you can take in Canada. Not only does British Columbia have an incredibly beautiful coastal region, but it’s also home to the rocky mountains, glaciers, wineries, forests, ski resorts, festivals, and some of the friendliest, most laid-back people in the country. I’ve been…

How to Find Cheap Places to Stay in Europe (Ultimate Guide)

How to Find Cheap Places to Stay in Europe (Ultimate Guide)

Looking to find the best cheap accommodations in Europe? Then you’ve come to the right place!  Though not known for being the most wallet-friendly continent, finding cheap places to stay in Europe (that are still clean and nice) can be easily done with a little pre-planning. Apart from posh hotel rooms that seem to dominate the…

The Best Time to Visit Croatia (When to Go and Avoid!)

The Best Time to Visit Croatia (When to Go and Avoid!)

While there is no single best time to visit Croatia, there are some times that are better to go than others. It really depends on your travel goals. Croatia’s summer months are full of sunshine and parties, while the shoulder seasons tend to be less expensive with more variety for accommodation and activities. Meanwhile, Croatian…

15 Best Places to Visit in Canada for 2022 (By a Local!)

15 Best Places to Visit in Canada for 2022 (By a Local!)

Given that it’s the second-largest country in the world, finding the very best places to visit in Canada is a tall order. With ten provinces and three territories, Canada is home to beautiful coastal regions, mountains, prairies, and tundra alike. Not only was I born and raised in Canada, but I’ve traveled near and far…

19 Best Places to Visit in Prince Edward Island (2022)

19 Best Places to Visit in Prince Edward Island (2022)

Home to sprawling white sandy beaches, historical buildings, red sandstone cliffs, endless lighthouses, cheery locals, and tons of fun things to do, choosing the best places to visit in Prince Edward Island takes special planning. At just 280km long, Prince Edward Island is Canada’s smallest province, but what it lacks in size, it makes up…

Split or Dubrovnik: Which Croatian City Should You Visit?

Split or Dubrovnik: Which Croatian City Should You Visit?

Trying to decide between the cities of Split and Dubrovnik for your upcoming Croatian adventure? I get it, it’s a tough call! Both Dubrovnik and Split bring a ton to the table, and ultimately I’d have to recommend that you visit both if possible. But, if you’re strapped for time, then the choice you make…

Europe Backpacking Budget Planner (How Much Will It Cost?)

Europe Backpacking Budget Planner (How Much Will It Cost?)

If you’re wondering “how much does it cost to backpack Europe?” and are looking for a comprehensive Europe backpacking budget planner, then you’ve come to the right place. Backpacking through Europe is one of the most epic travel experiences you can have. The continent is culturally diverse, has a well-established backpacker trail, and is relatively…

5 Day Prince Edward Island Itinerary (The Perfect Planner)

5 Day Prince Edward Island Itinerary (The Perfect Planner)

Planning an epic Prince Edward Island itinerary means being as strategic as possible. Canada’s smallest province, you can certainly plan to cover the most popular destinations in PEI in a week or less, but this is really only achievable with a clear-cut plan before you arrive. And I’m here to help! I recently went on…

The Best Croatia Itinerary for 2022 [10 Days]

The Best Croatia Itinerary for 2022 [10 Days]

So many travelers have difficulty planning their Croatia itinerary for one simple reason: Croatia is REALLY spread out, with thousapands of miles of coastline, hundreds of islands, and dozens of destinations to choose from. To help you plan out your route, I’ve created this perfect itinerary for Croatia. It can be done in 7 or…

17 Best Things to Do in Prince Edward Island (in 2022)

17 Best Things to Do in Prince Edward Island (in 2022)

If you’re traveling to eastern Canada and want to know the best things to do in Prince Edward Island, I’ve got you covered! One of Canada’s maritime provinces, Prince Edward Island is home to fine sand beaches, dramatic red cliffs, the quaint capital city of Charlottetown, fresh seafood, and some of the friendliest locals you’ll…

Nomatic Navigator Carry On Review (Tested in 2022)

Nomatic Navigator Carry On Review (Tested in 2022)

If you’re looking for a new roller bag and wondering if the Nomatic Navigator Carry On 37L is the right fit, then I’m here to help with this detailed hands-on Nomatic Navigator review. The Nomatic brand is known for high-quality, durable bags that are built to last and provide peak functionality. So, when I got…

Amazon Basics Hardside Spinner Carry On Suitcase (Review)

Amazon Basics Hardside Spinner Carry On Suitcase (Review)

If you’re looking for an Amazon Basics Hardside Spinner carry-on suitcase review that covers its features and will help you decide whether or not it’s worth the spend, then you’re in the right place. Choosing a new piece of travel gear is kind of like entering into a new relationship – you need to know…

Level8 Textured Carry On Luggage (An Honest Review)

Level8 Textured Carry On Luggage (An Honest Review)

If you’re in the market for a new carry on suitcase and wondering if the Level8 Textured Carry On is right for you, then I’m here to help. Whether you’re traveling for work or pleasure, you want luggage that is durable, spacious, ergonomic, and stylish. This shouldn’t be a tall order, but with so many…

Level8 Road Runner Carry On Luggage (An Honest Review)

Level8 Road Runner Carry On Luggage (An Honest Review)

You’ve chosen your destination, booked your travels, and now you’re wondering – is the Level8 Road Runner carry-on luggage the best fit for you? It’s a solid question. Choosing the best carry-on luggage is important – you want something that lasts long-term, makes packing easy, and glides through security with ease. That’s why I was…

15 Best Places to Visit in Manitoba (By a Local!)

15 Best Places to Visit in Manitoba (By a Local!)

Looking for the best places to visit in Manitoba? Then you’ve come to the right place! Canada’s geographical center and fifth-most populous province, Manitoba is home to rolling fields, bustling cities, the aurora borealis, polar bears, the renowned Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and some of the best sunsets in the world. As a Manitoba…

3 Day Charlottetown Itinerary (How to Plan the Perfect Trip)

3 Day Charlottetown Itinerary (How to Plan the Perfect Trip)

Planning a comprehensive Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Itinerary means covering a fair amount of historical sites, foodie hotspots, artsy gems, and natural wonders. Though the city itself is fairly small (it’s home to just south of 40,000 people), it has hundreds of years worth of history, features some of the best restaurants in the country,…

Is Canada Safe to Travel in 2022? (Important Tips & Advice)

Is Canada Safe to Travel in 2022? (Important Tips & Advice)

Canada is generally a safe place to visit, but you should read this article carefully to assess the risks involved in travel and whether visiting Canada is within your personal comfort zone. With recent headline-making natural disasters and the ongoing public health crisis, you may have some questions as to what parts of Canada are…

13 Canada Road Trips You Should Really Drive At Least Once

13 Canada Road Trips You Should Really Drive At Least Once

As the world’s second largest country, there’s nothing quite like surrendering yourself to adventure and heading out on a Canada road trip. Road trips in Canada will allow you to see parts of the country that would be otherwise completely out of reach by public transit — small towns, world-renowned coastal drives, snow capped mountains,…