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.

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17 Best Things to Do in Prince Edward Island (in 2021)

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 …

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

Backpacking through Europe is one of the most epic travel experiences you can have. The continent is culturally diverse, offers a well-established backpacker trail, and is relatively easy to navigate. But … how much does it cost to backpack Europe? I’ve backpacked through different parts of Europe on multiple occasions, each time on a different …

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15 Epic Gap Year Destinations for 2022

Planning a gap year and wondering where to go? With so many amazing opportunities around the world, narrowing down the best gap year destinations can be tricky.  I’ve got 15 amazing gap year destinations in this post. They’re all pretty epic, and you’ll probably wish you could travel to them all. But first thing’s first, …

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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 an overall 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 …

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Toronto city skyline in the middle of the day with the CN tower and Lake Ontario in the background

Is Canada Safe to Travel in 2021? (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 …

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Banff National Park is one of our best road trips in Canada

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, …

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Driving in Canada for Visitors | Rules, Tips, & Info [2021]

Preparing for a bucket-list Canadian road trip? Lucky you! 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 wheels. Not to mention, there are some things you need to …

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Chichen Itza vs Coba Mayan Ruins

Chichen Itza vs Coba vs Tulum | Which Mayan Ruins are Best?

More than just a tranquil destination full of great beaches and jungle adventures, Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is home to some pretty fabulous Mayan ruins. But naturally, when organizing your Mexico itinerary the question will arise — which ancient Mayan ruins should you visit? Lucky for you I’ve visited the three most popular archaeological sites in …

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A Grayl Water purifier sits on a rock in front of a beach and a frozen-over lake

Grayl Geopress Review – The Best Travel Water Purifier?

This detailed Grayl Geopress Water Purifier review will help you determine if the much-hyped product is worth the relatively hefty price tag. Using an inner shell, outer shell, and cartridge, the Grayl Geopress is a near-instant water purification device that allows you to safely drink from nearly any water source. Because, as all international travel …

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British Columbia Road Trip 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 …

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Backpacking Europe Ultimate Guide

Backpacking Europe: The Ultimate Guide

Backpacking Europe is at the top of many a traveler’s bucket list. But how exactly do you start planning such a big trip with so many variables? In my travels, I’ve had the opportunity to go backpacking through Europe a few times, and every time I’ve gone, I’ve traveled a little longer, immersed myself deeper, …

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