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.
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 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 right 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…

PEI Beaches (11 Best & Nicest in Prince Edward Island)

PEI Beaches (11 Best & Nicest in Prince Edward Island)

Let’s be honest, a huge reason you’ve decided to travel to Canada’s Atlantic coast is to check out the best beaches in Prince Edward Island. And who could blame you! Prince Edward Island is home to some of the best beaches in Canada, with stretches of white and red sand, craggy cliffs, and ancient rock…

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,…

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. With seemingly endless sprawling beaches, lighthouses, art galleries, seafood…

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…

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

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

Considering a trip to Prince Edward Island, Canada? Then you’ve come to the right place! 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 on Prince Edward Island takes special planning. At just 280km long, Prince…

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

26 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…

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…

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

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…

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 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…

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,…

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

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

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

8 Best Playa del Carmen Beaches (and Beach Clubs)

8 Best Playa del Carmen Beaches (and Beach Clubs)

It’s no secret that Playa del Carmen’s beaches are known as a tourist attraction all around the world. That said, with tons of development close to the water, beach erosion, different atmospheres, and various degrees of maintenance, not all beaches, or Playa del Carmen beach clubs, are created equal. I recently stayed in the area…

15 Best Things To Do in Manitoba (By a Local!)

15 Best Things To Do in Manitoba (By a Local!)

With over 100,000 lakes, thousands of years worth of history, dynamic cities, and gorgeous landscapes, narrowing down the best things to do in Manitoba, Canada can be a challenge. While drastically underrated when compared to other, more popular, Canadian provinces, Manitoba holds its own when it comes to a ton of exciting things to do…

Playa del Carmen Travel Guide | Free and Updated for 2022

Playa del Carmen Travel Guide | Free and Updated for 2022

With spectacular beaches, beautiful nature, top-notch food, and some of the craziest nightlife around, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico is one of the coolest destinations on the Mayan Riviera. I recently had the opportunity to spend over a month living, working, and playing in Playa del Carmen and made a point to check out the best…

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. A lot 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…

Is Croatia Safe in 2022? (Plus 10 Safety Tips)

Is Croatia Safe in 2022? (Plus 10 Safety Tips)

Considering travel to Croatia and wondering if it’s safe to visit? Not only have I traveled Croatia extensively without incident, but I’ve also done a ton of research on Croatia travel safety. While there are certainly things you should be aware of, which we’ll cover below, Croatia has a relatively low travel advisory level and…

Grayl Geopress Review – The Best Travel Water Purifier?

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…

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…