Matera Italy Ultimate Travel Guide and Things to Do

Matera Italy: Ultimate Travel Guide (+19 Things to Do)

I’ve been to Rome, Naples, Florence, and many other famous Italian destinations. But whenever anyone asks me which place I most recommend visiting in Italy, the answer is always the same: Matera, Italy. Matera-what’s-this-now? Yeah, that’s what I said when someone first suggested we visit this Italian town of 60,000 in southern Italy’s Basilicata region.  …

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How to Go from Cancun to Valladolid

Cancun to Valladolid: How to Go by Bus or Driving (+Mistakes to Avoid)

Are you looking to go from Cancun to Valladolid, Mexico? Well, you’re in the right place! I’m a travel blogger and destination expert for Valladolid. And in this post, I’ll quickly run down the three basic options you have for getting from Cancun to Valladolid: drive, take a bus, or take a tour. I’ll run …

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Backpacking-Europe-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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12 Best Places to Visit in Serbia

The Best Places to Visit in Serbia? I’m a Local – Here’s My Top 12

If you are looking for the best places to visit in Serbia, you might have already heard some controversial things about Serbia travel. Well, kudos to you for deciding to actually travel to Serbia, anyway! I’m a Serbian local and in this post I’m going to help you discover the best of my home country. …

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How to Choose the Best Travel Backpack for Europe

The Best Travel Backpack for Europe? My 5 Top Picks for 2020

Finding the travel backpack for Europe can be a daunting task, right? A travel backpack might be the biggest investment you make in your Eurotrip apart from your plane tickets. And a travel backpack is something you’ll use literally all the time (they don’t call it “backpacking Europe” for nothing)! I have been traveling the …

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Travel Insurance for Thailand: Do you really need it?

Do I Need Travel Insurance for Thailand? (Maybe Not!)

Travel insurance for Thailand can be expensive.  But not getting travel insurance for that trip to see all the amazing places to visit in Thailand can be even more expensive.  As someone who travels in Thailand frequently, and who recently was burglarized and got my laptop stolen just before my latest trip to Thailand, travel insurance …

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The Ultimate Guide to House Sitting

House Sitting: How to Travel Without Paying for Housing (+9 Step Guide)

Are you a long term traveler or digital nomad who would love accommodation abroad without having to pay for it? If you have ever considered living abroad for a while, becoming nomadic or just traveling like a local for an extended period of time, this super practical guide to how to become a house sitter …

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The Ultimate Mexico Packing List

The Ultimate Packing List for Mexico (Exactly What You Need to Bring)

Your plane tickets are bought, your hotel is booked, and now all that’s left is to figure out the perfect packing list for Mexico. Mexico is an incredibly diverse country with many regions and climates, and so if you feel overwhelmed by the idea of packing for your trip to Mexico, that’s totally understandable. There’s …

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