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Best Time to Visit Europe | When to Go (2022 Honest Guide)

Best Time to Visit Europe | When to Go (2022 Honest Guide)

In general, the best time to visit Europe is during the shoulder season. In most European countries the shoulder runs from mid-April to mid-June and again during the month of September. This is the best time to go for cheaper prices and fewer crowds, while still offering relatively decent weather. Well, that’s the short answer…

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…

Carry On Packing List (27 Things You Might Forget to Bring)

Carry On Packing List (27 Things You Might Forget to Bring)

If you’re trying to figure out what you should and shouldn’t include in your carry on packing list, then you’ve come to the right place. As a backpacker and a frequent traveler, I know all about the struggles of keeping your packing list simple and making everything fit in a personal item or carry-on bag….

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…

Puerto Rico Packing List (19 Things People Forget to Bring)

Puerto Rico Packing List (19 Things People Forget to Bring)

While many people pack their luggage exclusively with swimwear, sandals, and t-shirts when they’re visiting the island, the truth is you’ll need a little more than that on your checklist of what to pack for Puerto Rico.  I live in San Juan and I’ve seen many visitors buying essential things they forgot to pack for…

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…

43 Travel Gifts for Women (Fun Ideas for What to Get Her)

43 Travel Gifts for Women (Fun Ideas for What to Get Her)

If you’re wondering what makes a good travel gift for that airport-loving girl these holidays, you’re not alone. As a frequent traveler and travel writer myself, I know that buying gifts for women who travel can be a challenge. To help you out, I’ve prepared an extensive gift guide with great ideas for travel gifts…

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…

Now Is Not the Time to Travel Abroad (An Open Letter from 92 Travel Bloggers)

Now Is Not the Time to Travel Abroad (An Open Letter from 92 Travel Bloggers)

It is our job to help you travel the world and to encourage you to venture and explore beyond your tiny corner of the planet. We choose to dedicate our work to promoting travel because we truly believe travel is a force for good. When done right, travel can help make you a better global…

The Secret to Cheap International Flights (in 3 Steps)

The Secret to Cheap International Flights (in 3 Steps)

I’ll show you my personal 3 step process to finding the best flight international deal 95% of the time – and all in just 20 minutes or less!  Why You Should Listen to Me: I’ve been traveling internationally nearly non-stop for almost three years, covering 44 countries and 6 continents along the way. I’ve taken a…