Navigating Cambodia: Phnom Penh and Siam Reap

Cambodia sits on the eastern shores of the Gulf of Thailand, squished between southern Vietnam and the south-central border of Thailand. For many people, Cambodia is nothing more than a quick pit-stop between the two countries, summed up by the day-time adventures through the ancient temple complex of Angkor in sweltering heat and the night-time dance clubs of Pub Street in Siam Reap. Although close to two million visitors flood the temples ...
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The Top Volcano Destinations For Magma Maniacs

What’s better than an impossibly majestic peak that you can hike up and witness unbelievable earth formations, stunning scenery and interesting biology? The answer is all of that with the potential for it to explode with boiling hot lava! Yes, we are speaking about volcanoes, which can be found all over our magnificent planet, from islands that are formed entirely from volcanic activity to countries that you might not expect to find a seething ac...
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Traveling with Oversized Baggage

Oversized luggage and overweight luggage are two different ball games. Oversized luggage refers to bags that are over the general size limitations, bags carrying items such as sports equipment like boards and skis, golf bags, musical instruments, and baby strollers. Overweight baggage means your appropriately sized check-in baggage weighs more than the allotted limit that is typically allowed.     The fees associated with oversized bagg...
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10 Tips When Buying Flight Tickets

Airline ticket prices have reflected the increase in the cost of airplane fuel that has been rising over the past few years. For all the nomads with nagging wanderlust, this expensive shift has caused many of us to work odd jobs (I’ve had jobs removing staples, drink vendor in the stands at sports games and even selling spa promotions on the street) in order to fulfil the high prices asked of us. However, it isn’t just that tickets are more expen...
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Panama Independence Day Celebrations

November is Panama’s Independence month: Nov. 3 celebrates the country’s independence from Colombia, Nov. 4 is Flag Day, Nov. 10 celebrates the country’s “first cry” of independence from Spain, and Nov. 28 is the anniversary of the country’s full independence from Spain. Nov. 3 is the country’s biggest celebration and features parades, fireworks, public music and dancing performances, and more.     Understanding the importance of one of...
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Spooky Halloween Celebrations Worldwide

Halloween is approaching and it’s time to break out that costume and a suitcase! Halloween is also known as All Hallows’ Eve and is the time of year when pranks are the norm, fear is the emotion, and folk embrace their sweet tooth. Carve a pumpkin and decorate your house with bats and spider webs and ghouls that will haunt all who pass by. Rent a scary movie or two and don’t worry too much when you scatter the popcorn everywhere as you quake...
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Jericoacoara, Brazil: An Oasis for Adventurers

“I held on to my straw hat as I bounced around madly inside the roaring machine known as a bus. The full moon beamed down on the waves that trailed alongside our path along the not so smooth sand. I had been advised to grab a seat on the left side and I was rewarded with the constant kiss of the wind, smell the sea and the chance to witness the beauty that is the Brazilian coast. As every limb and muscle jolted and jumbled around, I reminisced ab...
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Fantastic Fall Destinations for 2014

Leaves are crunchy and full of fiery oranges and reds. The air is crisp and fresh and smells of apple cider and hot cocoa. Fall is here and it is time to start planning your next trip. Prices have dropped during this transition from the high season of summer to the next high season of winter break. Take the plunge and avoid the crowds and high costs as you explore all that this time of year has to offer.  Autumn is a lovely time of year for ...
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15 Things You'll Understand When You Spend Too Much Time In Airports

There are those of us who prefer to stay in one place, and there are those of us who can’t sit still. Itchy feet, wanderlust, curiosity- no matter what you call the need to adventure further out into the world, there are experiences that we all face at one time or another when it comes to heading overseas. The privilege of air travel allows us to go from one side of the world to the other in only a few days, compared to the ships that used to tak...
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 Jammu and Kashmir

India: Sprawling metropolises, streets jammed with people, and vast slums are usually some of the first images that come to mind. With a population of over 1 billion, India is not known to be a place of isolation. In the lowlands, it is nearly impossible to get away from the crowds and even the smallest towns have a high population density. But as you venture north of Delhi, up into the foothills of the Himalayas, you’ll find yourself in a very d...
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