How to Learn French on Your Own: Best Resources

One of the best ways to prepare for future travels and getting excited about travel plans that may seem all too far away is to dedicate a little time every day to studying a foreign language. Learning languages, to at least a small degree of proficiency, is something I love to do. It’s fun, interesting, and ultimately can open a …

The Best Road Trips from Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada is among the most popular tourist destinations in the United States, attracting more than 40 million travelers from all over the country and the world. The vast majority never even leave the Las Vegas Strip, which is a shame because there is much more to see nearby. Indeed, it serves as a great jump-off point because you’ll …

Day Hike Essentials for Today's Hiker

Day Hike Essentials to Carry on the Trail

There’s nothing like taking a break from hectic city life and heading out on the trail and back to mother nature. While I generally prefer to go on longer overnight backpacking adventures, if I can’t get away that long, then I will gladly go on a day hike. Just because it is a lower commitment activity, doesn’t mean you can …

I Caught the Last Flight Out of the United States to Return to Colombia

On a lazy Sunday morning, I woke up to a notice that my flight the next day to Medellin had been canceled, and I felt my heart sink immediately. I’d come back to the United States for a roughly month-long visit to Seattle to see family, friends, and to scope out the Tulsa Remote program which I’d recently been accepted …

7 Steps to Prepare for Future Travel When You Can’t Travel

I think we’ve all been in the situation where you’ve got the travel bug, and you’re just dying to go somewhere. Anywhere, really. But for external circumstances, you’re not able to right now. Maybe it is for a job commitment, your studies, lack of funds, a sick family member, or a global pandemic that grinds the travel world to a …

Is Belize Safe? Tips and Insight on Safety in Belize

Are you looking to travel to one of the most enjoyable and most beautiful countries in the world? Then Belize should be near the top of your list, although you never really hear much about Belize, so you may be wondering “Is Belize Safe?” In my opinion, along with many travelers who have been, Belize is one of the safest …

The Coolest Things to Do in Antigua Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala is, beyond a doubt, one of the best places to visit in Guatemala, filled with a lot of fascinating things to do, where you can see an erupting volcano, stunning colonial architecture, and wonderful arts and crafts are just a few of the things that attract visitors’ attention. This article will help introduce you to some of the …

21 Things to Do Before Traveling

21 Things to Do Before Traveling Abroad

There’s nothing quite like the excitement of preparing for a big trip abroad. It doesn’t matter if you’re setting off on a way ticket to backpack around the world for a year or just heading out for a two-week vacation to Europe. It’s always a thrill to plan a trip! Unfortunately, in our excitement, we can often forget a crucial …