Four Years Ago Today, I Did Something Crazy

Saigon

Thumbnail image for Four Years Ago Today, I Did Something Crazy

Although none of the embarrassing, sloppily-written posts I made four years ago are still online, I consider this day to be my blogiversary.

Continue reading →

European Treasures You Never Knew Existed

Europe

Thumbnail image for European Treasures You Never Knew Existed

Whether you’re looking for where to go on your next trip to Europe, or simply need an exciting distraction from your day, here’s the 411 on some lesser-known European treasures.

Continue reading →

The Best of Brazil in Three Weeks

Brazil-31

Thumbnail image for The Best of Brazil in Three Weeks

Follow this itinerary exactly for a standalone three-week trip to Brazil, or use it as a framework for the Brazil portion of your larger South America trip.

Continue reading →

A Solution to the Travel Cellphone Problem?

SIM-Card

Thumbnail image for A Solution to the Travel Cellphone Problem?

Roaming internationally can cost you hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Here’s an affordable solution that lets you to use your cellphone abroad.

Continue reading →

The Best Honeymoon Hotels in Thailand

Thailand-Honeymoon-Hotel

Thumbnail image for The Best Honeymoon Hotels in Thailand

Headed to Thailand for your honeymoon? Check out Thailand’s best honeymoon hotels, where you mix volunteering with your honeymoon for “Honeyteering.”

Continue reading →

30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Brazil

Brazil

Thumbnail image for 30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Brazil

Brazil is a country where danger lurks around every corner, but you dance to meet him; where nothing works, but everything feels so damn good.

Continue reading →

Salvador, My Savior

Salvador-Brazil

Thumbnail image for Salvador, My Savior

After a tumultuous time in Rio and a tiring trek in the Lençóis Maranhenses, three days in charming Salvador, Brazil was just what the doctor ordered.

Continue reading →

The One Place You Have to See Before You Die

Lencois-Maranhenses

Thumbnail image for The One Place You Have to See Before You Die

With miles of rolling sand dunes separated by colored lakes, capped off by the bluest skies you’ve ever seen, Brazil’s Lençóis Maranhenses National Park is the ultimate bucket list destination.

Continue reading →