How to Satisfy Your Wanderlust Without Leaving Home


Research has proven that travel is good for your health and well being. While you may on a staycation right now, this is the best time to spark your wanderlust and start planning your next trip. Here are a few ways you can keep learning about the world, get ideas for your next destination, and … Continue reading How to Satisfy Your Wanderlust Without Leaving Home

Here’s What Travel Destinations Are Doing to Help The Community


Tour operators, travel writers, public relations people, and you travelers – we are all keeping our social distances and not going anywhere. But certain destinations are finding innovative ways to get people through it offering a helping hand, sending positive messaging and banding their citizens together. Let’s take a look at some of the uplifting … Continue reading Here’s What Travel Destinations Are Doing to Help The Community

Have a Laugh At The Merry Cemetery in Romania


Death does not have to be dark and gloomy. In fact, it can reflect art and humor, as I learned during my visit to a small village in Transylvania. I stayed with a local family at their country farm B&B in Maramureș, perhaps the most charming place in Romania. Traveling With a Local My guide … Continue reading Have a Laugh At The Merry Cemetery in Romania

Adventures in Flying To Antarctica – Part 2


Continuing from Part 1 where I attempted to fly to Antarctica with Quark Expeditions. Once my trip was cancelled, I rebooked my flights back home and continued to look for other cruises and flights leaving for Antarctica within the next few days. I had done so much planning for this trip, including buying a bunch … Continue reading Adventures in Flying To Antarctica – Part 2

Adventures in Flying To Antarctica – Part 1


If you get sea sick, you may not want to travel for days through rough seas, to get to Antarctica. Yet you may dream of traveling to the 7th continent. Thankfully, there is another option. Polar expedition leader Quark Expeditions offers a Fly-Cruise itinerary, where they fly you to Antarctica both ways, and spend 5 … Continue reading Adventures in Flying To Antarctica – Part 1

Important Tips for First Time International Travelers


According to a recent study, only 42% of U.S. citizens currently have a passport (as oppose to 4% in 1990). More Americans are traveling abroad than ever. If you are someone who is leaving the country for the first time, it is good to do your homework. You are probably getting excited to go on … Continue reading Important Tips for First Time International Travelers

Where To Meet The Maori People in New Zealand


When tourists arrive in New Zealand, they often ask, where do the Maori people live, or where can we go see them? The Maori are indigenous people of New Zealand. They came from Polynesia in the 1300s. Today, they make up 17% of New Zealand’s population. Te Reo is the official language of the country, along … Continue reading Where To Meet The Maori People in New Zealand

Air New Zealand Offers a Couch in Air


This year, I have taken some of the longest flights in the world (over 15 hours nonstop) and many of them have been in Economy class. So when I got an opportunity to try out Air New Zealand’s Skycouch category, I was intrigued. Air New Zealand claims that its Skycouch product is the world’s first … Continue reading Air New Zealand Offers a Couch in Air

Gifts That Give Back 2019


It’s that time of the year. Whether you like it or not, you have to give gifts to your loved ones, friends and colleagues. Why not make it more meaningful and purchase something that also helps the community at large? We have put together our list of holiday gifts that are worth giving, but also … Continue reading Gifts That Give Back 2019