Popular destinations across the globe are virtually capturing their highlights, so that people can still travel, even if it’s from the comfort of their own home. With the numerous travel restrictions in place and a major chunk of time being spent at home, virtual experiences of exotic places around the world can uplift spirits by … Continue reading Virtual Tours Across the 7 Continents
While the Coronavirus pandemic has caused the world’s attractions to temporarily closed, there are still ways to experience its beauty online. There are thousands of virtual museum tours, living room concert performances, and even some guided tours that have come about in the past few weeks. But if you crave for something more outdoors, here … Continue reading Virtual Visits for Nature Lovers
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
Liechtenstein is the 6th smallest country in the world, located in the center of the Alps, between Switzerland and Austria. Whenever I mention Liechtenstein to someone, the common reactions I get are – Never heard of it, or I’ve been there on a day trip from Zurich. Honestly, I did not know much about this … Continue reading It Deserves More Than A Day Trip: Liechtenstein
When you think of West Africa, what first comes to mind? Possibly the Ebola virus scare, safety issues, or the history of slave trade. On my recent visit to Senegal with G Adventures, I was pleasantly surprised by this African nation. Here are some things I discovered during my journey. 1. The people are friendly. … Continue reading 10 Things You Need To Know Before Going To Senegal
Adventure travel writer Phoebe Smith shares her soothing tales of Slow Travel with the Calm community and helps people fall asleep on World Sleep Day.
Looking for the perfect place to celebrate Christmas this year? Head to Innsbruck, the capital of Alps for Christmas markets, Krampus parade and snow covered ski slopes.
I have a few friends from Moldova here in Atlanta. But many others have never even heard about this tiny country in Eastern Europe. So the biggest question I get is: “Why would you want to go there?” My response – why not! Moldova got a bad rep after Dutch sociologist Ruut Veenhoven named it … Continue reading Five Tips for Traveling to Moldova
Prior to visiting Ireland this summer, I had very little knowledge about Irish cuisine. The handful of Irish restaurants in Atlanta are known for their pub style atmosphere serving burgers, fried foods, potatoes and lots of beer. Though that is an integral part of the Irish culture, modern Irish cuisine has evolved quite a bit … Continue reading Most Delicious Things to Eat in Ireland Right Now
Is watching the northern lights on your bucket list? The dazzling aurora borealis can been seen over Iceland practically every night from October to March. With cheap flights on Iceland Air and Wow Air, now is the time to start planning aurora hunting tours to Iceland. Most airlines offer free stopovers in Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik, … Continue reading The Most Adventurous Things to Do in Iceland