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One week in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

If you are a traveler like me or you have probably heard the following questions/phrases from your friends and family… Wow you got to go where? Wasn’t that expensive? You travel by yourself isn’t that dangerous? All of these type of questions are why I created this site. I want to dispel all these horribly […]

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Everything You Need to Know About VPNs for Travel

On the first Tuesday Thursday of each month, Dave Dean from Too Many Adapters gives us great tips and advice on travel tech and gear. In this month’s column, he delves deep into VPNs, what they are, and why they are important. Computer security seems to be always in the news, whether it’s revelations of […]

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Top 6 YouTube Sailing Channels

 Top 6 YouTube Sailing Channels I recently ran across the S/V Delos YouTube page while I was cruising videos and was hooked! I absolutely love to travel and I could instantly connect with Brian and his brother. During some slower work days I looked around for more channels like it and found only a handful […]

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20 Things I’ve Learned From Traveling Around the World for Three Years | The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss

Gary Arndt is the man behind Everything Everywhere, one of the most popular travel blogs in the world, and one of Time Magazine’s “Top 25 Best Blogs of 2010.” Since March 2007, Gary has been traveling around the globe, having visited more than 70 countries and territories, and gaining worldly wisdom in the process. Today, […]

Budget backpacking | thebrokebackpacker.com

Budget backpacking | thebrokebackpacker.com

My dad was pretty shocked we were still together after backpacking Southeast Asia. “3 months? In Asia? With you? And you are still Together?” Thanks for the support, dad. More commonly, people ask “How did you survive traveling together?” Well, it’s hard because you never know how things will pan out until they actually happen. […]

How man flies for free – Business Insider

How this man flies for free

Courtesy of Scott KeyesScott Keyes will be traveling to 13 countries and over 20,000 miles on his next trip, all for free. When I spoke with Scott Keyes, he was on a 10-hour layover in Dallas kicking back in the Centurion Lounge, where American Express has provided its members with free food and drinks, high-speed […]

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How to Be on Vacation Every Day for the Rest of Your Life (Really) | Inc.com

Bear with me–I think I’ve figured this out. I wish I’d done so years ago, but better late than never. (Hint: It involves entrepreneurship.) Recently, I asked hundreds of entrepreneurs, CEOs, and other leaders for their best tips on taking great vacations. The result, “17 Habits of Highly Effective People Who Take Really Amazing Vacations,” […]

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How to Find a Female Travel Buddy

How I met my best friend on the backpacker equivalent of Tinder, took a leap of faith and hoped she wasn’t a male serial killer from ‘The Land of the Free’. Aged 19, I was looking for an adventure. I had essentially been halfway around the world and back but as a tourist and not […]

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10 Simple Tips to Help You Avoid Getting Sick When You Travel

I get a lot of questions about health care on the road – “How can I avoid getting sick? What need vaccines? What happens when I do get sick?” Since I’m not a doctor, I don’t like giving medical advice so I’ve asked Mike Huxley, a registered nurse and author of the blog Bemused Backpacker […]