How to Plan a Surprise Trip for Someone

Booking.com Is it your SO’s birthday? Are you celebrating an anniversary or wanting to blow your best friend away with the best Christmas gift ever? Above all else, do you and your special someone love to travel? Then perhaps it’s really time to treat them (and maybe yourself too) to a surprise trip! This post …

Before You Go Checklist: How To Prepare for Long Term Travel

Booking.com So you’ve decided you’re ready for long term travel! Maybe you’re jetting off to explore Europe for a few months. Perhaps you are getting ready to study abroad in Chile or about to head to Thailand for some backpacking, a gap-year or a work-abroad placement. Whatever the deal may be, there are some key things …

How Not to Travel Like a Dumbass

Nobody wants to be labeled as a dumbass. At least, nobody that I know of. However some travelers end up getting labeled as dumbasses by locals and other less ignorant travelers. I have definitely witnessed my fair share of traveling dumbasses and I don’t want you to become one of them. So, without further ado, …

5 Reasons To Start A Travel Journal Right Now

I have kept many journals over the years and due to my love of travel, they have all turned into travel journals along the way. Here are some reasons why you should start a travel journal for yourself right away! This post contains affiliate links. Should you decide to purchase something from one of my …

Tips for a Semester Abroad

I feel now that I have completed my studies here in Santiago, Chile I can provide some tips to those of you who are about to embark on your own study abroad adventures. These are pretty broad tips and don’t just have to do with Chile so hopefully they will help you have a good …

You Don’t Always Need a Travel Plan

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