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Tips on Culture and Etiquette for Your Spain Vacation

Tips on Culture and Etiquette for Your Spain Vacation

Spain, a welcoming country full of vibrant history, is home to over 44 million people. As with every culture, the Spanish have their own cultural values and norms that dictate their behavior and ways of life. So, a little pre-trip research always goes a long way Here are some things to know about Spain's culture and etiquette before your next trip!

10 Things to Know Before Traveling to Brazil

10 Things to Know Before Traveling to Brazil

Brazil is a vibrant country in South America! As the largest South American country, it is home to 60% of the Amazon Rainforest. It is a popular travel destination for several reasons. Do you have some worries about visiting the world’s largest exporter of coffee? Curious to when the best time to visit? Continue reading for some helpful tips!

The Easiest Ways to Get a Cuban Visa

The Easiest Ways to Get a Cuban Visa

Some of the most common questions I received after returning from Cuba was: wait, isn’t it illegal for Americans to travel there? How did you get the visa? Many myths are present regarding whether or not Americans can legally travel to Cuba. The short answer: yes you can, and it’s pretty simple. To visit Cuba when traveling from the United States, you need a visa (or tourist card - they’re the same thing).

The Best Travel Apps for 2019

The Best Travel Apps for 2019

If travel is on your to-do list this year (and it really should be!), then you are in luck, because the new year has brought new travel apps for iOs and Android that will make your travel even smoother and easier than ever before.  From apps that help you translate words into a variety of languages, to ones that organize all of your reservations into one central spot, these new apps will help you during each and every step of your travels!

The Ultimate Cuba Travel Guide

The Ultimate Cuba Travel Guide

Have you been daydreaming about visiting Cuba? Before you book anything, here is an extensive Cuba travel guide. From what to pack to getting your visa, from how to get there to what to see, we’re sharing everything you need to know for a great Cuban experience.

Everything You Need to Know About Travel Insurance

Everything You Need to Know About Travel Insurance

Whether you are taking off for a weekend getaway or crossing off another international dream destination from your bucket list, the option to purchase travel insurance will always present itself to you.  We have compiled some important information about travel insurance to help you make the right decision, for you, when it comes to your travel investment.

Best Boutique Hotels in Italy

Planning a trip to the beautiful country of Italy? Need suggestions on the best boutique hotels? Well you have come to the right place! Featured boutique hotels will be in Venice, Florence, Bologna, and Umbria. Boutique are small hotels with anywhere from 10 to 100 rooms. Most have unique settings with individualized and upscale accommodations. Each boutique hotel offers a distinctive experience filled with history!

10 Essentials You Need for Your Italian Adventure

10 Essentials You Need for Your Italian Adventure

Packing for a trip can be so stressful! You can make list after list and still forget something. We are here to help with 10 packing essentials to make your trip to Italy comfortable.  Italy has seasons so make sure you know the season you are packing for. These ten essential are for all seasons of travel and any region of Italy you will explore.

Packing Guide for Patagonia

Packing Guide for Patagonia

Patagonia feels like a mythical land full of wonder and adventure. Known for its breathtaking views and diverse landscapes, you’ll find snow-capped mountains, towering glaciers, roaring waterfalls, and milky blue lakes. The region lies at the southernmost tip of South America and is shared by Chile and Argentina—the Andes Mountains divides the land. With seven national parks throughout Patagonia, this is the ultimate getaway for nature lovers. This destination still flies a bit under the radar, and chances are you have no idea what to pack. Don’t fear because we’ve got you covered. Keep reading to discover the essential packing guide for Patagonia!

The Ultimate Guide to Torres Del Paine Trek in Patagonia

The Ultimate Guide to Torres Del Paine Trek in Patagonia

Trekking through Patagonia’s Torres Del Paine (pronounced PIE-nay), is an experience not to be missed. if you take a look at the trail map, you’ll understand the origin of the term “W trek.”  It is also one of the most popular multi-day hikes in Chile as you are exposed to everything the park has to offer.

Tips for Hiking the Inca Trail

Tips for Hiking the Inca Trail

Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is an experience unlike any other. With three routes to choose from, the trek takes you through the Andes Mountains to the gates of the famous ruins. This journey can be found on many travelers’ bucket lists, and while almost anyone can accomplish it, a lot of important preparation must be done. The expedition will test your physical and mental limits like never before, but the experience and the breathtaking views make it so worth it. Keep reading to learn our tips for hiking the Inca Trail!

China Packing List

China Packing List

China is brimming with rich culture, breathtaking scenery, and never-ending adventures. Relax in the tropical paradise of Hainan, trek the Great Wall, or explore the waterfront metropolis of Shanghai—the possibilities are endless. This massive country is known for its great regional diversity, which means packing can get a little tricky. But don’t let the question of what to bring stress you out because we’ve got you covered, no matter what plans you have in store. Keep reading to see our China packing list!

Our Favorite Travel Accessories

Our Favorite Travel Accessories

Traveling is a time of experiencing new adventures, connecting with different cultures, and creating lifelong memories. It’s an invaluable way to learn about both yourself and the world around you—all while having fun. But as exciting as traveling is, it can also be pretty stressful. Luckily, there’s all kinds of gadgets out there to ensure a stress-free vacation. Keep reading to find out our favorite travel accessories!

Top Tips for Saving Money on Travel

Top Tips for Saving Money on Travel

There’s nothing better than getting out into the world and exploring faraway places you’ve always dreamed of visiting. For many, the idea of traveling abroad seems unattainable and too expensive. However, there are plenty of ways to save on travel and have an unforgettable experience without breaking the bank. Keep reading to find out our top tips for saving money on travel!

What to Pack for an African Safari

What to Pack for an African Safari

A trip on an African Safari is an amazing way to be exposed to nature and see a variety of animals in their natural habitat. If you are wondering where to go in Africa to have this once in a lifetime experience, check out these trips to Botswana and Tanzania, to visit some of the most famous places in Africa, like the Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls, or Ngorongoro Crater. Do keep in mind that many safari trips involve arriving on a small plane with luggage restrictions, so being mindful of what you bring is very important.

What to Know Before Traveling to Morocco

What to Know Before Traveling to Morocco

After having had the opportunity to travel to Morocco and visit nine different cities within the country, I have fallen in love with the rich culture and stunning architecture. The highlights of my trip included visiting Le Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech, the blue city of Chefchaouen, and the medina of Fez. If you are thinking about planning your next trip to the land of mountains, cities, and deserts, here are some Morocco travel tips to read before your trip.

Complete Japan Travel Guide

Complete Japan Travel Guide

Japan is one of the most interesting places in the world. This fascinating country has a unique blend of old and new—Tokyo is a bustling hub of modern technology, while Kyoto has centuries-old temples and ancient traditions. Rich history and culture, an endless variety of experiences, breathtaking views, and mouthwatering cuisine make Japan a top travel destination. Before you book your next vacation, be sure to read our Japan travel guide for everything you should know about traveling to Japan!

India Packing List | What to Pack for India

India Packing List | What to Pack for India

India's rich and vibrant culture is one of the oldest in the world, making it a popular destination for a variety of tourists. However, with a diverse climate and terrain, and countless things to do in India, packing for a trip to India can cause many to hesitate. For both men and women, dressing conservatively is a good rule of thumb. While traditional and acceptable dress has evolved and changed, having options such as scarves, wraps, and long pants is a good idea, especially for when visiting India's holy sites. Here are some additional helpful tips on what to pack for India to ensure your trip is a success.