I took this photo in Mykonos, a small island in the Cyclades in Greece. With so much coastline, it is known for its fresh seafood. Octopus is a local specialty and you can often find it drying in the sun.
It’s easy to plan a travel budget before you leave town, but once you’re out and about, it’s harder to cut corners. Read how Emily succeeded and how she failed in enjoying NYC on a budget.
Making new friends at hostels can be one of the best parts traveling. You get to meet people of different backgrounds, learn first-hand travel tips, plus, if you keep in touch, you have a new contact to visit somewhere in the world. Connecting with other travelers at your hostel is ridiculously easy, even if you tend to be shy at home. Here are some tips for making new friends.
New York City can be an expensive place to visit, but I’ve learned a few ways to make it more affordable. As I head out for a trip in the Big Apple, I share some of my tips on saving money in NYC.
Think you’ve seen it all at the Louvre in Paris? When I was there, I found a deserted storage room full of forgotten statues and artifacts. View a photo of this beautiful and creepy room.
Do you assume cruising is for grandparents? Do you think it’s an inauthentic way to travel? I beg to differ. Read why cruising can be an excellent and authentic way to travel, even in your 20s.
Whether you want to see a photo tour of a deserted island in the Arctic Circle or learn about five places in Australia you must see before you die, read this list of some of the best recent travel blog posts on the web.
Only a small percent of people under 35 use travel agents. Read a Q&A with Tom Lewis, travel agent who has worked with 20somethings. We discuss misconceptions about travel agents, advantages of using them, and what to look for if you are using a travel agent for the first time.
One of my posts made it into a travel blog carnival, I wrote a hotel review for another site, and I want readers to know that I am actively seeking guest posts!
During the summers, certain parts of Alaska stay light very late, and in some areas, it lasts the whole night. I took this photo around midnight while cruising through Alaska’s Inside Passage.
There are dozens of travel deals sites out there, but Getaroom.com is a new website that claims to be different from the rest. Not only does it offer unpublished rates you can’t find anywhere else, but if you bother to pick up the phone and call them, they will give you even more savings.
If you were in India and saw two bathroom doors, one for a Western toilet and one for an Indian toilet, which would you choose? A 24-year-old volunteering in India for a year discusses the symbolism behind this decision.