Sometimes my favorite thing about travel is the interesting people I encounter. View an image I took of a body builder at Muscle Beach in California, where the infamous Ah-nold first got his start.
Are modern-day parents scaring their children away from backpacking and other travel adventures? One blogger worries that parents are sheltering their children so much that they will be afraid of travel. Read my response to his post.
Don’t let the Monday blues get you down. Read this list of some of the best travel blog posts from the past week and get inspired as you learn about what to eat in Belgium, the best day trips from Madrid, the top markets in Shanghai, and more.
The country of Portugal is one of travel writer Jeanine Barone’s areas of expertise. Read an interview with Barone that discusses what makes Portugal special, why it’s a great place for 20somethings, and what you should be sure not to miss.
Crossing the border (frontera) from one country to another in Central America is relatively easy except when it comes to going into Costa Rica. They decided if you plan on traveling by road into Costa Rica you needed another adventure. Learn about the complicated journey from one side to the other.
View photos of the breathtaking Notre Dame de Paris, a massive Gothic cathedral in Paris, France.
Have you ever been traveling and had the urge to pee, but are nowhere near a toilet (or have stumbled upon a horrifying toilet that is essentially unusable)? In comes the Ladybag, a new pocket urinal for women. Read a review of this quirky but useful product.
Bored? Want some travel ideas? Need inspiration? Read this list of some of my favorite travel-related blog posts from the past week.
Most 20somethings think guided tours have to be boring, impersonal, and full of clueless tourists. But not all tours are the same. Read a Q&A with Simon Maxwell, who explains why 20somethings can benefit much more from private, custom-made tours.
Europe is known for its street performers who stand completely motionless and pretend to be statues. View a photo of two performers in a rare moment of movement.
Do you love to get scared? The Mansion of Terror in Austin, Texas, is one of the most acclaimed haunted houses in the country. Win two free tickets and get the scare of your lifetime this Halloween season!
My Monday blues always gets better when I take the time to catch up on some of my favorite travel blogs. Here is a list of some of the best travel-related blog posts I’ve stumbled upon from the last week.I hope you’ll take the time to read them!