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Top 7 Things to Do in Santiago Chile

Top 7 Things to Do in Santiago Chile

Santiago de Chile is the capital and cultural center of Chile. The cosmopolitan city offers museums, grand architecture, hillside parks and amazing food. In this versatile destination, it’s easy to find a million wonderful things to do in Santiago Chile. With just a day you […]

All the Things No One Tells You About a Botswana Safari

All the Things No One Tells You About a Botswana Safari

Botswana offers one of the best safari experiences on the continent. Nearly a third of the country has been turned into nature reserves, meaning a Botswana safari is abundant with elephants, lions and meerkats. From the Okavango Delta to the Kalahari Desert, this vast land […]

Samba Night: Visiting Mangueira in Rio

Samba Night: Visiting Mangueira in Rio

If you can’t make it to Rio for Carnival, visiting Mangueira in Rio will give you a taste of what makes the celebration so electrifying.

Where to Travel without a Passport

Where to Travel without a Passport

What is up with this winter? The northeast has been pummeled with snow, and another nor’easter is on the way next week. In the midwest “wintry systems” are expected to dump even more snow before spring arrives. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready […]

11 Reasons to Put Iguazu Falls on Your Travel Bucket List

11 Reasons to Put Iguazu Falls on Your Travel Bucket List

You may have heard of Niagara Falls or Victoria Falls, but they have nothing on the most amazing waterfall system in the world: Iguazu Falls. This awe-inspiring site has been named an UNESCO World Heritage location and one of the new 7 Wonders of the […]

When is Having a Tour Guide Worth It?

When is Having a Tour Guide Worth It?

Having a knowledgeable tour guide can add new depth to your travel experience. So, here’s how to decide whether to go it alone or hire a guide.

What’s it Like Being an American in Russia?

What’s it Like Being an American in Russia?

So what’s it really like being an American in Russia? Especially a single, black female American? Well I’m happy you asked. Here’s my the good, the bad and the frostbitten truth.

Avoid Budget Airline Fees & Save Money on Airfare

Avoid Budget Airline Fees & Save Money on Airfare

The key to flying on budget airlines is knowing how to play the game right. Here’s how to avoid budget airlines fees so you can save money.

8 Ways to Communicate in Places That Don’t Speak English

8 Ways to Communicate in Places That Don’t Speak English

Traveling to places where the locals don’t speak English can present a ton of communication challenges. But’s it’s not impossible! If you want to travel to places that do not speak English, it simply takes some preparation.

How I Ended Up Spending November in Russia

How I Ended Up Spending November in Russia

This is a story about how I found myself in spending November in Russia, against all manner of good sense. I had adventure on the brain…that naive girl.

How to Spend 3 Days in San Francisco

How to Spend 3 Days in San Francisco

SF charms you with eclectic neighborhoods, natural beauty and vivacious energy.  From its hilly suburbs to the bustling Union Square — there’s something for everyone.

7 Things to Do in Whistler If You Don’t Ski

7 Things to Do in Whistler If You Don’t Ski

Whistler, BC is world-renowned for its amazing slopes and perfect powder. But if you’re not planning to hit the slopes here’s 7 things to do in Whistler if you don’t ski or snowboard.