Can You Find Love and Romance on the Road?

“Isn’t it hard to have a relationship when you are traveling all the time?”, people often ask me. “Do you ever have a girlfriend?” The brutal truth is that yes, it’s very hard to have and maintain a relationship when you travel. One of the major downsides to long-term travel is the perpetual singleness that […]

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How To Survive a Swedish Midsummer

This is a guest post by Sofia of As We Travel. The 25th of June is fast approaching, and in Sweden that means it is almost time for the Midsummer holiday. Midsummer is the biggest celebration of the year in Sweden and is a tradition that celebrates the summer solstice (the longest day of the […]

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Rediscovering Italy

I first came to Italy in 2006. It was one of the first stops on my just-begun round-the-world adventure. Italy was everything I thought it would be and more. If there was a country that lived up to the hype, it was Italy. Backpacking around Italy, I spent most of my time in the north. […]

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Losing the Wonder of Travel

Last month, I was traveling Greece with a friend. My friend is sort of a travel newbie. While not her first time in Europe, it was her first time traveling without the comfort of her family or a group of friends. It was her first backpacking adventure and everything we did, everywhere we went, everything […]

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The Lost Girls Get Found

The Lost Girls (Amanda, Holly, and Jen) were three friends from NYC who decided to set out on a round the world trip. Their blog become a hit and inspiration for others, especially among women seeking to travel the world. They have recently published a book chronicling their adventures. Today, I sit down with Amanda […]

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How to Travel Around Africa

This article is by fellow travel blogger, Caz Makpeace. She’s spent time in Africa (I haven’t), so she agreed to write this article. Africa is a continent known for its wild animal encounters, dramatic landscapes, exotic cultures, and stunning beaches. It’s a travel experience that will creep under your skin, compelling you to return again […]

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