The sunny, wine-soaked Loire Valley in France has over 80 castles to choose from. I spent time in the region for my birthday exploring the area, drinking wine, and pretending these castles were mine. Here’s how you can do the same – and on a budget too!
I bought my first Lonely Planet guide book back in 2005, and I’ve been collecting them ever since. Yet, lately, I’ve noticed that their quality has gone down significantly. Are they still the relevant and reliable source they once were, or is the “backpacker’s blue bible” on the brink of extinction?
Ever wanted to work and travel around the world? In this reader story, Angéla shares how she went from never traveling to living abroad and working in 7 different countries. By working as an au pair, Angéla has found a way to both travel and earn money anywhere in the world.
Photography is a skill, and like all skills it takes practice and the right equipment to succeed. In this guest post, award-winning photographer Laurence Norah from Finding the Universe shares his photography tips to help you find the best camera for your travel style, skill level, and budget.
As much as I love staying in hostels, there is something nice about the luxuriousness of a hotel. They are clean and quiet and feature comfy beds, strong showers, and lots of soap I can take for later. The downside is they are expensive. Wondering how to find the best deals? I’ve got you covered.
Last month, I traveled through France again but this time with a theme: I’d explore it only using the sharing economy. I wanted to see if you could rely exclusively on the sharing economy websites for activities, transportation, and accommodation. I set out to find the local way of life – and to see if this was the best method of finding it.