If you’re visiting Australia, you need to visit Perth. Because the majority of the Australia’s population lives on the east coast and rarely ventures off of it, Perth almost seems like another country. And that’s what makes it different and worth visiting.
Oxford, founded sometime during the ninth century, expanded during the Middle Ages as a center for learning—first for theology, then medicine, and then law. Over the centuries, the university has added more departments, and now you can study with the best and brightest in any field. The small city of Oxford is basically one giant […]
Hey everyone! As you (may) know, I’m hosting a conference in September called TravelCon. For a long time, I’ve dreamed of organizing a conference in conjunction with our Superstar Blogging program. Something that would take everything we have online and bring it to life. I want to bring our students, other travel bloggers, and industry […]
After I left Salisbury, I headed to Cornwall, the farthest west you can go in England. The county is filled with farms, small towns (I stayed in Lostwithiel, population 3,000), and tiny fishing villages. Cornwall is usually referred to as the backwater of England and its residents as rubes. Its image in England is like […]
“Let’s go hiking,” I said one early morning at breakfast. “OK, we’ll go after lunch,” said Gloria and Lena. Gloria was a thirty-something olive skinned Spanish woman and her friend Lena, a short Latino with jet black hair from Chicago. Both were the only native Spanish speakers on the tour and helped me greatly improve […]
Back in December, I announced Heather T. as the winner of my round the world contest. A month into her journey, Heather shares some highlights (and low points!) of her experiences in South America so far. Find out what she’s been up to, and what her year ahead looks like.