Koh Phi Phi is one of the most popular islands in Thailand. But I hate it. It’s overdeveloped, expensive, and bursting with an overabundance of tourists. What was once a paradise has now become a shallow tourist trap. It’s for that reason that I don’t think I’ll ever go back.
The Swedish Ice Hotel is located in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden. It has over 80 rooms and is built annually using ice from the nearby Torne River. The 30,000-square-foot hotel is located 200 km north of the Arctic Circle and features an Absolut Vodka ice bar, an ice cinema, an ice chapel, ice family rooms, and ice […]
While reading entries for my round-the-world trip contest, one theme came up time and time again: regret. There always seem to be two selves — the one we are and the one we imagine ourselves to be. But regret also gives us the power to make big changes in our lives.
Kristin Addis, our solo female travel expert, reminisces on the lessons she’s learned over the years as a solo female traveler — whether it’s the freedom of not having to answer to anyone else, or simply slowing down to enjoy the ride. Some lessons are only learned when you travel alone.
Staci was born with the rare medical condition known as Nager Syndrome. One consequence of Nager Syndrome is deafness, yet Staci has refused to let her condition interfere with her dreams of seeing the world. In this inspiring reader interview, Staci shares how she overcomes the obstacles in her way and manages to travel the world!
Built centuries ago by the Romans, Bath is one of the most beautiful, historic, and visited cities in England. The Romans came here when they invaded Britain because of the hot springs that bubble up from the earth. The local people thought this place had spiritual significance, and when the Romans came, they felt the […]