As a native English speaker, I hit the traveling jackpot. Wherever I go in the world, I never have a problem communicating with people. English is the lingua franca of the world, and if anything’s ever in a second language, it’s always English. In hostels, people from around the world converse with each other in […]
I have always viewed the Baltics as sort of the outer frontier of European travel, a place well off the beaten Eurotrip path that most travelers follow. I couldn’t say where the genesis of this thought came from, but probably from the fact I can count on one hand the number of people I know who have […]
This is a guest post by Elise from Positive World travel. She sits down with some traveling couples to find out what works and what doesn’t when it comes to balancing a relationship with travel. While there is no secret to a successful relationship, these couples share the wisdom and insight they earned from months or years of traveling together.
As I wandered around Sighisoara searching for coffins, bats, vampires, and human blood, I realized Romania wasn’t going to give me what I wanted: lots of cheesy Dracula tourism. I’d been to Bran, Transylvania, and Bucharest, and so far had encountered nothing about vampires. It was odd. The Romanians just haven’t decided to get in on […]
For some reason, hardly anyone visits Romania. I rarely ever saw any large groups of tourists while here. But for the travelers that make the journey, they all seem to flock to Brasov. Out of the all the places in Romania I visited, Brasov definitely had the most people. I think people are drawn here […]
Seeing the world is an incredible opportunity. But more than any sites or experiences, most travelers I talk to are really drawn to the sense of freedom and adventure — the endless possibilities. While you’re traveling, the days seem to hold limitless potential and opportunity. Who wouldn’t want that?