Category: Travel

New Travel App Makes Tracking Shared Travel Costs a Breeze

If you like to travel in groups, but dread having to keep track of who purchased what and who owes whom how much money, then you are going to absolutely love a new phone app that was recently developed.  The app’s name is Splid and it is revolutionizing the way groups are tracking and splitting the costs of travel.  Not only is it a brilliant idea that should help save travelers a ton of time and help avoid a lot of needless arguments about money, but the best part about the app is that it is so intuitive and easy to use.

Planning A Trip to the Apostle Islands

If you love to kayak, then you are going to absolutely love following the next adventure that I am planning.  There are a few places in the United States that I think are absolutely ideal for having a kayaking adventure.  Voyageurs National Park in Northern Minnesota, the Channel Islands in Southern California, and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan’s Upper Penninsula are some really great spots.  However, my favorite spot to kayak is undoubtedly the Apostle Islands in Northern Wisconsin.

Venice, Italy Travel Guide

Few places in Europe, if not the world, are as romantic as the city of Venice in Italy.  World renown for its beautiful canals, breathtaking churches, and wonderful shopping and food, Venice is one of the most romanticized cities in the world.  After all, it doesn’t get much more romantic than taking gondola ride down the Grand Canal as the sun sets over Venice.

Citizens From America, Japan, Australia, and Canada Will Soon Be Able to Visit Brazil Without a Visa

As an avid traveler, I would love to live in a world where travel restrictions don’t exist and people are able to visit all of the beautiful places in this world without having to jump thru a bunch of hoops.  With the news coming out last week about new travel restrictions for Americans visiting Cuba, and news earlier this year that the EU will be requiring a new electronic authorization for many countries starting in 2020, it was a pleasant surprise to hear this week that Brazil will be further reducing its Visa requirements for a select number of countries.

Understanding the New Cuba Travel Restrictions

There was some very significant travel news last week and I wanted to take a moment to cover that news in order to keep all of my followers informed.  In case you haven’t heard, the United States implemented some significant travel restrictions on travel to Cuba which may affect any trips that you have planned or were going to plan to Cuba.  In this article, I am going to explain what the travel ban means, what travel it effects and who will be affected, as well as explain whether or not you will need to cancel any plans you have made to travel to Cuba.

Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland Visitor Guide

With some of the most beautiful mountains and valleys in the world, Switzerland is one of the most scenic countries in all of Europe.  There are many places in Switzerland that exemplify this beauty, but perhaps none does so more than the town of Lauterbrunnen in central Switzerland.  In terms of scenic landscapes, it really does check all of the boxes that travelers are looking for in a beautiful mountain destination.

Kahawa Coffee Tour in Tanzania

When you think about visiting Tanzania, most people will probably think first-and-foremost about the country’s incredible wildlife and going on safari.  One might also think about the amazing culture of the Masaai tribes that live on the grasslands of the country.  What will almost assuredly not be on the top of most people’s minds is coffee and coffee tours.  

15 Tips to Make Sure You are Always Prepared When Traveling

Chances are, we have all been in a situation while traveling where we have felt like we really weren’t as prepared as we needed to be.  Whether we were dealing with something as trivial as being stuck out in the rain without an umbrella or something as serious as losing our passport.  There are few things that can ruin a trip quicker than being unprepared.  Trust me, I have learned this lesson repeatedly throughout my time traveling this world.

How to Road Trip in the USA

The United States is a vast country with many cultural and regional differences that requires time to explore.  While many travelers choose to take flights from place to place, taking a road trip in the USA is a one-of-a-kind experience that will give you a better idea of this amazing country and its people.

From exploring the popular West Coast with iconic cities and jaw-dropping national parks to taking the less touristy routes such as the American South, hitting the road in America is an amazing experience that will challenge some of the familiar stereotypes and create life-long memories.