Europe: Should I rent a car or take the train?

Europe: Should I rent a car or take the train?

So you’re heading to Europe and have no idea how to get around? Transportation in a new country can be scary, especially knowing if you should rent a car or take the train. So which is better? Taking a car or renting a train is a very personal decision. There...
Things to do in Regensburg, Germany

Things to do in Regensburg, Germany

Although not as well known as other German cities, Regensburg has 140,000 residents, and is the fourth-largest Bavarian city in the State of Bavaria. It is only hours away from numerous metropolitan European cities, and can even make a good day trip. Whether you plan...
Countries that require a Visa for U.S. citizens

Countries that require a Visa for U.S. citizens

Because not all countries require a Visa for United States citizens to visit, the concept is a difficult one — especially for first-time travelers. Many European countries only require a passport, and not a Visa, for U.S. citizens to visit. But if you plan a trip to...
Peru changes rules for Machu Picchu to control numbers

Peru changes rules for Machu Picchu to control numbers

Machu Picchu has become one of the most visited South American locations, and the country of Peru has decided to make some moves to protect the ancient site. According to The Guardian, the Peruvian government has made the changes after Unesco threatened to add Machu...
5 ways to avoid getting ripped off while traveling

5 ways to avoid getting ripped off while traveling

Travel is fun, and it’s always a learning experience. But one thing not many people talk about is how you can easily be taken advantage of in a foreign country. Even if it ends up only costing you a few extra dollars, knowing someone was less than honest with...
Unique things to do in Prague

Unique things to do in Prague

Prague, Czech Republic is a beautiful and historical city in central Europe that is full of culture. Whether you are looking to be a tourist or to just set out to explore, the city offers a great trip for any traveler. Here are our top unique things to do in Prague....
Why planning your first big trip is so stressful

Why planning your first big trip is so stressful

Planning your first big trip can be intimidating — for many reasons. But planning your second or third, or hundredth, trip seems to get easier and easier. So why is planning that first trip so stressful? You don’t want to mess it up When you have never traveled...
Take a tour of Iceland by drone

Take a tour of Iceland by drone

Iceland’s beauty includes volcanoes, geysers, waterfalls, and miles and miles of open land. Many who visit, even avid travelers, say there is nothing like it. But if you cannot get to Iceland any time soon, photographer Yannick Calonge has done the next best...
Vogue’s top 10 travel destinations

Vogue’s top 10 travel destinations

Vogue released their list of the hottest places to travel, and surprisingly, only one of them is in the United States. The list includes some obvious destinations, and some not-so-obvious ones. 1. Georgia (the country). Vogue chose Georgia as their number one...
Top 5 most Googled cities

Top 5 most Googled cities

When you think of dream vacations, destinations like London, New York, or Paris may come to mind. But it turns out that the top Googled travel destinations are not the most obvious. Google released their list of the top 5 fastest-rising searched cities – as well...