You and Your Boyfriend Are Done: Why You Should Take the Trip Anyway

So you are wondering if you should take a trip even though you initially planned it for you and your boyfriend. Check it out! This article investigates whether you should take the trip or not .

5 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid While Backpacking

Okay, so, after a couple international trips and traveling for about a year, I've realized that there are so many mistakes everyone makes on their first trip. They are super common, and easy to avoid! My hope is that after reading this article, you will be able to enjoy you're trip, and perhaps avoid exhausting yourself, wondering if you've seen everything, or regretting the money you've spent on your trip. 

And Then, To the Dismay of Our Mothers, Liz and I Somehow Hitchhiked Across a Developing Nation

Somehow, the juxtaposition of the scent of alcohol, heavy Spanish accent, and string of obscenities leaving his mouth made me doubt this. Perhaps I was right, because when the bus stopped, somehow, Liz's bag ended up out of her hands and off of the bus. Luckily, the driver managed to get the bag back and nothing was stolen.

The Art of Public Transit: My Four, Unbreakable, Cardinal Rules

I love traveling solo... most of the time. To be honest, I feel safer in most places while traveling than I do back in the states. However, I have four cardinal rules that I follow while waiting for the buses here in Costa Rica. Why? Because the stations in San Jose are in the worst neighborhoods. Additionally, bus stations in other places also seem to attract characters of all sorts. These rules can be applied almost everywhere and won't lead you astray.

Surviving Solo Travel: Valentine’s Day Tips

Here are nine things to do while traveling solo on Valentine's Day.

#GoCroatia: How To Spend Two Weeks In Croatia

Croatia is an incredible country with beautiful cities, plenty of nature, and great beaches. If Croatia is not on your itinerary, you need to add it as soon as possible. You won't be disappointed.

Weighing In: The Carry On

In spite of the weight, I would say that it was $189.00 well-spent (make sure to use google to find a coupon codes before paying full-price), and I have a feeling it will last far longer than the Ryanair bag I purchased for my first backpacking excursion.

Traveling around the World: Health Insurance and Vaccinations (because no one wants to get sick)

If you are anything like me, you probably think about this kind of necessity last. While saving up money is easy, finding health insurance coverage without a full-time job can be difficult. But, it doesn't have to be. WorldNomad, is a company that offers insurance to long-term travelers. It is easy to set up an … Continue reading Traveling around the World: Health Insurance and Vaccinations (because no one wants to get sick)