Skyroam Solis: Never Worry About Roaming Charges Again!

One of the biggest problems with traveling abroad is roaming charges, if you can even use your phone internationally. I learned the hard way that a quick 10-minute call from Aruba can cost $80 and a month in Cancun can cost $700. Here’s the progression of how I got smarter with each trip abroad until Read More…

What to Wear in Morocco (and More)

What to Wear in Morocco (and More)

Some travel destinations are cut and dry, black and white. You know exactly what to see, where to go, and what to expect. Others are a little more ambiguous and require a little more research. Some of the things that make a destination a little more mysterious might an unusual landmark, like a desert, or Read More…

How To Survive Plane Travel Gone Wrong

Travel stories can be interesting. Most of the time I don't let mishaps ruin my plans or get me down, but I can understand how someone else might get discouraged enough to stop traveling if some of these things were to happen to them. So here are my stories and tips to survive travel gone wrong.

I’ve flown a lot in my life, and I’ve had my fair share of interesting travel stories. Recently, I had two crazy things happen to me that made me reflect on all the times that plane travel has gone wrong for me. Most of the time I don’t let mishaps ruin my plans or get Read More…

50 Shades of Blue in Travel

The trilogy 50 Shades of Grey brought about a 50 Shades of all colors craze. You might talk about the 50 shades of red lipsticks you have, or the 50 shades of blonde in your hair. I’m going to turn your attention to travel. I have seen lots of colors during my travels. Some destinations are full Read More…

Schools in Spain: What to Expect When Teaching Abroad

If you've decided to teach in schools in Spain, you might not know what to expect. You'll never know until you try. But this post may help you prepare.

If you’ve decided to teach English abroad in Spain, you might be wondering what the schools in Spain are like. If you’ve never taught in a school before, you might not have a clue what to expect. If you have taught in a school before, you may be expecting something completely different. Or maybe it’s Read More…

9 Must-See Places in Ireland

With a wonderfully rich and welcoming culture, Ireland is among places across the world that will put a sparkle in your eyes. Its people are friendly and the laid-back culture, with a fascinating history, comes as a key addition to the destination. If you are thinking about visiting Ireland, you must have considered getting information Read More…

When is the Best Time to Visit Iceland?

With WOW Air offering ridiculously low airfare to Iceland, this northern little island is high on traveler radar recently. I’ve seen more and more snapchat and Instagram posts from Iceland this year than ever before, and the number of people asking for my opinion on what to do in Iceland is growing exponentially! When people Read More…

Snorkeling the Freezing Waters of Silfra, Iceland

Where can you swim between two tectonic plates? Snorkeling the freezing glacial waters of Silfra is an awesome adventure when visiting Iceland.

Iceland is a magical land of fire and ice. You can see things in Iceland that you can’t find anywhere else in the world, from glaciers and waterfalls to volcanoes and lava fields. Much of the country looks like a foreign planet. Now, with cheap flights from America and Europe or free layovers en route Read More…

The Local Village Tour of Isla Grande

Local Village Tour of Isla Grande

It’s not a secret that Colombia is still a bit third world. Though the economy is getting better after the infamous drug problems of the 1990’s, the country is still in a subpar state. In big cities like Cartagena, economic troubles are well hidden behind clean employee uniforms, high rise hotels, and pricey tourist restaurants. Read More…

Spirit Airlines: Flying on a Budget

I read a hotel review recently about how at a certain upscale hotel, you wouldn’t see backpackers. It was then I realized that budget traveling has a negative connotation. I may travel only with a backpack, but I don’t let money slow me down if there’s something I want to do! I ended up staying Read More…