Travel Smart: 5 Scams To Avoid

When planning a trip, it’s so easy to get caught up researching local attractions and fun activities—but there is more to planning a trip than visits to tourist attractions. Scam artists prey on the starry-eyed tourists who let their guard down and often play on the traveler’s kind and trusting nature, desire to save on […]

Danielle Pointdujour

The Calm before the Storm

There is a certain amount of introspection that I like to have before going on a major trip. This reflection often happens in airports or buses, on trains or in the first moments of arrival. I reflect on what I often call, the calm before the storm, or more aptly, the quiet before the madness. […]

Zim Ugochukwu

Contemporary Doha

The sun rose twice. The stars blanketed the sky for hours reflecting on the ocean’s skin. 15 hours of natural beauty, and that was just the flight over. The final destination was just as remarkable as the journey. This is Doha, Qatar. The minute you touch down and enter the airport, you’re embraced by hosts […]


The Perfect Travel Partner

“I don’t want to travel alone.” I get it. A lot of people don’t think they can travel overseas alone, overlooking the fact that being interested in travel itself is a step in the right direction. I know traveling alone sounds scary and uncomfortable, but if I can travel alone, anyone can! Nowadays, you can […]

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