A Backpacking Adventure Through Barcelona

One backpack and limited cash was all I had when I arrived in Barcelona with my best friend. We were in the midst of a four-city tour in Europe and we wanted to make the most out of our three nights in Barcelona. After arriving in the city and observing the beautiful architecture, I had […]

Kimberley Richards

A “New” Type Of Tourism Is Expected To Take Over In Africa

Anyone who has spent time in Africa knows that the continent has an endless amount of experiences to offer every type of traveler, but despite the stunning beaches, cosmopolitan cities, unmatched dining and thriving arts scene, conversations around travel to Africa in the mainstream is still wildly focused on safaris and group trips. Immersive, experience-driven travel to […]

Travel Noire

The Joy of Being an Expat: What I Learned Living Abroad

On the evening of Saturday, October 17th, I found myself at New York City’s JFK airport with four overweight suitcases, negotiating baggage fees and trying to make sure I would arrive in Geneva with everything I thought I would need. I was scheduled to begin a new job in Switzerland, a country I had only […]

Wanderlust Simply

24 Hours in Konya

“There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don’t you?” ― Rumi If you’ve ever been touched by the words of Rumi, you owe it to yourself to visit his home. Though not his birthplace, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad […]

Chantal Blake

5 Ways to Travel More Without Quitting Your Job

It seems every week there’s another story of someone who quit their job and flew off to some far corner of the globe to spend the next decade, or the rest of their life, “on vacation.” As tempting as those stories may be, they can also be unrealistic, overly idealistic and sometimes dishonest. Many of […]

Wanderlust Simply

Zambia: An Adventure-Seeker’s Playground

Most adventure seekers and safari enthusiasts would probably draw a blank when you mention visiting Zambia. Only those ‘in the know’ have an inkling to the natural secrets that this land-locked destination holds. One of the best-kept secrets is that the country hosts the world’s largest falling sheet of water. In case there is any […]

Bianca Malata

How to Eat Like a Local in Montreal

“There are three things you need to eat when visiting Montreal: poutine, bagels and smoked meat.” Ann Marie, my food tour guide and a lifelong resident of Montreal, ticked off the three items with her hand before leading the way to the first stop. Over the next several hours, we sampled our way across six local establishments in […]

Tausha Cowan

The Kentucky Bucket List

‘What exactly is there to do besides bourbon and barbeque in Kentucky?’ is the question that I continuously received prior to my visit, and quite honestly, I wasn’t so sure. Kentucky was never a place I had on my short list to visit, but once I got there, I was just as eager to make the […]

Erin Douglas

5 Reasons to Skip Paris and Head to Montreal

Audrey Hepburn once said, “Paris is always a good idea.” While I love Paris and agree with this quote, I also think that Montreal is always a good idea. Maybe even a better idea than Paris. Why would I compare the two? Well, when one thinks of Paris, they often think of the romance of […]

Tausha Cowan

The Road Less Traveled: A Day in Luxembourg City

“Where are you headed next?” “Luxembourg!” “Oh cool…silly question, where is that again? Switzerland?” “No, but close, there’s a “Little Switzerland” in Luxembourg!” “Wait, I thought Luxembourg was a capital city in another country?” “Yeah, Luxembourg City IS the capital of Luxembourg!” “Oh jeez, get out of here before you drive me nuts!” “Haha, love […]

Khadijat Oseni

How To Plan The Perfect Roadtrip

Planes, trains and buses may get you where you need to go, but there is something alluring about hitting the open road to begin a new journey. Taking a road trip can be a terrific way to travel and see more of the city/country/state you are visiting. However, roadtrips can also be exhausting. Before you […]

Roni

The Music Lover’s Guide to Montreal

Kendrick Lamar, Nas, Joss Stone, Beres Hammond, Lady Saw, The Black Keys, Destra, and the list goes on. These are just a few of the thousands (yes, thousands) of musical artists passing through Montreal this summer. As the largest city in the Canadian province of Quebec, Montreal is often referred to as the Paris of […]

Tausha Cowan

How to Quit Your Job and Move Abroad

We all dream of that moment: the day when you gracefully hand in your two weeks notice and decide you’re going to quit your job, follow your dreams and move abroad. Shortly after graduating from college I was living in New York City, working with a company that I loved and making over 55K a […]

Sienna Brown

How to Make a Travel Vision Board

Vision boards—no matter what the theme—have been hailed for their roles in helping usher greater success in romance, health or careers. Maybe you’ve long envisioned yourself on the beaches of St. Lucia or in a tavern listening to local jazz in South Africa. Whatever the trip, whatever the activity—get started on your travel vision board now. […]

shightower

The Highs and Lows of an Adventure Trip

Costa Rica was a learning experience for my friend Jamie and me. We took a week-long surf and Spanish trip to Montezuma, Costa Rica. Although it wasn’t the trip we would’ve imagined, we left feeling grateful and full of new experiences. The Journey There Arriving to Montezuma was a journey. Jamie and I flew into San […]

Kaycee Brock