Travel And Exploration

Use our travel guide to explore interesting and exciting places around the world. We’ll show you some of the best places to visit, regardless of your budget and time allowance. Whether you’re retired and have months to travel, or are headed out for a weekend, we’ll find your ideal travel itinerary suited to your budget and travel interests. From sporting events like Wimbledon to that amazing curry recipe you had in southeast Asia, we’ve got you covered.

Maybe you prefer to explore with a group of people you know, such as family or friends, or not, and would rather go with a group of total strangers. Either way, we’ll help you with our reviews of the best online website to use when booking travel. We also discuss different styles of travel, various vacation spots to consider (often with an outline of our personal experiences) and review some of the top companies in the industry.

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Which Ship Should You Board? Norwegian vs Royal Caribbean vs Carnival vs Princess vs Celebrity

Want a hassle-free getaway with little to no worries about planning an itinerary, finding good restaurants, or arranging transportation from one place to the next? Why not consider taking a cruise? Cruises are popular with families and adults alike for a simple reason — they take the “work” out of your vacation so you can sit back, relax and enjoy! And with today’s cruise options, you have your pick of amazing destinations, high-quality, on-board entertainment and activities, fine dining and much more…

Great Wall of China Facts

10 Fun And Interesting Facts About The Great Wall Of China

The Great Wall of China is one of those feats of human vision, power, and technology that we find utterly amazing. It is a cultural icon that spans centuries of religious, political, and social belief systems. Like the great Pyramids of Egypt, the Taj Mahal of India, and Barabadour of Indonesia, the Great Wall of China inspires both curiosity and awe of ancient man…

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Sound of Music: Performed At Central Station In Antwerp, Belgium

In this day and age of globalization, where more and more people can be connected in an instant, it doesn’t take much for sensationalism to spread. Fortunately, every now and then, amidst all the doom and gloom stories, there’s a glimmer of hope, or good news, that makes its way through the air waves.

Best Luggage Brands: Delsey vs Samsonite vs Travelpro vs Swiss Gear vs Victorinox

Sometimes luggage can get pretty beat up with wear and tear over time and doesn’t hold up. That’s why it’s worthwhile to invest in quality luggage brands that will last (and keep your stuff protected on the go). We love traveling, and we’ve done our fair share of research and have quite a bit of experience with testing luggage. We reviewed and ranked the best luggage brands on the market using criteria including warranty, locks, wheels, straps, compartments, handles, material and more…

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The Ultimate Guide To Finding The Best RV Insurance

Are you taking the plunge and buying your own RV? Don’t know much about RV insurance? RV insurance is a necessity for any owner, whether you live in your motorhome full-time or only take it on occasional road trips. What types of coverage are available? What factors do you need to consider? And how much will RV insurance run you…

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Best RV Rental Companies: RVShare vs Outdoorsy vs Cruise America & More

Ever dreamed of hitting the road with your partner or family to see as many majestic U.S. sites as you can? Are pricey hotel and restaurant costs holding you back? The answer is simple — and much more affordable: rent an RV. Whether you’re looking to rent an RV for your next vacation or want to earn money renting out the RV you own, we’ve got all the info you need…

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Bahamas Yoga Retreat with Suzy McCalley

This is not your “average” yoga retreat. We’ll be integrating various modalities like reiki, Emotional Freedom Tapping (aka EFT), group coaching and more to help you connect deeper with your self, your body, mind and an awesome pop-up community created just for the retreat. You will be challenged – whether that means letting go and relaxing, or going deeper into a stretch, or maybe it’s experiencing a difficult emotion or even building up a detoxifying sweat. Be sure to read to the bottom for event details and an exclusive coupon code for our readers…

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Casa Divina Cloudforest Retreat

Casa Divina is a cloud forest retreat in the middle of the Ecuadorian jungle near the town of Mindo. It is run by a couple – Molly, who hails from the bay area in Northern California; and Efrain, a Mindo native and lifelong naturalist. They both share a love of nature and work hard to help the Mindo community preserve the cloud forest. They are very aware of the benefits of a sustainable economy, and therefore grow and use local ingredients, and run their lodge in harmony with their surroundings…

Roatan beach

A Guide to Roatan Excursions in Honduras

Looking to escape from the rat race we call life to an island paradise? Do you love to scuba dive or snorkel more than anything you can imagine? Look no further than Roatan, Honduras. And, being the most tourism-driven economy in Honduras while also an island that is separated from the mainland, it makes for a unique cultural escape of its own…

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The Ultimate London Restaurant Guide

When you travel, one of the best ways to get to know the culture is to eat the local food. So when we travel, we do a lot of it – eat that is. My parents (who we recently traveled to London with) tend to do a bit of homework in advance via guides and recommendations from friends as well as Frommer’s. Our bellies greatly appreciated this extra planning effort. So here’s a recap of our caloric intake in London, England, during the summer of 2013…

Mallorca restaurant

Dining in Spain: A Guide To Mallorca Restaurants

Delicious tapas, cold sangria and cervezas, laid back lifestyle, all in the magical and beautiful backdrop of the coast? What’s not to love about Mallorca. Mallorca, a Balearic island off the coast of Spain, it is a hidden gem if you ask me. Just a short flight from London (or direct flights to dozens of other European destinations) it is full of history, charm and a perfect mix of both sightseeing and relaxation. There are cathedrals, museums and of course shopping. And all extremely affordable. My first time to Mallorca, and hopefully not my last. I wanted to recap some of the places we stumbled upon as tourists in hopes that it would be useful for others should they get so lucky to experience this place (aka heaven on earth)…

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