15 Scary Travel Moments Around the World – Part I

15 Scary Travel Moments Around the World – Part I

These 15 travelers share their scary travel moments, from walking in Marrakech to bicycling around the world. They also share how they overcame their scariest travel moments. This is real life travel— sometimes mistakes are made, and other times we just have bad luck....
10 Minutes for Better Travel Photos: Rule of Thirds

10 Minutes for Better Travel Photos: Rule of Thirds

Improve your travel photography or any other style with today’s easy tip on composition of a photograph. I’m going to show you the Rule of Thirds step-by-step on an iPhone, but you can use any phone or digital camera for this lesson. Why is the Rule of Thirds...
Photography Gear Packing List, Machu Picchu, Perú

Photography Gear Packing List, Machu Picchu, Perú

  Photography on Machu Picchu is amazing! Here’s my photography gear travel packing list, which you can use, too! It includes my camera bag and everything inside. I hiked up that steep mountain at 5 o’clock in the morning with all this, plus plenty of...
Itinerary for Photography at Machu Picchu, Peru

Itinerary for Photography at Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ruins are similar to Angkor Wat in Cambodia in that the area is massive and the work involved to build such a place is incredibly impressive. In terms of photography at Machu Picchu, it is difficult to photograph the location due to the number of tourists...
Travel in Myanmar with Kids – Activities, Part II

Travel in Myanmar with Kids – Activities, Part II

As a non-parent, I encourage all my readers to consider traveling to Myanmar with your children now or when they’re a little older. There are plenty of activities for kids in Myanmar, and due to the friendly culture it would be easy for your kids to meet local...

Submit Here – Travel Blogs

Submit here to have your travel blog listed! It’s free! To have your Travel Blog added, please submit using the form at the bottom of this page. I suggest using pencil and paper to list your categories, so you don’t need to scroll up and down too...
Comprehensive Travel Tips

Comprehensive Travel Tips

I have just a few travel tips I’ve found that each situation, whether it’s getting off the beaten path in a touristy area, saving my phone’s battery, or choosing a guesthouse in a developing country. I’ve learned some tips from others, and the...

Anyone Can Travel Affordably Around the World

I’m often asked how I travel affordably for extended periods on a small budget in high school, university, and as a working professional. I bring down the cost of my travel primarily in accommodation, which can add up quickly since I prefer a private room, air...

Youth Travel During High School

Travel abroad for people in the 15-19 year old range and who have not entered college or university is often referred to as ‘youth travel’. It offers an amazing experience for a person in high school or recent graduate.   Independent Versus Group Travel...

Travel Tip Galore

Safety, Packing, Getting Off the Beaten Path… and Lots More in this Travel Tip Galore Travel Tip #1 – Safety First! Trust & Safety Among friends and family, travelers are at times considered adventurous, brave, or crazy. After much analysis of these...

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Paraglide in Iquique, Chile – Atacama Desert

Paraglide in Iquique, Chile – Atacama Desert

I spent a month in Chile & Peru in November. USA citizens receive a free tourist visa upon arrival into both countries. In Chile, I spent 11 days paragliding in Iquique, located in the Atacama Desert in the far north of Chile. Summary of My Time in Chile...
Machu Picchu, Peru + More in 2 Weeks

Machu Picchu, Peru + More in 2 Weeks

I spent a month in Chile & Peru in November. USA citizens receive a free tourist visa upon arrival into both countries. The entire trip had minimal complications. I speak Spanish, and the non-Spanish speaking tourists also seemed perfectly happy. Here’s...
Arequipa, Peru: Santa Catalina Monastery

Arequipa, Peru: Santa Catalina Monastery

I’m tired and just want the bus company to load my luggage onto the bus to Arequipa, so I can board and sit down. The bus station is loud, and I keep checking in at the bus company desk. My luggage sits safely in a back room, and the young man at the desk keeps...
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