RTW Plane Ticket

RTW Ticket vs. One Way Tickets, Which One is Better?

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If you are planning to travel around the world, you have two options for booking your flights: a RTW ticket or a series of one-way tickets. Both options have pros and cons, with the main factors being cost and flexibility. If you will be traveling around the world, don’t automatically assume that you need to book a RTW ticket. There …

How much does it cost to travel around the world

How much does it cost to travel around the world?

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One of the most popular questions we get asked is how much does it cost to travel around the world. This was our biggest question too, before we decided to take a big trip like this. It costs a lot less than you probably think. Traveling long term, several months or longer, costs a lot less per day than what …

Vietnam Things to do

12 Must-Have Experiences in Vietnam

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Vietnam is the perfect mix of the past, present, and future. Explore the ancient Imperial Palace in Hue, tour rapidly growing Ho Chi Minh City, and watch as the Dragon Bridge in Da Nang puts on a pyrotechnic show. The cuisine in Vietnam is phenomenal. I would travel back to Vietnam just for the food…it’s that good. But there are …

Innsbruck Austria Vacation Planning

8 Great Things to do in Innsbruck, Austria

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Innsbruck is a colorful, picturesque city nestled in the Austrian Alps. Its biggest draw is its location. Innsbruck sits in a valley and it surrounded by enormous, snow-capped mountains. This is a city with endless views…ride cable cars to the mountain peaks, visit a ski jump, or climb the Town Tower for unbeatable views. With its close proximity to Italy and …

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Road Trippin’ on the Garden Route of South Africa

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Driving the Garden Route of South Africa is an amazing journey. Not only is the scenery gorgeous but the opportunities for action-packed activities are almost endless. Feed an African elephant, walk a cheetah, ride an ostrich, go whale watching, hike amazing Robberg Peninsula, and even go shark cage diving if you dare. South Africa is such a wild place to …

Tasman Island Cruise Photo

The Tasman Island Cruise: One of the Best Ways to Experience Tasmania

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Looking to add a little adventure to your trip to Tasmania? Then put the Tasman Island Cruise on your list. This was one of our favorite experiences in Tasmania and we highly recommend it. What is the Tasman Island Cruise? The Tasman Island Cruise is a scenic speedboat tour along the stunning coastline of the Tasman Peninsula. On this 3 hour …

Himeji Castle Japan

Day Trip to Himeji Castle in Japan

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Himeji Castle is the largest and most visited castle in Japan. If you are staying in Kyoto or Osaka, Himeji is easily accessible, making this a fantastic day trip to consider. What is Himeji Castle? Himeji Castle is a brilliantly white castle located in Himeji, Japan. It is called Hakuro-jo or Shirasagi-jo (“White Egret Castle” or “White Heron Castle”) for …

Travel Photography tips

Capturing the Action: How to Take Great Photos When Traveling

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Traveling and photography go hand in hand. When you are in a new place and experiencing new things, it’s only normal that you would want to get that perfect photo, something to remember the moment by. I love photography. When I travel, one of the things I look forward to most is having a memory card full of beautiful images …

Best Beaches in Aruba

Our Top Ten Beaches in Aruba

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Aruba is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Long, white stretches of sand, crystal clear aquamarine water, palm trees, and a steady sea breeze to keep you cool…the beaches in Aruba are fabulous! In Aruba, each beach offers a slightly different experience. Some are good for snorkeling, some are secluded and (almost) private, and some …

Natural Pool Aruba

Adventure in Aruba: How to Visit Natural Pool

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The Natural Pool, also known as “Conchi” in Papaimiento, is a small, naturally occurring pool on the rugged, rocky, volcanic coastline of Aruba. Located in Arikok National Park, getting here is half the fun and adds an element of adventure to your vacation. If you want to take a break from sipping tropical drinks in the shade of a palm …

Tower Bridge

The London Bucket List: 50 Must-Have Experiences

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If you are planning a trip to London, how do you decide where to go? London is massive. And London ruled the world for a good chunk of history, and during that time, stocked its museums with artifacts from around the world. It takes days, weeks really, to see the best of London. Trying to figure out what to do …

Hiking to Tigers Nest Bhutan

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking to the Tiger’s Nest, Bhutan

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The Tiger’s Nest Monastery, also known as Paro Takstang, is one of Bhutan’s most recognized spots. Even people on the quickest of tours through Bhutan find the time to make it here. Why? Because this place is extraordinary. The Tiger’s Nest Monastery is a small collection of buildings precariously perched on a cliff, 900 meters off of the ground. It …

Road Trip Ireland Itinerary

10 Day Ireland Itinerary

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Ireland is a popular destination on many traveler’s wishlists, for a good reason. This country is a joy to explore, with stunning landscapes, friendly and welcoming people, and ancient historical sites. Don’t let it’s small size fool you…there is a ton to see and do here. On this 10 day Ireland itinerary, tour the highlights of this country. This itinerary …

Monks on the Bridge

A Journey through Bhutan in Photos

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Bhutan is a tiny country nestled away in the Himalayas. This is the land of dramatic mountain scenery, Buddhism, prayer wheels, dzongs, ancient traditions, chilies and cheese, rice terraces, and some of the most beautiful woodworking you will ever see. We spent an unforgettable week here and fell in love with this country. Come journey through Bhutan in photos. Bhutan …

Bayon Cambodia

Faces in the Stone: A Visit to Bayon, Cambodia

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Every year, millions of tourists travel to Siem Reap, Cambodia to tour famous Angkor Wat. But did you know that there is so much more to see than Angkor Wat? There is ancient Ta Prohm, a temple that was swallowed up by the jungle and now has enormous tree roots snaking along the walls and towers. There is Preah Kahn, …

Traveling with Kids

Tips and Tricks for Traveling with Kids

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Traveling with kids can be exciting, frustrating, and a little nerve-wracking all at the same time. Sure, you want to share the world with your kids, but what about getting through the airplane flight, touring museums, or just enjoying a nice dinner? Here are some tips and tricks we have learned from traveling with our own kids. Traveling with Kids …

Ring of Kerry Drive

Driving the Ring of Kerry, Ireland

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The Ring of Kerry is one of Ireland’s most popular drives. In one day, you can drive through miles of green, rolling hills, explore colorful, Irish towns, and see a fantastic stretch of Ireland’s rugged coastline. It is a beautiful scenic drive and it’s no wonder that it makes it onto so many traveler’s wishlists. We were not so lucky. When you …