How to Plan a Europe Itinerary

7 Things to Know When Planning Your First Trip to Europe

Julie Itinerary, Travel Advice Leave a Comment

If you are planning your first trip to Europe, it can be an overwhelming experience. Where should you go? How much will it cost? How much places can you visit? Does this sound familiar? We get emails every day from people who want advice planning their first trip to Europe. And we see the same questions over and over again. …

Rent a Car in Europe

10 Things You Should Know about Renting a Car in Europe

Julie Travel Advice 11 Comments

Having a car provides a lot of freedom and convenience when traveling through Europe. You can travel at your own pace, stop frequently to take in the view, and get to some places that are difficult to reach with public transportation. However, there are some things to know about renting a car in Europe. Knowing these differences in advance can …

Traveling with Kids

Tips and Tricks for Traveling with Kids

Julie Travel Advice 4 Comments

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 …

Traveling in 2017

5 Things to Know about Traveling in 2017 if you are a US Citizen

Julie Travel Advice, United States 5 Comments

Every year, the nature of travel changes. The world economy, terrorism, politics, and social media all impact the world and how people travel. This year will not be any different, so here are some things you need to know about traveling in 2017. While most of this advice pertains to people in the US, some of this information may also …

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101 Travel Tips After Traveling Around the World

Julie Post-Trip, RTW, Travel Advice 30 Comments

Looking for great travel tips and advice? We spent 13 months traveling around the world, visiting 35 countries. In total, we have traveled to 67 countries across six continents. We have learned a lot and want to share our knowledge with you. Here are our best travel tips after traveling around the world 1.  Go somewhere new every year. 2. …

Travel with a Peanut Allergy

How to Travel with a Peanut Allergy and See the World

Julie Travel Advice 108 Comments

Do you want to travel more but have a peanut allergy that is holding you back? Stepping foot into a foreign country, a place where peanuts are served and you don’t speak the language, can be a terrifying experience. We traveled around the world with our peanut allergic son and want share our experiences with you. We want to show you …

Forbidden City

China Travel Tips: Things To Know Before Traveling to China

Julie China, Travel Advice 23 Comments

Traveling through China can be a very rewarding experience but it does come with its share of challenges.  With the right expectations and a little preparation (such as reading our China travel tips), China is awesome. Many people travel here on a tour, eliminating the challenges of arranging itineraries, transportation, hotels, and meals. As we found out, independent travel in …