Sailing Solo – 8 Reasons Why It’s OK To Be Single And Travel The World

Sailing Solo – 8 Reasons Why It’s OK To Be Single And Travel The World

    It’s true, marriage isn’t for everyone. I’ve been there, done that and hated every minute of it. I spent the whole three years chained to a 200-pound man-shackle, miserable, unhappy and longing for adventure and freedom. Looking back now I can’t believe I even stayed for that long. Yes marriage does work for some people and I know many happy couples who stay together for the long haul. Like anything worthwhile in life marriage takes Commitment and work….

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How To Vacation with Your Lover Without Killing Each Other – 10 Tips

How To Vacation with Your Lover Without Killing Each Other – 10 Tips

This vacation planning article is inspired by and dedicated to my wonderful friends Tony Amos and Rita Cristoph who have traveled to over 27 countries together and counting. It’s a blessing to see their pictures and smiling faces, and they encourage me every day to get out and explore the road less traveled. ‘Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous   In my opinion there is nothing more fun then taking a trip with…

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The Pros And Cons Of Guided Tours

The Pros And Cons Of Guided Tours

Guided Tours is a topic I often debate with fellow travelers, and it really does depend on who you are, where you are and what you are doing. It’s no secret that my personal preference is to travel alone, meet local people and make use of their hospitality preferably for free. Partly because I’m a cheapskate, and partly because in my opinion, you get a true taste of the local culture by fully immersing yourself in a destination and stepping outside your…

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10 Reasons To Visit The USA, ASAP!!!

10 Reasons To Visit The USA, ASAP!!!

I’ve been chipping away and brainstorming this post on reasons to visit the USA for a while. Not only is it a critical piece of my entire blogs identity, it also speaks to my cultural spirit and reason for living the last 10 years of my life. I don’t have children, I have travel and a connection with the country I now call my home. As a proud citizen and resident, I invite you to come and see America the…

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Accommodation: Hotels Vs. Airbnb Vs. Couch Surfing – Which one is best?

Accommodation: Hotels Vs. Airbnb Vs. Couch Surfing – Which one is best?

So you have a big trip coming up and are unsure of what’s right for you? With the advent of new accommodation options a whole new world of possibilities has opened up. New destinations with previously limited accommodation options are now more accessible and within anyone’s budget. Lets’ look at the pros and cons of each so you can decide for yourself what is right for you in your next destination.   HOTELS The classic and in my opinion, still…

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Couch Surfing – Is it really worth it to be a guest or host?

Couch Surfing – Is it really worth it to be a guest or host?

  Couch Surfing…It’s the latest craze, and the promise of traveling the world for very little money is appealing to all. Accommodation is a huge expense on any trip and unless you have family or friends to stay with, you will undoubtedly be spending a small fortune on a bed for the night. Couch surfing is an online community linking travelers with people willing to take them into their home for free in exchange for company, language help and the…

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Don’t Let Terrorism Stop You From Living Your Life

Don’t Let Terrorism Stop You From Living Your Life

It seems like a weekly occurrence these days huh, A very small minority ruining it for everybody else. Innocent people getting hurt and killed by extremists hiding behind the guise of political and religious agendas as an excuse to gain attention, fame, “glory”, and recognition in the name of their twisted doctrine. Terrorism is far from a new concept, it’s been occurring for thousands of years and with the advent of 24 hour media, internet “privacy” technologies and cheap ubiquitous transportation, the…

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How To Survive Saudi Arabian Airlines

How To Survive Saudi Arabian Airlines

Hi all! This is a guest post from my friend Kat Collins who is currently working as an engineer in Kuwait and has flown Saudi Airlines a few times to come and see her family back in Los Angeles. There wasn’t much information online about Saudia so I thought this would be a good place to start for those considering those cheap air tickets they always offer. Is it worth it or not? well, see for yourself…. You fell for…

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10 Tips On How To Make The Most Out Of Any Trip

10 Tips On How To Make The Most Out Of Any Trip

Part of being a content, joyful, well adjusted and mentally sound human being is to try and find the happiness in whatever you are doing.  Some people are naturally gifted in this, and others (like me), have to make a conscious effort to stomp the negative thoughts and enjoy being present in the moment. It’s easier said then done, but since we only get one life, it’s important to make the most of every given opportunity. Remember next time you…

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How To Do Laundry On The Road

How To Do Laundry On The Road

Ok so this might seem like an obvious life skill to some people, but there is actually a knack to doing laundry on the road. Most of us grew up in a world of technology, and the closest we come to washing clothes these days is pressing a few buttons on a washing machine. Doing laundry by hand is a laborious, boring, crappy process that really makes you appreciate what you have at home! Whether you have to go to…

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