One of the biggest decisions I have to make when travel planning is when to visit the places on my list. Will the weather be nice? Will the be crowded with other tourist? Will the prices skyrocket or be on the cheaper side? Sure you can google each destination but that takes time. I needed … Continue reading Travel Season Map
Germany is a country with a complicated past, we all know this. In my previous travels, I hadn't had much interest in visiting Germany. I thought, "why would I want to see the places where all these horrors took place?" I felt like I had no connection to what happened. My family isn't Jewish. I don't personally … Continue reading Germany: A Mirror I Don’t Like
Across the world LGBT people proud celebrate whats makes us unique. With celebrations on every continent, (yes, anartica included) it's becoming easier every year to find on near you. While we all can't jet off to a world capital to celebrate with millions of other gays, there are a few citites worth adding to the … Continue reading Best LGBT+ Pride Celebrations Around the World
Repositioning cruises are a great way to save money while indulging in luxury. Typically they take place during March or April and again in October and November. These cruises are, as the name suggests, to move the ship from one seasonal cruising ground to another. For example, ships who spent the winter in the warm … Continue reading Save Big on the High Seas with a Repositioning Cruise
When we travel, we are seeing and doing things we want to remember for the rest of our lives, so of course, we want to take great photos to help solidify those memories. A lot of us budget travelers are also packing small to avoid heavy checked baggage fees and keep weights down. Compact cameras … Continue reading Best Compact Travel Cameras
When we think of travel we often think about hopping a plane out of our own country. For Americans, while I think we need to see more of the world, it is still great to take some time to look in our own backyard. For foreigners, you already know the big sites, take some time to check out some of the fun little things that make America, well, America. I have traveled across the U.S. may times, and here are some of the coolest things I think you should check out. Starting with one in my home state of Ohio!
Every year before Christmas, I update my Amazon Wish List to reflect what thing I think I'm going to need in the coming year. I don't actually expect anyone to buy me a $2000 computer, but having it there is not only a way to express things I wish I had but to also remind … Continue reading What’s on my Wish List
I haven't actually been home for Thanksgiving in about five years. I haven't actually celebrated with my family in a while. Looking back on the last five years, here are my top "Away and Abroad" Thanksgivings.
What is travel insurance? Do I need it? Is travel insurance expensive? Where do I buy travel insurance?
For a while now, I have been struggling with depression, like a lot people. I also have been exhausted my whole life. Recently I learned I may be suffering from one or more sleep disorder causing me to sleep for 12-18hrs a night but wake up as tired as when I went to bed. This … Continue reading Why Am I Like This?