No passport needed, the US dollar is the currency, and English is widely spoken. For someone thinking about traveling to the far corners of the world but with just a bit of jitters when it comes to venturing off to another country, Puerto Rico is the perfect place to test the waters of international travel.… Continue reading Puerto Rico: The Perfect Destination for the First-Time International Traveler
Over the last few years, I have begun to realize that going on a trip is only about 20% of the thrill. I honestly believe that planning a trip can be the other 80% of satisfaction you get from the vacation. Is it just me? Am I a super-nerd? Maybe. But I’m going to share… Continue reading 5 Ways Planning a Trip is Almost as Fun as Going On It
So many times I’ve heard things like, “How can you afford to travel so much?! You must be loaded!” I travel on average about once every 2-3 months. The truth is, I’m definitely not loaded, but I do think that working in the travel industry has taught me a few tricks of the trade and… Continue reading 4 Easy Ways to Save a TON of Money for Travel
I don’t want to frame this post as a post about how volunteering while traveling makes it cheaper, because that isn’t necessarily always the case; nor should you become a volunteer traveler for the sole purpose of saving money. That being said, at times, it can make the logistics of travel a bit easier on… Continue reading Volunteering as an Excuse to Travel… And do Good at the Same Time!