9 Of The Best Funny Travel Books Ever Written

9 Of The Best Funny Travel Books Ever Written

There are people who believe that discussing the merits of funny travel books is disrespectful. Culture, tradition, and customs are only meant to be appreciated and studied and should never appear in humorous books. But these people (often scholarly types who never...

Cheap Flight Hacks: Fly For Less With This Airfare Finder Guide

Cheap Flight Hacks: Fly For Less With This Airfare Finder Guide

Type "flight search" (with inverted commas) in Google and you'll get over 4 million results. Yep, there are a lot of websites for finding flights. Travel hackers might know the top 50. New sites appear regularly and some just work better than others. But there isn't a...

Rome Photo Blog: On Location in Italy’s Eternal City

Rome Photo Blog: On Location in Italy’s Eternal City

My visit to Rome started with preconceptions. The travel tales of friends, twitter rants about Rome’s tourism problem, and the myopic comments of armchair travellers seeped into my consciousness. Rome must suck, I thought. Expecting rude natives, endless...

Amman, Jordan: The Essential Visitor Guide

Amman, Jordan: The Essential Visitor Guide

Amman, the capital of Jordan, is a city of hills and windy streets. It looks just like I'd imagined it. Off-white stone buildings with small windows, plenty of construction, and the sound of the Muslim call to prayer every few hours. This is one of the most...

Visiting Wadi Rum – Jordan’s Desert “Valley Of The Moon”

Visiting Wadi Rum – Jordan’s Desert “Valley Of The Moon”

Like the surface of Mars, the vast and beautiful Wadi Rum is a captivating place. Forget the Lawrence of Arabia association for a while (although I have to admit, that was a big part of my interest in visiting) and enjoy the silence, the tough beauty, and the calm....

Visiting Petra: Jordan’s Ancient City & New World Wonder

Visiting Petra: Jordan’s Ancient City & New World Wonder

Petra, the Lost City, is the most important tourist site in Jordan. It's also one of the 7 "new" Wonders of the world. Here’s why Petra should have a spot on your "to do" list: UNESCO World Heritage Site - The World Heritage Site title means that Petra is...

Pictures Of Jordan That Will Inspire You To Travel

Pictures Of Jordan That Will Inspire You To Travel

Camels with their Bedouin handler in the desert of Wadi Rum Jordan is a safe, welcoming, and incredibly photogenic land in the Middle East. Bordered by mountains, the Dead Sea, The Red Sea, enormous deserts and lush, green hills, Jordan has a little bit of everything....

Photos Of Georgia That Will Make You Fall In Love With The Country

Photos Of Georgia That Will Make You Fall In Love With The Country

Traditional Georgian dance in TbilisiA Photo Tour Of GeorgiaThe Kingdoms that make up modern-day Georgia in the Caucasus mountains leave a cultural legacy of thousands of years. While Georgia is not a wealthy state (compared to most Western European nations), it's a...

10 Facts about Georgia (Country) You Didn’t Know

10 Facts about Georgia (Country) You Didn’t Know

Thanks to its strategic geographical location, mountainous topography, and ancient unique culture and language, the Republic of Georgia is bursting with interesting people and places. But this small sliver of land sandwiched between the Black Sea, Russia, Turkey,...

Where is Dubai? And Is it A City Or A Country?

Where is Dubai? And Is it A City Or A Country?

Dubai is a city, state, and emirate in the United Arab Emirates, a country in the Persian Gulf. The new modern city of Dubai sits on a jut of land in the Arabian Peninsula at a latitude of 25.2048° N and longitude of 55.2708° E. Is Dubai a Country or a City? Dubai,...

Dublin On A Budget – Here’s How to Visit & Not Go Broke

Dublin On A Budget – Here’s How to Visit & Not Go Broke

The Dublin on a Budget Guide is the essential guide to saving money in Ireland’s capital, a city known for being expensive. Tips on saving money on transport, accommodation, food, and entertainment. Here's the ultimate guide to things to do in Dublin for...

Meditation Apps Won’t Save You. Here’s How To Digital Detox

Meditation Apps Won’t Save You. Here’s How To Digital Detox

We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom How getting into nature and disconnecting from technology helps you take control of your life and achieve success. Embrace the meditative qualities of outdoor pursuits. Digital Overload – The Modern Problem...

The Disadvantages Of Modern Nomadic Living

The Disadvantages Of Modern Nomadic Living

The nomadic work-from-anywhere lifestyle isn’t for everyone. Managing a business while travelling on a long-term basis is for a select few. It takes a special type of person to cope with the physical and mental issues that only come up after long periods of constant...

Kazbegi Hiking: Stepantsminda to Gergeti Glacier Trek

Kazbegi Hiking: Stepantsminda to Gergeti Glacier Trek

The main attraction in Kazbegi (Georgians call the town Stepantsminda) is the mountains. Whether you’re a hiker, walker, or climber, one mountain dominates the agenda: Mt Kazbek. The 5033m giant is a beautiful snow-capped peak in the Caucasus mountain range and is the...

Digital Nomad Tbilisi: Guide to Living in Georgia’s Capital

Digital Nomad Tbilisi: Guide to Living in Georgia’s Capital

Imagine a place that feels like Eastern Europe with a hint of the Middle East / Central Asia. Where you can stay for a year on a tourist visa. Where you can drink some of the best wine in the world for throwaway prices. A country where food, accommodation, and...

Interview: How Digital Nomad Chapin Kreuter Teaches Surfing Online

Interview: How Digital Nomad Chapin Kreuter Teaches Surfing Online

Sometimes a business model appears that seems impossible to pull off. Then you hear about people actually making it work. Over the years, I’ve come to realise that almost anything is possible with the right passion and lots of perseverance. Chapin Kreuter runs Surf...

Location Independent Businesses – Work & Live (almost) Anywhere

Location Independent Businesses – Work & Live (almost) Anywhere

Running a (profitable) digital nomad business is one way to travel and pay for that travel. With an income that doesn’t rely on your physical presence in any one country, you are free to explore the world, for as long as you like. Of course, this worlds as long as you...

Living in Argentina: The Pros & Cons

Living in Argentina: The Pros & Cons

Argentina sits at the bottom of the world, far from any international flight hub, and embroiled in economic problems that sometimes make visitors nervous. It's a little bit off the beaten track. But Argentina is not only a fascinating, exciting, and incredibly huge...

Taipei Digital Nomad Destination Guide

Taipei Digital Nomad Destination Guide

I used to think of Taipei and Taiwan as an extension of China. In my ignorance (before I visited) I expected an island version of mainland China. There is some truth in this, but that doesn‘t tell the whole story. The Taiwanese people are descendants of...

Cool Things To Do in Dublin, Ireland – Advice From a Local

Cool Things To Do in Dublin, Ireland – Advice From a Local

There are a billion blog posts out there telling you where to go and what to do in Dublin. That’s not to say there’s anything wrong with them. They tell most people what they need to know. But I don’t want to rehash the same old information. This is a guide to the...