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Exploring The Rock: Alcatraz Night Tour in San Francisco, California

Aerial view of Alcatraz prison, AKA The Rock, in San Francisco Bay, California

No visit to San Francisco would be complete without a tour of The Rock, the most famous former prison in the United States and one of the most famous historic prisons in the world. The island is a great day-trip however I highly recommend taking the Alcatraz night tour instead. Sadly, since I am not … Read More

10 Reasons To Drop Everything And Travel Right Now

Tonsai Pier at Ko Phi Phi in southern Thailand

Traveling is one of the most rewarding experiences you can ever have. Unfortunately, many people allow life’s stresses to get in the way. Don’t be one of them! Sure, there may be one or two reasons why you shouldn’t travel, but there are literally hundreds of reasons why you should drop everything and travel right … Read More

14 Amazing & Impressive Japanese Innovations

Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, Japan

One of the best things about foreign travel is the knowledge that invariably comes with it. It provides the opportunity for each of us to learn more about the world and its’ many diverse cultures, as well as a little bit about ourselves. Another bonus is the chance to see which technology, trends, and practices … Read More

Top 5 Best (And Worst) Things About Solo Travel

Road Trip Travel Inspiration

When I typed “solo travel” into Google today, it returned 60 million hits – yes, 60 million! As the world grows smaller through technological advances and travel becomes more accessible, solo travel has increased in popularity. The internet is full of information both from and for solo travellers, but what is it really like to … Read More

You Know You Are In Bolivia When…

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

Bolivia is a thought-provoking and unique country, with friendly locals who will not hesitate to share a smile with you despite the daily hardships they endure in the poorest country in South America. Hardships that we cannot even begin to imagine without visiting. You know you are in Bolivia when traveling the country is not … Read More

El Salvador Street Art: Murals, Murals, Everywhere

In El Salvador street art is always colorful. Found this wall in Santa Tecla.

El Salvador. Despite being just a hop, skip and a jump from Honduras, the differences immediately bombards you once crossing the imaginary line which divides the two Latin American countries. Although in the same blood line, I guess you could say El Salvador is the better looking sister. But don’t get your feelings hurt Honduras, … Read More