WIN A SELF-GUIDED CITY WALKS APP FOR YOUR NEXT TRIP!

With the holiday season upon us and in full swing, I decided that i'd love to give back to the readers of this site and so in honor of that i'll be giving away promo codes for the Full Version of City Walks Apps by GPSmyCity. While i'd love to give everyone one of these apps, I simply don't have the...

Guest Post: How to Survive an Airport Layover

Unfortunately, there comes a time in every traveler's life where you're stuck with that long layover. Whether it's because you booked the cheapest flight available or there's no other way to make your flights work out, these layovers are a fact of living—for all that we may wish it otherwise. Instead of twiddling your thumbs on your next layover,...

Guest Post: Jacob Laukaitis On Exploring Bali

Clay: Hey guys! A few weeks ago I interviewed a guy named Jacob Laukaitis on how he drove across The Balkans on his motorbike. He's continued to travel around the world and he's done some absolutely incredible things. I wanted to bring him back on the site for a little blog post from him as well as to share...

5 Life-Changing Lessons You Can Only Learn From Traveling

This article was sponsored by Earnest, a cool company that is working on helping students refinance their loans and get the most out of life on a students budget. In life, most of us have developed some kind of routine. We get up, go to school or work, eat lunch, come home, and do it again the next day. It’s...

Interviewing Jacob Laukaitis, The Man Who Motorbiked The Balkans

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgQuCC3BCSE Early last week I received a short email from a guy named Jacob who traveled across the Balkans with a motorbike he had bought in search of adventure. I get emails like this every now and then, but I figured I would at least check out his video because it seemed interesting. After watching it, I was speechless. It...

Through The Highlands to the Isle of Mist

There are many adjectives that you can use to describe such a place of beauty: mystical, serene, and breath-taking are just a few that come to mind. To be able to explore a country so full of lush greens and high-towering peaks is to truly experience the essence of what it means to be an explorer. As you ascend...

Surviving The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

An unhealthy mix of pubs, dancing, shows, and exploring has been what has made up my last three weeks and it’s decimated any bit of motivation i’ve had to do anything else. But now that I sit, semi-burned out, I want to tell you all about one of the greatest festivals on Earth. It’s called the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. For...

The Most Affordable Hotels in D.C. for the Budget-Minded Traveler

Clay: This is a sponsored post by Hipmunk and helps support this website to keep the content free. :) Washington D.C. is a sprawling city filled with national monuments and enough American history to give even the most fanatic history buffs their fill. These hotels listed below are all in the lower threshold for cost, are located in hot spots,...

Nature in the Coastal City of Vico Equense, Italy

Clay: Hey guys, this is a sponsored post by Hipmunk that helps pay for this site. Thanks. :) The coastal town of Vico Equense is jaw-droppingly gorgeous, with photo quality that will blow your mind. If you want to get as much of the natural landscape as you can while you're there, here are a few places that you can...

27 Travel Writers Discuss Their #1 Travel Tip (Part 2)

In honor of my 100th blog post (yay!), I wanted to do something big – something I haven’t done before. So with the help of many wonderful travel writers, i’m bringing you the second portion of a two part segment that is filled with some of the best travel advice in the world. I was recently in contact with dozens...