Do the Golden Triangle differently with this India itinerary One of the most popular itinerary routes for first-time visitors to India is the classic Golden Triangle. It's a great start to exploring India and visitors can fit in highlights like the Taj Mahal on a relatively short trip. This popular route is packed with tourists … Continue reading Off-the-Beaten-Path Golden Triangle India Itinerary
India can be a challenging place to travel, even for those who have plenty of experience immersing themselves in foreign cultures. After spending three weeks traveling the northern regions of the country, I learned so much that I wish I had known beforehand. I've made this list of what to expect on your first trip … Continue reading What to Expect in India for First-Timers
If you like watching nature documentaries, you’ve probably seen segments about Indonesia’s resident lizard from the era of the dinosaurs - the Komodo dragon. Since they live in remote Komodo National Park, it’s been difficult for travelers to visit and see these wild animals themselves. In the past decade, officials in Indonesia have bolstered the … Continue reading What to Expect – Exploring Komodo National Park
When people talk about visiting Australia, images of Ayers Rock and the Sydney Opera House probably come to mind. Throw a kangaroo into the scene, and you have most people's idea of Australia. With my Perth to Darwin itinerary I show you why and how to visit Australia's west coast, where you'll find a side … Continue reading Perth to Darwin Itinerary
The very first big tourism activity we did in New Zealand was a day trip up to Cape Reinga from Paihia. Admittedly, this wasn't even a day trip that was on my radar, but it was included in the hop-on/hop-off bus pass we had booked for touring around the north and south islands. I am … Continue reading What to Expect: Cape Reinga Day Trip from Paihia
If you're visiting the Philippines in search of the best beaches, colorful coral and torquoise water, you'll probably be heading to El Nido or Coron in Palawan. Both are considered the best bases for island hopping in the region. There are set routes and tours leaving from each place, taking you to visit beautiful spots … Continue reading What to Expect – Tao Philippines
Baby and momma elephant at the Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai, Thailand What would you say are the top excuses people make to not travel, and how are you able to overcome them? A friend posed this question to me on Facebook on a link I shared to this Forbes article about how one couple … Continue reading Why Not Travel?