When we first started traveling, we found out quite quickly that everyone has some advice about travel. It's taken us a few years and more than a few miles to realize that a lot of the travel myths we heard were just simply wrong.Here's a list of the top 25 travel myths that have cost us time or money, or given us headache.
My world was once black and white. Then, one day, I stepped onto a plane that went half way around the world.
Everything changed. Now, when I'm asked why we travel, it's hard to explain in words. I'll let the colors tell you...
Like most travelers, we aren't made of unlimited money (wouldn't a trust fund be nice!). We save cash a lot of ways, from traveling during shoulder season, to bargaining and living more like locals.
There are times, though, that it makes sense to splurge a little and tell your inner Ebeneezer Scrooge to get lost.
How do you know when to tell your inner cheapskate to take a flying leap?
If you think that you can't afford to travel the world, finding a job on the road may be just the ticket.
I imagine this is what the moon looks like; a landscape bleached and barren, rocks twisted and torn by an alien wind. The four of us stand motionless in the hot sun, sweat running down our backs, trying to make sense of the bizarre vista in front of us.
We're in the badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park, nestled firmly in the grasslands of Canada's lonely prairies.
Cretaceous shale and sandstone are exposed in eerie, lunar formations wherever a rare stream slashes a deep cut into the parched soil. Each turn of our walk reveals more ...
Travel can be complicated. While we love to explore new cultures and places, the hassles of finding the best price, planning an itinerary and dealing with airport security and regulations can be overwhelming.If you can avoid these ten travel mistakes, you'll be well on your way to a ...
Are you sitting at a desk, staring at a computer monitor and dreaming of traveling? Thinking about seeing your screen savers in real life? You aren't alone. Mini retirements and gap years for adults are becoming more and more popular.Here are ten reasons to take a career break and travel. Right Now.
We've just returned to beautiful BC after a month-long road trip to visit family in Manitoba and Alberta, Canada. In total, we spent over 48 hours in the car (darn you, Canada for being so... large) with our two little ones and our cat, Cosmo. Cosmo was lucky enough to stop for part of the trip and spend a few weeks at Grandma's garden and luxury cat spa (aka my Mom's house) while we drove to Manitoba to hang out at the cabin and play in the lake.
Aside from traveling and visiting family, we've been busy giving interviews (how fun is that!) and writing for some great travel sites. Here are a couple of the other projects you might have missed, including a fun interview with me and an article on finding out of the way things to do in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
I have two words of advice for anyone on a long road trip with little kids: ...