This guest post is by Rebecca Brown. Rebecca, who also goes by Becca, is a translator by day and a runner by night. She spends a third of her life on planes, and the rest wondering where her job will take her next. You can read more about her exploits at RoughDraft. Today she discusses how travel changes our perspective on life. Read more!
World traveller Roxana Oliver previously wrote a guest post about the six reasons to visit Bali. This time, she outlines the best ways to survive long-haul flights. This is incredibly fitting, as I am getting ready to go to Bali in March and will need to take all of her tips to heart!
Amsterdam is the city of bikes. Bikes dominate the city. One of the major differences, though, between Amsterdam and the rest of the world is that cars and pedestrians are used to this lifestyle in the Dutch capital. Nevertheless, safety comes first. Especially in the winter hours, the sun fades fast and lights are a necessity. Jenny Holt of LEDlights.co.uk shares her thoughts in this guest post about the importance of lights in regards to cycling safety.
In this guest post, world traveller Evans Lily shares her favorite book cafes in Germany. These book cafes provide tasty food, a nice cup of tea, a calm, soothing environment, and – of course – a lot of books! Read on to find out which book cafes she includes and if you have visited any of them!
Guest blog by full-time mom and travel lover Diana Smith showcases six destinations with truly incredible wildlife. As she describes, “wild animals are truly majestic creatures. However, they are majestic only when they are free and allowed to live their lives in their natural habitat. The only way to witness their majesty is to visit them in their homes. You will be rewarded with a truly amazing experience and a holiday you will remember for the rest of your life.” Diana outlines a few of the best holiday destinations that will allow you to marry your love for animals and your love for traveling.
Bali, Indonesia is a place that has been on my mind for quite a while. In a way, you can say I’ve been dreaming of Bali. I am excited to share this guest post by travel enthusiast and lifestyle consultant Roxana Oliver. Roxana outlines six reasons why you should make Bali your next holiday destination. She says the exotic weather along with laidback atmosphere, friendly locals who will teach you their down-to-earth lifestyle, delicious food and incredibly interesting culture will make you fall in love with the place instantly. Also, the magical appeal of Bali is what makes people forget all about their troubles when they see the picturesque gem of the Pacific Ocean. Read on!
Tanner C. Knorr conducted an interview with Fernanda Molina on 13 January, 2016. Fernanda is studying linguistics, with an emphasis in ESL teaching, at San Diego State University. She moved to the United States when she was 18 and, since then, her life has been full of wonderful opportunities. She’s had the chance to live in other countries and learn everything that comes with that experience: the language, the culture, the people, etc. She has been forever changed by it and cannot wait for her next international experience. Read more about her study abroad experiences.
Jerusalem is a city that has benefited from a melting pot of immigrants over the years, which means that the city’s food scene is rich with an eclectic, yet sophisticated palette. Especially in the world of food, Jerusalem is at the forefront of Israel’s innovation and contemporary flavor profile. The diversity of the city offers a range of sushi bars, burger joints, Italian and French cuisine, and classic Israeli restaurants. Mordecai Holtz, Director of New Media for ItravelJerusalem, the city’s official tourism office, introduces the 10 (plus one extra) must-try treats when visiting Jerusalem.
Jack Woodring of Endeavorviet spent 14 years in Vietnam, 12 of which he lived in Ho Chi Minh City with his wife and three kids. From the moment he first travelled there, he felt this bond with the country and its people. Over the years, he’s discovered Vietnam is a unique treasure, one full of culture and beauty. In this guest post, Jack discusses why Vietnam is the ultimate cultural destination for travellers and shares seven reasons why Vietnam is worth visiting.
Every traveler has one: a routine. How do you prepare for your next trip? What are your routines before, during, and after? That’s where advice from Charles Ralston, founder of TripStreak, the smarter travel search, comes into play. TripStreak is a personalized online travel search that finds the best trip for you. Best of all, it’s free! The search encompasses all the major travel brands, so people don’t have to worry about missing out. Be sure to join #CultureTrav at 2:30 p.m on Thursday, January 28, 2016, with TripStreak as the special guest host. Read the interview to learn about Ralston’s travels and routines, his tips for travellers, and what inspired TripStreak.