First things first. I’m a male who has traveled all over the world alone. Does that make me weird? I hope not. I’m sure there are a ton of other things I do that would define me as weird before we get to solo travel on the list. No, it isn’t weird to travel alone. … More Is It Weird for a Guy to Travel Alone?
It seems like everywhere you turn, we’re inundated with the message that alcohol is needed to have a good time. If you’re hanging out with friends, enjoy a beer. Having a romantic night out? Have some wine. Celebrating a milestone event? Champagne for everyone! It seems like it’s a necessity to have fun and meet … More How to Solo Travel for Nondrinkers
After you’ve read my post on the most common questions about solo travel and you’re ready to go off on your own adventure, how do you actually get started? In this post, I’ll take you through my workflow/thought process from start to finish. Everything from how I choose a destination to how and what I … More Step by Step Guide to Planning Your First Solo Trip
I booked a one way trip from San Diego to Belize City with stops in LAX and San Salvador. I was able to book this for 30,000 Amex MR points through Aeroplan. After taxes and fees, the total came to 30,000 points and $18 CAD (about $13 USD). Although my first option was to transfer … More Avianca LAX – SAL – Business Class
As I write, I’m actually on my way toward my next destination. Regular readers might remember that I hinted that my tentative plans were to go to Belize and it’s actually happening. I’m not going to be here very long but I’m splitting up my time between San Ignacio (on the Western portion of the … More Next Trip!
I’d say there are only 2 reasons you’d ever come to Jogja as a tourist. One is to see Prambanan and the other is to see Brobodur. Prambanan is a Hindu temple and is about a 15 minute drive from downtown depending on traffic. It’s easy to get to and stunningly gorgeous. You could almost … More Prambanan
Because the city was destroyed after WWII, it was pretty much rebuilt from scratch but the government did an amazing job of rebuilding the city the way it must have looked. To be honest, it sort of feels like a movie set because you know all the buildings are new (relatively speaking) but constructed to … More Destination – Warsaw
Are you looking to snag a deal on airfare for a vacation? Apparently, now is the exact time you want to be searching for flights in the near future. Here’s why… Summer is OVER. School is starting back up and that means families are going to be spending money on school supplies vs. flights. Less … More Look Now for Cheaper Fares