When I started backpacking, travel insurance was the furthest thing from my mind. I didn’t think about what would happen if I got sick, needed some sort of medicine, or even needed to be admitted to a hospital. It was honestly my parents who reminded me that I needed to have some sort of coverage … Continue reading How Much Is Travel Insurance & Is It Worth It?
Ever wonder what happens to lost unclaimed baggage? I really hadn't. That was until I heard about a magical store called the Unclaimed Baggage Center. If you or anyone you've known has gone through losing luggage and for some reason doesn't get reunited (only a very small percentage of luggage goes unclaimed) the final destination … Continue reading Inside The Unclaimed Baggage Center!
Imagine this - You’re scrolling through Facebook or swiping through your Instagram stories and you see an acquaintance bragging about how they just booked a flight from Washington D.C to New Zealand for $327 roundtrip. You freak out and wonder “How did they do it? Are fares that low even possible?” Here’s some proof: That’s … Continue reading What Are Mistake Fares And How To Find Them
Travel means layovers, delays, long rides, and lots of downtime. Sometimes we need a way to make that downtime move a little faster. That’s why we pack board games. Board games can be flat, round, electronic, or simple card games. All designed to help you pass some time but have a blast while doing it! … Continue reading 12 Travel Board Games To Pack
Ever played mancala? It is a game beloved by many around the world - but it turns out that it isn’t a game at all… Let me explain. Or better yet, let Chaz Marler creator of Pair of Dice Paradise explain. In a segment, he calls ‘Board Games Throughout History’ Chaz delves into the origins … Continue reading The Ancient Game Of Mancala Explained
If you hail from either coast of the United States of Canada, you get how much better life is with your toes buried on a good beach. And you also know that they're not as easy to come by as you'd think! So no matter where you're living, you're often looking for a fancy beach … Continue reading 8 Of The Best Beach Resorts In The World
How big can a sandcastle get? Well, when your goal is to break the Guinness World Record for tallest sandcastle you don’t mess around. Last year German travel company Schauinsland-Reisen set out to do just that and on September 1, 2017, they succeeded in hand sculpting an outrageous sand sculpture measuring 16.68 m (54 ft … Continue reading Germany Holds Title For World’s Tallest Sandcastle!
Some people choose to enlist a house sitter while traveling to take care of their pets… ...others bring the gang along! Luckily for this second bunch more destinations than ever are adopting a pet-friendly attitude that makes it easy to bring your furry friends with you while you dine, wander and relax. National Geographic published … Continue reading Amazing Dog Friendly Hotels & Destinations To Visit
There’s one really cool way to travel, have a place to stay, and see exciting new places. Rather than book a hostel or hotel, see if you can exchange easy work for your stay. That means watering plants, bringing in the mail, and watching someone’s house while they’re away. The job you need to consider: … Continue reading Where To Find The Best House Sitting Jobs Abroad
New shop, new stuff, big sale! Introducing Journo Travel Goods. Our #1 mission at Journo is to help you fall more and more in love with your life. To encourage you to live a life of adventure and exploration. We develop tools to help you along your journey! The biggest tool for this is, of … Continue reading Shop For Ultimate Gear, Goods & Gifts For Travel Lovers!