2 Ways You Can Get Through A Long Haul Flight If You’re A Vaper

We’ve all been through them: those long flights that span over ten hours and seem to stretch on to forever, even after a nap or two.  With a meager collection of two or so movies in constant rotation, time seems to grind down to an even slower crawl, and even veteran Airbnb-hoppers can get a … Continue reading 2 Ways You Can Get Through A Long Haul Flight If You’re A Vaper

How To Travel Like A Vagabonding Monk And Make The Most Of Your Trip

This "Travel Easy Series" has been full as my belly on Ukrainian Christmas. 😋   We started with a load of tips on how to travel with ease...  Then we went through the best ways to immerse yourself in the local culture...  And here we'll end with the most important of all — how to experience it … Continue reading How To Travel Like A Vagabonding Monk And Make The Most Of Your Trip

What Is Reverse Culture Shock (Post Trip Blues)? And How To Prevent It

"Post-trip blues" are a real thing. And. They. Suck. 😞  Sometimes referred to as "reverse culture shock," it's where the transition from the foreign to the familiar gets tougher than expected.  For some, it's just trouble concentrating (usually accompanied by daydreaming and, therefore, sometimes negative feelings about home). For others, it's tougher — depression, avoidance, lethargy.  Have … Continue reading What Is Reverse Culture Shock (Post Trip Blues)? And How To Prevent It

Tips On How To Experience A New Place Like The Locals Do

Don't be a tourist. Be a traveler. If you want to have more authentic travel experiences, it'll help to learn some tricks on how to live like a local...  From finding the best hole-in-the-wall restaurants to the coolest pubs...  ...from riding shoulder to shoulder with local folk to speaking their language...  As part two in our … Continue reading Tips On How To Experience A New Place Like The Locals Do

Visiting A Nudist Beach For The First Time? Here’s What You Need To Know

It’s important to follow certain rules of etiquette when we travel. Just like on an airplane, on a train, or in a hotel, nudist beaches have terms of etiquette too. Are you packing for a destination and planning on visiting a nudist beach for the first time? Be sure to bookmark this page for what … Continue reading Visiting A Nudist Beach For The First Time? Here’s What You Need To Know

7 Ways Guatemala Pushed Me Out of My Comfort Zone

There’s a postcard hanging on my fridge that reads “adventures and excellent coffee await in the land of eternal spring.” It’s from my friend, Marines, and she has been trying to get me to visit her in her home country of Guatemala for a few years now. I’d always wanted to visit, but never committed … Continue reading 7 Ways Guatemala Pushed Me Out of My Comfort Zone