The following is a guest post from contributor Sara Upton and does not reflect the views or experiences of either Chandra or Dave Emerald Isle is part of a string ...
Uruguay. What does anyone think of when Uruguay is mentioned? Mention France and I think of the Eiffel Tower. Japan makes me think of sushi. Brazil has big Jesus on the hill. But Uruguay? I have zero preconceptions of what is going on there. Even still, not in a million years did I think this was Uruguay: All photos […]
Food is always a big part of travel. After all, what you are eating is often defined by where you are and the experience of eating it is often one of the most memorable parts of being there. Below are 10 of the most memorable meals I’ve enjoyed while traveling. Be prepared because this list […]
Mozambique is a beautiful country filled with warm people, incredible wildlife and stunning nature. Most visitors will go to experience the urban culture of Maputo, the wildlife of the Niassa Reserve or the idyllic beaches of Vilanculos, but there is another place worth visiting in Mozambique. The tiny beach town of Ponta do Ouro lays just across […]
The most popular post on this site is How to Travel with Two Passports. In fact, it’s so popular it led me to write Step by Step Guide to Entering & Exiting a Country with Two Different Passports. If you haven’t read these posts, they are a great starting point to understanding your rights, benefits and […]
I visited Niagara Falls as a kid (and a few times recently, too!), so I thought I knew what to expect from a waterfall. I did not. Niagara is nice, but comparing Niagara to Iguazu Falls is like comparing a 4th grade kickball game to the World Cup. I’m sorry, Niagara, but Iguazu has you […]
I can’t imagine what you are doing in Ulaanbaatar. It’s an extremely random place to find yourself. I can only imagine you’re stopping off on the Trans-Siberian Railway. You probably know already that Lonely Planet describes Ulaanbaatar as “an ugly scar on an otherwise lovely country.” Sadly, this is pretty accurate. Ulaanbaatar is the surplus […]
So you have your passport. If you’re American, you have the benefit of being able to travel to a number of countries without a visa.* Congrats! Unfortunately, it is becoming increasingly expensive to be a US passport holder while traveling abroad. Wait, what? Why Are They Charging Americans? The reality is that many non-US citizens […]