I visited Jordan last March with G Adventures, joining their Active Jordan trip for 8 days. Jordan had been on my bucket list for a while and I always came up with excuses not to go: The Middle East is too volatile, the flight is too long, it will be too hot, etc. I knew I wanted to visit Petra but beyond this famous site, I didn’t have much awareness of the beauty that Jordan offers. Jordan is a small country but the landscape changes drastically within a 2-hour drive. [Read more…]
Archives for March 2014
If you’re like most people, flying around in a big metal tube in the sky isn’t your idea of a fun time. From the terrible food to the cramped space, flying can be a miserable experience. Don’t make the flight even more soul-sucking by breaking airplane etiquette. We’ve compiled a list of the worst-inflight offenders. [Read more…]
I visited Scotland for the first time last year, starting in Edinburgh and making my way up towards the Isle of Skye. Scotland is a beautiful, almost magical place. The official animal is the unicorn, perfectly fitting for a mystical place like Scotland. I’ve included 10 photos from my last trip that help illustrate why I love this place so much.
Some of the best and least expensive travel finds require veering off the typical tourist path. I’ve compiled a list of 10 hidden gems around the world that are worth the effort to get there.
Every one of the travel mistakes below comes from personal experience. Some of them are minor annoyances while others can have long-term consequences that will haunt you long after your vacation is over. Read on to avoid these 10 common travel mistakes. [Read more…]