There’s great food in Mexico, not just great daiquiris. A walk through Paris never tires. And let’s not treat Haiti like a victim you should only visit to collect a passport stamp. Travel yesterday, travel today, and travel tomorrow. To the same places, to new places. Just go, and go again.Read more "You Should Travel Before 30. And After 30, Too."
‘So, so you think you can tell… heaven from hell?’Read more "The Familiar Fate Facing Romania"
The proclaimed ‘Most Romantic City’ in the World may surprise you. Actually, no. It won’t. (Hint: It’s in France.)Read more "The Most Romantic Cities on Earth"
Take a tour of the Old World with these gorgeous videos, compiled here from some of YouTube’s brightest and most talented creators.Read more "Fly-Bys and Time Lapses: The Best Videos of the Best of Europe"
Scandinavia has long been one of Europe’s most lovely, charming regions – a winter wonderland that sparkles in summer, equally postcard-worthy under the sun or the snow.Read more "Now Presenting: Scandinavia, Europe’s North Star"
If you’re like so many out there, you’ve dreamed of one day living somewhere across the globe. You’ve seen the books and the photos, you’ve thought of a beach or Europe or somewhere sunny every day you were cooped up at work, and now you can afford to make that dream a reality.Read more "Retire and Expat: Long Lunches, Never-Ending Sunsets, and Morning Coffee Around the World"
With some help from the experts at the New York Times, in search of Europe’s defining, ultimate budget destinations…Read more "The Difference Between ‘Budget’ and ‘Cheap’"
Eating abroad is tricky business.
Delicious, on occasion. An experience, almost always – even in a McDonald’s, there’s something sorta exotic or exciting about eating a greasy plastic Junior Chicken in Bangkok or Vienna or, screw it, Wisconsin.
“We plan to keep travelling the world and this style of photo is an awesome way to bring our followers with us.”Read more "Beyond the Elphie: Vancouver Couple Rule the Instagram Game"
Don’t let the assholes get you down. Don’t feel bad for buying a guide book, even if you can find the same shit – better shit – online. And you definitely can.Read more "Why Go Guidebook?"
Sometime in the past 25 years, this became the choice destination for millions of Wanderlusting Americans, Canadians, and Australians, and the rest they drag along…Read more "The Best Hostels in Budapest, Europe’s Backpacking Capital"
“I didn’t realize that what happened to Hungary in the 20th century wasn’t the norm. It was actually a bastardization, a kidnapping, and an assault of a terrific heritage and deep history.”Read more "Kolby Did Budapest: Return and Discover, Over and Over Again"
“We want downtowns that dirty the bottom of our shoes. We want to visit bazaars that are actually bizarre.”Read more "Clean is Nice. But Clean is Boring."
“It shows everything. It shows nothing…”Read more "“The Camera is a Liar”"
“London is a riddle. Paris is an explanation.”
– G.K. Chesterton
“These people say they aren’t tourists, but travellers and think they are special, more sensitive. It’s stupid. They’re not.”
– Alex Garland. Author, ‘The Beach’
Boyle uses the beauty of Thailand and Ko Phi Phi as if it’s a main character, just behind DiCaprio’s Richard and Francoise’s smile…Read more "Belated Film Review: DiCaprio, Danny Boyle, and Crystal Blue Bikinis in ‘The Beach’"
There can never be waste, not in the desert. You’re surrounded by sand, not water or lava. You’d have to bury the garbage, where in California or Manhattan you could just let it sink to the bottom.Read more "Vegas: What’s Old is New Again – What’s New Will Never Die"
“We’re not YouTube superstars, but we’ve created this awesome brand.”Read more "Trailer Review: 3 Years of Travel in 3 Minutes, by High on Life"
“It’s pretty simple, man. We like to make videos, we like to make clothes, and we like to party.”Read more "These Guys Are High on Life. Are You?"
Budapest is a known backpacker favourite, a flame for just-graduated moths with little money, thirsty throats, and the desire to have a blast somewhere other than Italy, France, or England.Read more "Season 5 of ‘Parts Unknown’ Will Swipe at Budapest and Glasgow"
So what if America isn’t the West anymore? The West was always an idea, anyway. A place to escape to, a destination. It’s not fixed – you can always be East of somewhere.Read more "Why America?"
“The city is your thermometer for the country. All roads lead there; all roads start there. That’s how it is today; that’s how it’s always been, since there really were Caesars.”Read more "Kolby Did Rome: Eternal, Forever"
You know those stories – Best Cities to Visit This Year, Best Cities to Live.
They’re all bullshit. But there are some useful ones, for sure.Read more "The ‘Coolest’ Cities in the United States, and Other Bullshit Travel Rankings"
“It’s pretty simple, man. We like to make videos, we like to make clothes, and we like to party.”Read more "The Whole Idea Behind ‘High On Life’"
“… The ironic thing is that being open and inclusive and outgoing and social, that can actually isolate many.”Read more "Travel Doesn’t Have To Be Poetic"
I tend to think, if a traveller’s not into a trip, it’s probably the traveller’s fault…Read more "The Grouchy Traveller: Reddit Wet Blankets List Their Most Disappointing Cities"
“So, you’ve got a plane ticket…”Read more "The Best European Cities in the World (2015) – Conde Nast Readers’ Awards"
“In all, it’s a stylishly brilliant bit of marketing…”Read more "Natalie Dormer, Rome’s Beauty, and Contiki Legends"
“In my travels, I have really been impressed with the amount of pride on this planet…”Read more "Rick Steves, on Travel and the American Dream."
I personally don’t think there’s much value in someone telling you why you have to travel somewhere, or travel at all… We all have different standards, which means we all have our own expectations.Read more "Robin Esrock, on Travel."
Are you young, cheap, but used to the good life? Are you thinking of leaving on a jet plane, crossing the Atlantic or (Insert Ocean Here) for Europe and it’s trendiest cities?Read more "The Best Hostels in Europe and North America – Ranked by HostelBookers.com (2014)"
Cities like Lisbon, Porto, Budapest, Berlin, Corfu, Madrid, and Krakow have turned to hosting clean, beautiful, stylish hostels to entice frugal, under-30 backpackers and partiers.Read more "Why You Should Stay In a Hostel – Not a Hotel – In Europe"