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12 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid on Your Colombia Vacation

Once known solely for its drug and crime statistics, Colombia has worked hard over the last decade to rid itself of its old reputation. These days, Colombia’s eclectic cities, ancient archaeological sites, and lush landscapes (the world’s most biodiverse) make it a top travel destination. However, there are still a few things visitors should keep…

Colombia vs. Peru: Which South American Country Should You Choose?

Cartagena, Colombia Finding it hard to choose between Colombia and Peru for your South American adventure? We’re not surprised, as both countries lure travelers with their stunning scenery, amazing wildlife, beautiful coastline, culinary delicacies, and rich local culture. That being said, while Peru and Colombia enjoy plenty in common, each one has its own vibe…

5 Amazing Trips You Could Take If You Didn’t Buy Holiday Gifts

‘Tis the season to break out the credit cards and gift until your heart bursts. But we are here to put a little damper on all of that holiday cheer. You see, the average American will spend $885 on Christmas gifts this year, according to Gallup. And while warming the hearts of others is nice…

The Best Summer Trips for Couples Under 30

Cartagena, Colombia/Oyster Traveling with family and friends can be great, but a romantic vacation with your significant other is truly something special. In fact, a report from the U.S. Travel Association found that couples who travel together tend to have longer-lasting relationships than those who don’t. Plus, traveling sweethearts are likely to be more communicative,…

5 International Trips That Are Cheaper Than a Weekend in London

London/Oyster We’ve already told you how expensive two days in New York City can be, but there are plenty of other destinations that will break the bank in no time at all. London is one of those places. The popular European city drew a record 19 million international visitors in 2016 alone, according to the…

5 Travel Experiences That Support Women

March is distinguished as Women’s History Month in the U.S., and March 8 marks the global celebration of International Women’s Day. In celebration and support of the many great achievements of women around the world, we’d like to highlight the entrepreneurship, leadership, and talents of five international tourist operations run by women. Each unique experience…

Where to Travel Along the Equator

Thanks to year-round pleasant weather and fairly consistent flight and hotel costs, traveling near the equator is an attractive option. Plus, getting to stand on (or close to) that zero-degree latitude is a fun bucket-list item. Although the equator passes through 13 countries, it doesn’t lie along any major city. That said, there are still…

Where to Go Instead of the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic offers a combination of outdoor adventure, relaxing beaches, and historical attractions that’s tough to match. For starters, the nation is home to the Caribbean’s highest mountain, Pico Duarte, as well as tropical rainforest, in Punta Cana. And then there’s the fascinating capital city, Santo Domingo, where the Colonial Zone is a designated…

7 of the World’s Most Expensive Cities and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

For the urban travel aficionado, the world’s biggest, baddest, and most expensive cities have unmatched allure. Places like New York City, Tokyo, and London are certainly some of the coolest, busiest, and most energy-packed places on earth, but just a couple nights spent in any of those destinations can leave your bank accounts quickly drained.…

Why Southeast Italy Is the Next Trendy Destination

Beach at Hotel Solara in Otranto/Oyster When it comes to traveling in Italy, Rome, Tuscany, and the Amalfi Coast get all the love. These places may be the eternal muses of travelers everywhere, but while Americans and international visitors are busy flocking to them, Italians themselves sneak off to Puglia, the southeastern, sun-soaked heel of…