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Where We’d Travel If Money Was No Object

Traveling is eye-opening, fun, and breathtaking, but let’s face it: It can be hard on the wallet. So while we’d love to jet off to the Maldives for a two-week stay at an expensive resort, or go on an around-the-world cruise, that’s not always doable. For a minute though, we suspended disbelief to imagine where…

How to Vacation in Scandinavia on a Budget

Copenhagen/Oyster While weighing the destination options for traveling on a dime, Scandinavia, the pricey region in Northern Europe, is an unlikely contender. However, budget airlines continue to lure international visitors with free stopovers and cheap connecting flights. Once you’ve landed, though, you’ll quickly find some of the steepest prices in the world, thanks to high…

7 Countries Granting the Longest Visas to Americans

The U.S. passport may not be quite as powerful as those from Germany or Singapore, but it still affords preferential access and reduced visa fees for many countries worldwide. Destinations like China and Russia have long been known for their arduous visa process for Americans, even for short-term visits. What’s often overlooked, however, is the…

Top 5 Tips for Going on a Scandinavian Cruise

Copenhagen’s Nyhavn/Oyster Charming city centers with cobblestone streets, majestic fjords wrapping the coastline, and fresh salmon for days — there’s so much to love about Scandinavia. However, there’s one thing that’s not so lovable: It’s wildly expensive. Even for locals, Scandinavia’s food, accommodations, transportation, and events are pricey. On a recent trip, we saw a…

17 of the Best National Parks in Europe

Travelers to Europe tend to head straight for its cities. But while the bright lights of Paris, busy markets of London, and storied streets of Rome are all worth a visit, city parks don’t always provide the nature fix we crave. To truly appreciate Europe’s flora and fauna, you’re better off visiting its protected spaces.…

6 Amazing Safaris That Aren’t in Africa

When planning a safari, Africa is likely the destination that comes to mind first. After all, the continent provides travelers with the presence of the famous Big Five, lush wilderness, and stunning sunsets over endless plains. However, there are plenty of alternatives — some more affordable — to the African adventure. From bear and wolf…

Where to Travel in Europe This Summer to Avoid Crowds

Long lines waiting to get into a historical sight, crowded sidewalks that are hard to traverse, and sky-high hotel rates are just a few problems caused by tourists in Europe’s summer months. While Venice and Paris are notably effected by the rise in summer visitors, many European destinations offer a plethora of things to do…

7 Former Olympic Cities You Should Visit

With the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games just around the corner, we’ve been thinking about past Olympics: the retro logos, the athletes’ classic uniforms, the spectacular venues, and of course, the incredible moments. Admittedly, recent doping scandals and commercialization have made the upcoming Games a bit less palatable. However, the pitfalls of modern sport shouldn’t…

Why You Should Visit These Former Capital Cities

Whether for their significance or the presence of an airport, many of our international adventures start in capital cities. Going to England? Chances are you’ll fly into London. Hoping to see Iceland? We can almost guarantee Reykjavik is stop number one. Vacationing in Thailand? You’ll at least be in Bangkok for a layover. Of course,…

The Ultimate Guide to the Scandinavian Capitals

Northern Europe’s Nordic nations are some of the priciest places to live and visit in Europe. However, budget airlines, such as WOW, Icelandair, and Norwegian are tempting many international travelers with cheap stopover and connecting flights across the Atlantic. Popular itineraries often overlook the capital cities for the countries’ natural wonders or a chance to…