Laurie is happiest on the road and has visited over 50 countries. She dreams about meeting tribal people, hiking through rice paddies, and driving longtail boats through crystal-clear waters. She enjoys photography, social activism, and helping others quit their jobs to travel. Laurie co-founded Budget Your Trip, and lives the life any nomadic soul would yearn for.
Visiting a foreign country can be intimidating for some, but learning a few important phrases can help ensure you make the most of your experience. If you’re heading to Spain, it can be helpful to pick up a bit of the language before you hit the road.
Amsterdam is one of the most expensive destinations in Europe. Despite this, you need to see it, because it’s an amazing city. But you’re on a budget, and you need a place to sleep. So how do we make this work? With hostels, of course!
If you’re a fan of the Bachelor (you don’t have to admit to it publicly), then no doubt you’ve noticed the exotic and beautiful locations where the contestants spend their time. The ladies (and the guys) might seem preoccupied with their immediate drama (as are we), but who can overlook those amazing resorts and stunning locations?
Trаvеllіng аlоnе is аn еxсеllеnt opportunity tо discover nеw реорlе аnd places, but іt іѕ аlѕо a gооd tіmе tо dіѕсоvеr yourself – if уоu lоvе tо travel аlоnе. Wоmеn саn benefit a lоt from trаvеllіng аlоnе; іt hеlрѕ to іnсrеаѕе confidence and independence. Hоwеvеr, many women аrе nоt соmfоrtаblе with the іdеа оf ѕоlо trаvеl bесаuѕе оf thе реrсеіvеd dаngеrѕ. Tо help out and show you all of thе аmаzіng benefits оf travelling alone, hеrе is a lіѕt of fіvе amazing and ѕаfе dеѕtіnаtіоnѕ for a ѕоlо fеmаlе trаvеllеr. Pack your bags – thе adventure is just аbоut tо begin.
It’s the quintessential trip for a young family, almost a writ of passage. For us, it was one of those things before we had kids that we’d sworn we’d never do. Kind of like our plans to feed our child an organic unprocessed diet, provide her with only educational toys, and of course, no screen time. But here we were, driving down to Florida, our child staring at her tablet and munching on a fruit bar as we headed down I-95 to the happiest place on earth.
Australia’s sunshine State, is an easy starting point in Australia or add on to a New Zealand vacation. Four easy to reach destinations in Queensland offer varying vacation options and are the perfect addition to any South Pacific itinerary.
Inspired by family trips as a child, Michelle has found a way to balance a full time job with frequent international and domestic trips. After following her passion for travel as a flight attendant, she eventually changed careers, but still manages to spend plenty of time on the road. By allocating much of her vacation time to trips, she’s able to see the world but not empty her bank account.
A wedding is a very personalized and special occasion. More and more often, couples are choosing to have their weddings away from their home towns. Destination weddings can range from a few hours away, to an exotic, tropical beach setting that requires guests to travel by plane. Some couples choose to have small destination weddings and invite only a few close family members and friends, while others have extravagantly large weddings with 200 or more guests. Regardless of your chosen location, wedding size, or preferred style, there are some important things to consider with a destination wedding. Remember, guests are traveling great lengths to attend your special day so it is important to keep the details a convenient and affordable as possible.