Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is the place to be for anyone interested in caving in Vietnam. Home to over 300 caves including the largest in the world; this phenomenal jungle experience will not disappoint! About the Area Phong Nha National Park is located in the north-central coastal region of Vietnam. Picture over 2,000 square kilometers of mountains, limestone forests, lakes, rivers and caves with the famous karst formations. These unique formations are what this…

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Kuala Lumpur is such a diverse city with everything from street food and little markets to incredible architecture and swanky rooftop pools. Whether you`re stopping in for a quick 3 day layover or have a whole week to explore; you will not run out of things to do. Keep reading for all of our favorite things to do in Kuala Lumpur. Marvel at The Petronas Twin Towers These magnificent towers are the unmistakable symbol of…

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If your looking to immerse yourself in the Spanish culture and spend some time in low tourist areas; then Guatemala is the place for you! This beautiful Central American country is full of old architecture, huge adventures and very little English. Keep reading for the best things to do in Guatemala! Summit Acatenango Volcano Completing this overnight expedition is one of the most thrilling and challenging things to do in Guatemala. I`ll be honest with…

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isla escudo de veraguas

Isla Escudo De Veraguas is without a doubt one of the most beautiful islands in Central America. This remote destination is home to clear blue waters, soft sandy beaches, colorful marine life and the rare three-toed pygmy sloth. Location Isla Escudo de Veraguas is located 3 hours by boat from the small town of Chiriqui Grande. Although some people depart from Bocas del Toro; it is uncommon because you are on the open ocean with…

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Lombok, Indonesia is far less crowded and much more laid back than Bali. This beautiful island offers quiet beaches, challenging hikes, picturesque waterfalls and fewer tourists. Keep reading for our favorite adventures to have in Lombok and why you`ll love them too! Air Terjun Tiu Kelep Located in Mount Rinjani Park; a swim in this waterfall is believed to give you eternal youth. Rent a motorbike, pay the entrance fee of 10,000 IDR ($8 USD)…

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Yogyakarta; often referred to as “Jogja” is an extremely unique city on the island of Java. Renowned for education and fine arts you will find remarkable culture and diversity here. Indulge in historic monuments and temples, traditional art and crafts, excellent cuisine and so much more while traveling to Yogyakarta. Take in the View From the Top of Borobudur Temple Visiting the largest Buddhist monument in the world tops the list of the best things to…

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Whether you`ve just started blogging or you`ve been at it for a while now; growing your blogs traffic can be tough to figure out. Where do you even begin? When we first started we were super overwhelmed; bombarded with conflicting information and only getting around 100 page views per month. Once we started implementing these simple strategies that number quickly grew to thousands. Keep reading for out top tips on how to increase blog traffic! Pick…

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Traveling through Bali is a phenomenal experience. The sheer beauty of this island will blow you away and the kind people will make you feel right at home. There are so many different activities and sights to see that you are sure to find something you love. Keep reading for the best places to visit in Bali and how we explored the island on a motorbike! South Bali If you are looking to relax, surf,…

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Arch: The Best Things to do in Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua is the former capital of Guatemala and one of my favorite places in the entire country! The colorful old buildings, views of the surrounding volcanoes and the diverse culinary scene make this city unlike anywhere I`ve ever been. Keep reading for a list of our favorite things to do in Antigua and why you`ll love them too! Summit Acatenango Volcano Completing this overnight expedition is one of the most thrilling and challenging adventures that…

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SEO techniques

When your first starting a blog, Search Engine Optimization can be super intimidating. I don`t know how many times I found myself confused and frustrated trying to make our posts rank higher on google. Lucky for you, we have learned a ton of key SEO techniques that will increase traffic and promote your blog. Finding The Right Keyword Finding the right keyword is one of the most important SEO techniques we have learned over the past…

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Panama has many incredible regions varying from Panama City all the way up to the Costa Rica border. Of all of these areas; Boquete is considered the hiking capital of this spectacular country. Keep reading for 5 hikes you must do while in Boquete and check out the map below for the trail head locations! The Lost Waterfalls Trail The Lost Waterfalls Trail is the most popular trail in Boquete. The entrance fee is $7.00…

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So you`re thinking about starting a travel blog? That`s amazing! I can tell you from experience that it`s hard work and not always as glamorous as it looks BUT it is 100% worth it! When we first started out we were discouraged by the amount of blogs already out there. What would make ours different? How could we make it unique? After blogging for a few years and trying out so many different methods and…

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Driving to Caracol in Belize

Caracol is the largest Mayan archaeological site in Belize and my personal favorite in all of Central America (yes.. even after seeing Tikal!) The reason for that is because it is far less developed with a fraction of the tourists. After a huge debate; we chose to drive to Caracol in our rental car in order to explore the ruins on our own. Keep reading for updated information on our experience and how to get…

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Hiking Acatenango Volcano and completing the overnight expedition is one of the most thrilling and challenging adventures that Guatemala has to offer. After climbing to an elevation of 3976 m you will be rewarded with views of Volcano Fuego spitting fire as the sun rises in the horizon revealing a true volcanic experience. Location Acatenango Volcano is about an hour outside the town of Antigua. Antigua is a popular backpackers town in central Guatemala that…

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The Best Things to do in Caye Caulker, Belize: Shark Ray Alley

Belize is a stunning and diverse little country on the Caribbean coast of Central America. Originally a British Colony; English is commonly spoken and the country still falls under British law.  Weather you are searching for beaches, waterfalls, caving or Mayan Ruins; Belize is the place for you! Keep reading for our favorite things to do in Belize. See The Great Blue Hole The Great Blue Hole is a gigantic marine sinkhole that has become…

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The Best Things to do in Caye Caulker, Belize

Caye Caulker is a small Caribbean island off the coast of Belize. Tours run daily to The Great Blue Hole and The Belize Barrier Reef; as well as many other stunning destinations. The combination of slow island life and easy access to some of Belize`s most beautiful attractions makes it well worth the visit! Keep reading for our 5 favorite things to do In Caye Caulker and why you`ll love them too! Scuba Dive The…

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Vamos Rent-A-Car, Costa Rica

While traveling through Costa Rica; renting a car is by far the best option of transportation. Combine freedom and reliability with a road trip through this beautifully diverse country! Of all the rental companies in Costa Rica; Vamos Rent-A-Car really stood out to us above all the rest. Their outstanding customer service, reliable vehicles and amazing FREE extras are sure to take any road trip to the next level. Keep reading for everything you need to know…

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Renting a car in Costa Rica

Planning a trip to Costa Rica and debating on how to get around? There are numerous transportation options including local fights, buses, or tourist shuttles. Although these are all reasonable choices; renting a car is by far the best way to see this spectacular country. You have freedom, affordability and reliability all rolled up into one. A home base to explore the small surf towns and remote waterfalls while stopping along the way at chocolate factories or…

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La Fortuna is a spectacular eco hotel located on one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. This stunning property boasts 5 unique luxury bungalows set amidst a secluded waterfront cove! Enjoy the serenity as well as the convenience of a private dock allowing easy access to anywhere on the lake. La Fortuna at Atitlan is the perfect place for a romantic getaway in Guatemala. The Location Only accessible by boat; La Fortuna is located…

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Ian Anderson`s Caves Branch Treehouse, Belize

Ian Anderson`s Caves Branch has been a leading adventure company in Belize for over 20 years. They offer a variety of activities and lodging options to suit every budget. Home to luxury treehouses, Belize’s original 7 mile cave tubing tour and the famous Black Hole Drop; Ian Anderson`s offers an unforgettable experience you don`t want to miss! The Location Ian Anderson`s Caves Branch is located just off the hummingbird highway in central Belize making it an IDEAL place to set up your…

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Ian Anderson`s Caves Branch Lodge has a stunning property covering over 58,000 acres. If you`re visiting Belize and looking for a unique and adventurous stay; this is the place for you! The Canopy View Treehouses offer some of the most spectacular views along with exciting activities and an outstanding staff. Trust me.. you do not want to miss these luxurious treehouses in Belize! The Rooms Walking into the Canopy View Treehouse is like walking into your…

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The Black Hole Drop: The Best Things to do in Belize

Home to the original 7 mile cave tubing; Ian Anderson`s Caves Branch has been one of the leading adventure companies in Belize for over 20 years. The Black Hole Drop is a signature tour located right on the property; which covers 58,000 acres of land. This tour was one of our favorites in all of Belize and is PERFECT for all you adrenaline junkies out there! A hike through the jungle takes you to a large sinkhole…

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Pokhara is a popular city located along the shores of Phewa Lake in central Nepal. Adventure seeking travelers will fall in love with the local charm and enthusiasm for the outdoors . Surrounded by excellent trekking, white water rafting, paragliding and so much more; there is no shortage of adrenaline filled activities to get your heart pumping! Paraglide Through The Clouds Did you know that Nepal is one of the best places in the world…

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Arriving in Kathmandu can be extremely overwhelming. There are people everywhere. Vehicles everywhere. Even animals everywhere. Prepare for zero personal space in this busy, noisy, wonderfully chaotic city. Once you`ve worked past the culture shock; the capital of Nepal will surely grow on you. The people are extremely helpful and kind, the food is delicious, and the area is full of adventure! Keep reading for the best things to do in Kathmandu. Learn About Local…

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Nepal is a beautiful country filled with jaw-dropping scenery, wonderful people and incredible adventure. Dwarika`s Resort in Dhulikel is the single most spectacular place I have stayed not only in Nepal; but anywhere in the world. This 22 acre resort overlooks a stunning valley within the Himalayan Mountains. You are sure to enjoy an immersive experience at this holistic lifestyle retreat. Location & Getting There About 1 hour from the capital city of Kathmandu; Dwarika`s…

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Pokhara is a laid back lake town set amidst the beautiful Himilayas in Nepal. Full of adventure, shopping, and culture you are sure to fall in love with this place. Whether you are staying for 3 days or 3 weeks you will most likely be overwhelmed by the endless food options. Keep reading for our favorite restaurants in Pokhara and why you`ll love them too! OR2K OR2K tops the list of our favorite restaurants in…

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When planning a trip to Nepal`s Chitwan National Park its easy to be overwhelmed by the selection of tour companies. There are so many options; how can you know which one to choose? Lucky for you we did a TON of research and found one company that stood out in all aspects. They offer excellent tours, knowledgeable guides, and a conservation based approach all at a reasonable price. From our experience; Nepal Dynamic Eco Tours goes above…

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ride an elephant

For the past several years; elephant tourism has been booming all over Asia. At first glance it looks like a pretty awesome experience. Tourists from all over the world pay big money to get that token photo riding on the back of one of these beautiful giants. The part that I hope to shed some light on is what goes on behind the scenes. The part that you don`t see; the dark side of elephant…

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First of all; we are so excited you are planning a trip to Nepal! The country is beautiful, the people are unbelievably friendly and there are unlimited things to do! Nepal is one of our favorite countries to visit and you are going to absolutely LOVE IT! The Last Resort offers numerous activities including bungee jumping, canyon swinging, white water rafting and canyoning. Located about 3.5 hours drive from Kathmandu; The Last Resort is an…

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Thai Vegan Cafe, Calgary

Welcome friends! Calgary is our home and I`m so excited to start to share all the great things about it! I am not vegan; but my severe intolerance to dairy makes eating vegan in Calgary my go to for a safe meal out. The truth is that going out to eat (without your only option being a salad.. hold the dressing) can be super frustrating! I study the menu online beforehand, make special requests, feel…

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The Most Beautiful Places in Bali

Bali has become a booming travel destination over the past few years and there`s no question why! Adventure options are endless on this wonderful island including waterfalls, volcanoes, surfing and awe inspiring temples. Bali is gorgeous, full of culture and has something for everyone. Keep reading for our list of the most beautiful places in Bali and why you`ll love them too! The Top of Mount Batur at Sunrise A Trek Up Mount Batur is one of…

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The Best Places to Eat on Gili Trawangan

For being such a small island; Gili T has tons of great places to eat! You can easily find all different types of food for every budget. There are so many unique restaurants offering stunning views, nightly bonfires and live music it`s easy to get overwhelmed when trying to decide where to go. Keep reading for some of our favorite places to eat on Gili Trawangan! Pituq Pituq was my very favorite place to eat on Gili…

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new york city

Gili Trawangan is the largest of 3 islands in between Bali and Lombok. Known for amazing beaches, scuba diving, and night life you are sure to fall in love with this charming place. The path around the perimeter of Gili T is only 7 km making the entire island easily accessible by foot. Keep reading for our favorite things to do on Gili Trawangan! For information on how to get there, best time to travel, transportation,…

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the most beautiful places in Bali

Gili Trawangan is the largest of 3 islands in between Bali and Lombok. Known for amazing beaches, scuba diving, and night life you are sure to fall in love with this charming place. The path around the perimeter of Gili T is only 7 km making the entire island easily accessible by foot. Keep reading for our favorite things to do on Gili Trawangan! For information on how to get there, best time to travel, transportation,…

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The Best Things to do in Dublin, Ireland

Dublin is a lively city rich in history, music, art, and culture. Explore old cathedrals, wander through awe-inspiring libraries, and spend some time in authentic Irish pubs. The streets of Dublin are full of life and the welcoming people will make you feel right at home. Keep reading for the best things to do in Dublin! Go On a Pub Crawl With over 1,000 pubs; a pub crawl is absolutely one of the best things…

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A well packed first aid kit is essential for any trip you take. You can buy one at most outdoor stores; but I find them to be lacking in some areas and including other things you just don`t need. If you have your own bag (waterproof is best) then you can make your kit from scratch! Keep reading for a list of everything you`ll need for the perfect travel first aid kit. First Aid Kit…

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DUMBO: A Day in Brooklyn

Spending a day in Brooklyn is one of my favorite things to do in NYC! It is less touristy than Manhattan but has just as much character and beauty around every corner. From DUMBO to The Botanical Gardens and tons of great restaurants there is something for everyone in Brooklyn. Walk Over The Brooklyn Bridge This iconic piece of engineering in New York City connects Manhattan to Brooklyn spanning over the East River. The bridge…

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The 11 Best Restaurants in NYC

So you want to plan a self guided walking food tour through Manhattan? You have come to the right place my friend! New York City is known around the world for its excellent culinary scene. From $1 pizza slices to tacos, bagels, and desserts we`ve got you covered as you eat your way through Manhattan (and see some awesome sights along the way!) I will warn you that this tour isn`t for the faint of…

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restaraunts in fernie

Find small town charm and outdoor adventure in this wonderful mountain community. After a day of hiking or out on the ski hill Fernie has some great food options for every taste bud.  Keep reading to find out our favorite restaurants in Fernie and why you`ll love them too! Nevados Nevados is a Latin American restaurant with an awesome atmosphere and even better food. Enjoy tapas, tacos, margaritas, craft beer and so much more! In…

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The High Line The Best things to do in NYC

New York City is full of culture, food, entertainment, beauty and diversity. Spend time roaming through museums or enjoying Broadway shows. Explore central park or walk along the waterfront. Indulge in food, shopping, nightlife and excellent entertainment. There is something for everyone and endless things to do in New York City. For information on transportation, currency, food, and more visit our page on New York City. Visit Times Square As I`m sure you know; Times Square is…

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The Causeway Coast is the stretch of highway between Belfast and Derry in Northern Ireland. Plan a couple of days to wind through the beautiful countryside following Ireland`s scenic coastline. This world renowned drive offers endless views and numerous phenomenal places to stop along the way. Belfast Belfast is the birthplace of the Titanic, has a gorgeous coastal landscape and is rich in culture and history. This is also the starting point to your Causeway…

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The 11 Best Restaurants in NYC

New York City is known around the world for its excellent culinary scene. What I didn’t know is that restaurants are VERY accommodating when it comes to allergies, intolerances, and preferences. I am not vegan; but my severe dairy intolerance makes eating vegan the safest option when I go out. Below you will find my favorite vegan restaurants in NYC! Candle 79 Candle 79 is hands down one of the best vegan restaurants in NYC. The inventive dishes combine traditional meals…

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The 11 Best Restaurants in NYC

New York City is known around the world for its excellent culinary scene. From $1 pizza slices to 5 star dining the options are unlimited! With over 20,000 establishment in the city, it can feel a bit overwhelming when choosing a place to eat. Keep reading for our list of the 11 best restaurants in NYC that wont break the bank! Mamma Mia 44 A family owned Italian restaurant right in Hell`s Kitchen. The cozy atmosphere…

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Find small town charm and outdoor adventure in this wonderful mountain community. From cliff jumping to zip-lining and everything in between there are many adventures to fill your days. Keep reading for our 9 favorite things to do this summer in Fernie. Spend the Day at Island Lake Lodge Island Lake Lodge is the perfect place to kick off your getaway this summer in Fernie. There are tons of hiking and mountain biking trails to…

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Find small town charm and outdoor adventure in this wonderful mountain community. Experience the perfect weekend getaway this winter in Fernie. Go Downhill Skiing or Snowboarding This is hands down one of the best things to do during the winter in Fernie! Fernie Alpine Resort is known for its 5 bowls of varied terrain. The runs are beautiful and there is tons of snow! Adult admission is $104.95 CAD; however if you go online and purchase the…

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renting a car in Ireland

Ireland is full of historic cities, beautiful countryside and a rugged coastline. In my opinion driving is the best way to see this country. You can detour when you want, stop when you want, and spend as long as you want in each place. Despite all of these perks; renting a car in Ireland can be intimidating . You have to figure out insurance, navigate through new places and even get use to driving on…

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The following is a list of the best travel tech gear you should add to your packing list for 2018! These 10 items will help you connect, create, capture and  improve your sense of safety while traveling the world! Skyroam Solis First on the travel tech gear list is the Skyroam Solis. It is the newest way to achieve unlimited 4G LTE WiFi in over 120 countries. This powerful little hotspot/powerbank uses an LTE connection…

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The Best Things To Do in Ubud: Tegallalang Rice Terrace

Ubud is rich in beauty and culture making it a fantastic place for any traveler. You`ll find yoga, organic food and adventure around every corner. Whether you are hiking up volcanoes, exploring waterfalls, or enjoying the Balinese food; there is no shortage of things to do in Ubud. Explore the Campuhan Ridge Walk This walk is easy, beautiful and free making it one of our favorite things to do in Ubud! The ridge walk starts behind the…

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Are you dreaming of a camping trip along the West Coast of the United States but have no idea where to begin? The drive is absolutely breathtaking and considered one of the best road trips in the world! Experience a variety in climate and scenery as you make your way through Washington, Oregon, and California. Let us help you find accommodation in the most beautiful campgrounds on Highway 101! FairHolme Campground This lovely lakefront campground…

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How to plan a trip

Preparing to travel can be overwhelming and stressful. It`s intimidating enough flying to a new country and emerging yourself in a foreign culture. Where should you even begin on how to plan a trip? Following these simple guidelines will help you decide where to go, when to travel, and what to do when you get there! Step 1: Deciding Which Country to Visit Vacation Time One of the first steps in learning how to plan a trip…

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Driving a Motorbike in Southeast Asia

Before visiting Asia we found terrible reviews online about renting a motorbike.  From accidents to being pulled over by corrupt police officers, everyone had a negative experience to share . Despite all of this we found the freedom and price of a bike very appealing.  Although the roads can be hectic and the traffic laws are virtually non-existent, motorbike can be one of the best ways to see Southeast Asia!

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10 Things to Know Before Traveling to Southeast Asia

Backpacking Southeast Asia is an increasingly popular route and there`s no question why. Its affordable, beautiful, and full of adventure. Here are our tips on travel, budget, transportation, packing and more to help you get the most out of your adventure! 1. Bring a Carry-On Sized Backpack If you plan to do any air travel while backpacking Southeast Asia this will save you a ton of money. The budget airlines will charge up to $35…

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SE Asia Packing List

Preparing for a backpacking trip can be stressful. This Southeast Asia Packing List for Women will help you bring everything you need in a carry-on sized backpack. Here is my breakdown of what you will need, what you can leave at home and what to buy when you get there! “Double Your Money and Half Your Suitcase“ The biggest piece of advice I can give you when it comes to your Southeast Asia Packing List is…

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guide to renting a motorbike in Bali

Before visiting Southeast Asia we found terrible reviews online about renting a motorbike in Bali. From accidents to being pulled over by corrupt police officers; everyone had a negative experience to share . Despite all of that we found the freedom and price of a moped very appealing. While the roads can be hectic and the traffic laws are virtually non-existent; driving a motorcycle through Bali was the best decision we could have made! Keep…

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