15 Namibia Travel Tips to Know Before You Go

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Namibia Travel Tips

When we crossed the Noordoewer border post from South Africa and into Namibia we had no expectations. We knew we were in for a month of vast landscapes, chilling coastlines, amazing wildlife, and a unique Africa. Namibia is a country you should self-drive. Which from the sheer amount of rental cars we saw on the roads, is not just our opinion. Whether you are self-driving, on an overland tour, or flying into one of the many desert lodges in the country here are 15 Namibia travel tips to know before you go. Our Namibia Travel Tips   Distances are long We had started planning our Namibia … Read More

20 Things to Know Before Your Vacation in South Africa

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Things to Know Before Going to South Africa

Before traveling to South Africa, the nation was one I knew little about. I watched the Color of Friendship like any little girl addicted to The Disney Channel and was introduced to apartheid. I watched nature documentaries showcasing the beautiful visuals of the Cape and the effects of the two colliding ocean currents. And of course, I knew of the inspirational Nelson Mandela. Asides from that, I could not even tell you where Table Mountain was. However, this nation intrigued Cam and I. We have come to love it so much that we extended our tourist visas to the full 90 days and have been … Read More

Driving Abroad for the First Time, From Europe to Developing Nations

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Driving Abroad The First Time

Driving abroad for the first time is a fear many have, but is it justified? I recall the ball of nerves Tasha and I were when we first rented a car in Germany, to drive down the autobahn. It was a foreign country, we were young, the car was a manual, and the roads had no speed limit. We didn’t even make it out of the parking lot before I stalled, having the parking lot gate close on me and requiring us to retrieve a new exit pass to get on the road. Not a good start. However, I lived and I’ve … Read More

15 Greece Travel Tips: You Should Know Before You Go

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Greece Travel Tips

It should be no secret the Greek spirit and hospitality is world renowned. Greece has one of the most iconic cultures, histories, and geographies. Greece for us strikes a tender note, it is where Tasha and I fell in love. It launched years of future travel and this very blog. However, like every destination, there are a few things to know before you travel to Greece. Yes – that’s right before you engorge yourself on feta cheese, olives, wine, and dolmades you should take heed. We’ve compiled this list of our best Greece travel tips to help you out before you go, or if you’ve … Read More

15 Balkan Travel Tips You Should Know Before You Go

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Balkan Travel tips

The Balkans are a terrific place to travel. One of our favorite regions we’ve been in Europe. However, before you travel the Balkan region there are some tips you should know. When it comes to Balkan travel tips we should clarify what we mean by “Balkans”. Where exactly is the Balkan Region? And what exactly is it? The easy answer would be the geographical definition of the Balkans, which is the region encompassing the Balkan mountains. This can include Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Turkey, Croatia, and Albania. However, the Balkan Region is viewed much more as a cultural region. Therefore, we … Read More

Around the World Travels: Our Best Travel Tips

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Our Top Tips for New Travelers

Excited. Nervous. Terrified. That’s how I felt when I was 21 traveling around the world. I had no idea what I was doing, and that was okay. Everyone has to start somewhere right. I used to be the one who would ask whomever I could for travel advice – any advice that they spared was much appreciated. Now, as we travel all around the world we are the ones getting asked for our best travel tips.I thought we should share a few of our tips for newbie travelers getting started on their around the world travels. Around the World Travels: Our Best Travel Tips … Read More

Travel Scams Around the Globe

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Travel Scams Around the Globe

Scams seem to have just become another part of travel. I’m sure everyone has a great story of that time they were scammed here or that time that man ripped you off there. No matter how long you have been traveling or how many countries you have traveled to, I don’t believe you are ever truly safe from being taken advantage of. I love a good scam story, so I asked travel bloggers from around the globe to share their best one! Travel Scams Around the Globe DJ from Dream Euro Trip got scammed in Belgrade We’ve been taking taxis around the … Read More

Tricks On How To Save On Accommodation

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Top Tips To Save On Accommodation

One of the greatest expenses in travel is accommodation, but employing good strategies to save on accommodation means more money in your pocket, meaning more travel. We live perpetually on the road, so we’re constantly searching for the next place to stay. Over time we’ve built a collection of tricks we use to save on accommodation. In this day and age, there are tons of travel resources at your disposal to find a great place to stay for cheap. You could consider us backpackers, but we rarely stay in the cheapest accommodation. Unfortunately, we continue to grow older so now we … Read More

Backpack Through Europe: How Much Will it Cost?

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How Much Does it Cost to Backpack Through Europe?

A dream for many young people now days is to take a grand trip and backpack through Europe. I can relate, instead of Facebooking and falling asleep in class I spent my college days researching how to backpack through Europe. After graduation, I bought the cheapest one-way flight out of the US. I had the time of my life traveling through Europe. Of course, a major concern is a cost of doing this. Europe is not Southeast Asia, and prices are generally quite high for the average young traveler. After dedicating more than a year of my life to backpacking through … Read More

15 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Morocco

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Things to Know Before Going to Morocco

Morocco has long been on my “must see” lists. The bright and colorful photos of the country always seemed to captivate me, and the Sahara desert was something I had only seen in movies. Due to Morocco’s proximity to Europe, more and more travelers are hopping on the next ferry out of Spain to see this place for themselves. As soon as you cross the border you will be taken back into another world. As enthralling as it is, here are 15 things I wish I knew before going to Morocco. Going to Morocco? Marrakech is dubbed “scam city”, but … Read More