I Want to Travel the World: 50 Memories in 50 Countries

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I want to Travel the World

We just crossed the border from South Africa over to Namibia. I am over the moon with excitement for what this trip through the Namibian desert will bring. However, it is also a milestone for me because I have now set foot in and traveled through 50 countries! I know that numbers don’t matter and many travelers choose not to “count countries”, but I have always found that setting a goal pushes me to travel the world. Long ago, I told myself I would see the world. Having traveled to 50 countries I have now been in more than 25% of the … Read More

Around the World with Instagram: Destinations to Make You Pack Your Bags

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Around the World with Instagram

I think it’s safe to say that the world is one beautiful places. Some destinations are so amazing that it’s hard to believe they are real. So I took to Instagram to find the most breathtaking destinations showcased by real people on Instagram. I use Instagram to fuel my motivation to travel, and sometimes we even hand pick certain destinations because of a photo on Instagram. From Finland to Antarctica, if these photos don’t make you pack your bags to jet set around the globe then I don’t know what will! So let’s work our way around the world, shall … Read More

Five International Trips to Take with Your Tax Refund

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Income tax returns are due to the American government on April 18th, for the Aussies and Brits this date is October 31st. All over the world tax day is coming up fast! Hopefully, this means a little extra cash in your pocket from last years hard earned work. If you’ve been staring at that desktop photo of Fiji for longer than you can remember then now is the time to take that long deserved trip. Whether it be a long or short vacation go grab your lover, bestie, or family and hop on a plane.  Here are five international trips … Read More

Top Travel Destinations 2016, Our list

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Top Travel 2016 The World Pursuit

To celebrate the new year we’re counting down our top travel destinations 2016. The highlight of our 2016 will likely be the largest, most diverse, and wild continent on the planet, Africa. 2016 also brings the centennial celebration of National Park Service in the U.S., which may be the greatest American idea ever. Places like Croatia and Japan continue to dazzle as more international travelers visit. Trends also continue to move towards newer developing nations such as Georgia, and Uruguay. While, wildlife and immeasurable undeveloped landscapes mesmerize visitors throughout the more stable African nations. We have plans to travel to … Read More

Ecuador Backpacking: How to do Nine Days for under $400

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Budgeting Ecuador

Travel doesn’t always have to be expensive.  Most of the time I travel for less per day than what it would cost me at home in my own country!  This past April, I decided to take a vacation to Ecuador after finding a cheap flight on Skyscanner. Miles earned from my Barclay World Elite Mastercard paid for the $473 RT flight from New York to Quito, so my goal was to do all nine days on less than $500 on the ultimate Ecuador backpacking route. I came in significantly under budget and had a great time traveling my first South … Read More