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Eguisheim, France: Photo Diary of the Prettiest Medieval French Village

Eguisheim, France: Photo Diary of the Prettiest Medieval French Village

There’s a reason that Disney chose Eguisheim as their inspiration for the village in Beauty and the Beast – it’s the prettiest medieval town in all of France. The more I travel, the more I realize that I have an obsession with photographing doortraits. That made Eguisheim, with it’s […]

The Half Year Point: Travel Diary

The Half Year Point: Travel Diary

I have spent 2017 chasing the sun. It only took a 12-hour flight to New Zealand to flip the seasons and begin the year in summer. Stephen and I have followed it ever since, except for a brief stop in springtime to see the cherry […]

Nin, Croatia: The Cutest Day Trip on the Dalmatian Coast

Nin, Croatia: The Cutest Day Trip on the Dalmatian Coast

The Dalmatian coast of Croatia offers a little of everything for a summer getaway: islands, mountains, and relics of ancient history. It’s turned into a well-known vacation spot, with tourists packing into cities like Hvar and Dubrovnik. However, on my recent Croatian road trip, I […]

The Side Effects of Long-Term Travel

The Side Effects of Long-Term Travel

Taking off to travel for months on end sounds like a dream, and most of it is. You get to spend your time however you want – exploring foreign cities, trying new foods, or taking epic road trips. However, not every moment is a stroll […]

Back in Beijing, China: Travel Diary

Back in Beijing, China: Travel Diary

It’s been eight years since I took my first trip abroad to Beijing, China. It was my first encounter with being lost—truly lost—in a city where I couldn’t read the signs, in a culture I had only read about, and in a place where time […]

How I Take Travel Photos Without Anyone Else in Them

How I Take Travel Photos Without Anyone Else in Them

We all want two types of photos when we travel. The first is to capture the experience, which often includes the other people around you, whether a few or a crowd. Then there’s a second type that’s harder to obtain–the photos that capture the beauty of […]

3 Hikes That Will Make You Want to Visit Hong Kong

3 Hikes That Will Make You Want to Visit Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a city where you can find anything a few metro stops away, even hiking trails. Beyond the skyscrapers it’s known for, there are mountains that most travel itineraries never seem to include. So don’t stay stuck in the concrete jungle. Get away […]

The Ultimate New Zealand Road Trip Guide for Adventurers

The Ultimate New Zealand Road Trip Guide for Adventurers

There’s no better way to experience New Zealand in the summer than driving down its winding roads. However, planning the perfect road trip across the two islands can be overwhelming. When Stephen and I first started researching, we were confused while trying to figure out […]

Why Backpackers Shouldn’t Skip Singapore

Why Backpackers Shouldn’t Skip Singapore

Singapore is not a typical stop on a backpacker’s trip to southeast Asia. While it doesn’t rival the same low costs as destinations like Thailand or Vietnam, this modern city still has plenty to offer budget travelers. Here are 7 reasons why backpackers shouldn’t skip Singapore: […]

The Best Inexpensive Places to Eat in Uluwatu, Bali

The Best Inexpensive Places to Eat in Uluwatu, Bali

There are a few reasons to visit this Bali paradise: beautiful beaches, legendary surfing, and most importantly, great food. So don’t waste vacation time trying to figure out where your next meal will be. Here are the best inexpensive places to eat in Uluwatu, Bali: Best […]