Because the Monongahela National Forest is jaw-droppingly beautiful, the state has spent a ton of money turning the area into a well-maintained park system. Thomas is located on the edge of the state park, and has taken up the torch of being the "stopover towns" for hikers and skiers.Read More
One of the greatest things about Peru is the diversity of the country, which extends to its cuisine. There are many specialty dishes in each region that you cannot find elsewhere in the country.Read More
So, that photo you have seen all over the internet of hundreds of hot air balloons hovering over an alien landscape? That's Cappadocia. This is your guide to making the most of your time in this mysterious place.Read More
Pack for a Purpose is a non-profit organization that provides travelers with the information they need to take supplies to local charities and projects. Using the extra space in their suitcase, travelers can bring supplies with them as a hostess gift to the community they are staying in!Read More
If you stick to the classic Old Town Square -> Charles Bridge -> Prague Castle -> Wenceslas Square route, you're basically visiting Disneyland. All of those attractions are beautiful, but infested with tourists.Read More
The days on my trip were numbered, so although I'd only spent three days Chiang Mai and loved it, it was already time to pack up to move on to my next destination. However, my new friend Charlie insisted I see the "Sticky Falls" before I left.Read More
Portuguese wool was something I'd heard of before coming to the country, but not in the same way I'd heard about port, tiles, and little custard tarts. Wool wasn't at the top of my 'Things to Find While in Portugal' list. (Did you heard the part about custard tarts? I was busy.) That was until I discovered a tiny, beautiful wool shop in Porto.Read More
In my time traipsing around this globe, I have stayed in some hostels that felt like a home away from home.
But I have also stayed in some... less than pleasant accommodations.
While in Sarajevo, my friends and I laughed about this fact, and decided to come up with a list of qualities "the Perfect Hostel" would have.Read More