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4 Incredible Day Trips from Porto

By Guest Poster | August 28, 2017

I’ve never been one to follow the pack when setting out on a new adventure; more often than not choosing to take the road less travelled or rather simply forging my own path entirely. While traveling through Portugal one summer, when I asked for advice as to some of the best place to visit, I […]

River Cruising in Your 30s is Unexpectedly Awesome

By Guest Poster | August 14, 2017

So…you know you’re…umm…a bit younger than the typical demographic, right? That’s my 60-something mom speaking, giving me a gentle warning over Facetime that my husband and I quite possibly just signed up for an 11-day float down the lower Danube with a boatful of octogenarians. When I went on mine, even I was on the […]

5 Lessons That Came From Doctors Telling Me I Would Never Be Able to Travel

By Guest Poster | August 7, 2017

1. To never take my health for granted Prior to being diagnosed with my two chronic illnesses, I was very healthy. I thought it was a result of my own doing, I ate right, stayed active and slept the right amount. Well now it is very clear in my mind while yes, these elements play […]

10 Photos That Will Inspire You to Head to Eastern Switzerland

By Guest Poster | July 31, 2017

Let me ask you something. What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Switzerland? I might be wrong, but I have an inkling that you just yelled “mountains”. With the Alps making up more than half of the country, it’s hard to think of anything else. Except maybe chocolate or cheese. […]

6 Ways Traveling Together Can Strengthen a Relationship

By Guest Poster | July 24, 2017

There are so many ways to keep your relationship strong and to grow alongside your partner. For me and my husband, our preferred method is travel. I first met Nathan in a hostel dorm room in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was 2011, and I was on a European backpacking trip just after college, traveling with my […]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel in Thailand? 24 Days of Adventure

By Guest Poster | July 21, 2017

Welcome to a new series we’re running on Why Wait, called How Much Does it Cost to Travel?  Today we are talking about how much does it cost to travel in Thailand for 24-days of adventure travel!  We know that financial considerations are probably the biggest factor you grapple with when planning a trip. Hard numbers […]

Stok Kangri Trek: A Riveting Trek with an Epic Climax

By Guest Poster | July 17, 2017

I squinted my eyes and saw the farthest peak in Karakoram Range, Pakistan. I tried to shield my eyes from the intense Sun by placing my thumb and finger on my forehead. The cold winds and intense Sun created an unforgiving combination. I was at a height of 20,187 feet, atop Stok Kangri peak. The only […]

How to Travel with Chronic Depression and Anxiety

By Guest Poster | July 10, 2017

Few bloggers write about what it’s like to travel with chronic depression or any mental illness, let alone how to cope with it. It looks like nights spent crying alone in your dorm bunk, days spent avoiding talking to anyone in the hostel and sleeping when you could be exploring. The blogging community is full […]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel? 3 Weeks Backpacking Southeast Asia

By Guest Poster | July 7, 2017

Welcome to a new series we’re running on Why Wait, called How Much Does it Cost to Travel? We know that financial considerations are probably the biggest factor you grapple with when planning a trip. Hard numbers can be difficult to come by, especially when everyone has their own unique travel style and considerations. The goal […]

Guide to Kapas Island, Malaysia

By Guest Poster | July 3, 2017

Malaysian beaches are often overlooked with the magnificent beaches of Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand less than two hours of flying away.  That doesn’t mean you can’t find awesome beaches, however. In particular, the east coast of Malaysia has sneaky awesome beaches. The two major hot spots are the Perhentian Islands and Tioman. Yet there are a […]

Benefits of Running on Vacation Around the World

By Guest Poster | June 26, 2017

Whether you’re popping abroad for a weekend getaway on the beach or a week-long foodie tour through China, running on vacation can make your travel experience so much richer. You may be thinking, “Why would I sacrifice precious vacation time to exercise while traveling?” That’s an excellent question. On the surface it may seem counterintuitive […]

Having Kids Doesn’t Mean an End to Adventuring

By Guest Poster | June 19, 2017

Did you spend your 20s traveling and exploring the world? Both my husband and I have long had a love for travel and spent a fair share of time in our early 20s on quick getaways both in the US and abroad. We’d pack our backpacks and go — for 36 hours if it meant […]