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Johannesburg: Between Fear and Fascination

By Guest Poster | October 16, 2017

The first thing I was told about Johannesburg was how dangerous it is. It started with my family at home, and progressed to fellow travellers I met in Zimbabwe and Botswana. My roommate in Victoria Falls told me he never left the hostel during his time in Joburg, because he was so terrified of being […]

Reasons You Should Travel With Your Mom More

By Steph | May 11, 2017

When I was younger I had a list of my favorite travel buddies (Mike, my friend Liz, myself) and my mom wasn’t anywhere near it. We traveled when I was a kid but I had never really traveled with just my Mom until the past couple years. Which is a shame, because it turns out […]

Discovering the Secret of the Dead Sea Scrolls in Qumran, Israel

By Guest Poster | May 8, 2017

Israel is home to some of the most excavated ancient Biblical sites in the world. One of my highlights was a visit to Qumran, the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. The Dead Sea Scrolls are often referred to as the most famous manuscripts discovered in history, and the excavated site is now […]

How to Get to Key West for Cheap

By Michael Tieso | July 19, 2013

There are a lot of ways to get to Key West. Since I often opt for slow and cheap travel, I started to research cheap ways to get to Key West. It’s a surprisingly cheap destination to get to if you do enough research. Plus you get the added bonus of the amazing views on […]