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This week has been all about planning a Europe trip, and while planning an itinerary can be half the fun of traveling, sometimes you just want to look at pictures and/or be entertained. So I dug around and found our most popular Europe posts of all time, that don’t require […]

Planning a Europe Trip – A Slacker’s Guide


It’s National Procrastination Week, so I decided to start posting on Fridays instead of Mondays. Clever, yes? My favorite travel stories this week: Best Architecture Cities in the World Stellar photos of the gorgeous Parc Guell in Barcelona, the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, and a few more. How many have […]

Procrastination Week Round-up


South America is probably on most travel-related life lists. I have yet to check out the “other America,” but after spotting crazy, cheap flights to Peru last week, I’m tempted to move it up the list! There is no shortage of information about the standard South America “circuit” of sightseeing […]

South America Dreaming



As “Getaway month” continues, it’s about time we covered the often controversial (among independent travelers, anyway) all-inclusives. Joanna Haugen wrote a great pro and con article this week, about all-inclusive resorts that compares the drawbacks and perks of vacation packages. After one transatlantic cruise, I don’t really see myself cruising […]

To Cruise or Not to Cruise