First Time Travellers

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8 Costa Rica Travel Tips for a Smooth Trip

You’ve heard about the black sand beaches, the towering palm trees, and the lush cloud forests. If you picture yourself drinking out of a coconut somewhere in Costa Rica soon, you’re probably thrilled– you’re heading to an amazing, picturesque destination. You’re going to have a blast! Before you … [Read More...]

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International Travel

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10 Tips for Traveling to Thailand: What You Need, Etiquette, and More

Thailand has become a tourism powerhouse in recent years. Statistics show that around 32 million international tourists visit this South East Asian nation annually. That translates to $71 billion (you read that right, billion) in revenue just from tourism. If you're planning on booking a flight … [Read More...]

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Travel News

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Your First Trip Overseas: Honing the Right Mindset in 7 Easy Steps

Excited about your first trip across the border? You should be, because it’s going to be the kind of experience you remember for the rest of your life. However, you should bear in mind that there’s a right and a wrong way to travel abroad and it’s all about your mindset. Lucky for you, we’re here with tips on how to achieve … [Read More...]

My First International Trip

Languages My first trip overseas.  My first trip to a country that doesn’t speak English.  My first time abroad.  My first time to see what I’ve been missing all my life.  My first trip out of my home state.  My first time finding adventure in travel and languages and new cultures and ways of seeing my country from … [Read More...]

First Trip Abroad: What to Expect

If you haven’t experienced the joys of overseas travel you may be somewhat apprehensive about what you are expected to do and when during the trip. This is primer. #1. Visas. To determine whether or not you will need a visa go to the website of consulate of the destination country. You can usually access it through the … [Read More...]

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9 Travel Safety Tips for Traveling to a Foreign Country

Traveling to a different country can be fun and exciting. It can allow you to see parts of the world that are fascinating and beautiful to witness. But be mindful that other countries are different from yours when it comes to rules and policies. Whatever reason that you decide to visit a foreign country, you should do a … [Read More...]

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Top 8 Tourist Attractions in Virginia for Outdoorsy Travelers

Virginia isn't just for lovers. With its breathtaking mountains, huge state parks, and award-winning golf courses, Old Dominion has plenty to offer those who like their vacations to be extra adventurous. If you're into hiking, biking, or climbing, then you need to check out this article. Below, we'll explore some of the … [Read More...]

Travel Apps!

Useful Apps for Travelers

Useful Apps for Travelers

The basic applications that you might need on your trip are: calculator, alarm clock, weather app, and compass. Luckily most smartphones come with most of these, if not all, installed. But, depending on your journey, you might find yourself in need of additional apps. A public transpiration app or a translator can save your trip, more »