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Yosemite National Park: The Complete Guide for 2020

Massive granite cliffs, majestic waterfalls, and abundant wildlife: Yosemite’s U-shaped valley features profound natural wonders, earning its spot as the most-visited California national park. With more than 1,200 square miles of protected land within its borders, there’s opportunity for endless adventure. Walk amongst Giant Sequoias, explore the high country, swim in alpine lakes, hike up […]

41 of the Best Things to Do in Sri Lanka

They call it the Teardrop of India: Sri Lanka. The island of spice, sun and tea fields. There’s no doubt about it— this is one darn mystical, amazing, culture-packed, and tasty destination. It’s just about as far south in South Asia as it’s possible to go, with swells of the Southern Ocean crashing into the […]

How to Spend One Day in Hoi An, Vietnam

Narrow streets peppered with lanterns and cultural fusion make Vietnam’s ancient city of Hoi An a wondrous storybook to step into. The mélange of historical influences are evident in golden colonial-style buildings which house some of the best eats and local goods in town. Although tourism is booming (and understandably so), it doesn’t manage to […]

Theodore Roosevelt National Park: The Complete Guide for 2020

Get in touch with your inner cowperson at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. While some national parks blow your socks off the minute you see them, this vast wilderness in western North Dakota creeps up on you slowly. Its namesake, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, referred to the area as “an abode of iron desolation,” which captures […]

11 Red Travel Destinations for Your Bucket List

Ah, the rich color of red. Often associated with love and romance (or anger for a stark contrast!), this hue is undeniably bold and assertive regardless of what it denotes. But when it comes to traveling the world, the color red offers an entirely different experience. Cherry-colored lakes and ornate temples drenched in scarlet are […]

Death Valley National Park: The Complete Guide for 2020

Death Valley National Park. Just let that sink in for a moment: Death Valley. What sort of place could possibly inspire such a macabre moniker? Well…how about one of the hottest and driest places in the Western Hemisphere? How about a vast, Mars-like landscape of rust-red dunes and badlands that extends over three million acres […]

27 of the Best Things to Do in Barcelona

Filled with vibrant energy, buzzing nightlife, elegant architecture, and a strong, independent identity, the Catalan capital of Barcelona is ripe for exploring. Discover a city that seamlessly blends old-world charms with the modern conveniences and attractions of a cutting-edge metropolis. When on the hunt for the best things to do in Spain, Barcelona is overflowing […]

The Blonde Abroad’s Guide to a Weekend in Cape Town

Ever visit a place that so completely steals your heart and soul that you feel like you never want to go back home? That’s what happened to me in Cape Town. I fell in love with the magical city by the sea and lingered literally for years. I made my own home away from home […]

36 of the Most Colorful Places in the World

Curiously crimson landscapes that are (somehow) natural and Gatorade-level hues of blue are found in droves across our travel rainbow—along with every other eclectic shade in between. Mother Nature formed and human-made alike, these destinations provide a hearty dose of monochromatic magnificence that’ll have you reconsidering your favorite color left and right. Toss out everything you […]

Rocky Mountain National Park: The Complete Guide for 2020

For the better half of the last century, Rocky Mountain National Park was overlooked in favor of tried-and-true gems like the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and Yosemite. But in the last ten years, substantial increases in annual visitor numbers has allowed Rocky Mountain National Park to creep up the list and become not only the most […]

10 of the Best Theme Park Halloween Events for 2020

With COVID safety regulations in place through the fall, theme parks around the world have devised some positively devilish ways to keep the Halloween spirit alive— or in this case, undead—in 2020. This year, look forward to socially-distanced halloween events, haunted houses, nighttime coaster rides, pumpkin-spiced treats, and open-air scare zones with creepy creatures lurking […]

The Latest Travel News

What Research Tells Us About How, When Coronavirus Might End

The World Health Organization, worldwide governments, and healthcare security agencies are halting travel as we continue to fight the Coronavirus pandemic. Although current travel bans just apply to trips scheduled during the first half of the year, collective panic and worldwide chaos are causing travelers to seriously rethink their longterm travel plans. When vacations are […]

CDC Issues Travel Advisory for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a very rare domestic travel advisory urging people in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to “refrain from non-essential domestic travel” for the next two weeks. This advisory follows President Trump’s suggestions to ban New Yorkers— who have seen death rates soar over the last few days— from traveling […]

These Coronavirus-Inspired TikToks Will Get You Through Self-Isolation

Last week we brought you our favorite Coronavirus Twitter memes; this week we’ll dive into Tik Tok compile a few of the app’s most creative Coronavirus-inspired songs, dances and videos. Despite the fact that coronavirus itself definitely isn’t funny, the entire world has been transforming frazzled energy into humor—something that doctors actually suggest for your […]

Coronavirus: Italy Sees Signs of Hope, U.S Extends Social Distancing

While Italy sees small signs of hope as the Coronavirus mortality rate drops for a third day in a row, infectious disease experts in the United States warn that the pandemic could still kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans and potentially infect millions. In a move motivated by the nation’s rapidly growing numbers — as of […]

Airlines Slash Travel Fares Over Coronavirus: Should You Book?

Airline fares are dropping nearly everywhere while fear and uncertainty over Coronavirus grows. The virus is halting most travel plans, but others are snagging up flights at rock bottom prices. Should you take advantage of the travel deals or stay grounded and close to home? Here’s the scoop: Should I book flight deals during the […]

European Union Moves to Block All Non Essential Travel

As more countries move to close their borders, the President of the European Commission announced new guidelines on border measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus. The proposal sent to G7 partners and heads of states on March 16th, 2020, calls for a 30 day ban on non-essential travel to all 27 countries in the […]

Traveling from US to Europe during Coronavirus: The Latest Guidelines and Restrictions

For frequent travelers, Coronavirus is wreaking some serious havoc. With CDC-driven travel advisories, confusion around travel insurance coverage during a pandemic and drama around airline change fees, this has been one crazy week. But, some of the biggest news yet came when President Trump announced a 30-day travel ban starting Friday, March 13th from select […]

Canceling Travel During Coronavirus: Which Airlines are Waiving Change Fees

As uncertainty grows and more countries are added to the Coronavirus travel ban list, travelers worldwide are wondering what they can do about their upcoming trip. Thankfully, most airlines are waiving change fees and cancellation costs for travel through April 30, 2020, and some airlines are even waiving change fees for flights booked today, so […]

Does Travel Insurance Cover Coronavirus?

I’m a travel professional with a heavy travel schedule over the next few months. As news was breaking about the spread of the Coronavirus worldwide, I quickly started researching my options. Could I safely cancel my flights? Who’s responsible for the costs? Is travel insurance worth it? Does travel insurance even cover Coronavirus? While I […]

The Latest Coronavirus Travel Ban and Guidelines

The U.S. State Department is warning Americans not to travel to 50+ countries across the globe. Updated: March 30th, 2020 The Coronavirus — a virus that causes a fever and symptoms of the upper respiratory system, like a sore throat, coughing, and a runny nose — has spread to at least 102 countries, with roughly […]

You Can Explore These 6 Massive Ice Castles In January

Ice Castles is an enchanting winter phenomenon that brings fairytales to life. The frozen, tactile art exhibit pops up in six cities across North America this January. The Ice Castles include breathtaking LED-lit sculptures, frozen thrones, ice-carved tunnels, slides, and fountains. According to the Ice Castles site, each castle is built by hand and takes […]

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All the intrigue without the crowds, these underrated spots are just screaming to be discovered.

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