Travel Advice for First-Time Travelers

What is your travel advice for first-time travelers? The answer to that question really depends on the type of travel you’re doing. Solo travel, couples travel, long travel, and travel with a purpose all come with their own sets of rules. Here’s a list of things that I’ve learned over the past decade that have helped a lot in our travels around the world. Continue Reading →

Maokong Gondola, Taipei’s Cable Car to the Emerald Peaks

Taipei’s Maokong Gondola is a first-rate cable car experience in Taipei, Taiwan. It promises stunning views and lots of photo opportunities along the way. Taipei’s Maokong Gondola is part of the Taipei MRT system, allowing visitors easy access to Taiwan’s famous tea plantations and rugged mountain terrain. Continue Reading →

5 for 5: Things To Do in Amsterdam

You can easily spend a fortune in the Netherland’s gorgeous capital city. The city is loaded with theaters, concert halls, art galleries and museums. Travelers tend to spend their money on Amsterdam’s infamous bars and cannabis coffee shops, but there are plenty of other bargains to be found in this city. Here are five things to do in Amsterdam that won’t break your budget, and five things that you can do for free. Continue Reading →

Travel Japan: Our Great Honshu Road Trip

Japan has long been a destination for any traveler dreaming of an excursion in Asia, where teeming mega-cities are offset by ancient temples, and provincial spa towns meet neatly cultivated farm regions and rugged wilderness. A Honshu road trip in Japan is the perfect way to see Japan. Continue Reading →