Free and Cheap Activities to do in Gatlinburg

Located at the base of the Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg is a popular destination for visitors from across the U.S. This small city attracts over 10 million visitors every year because of its location and an endless list of activities for all age groups.  It’s the perfect mix of nature, family fun, and all things alcohol.…

Safety Tips for Every Solo Traveler

One of the most rewarding ways to see this world is as a solo traveler.  Though being an adventurous, mindful, and ethical traveler means looking out for and protecting yourself in the process.  It’s unlikely that something terrible would happen, but there’s always a possibility and preventative measures can help us prepare for the worst.…

Black Heroes Who Paved the Way for the Travel Community

In honor of Black History Month, I felt it important to highlight those who made a difference for Black travelers today.  Travel is a privilege that hasn’t been accessible or easy for everyone, but these courageous figures fought and worked hard to overcome the struggles of racism and inequality.  Bessie Stringfield At just 19 years…

Eco-Friendly Travel Toiletries

Traveling can do a lot of damage to the environment, especially when we aren’t consciously striving to make greener choices.  While there are many ways to travel sustainably, cutting back on waste is easy and makes a huge difference.  These recommendations will help you pack the best eco-friendly toiletries kit.  If you want more ways…

7 Things to do in Seville, Spain

Spain is the one country that I always find myself returning to.  Each region has something unique to offer, Seville and the South of Spain is particularly charming.  Seville offers warm weather, beautiful Moorish architecture, and delicious orange wine.  If that’s not enough to convince you to visit, it is also home to the Palace…

The Importance of Protecting The Arctic Refuge

In 2017, Congress slyly opened up the coastal plains of the Arctic Refuge to oil and gas drilling under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  Aside from the fact that high income families and major corporations were the ones to benefit the most from this act, it also includes Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) Provisions. …

Transportation Solutions to the Negative Impact of Flying

It’s no secret that air travel is terrible for the environment, but how many people take this into consideration when booking their flights? Train travel is the most sustainable alternative and is where we should start shifting our focus.

Amicalola Falls State Park

The Northern side of Georgia is home to Chattahoochee National Forest and marks the beginning of the Blue Ridge mountains. In this area, you’ll find yourself close to many hiking trails, waterfalls, and beautiful sights. A special place, in particular, is Amicalola Falls, the highest waterfall in the state at 729 feet high.

A Day Trip to Lier and Mechelen

Belgium has so much beauty and history hidden within their country. Lier and Mechelen are both small towns with their own stories and merit

How to Spend 3 Days in Amsterdam

During my trip to Amsterdam, I realized it’s just as hip as I’d imagined. The diverse and laid back people, accepting culture, and endless amount of things to do, are what make this city beautiful.

Combating Flight Emissions with Carbon Offsets

In a time where concern over climate change is at an all time high, and with good reason, it’s time we take the time to learn about what can be done. Carbon Offsets and RECs could offer a solution, but what are they and how can they be applied to air travel?

Eco Friendly Dental Care Alternatives

Making sustainable swaps to cut out plastic is a great step towards leading an environmentally friendly lifestyle. Plastic toothbrushes alone create 50 million pounds of trash in the U.S. every year, all of the other products in your medicine cabinet only contribute to this amount of waste. Try replacing the items you use with the…

2 Days in the Medieval Town of Bruges

Straight out of a fairytale, this quaint village in the Northern region of Belgium is full of magic and beauty. The lovely canals weaving through the city give it the title “The Venice of Belgium”. Filled with museums and history, there’s always something to do.

Guatemala Travel Guide

Guatemala is a magical country full of beauty, adventure, and peace for those who are looking. Learn about the history of colonial Antigua, take in the culture and picturesque views of Lake Atitlan, or laze away on the black sand beaches of El Paredon and Monterrico.