Can I let you in on a little secret? I’m a Texan who is afraid of horses. I know… I know… You didn’t think that was possible, did you? I’ve ridden plenty of horses in my lifetime and even took some lessons when I was younger. But add one runaway horse and subtract any semblance […]
You’ve done it! You’ve planned your epic New Zealand road trip using this handy-dandy guide and you’ve booked your flight to the land of kiwi birds, kiwi fruits, and Kiwi people. So now what? Although New Zealand feels familiar to travelers from English-speaking countries, you may have questions… Where should I rent a car? Is there […]
Doubtful Sound or Milford Sound? Day trip or overnight? These are the questions you’ll face when deciding to visit the fiordlands, one of New Zealand’s three UNESCO World Heritage sites. Read on for 10 reasons to choose an overnight trip in Doubtful Sound with Real Journeys on The Fiordland Navigator.
Something changes inside a person the first time they leave home for a new country. All of the sudden, the world expands from a home or a town or a state to include new architecture, language, spices, and a new way of life. It’s a chance to immerse yourself in a different culture— to experience […]
After two incredible weeks on the Kerala Blog Express, my time in India had come to an end… or so I thought. I was excited to learn that I would be flying SilkAir, a regional wing of Singapore Airlines, and that I would be flying with a few of the bloggers from the KBE. We […]
“‘I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it’s very difficult to find anyone.’ ‘I should think so — in these parts! We are plain quiet folk and have no use for adventures. Nasty disturbing uncomfortable things! Make you late for dinner!’” – J.R.R. Tolkien Americans are notorious […]
In a tourist destination like Queenstown, it can feel like money disappears faster than the Fergburger you waited an hour in line to try. Queenstown certainly isn’t cheap, but eating at a restaurant doesn’t have to break the bank. I’ve compiled a list of my 10 favorite meals under $10, plus a few secrets on getting fancy meals at […]
Let me tell you what I knew about Singapore before getting unexpectedly dropped off there for 48 hours because of a cancelled flight: You can get in BIG trouble for chewing gum on the subway. The end. And so when I hopped in a cab to my hotel, I wasn’t sure whether I was in […]