A lot of bizarre questions have led web surfers to this site. I was quite surprised to learn that several people were interested in finding more information about where to urinate at Machu Picchu (Answer? No idea). While looking through search terms, it occurred to me that you’re asking questions about the same topics. In […]Read more "You asked for it"
Asheville is beautiful in the daylight, but when the sun takes its nap, Asheville is suddenly animated by its bright city lights. Street musicians parade the streets of downtown, live music fills the atmosphere of warehouses, dramas, comedies – the thriving nocturnal life of Asheville is in the spotlight.Read more "A night in Asheville, NC"
You’ve heard the rumors. What are the most expensive cities in the world? Paris, London, Tokyo? Well, the rumors are true. But just because certain cities charge more for a cup of coffee doesn’t mean you can’t be frugal when traveling there. Despite its high prices, Tokyo has so much to offer and surprisingly, you […]Read more "Tokyo on the cheap"
As we watch athletes from around the world embark on London for the 2012 Olympic games, I couldn’t think of a more befitting post. Although very much like some international cities here in the US, London certainly is one-of-a-kind. From the tourist traps to the slightly lesser knowns, here’s what you might want to check […]Read more "All eyes on London 2012"
When I saw my family and friends after studying abroad in Peru, no one asked about ceviche or the beach; everyone wanted to hear about Machu Picchu! I could understand their excitement. A quick Google search will bring up towering mountains and ancient green terraces, exotic landscapes we do not have back in Illinois. It’s hard to imagine […]Read more "8 things people don’t tell you about Machu Picchu"
Okay, so maybe we’re not all slaves to trends, which is good. I say, let your freak flag fly and do only what works for you. After all, that’s what initially inspired me to travel; I wanted to see the world from a different angle. But in my field, public relations and social media, it’s important for someone like moi […]Read more "Exploring Pinterest: How & why travelers should use it"
Since 2005, I have used different blogs for varying purposes. In high school, it became an online journal. In university, a forum to post things to make friends laugh. During travels, a way to keep in touch with everyone from home. And now, a guide for fellow explorers. Each was gratifying in its own way and […]Read more "The joys of blogging"