Tulum, Mexico

The Mayan Riviera’s colectivos traverse the pot-holed, coastal thoroughfare with laughable disregard for anthropological safety. Fighting the vaguely digestive smell inside, I shout “Tulum!” through nine perspiring passengers, and spend the next thirty minutes battling the vertebral hum. Eventually, the white van vomits me onto the highway, and from his quickly-receding window, the driver’s brown … Continued

Italy: How to Relieve Cold Symptoms

After landing in a distinctly European airport—large, with signs in Italian, and with the feel of a train station—we got loaded into a taxi and sped off onto the crazy Roman highway—small cars everywhere. Two women we were sharing the cab with were angry with the driver—apparently he’d been driving them around all over the … Continued

Qatar: The New Center of the Universe?

Our TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST Judge, Richard Bangs, recently traveled to Qatar. Enter by July 4 to share your story of where you find FREEDOM. All roads led to Rome; the sun never set on the British Empire; the point of exceptionalism around which the world turned, America. Now tiny Qatar, the wealthiest country in the world on … Continued

Cambodian Creature Comforts

Our time in Cambodia was coming to a close, and our travels were in the homestretch. Myself and my partner, Elina, decided that a nice ending would be to visit the majestic temples of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap. We hired a Tuk-Tuk driver to pick us up at noon. This proved to be a … Continued

America: West Coast Road Trip

5 Highlights of a Honeymoon Road Trip Napa Valley With some of the very finest food and wine to be found in the United States, it’s no surprise that the Napa Valley is a hit amongst newlywed gourmands and wine connoisseurs. Newcomers to the ways of the grape will feel equally at home; here the … Continued

Camping in Spain

Go Camping in Spain if You Want to Enjoy the Best of the Country Spain is a fantastic country for spending a holiday in, but perhaps you aren’t yet fully aware of the different options open to you when it is time to arrange a family holiday there. For many families the best ways of … Continued

Slovakia – the beautiful

The first things that pop into my mind when I think of my home country, Slovakia, are strangely enough, mountains. But when I think about it a little longer, it makes absolutely perfect sense to me. My dad is an avid hiker and a climber, in his fifty years he hiked more than several thousand … Continued

India: Take to the Ramparts

Taragarh Fort is empty. The battlements stretch out across arid hills, they swoop and dive and peer stoically over the Rajasthani mountains in India. The blue homes of Bundi lie wedged in the valley below, but just beyond are the scrublands, the hidden waterfalls, and miles and miles of road. It is very easy to … Continued

Iceland: A Trip to the Moon

“It’s like we’re driving to the moon.” Despite their utter impossibility, my partner’s words almost seemed true. As I looked out the window of our rental car at the vast expanse of dark lava-encrusted valley stretching out around us, I felt the weightlessness of space around me. I had never seen earth like this before. … Continued

Myanmar: From Monywa to Bagan (video)

WATCH: 23 Myanmar: Traveling by Bus from Monywa to Bagan  To travel from Monwya to Bagan we took the 9am and arrived at 12:30pm. (Our day started with a 7:45am wake-up, and 8am breakfast, after that we were off to the bus station for the 9am bus to BAGAN!) We had bought our tickets the day … Continued

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We Said Go Travel