Negotiating for Change in Fez

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As a swell of political dominoes sweeps North Africa and the Middle East, travel in the region has been difficult. Amy Siqveland takes a closer look at Fez, Morocco and examines how visitors are greatly influencing the environmental and cultural preservation of this area.

The Intelligent Sea Turtles of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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Picture yourself sitting in one of the many beachfront restaurants sipping a margarita after watching a glorious sunset as the main attraction, the highlight of the evening, begins; a handful of huge lumbering female sea turtles literally emerge from the water and crawl up the beach in front of your eyes in search for their nesting location.

Surfing Senegal

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Finding a little known surf spot in the dawn of international popularity is, in our globalized world, a rare gem. Take a journey to Dakar, Senegal with travel writer Chantal Peterson as she navigates the waters of board rentals, location selection and the unique surprises of a burgeoning Senegalese surf culture.

Independent Travel Tips for Tokyo

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Japan isn’t nearly as expensive as it used to be. Despite the lower prices, it can still be quite confusing and enigmatic. Everything is the same but different – which is also part of what makes Tokyo such a fun and interesting place to visit.

Author Bio: Ying Tey

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Ying Tey is a Malaysian freelance writer. She enjoys pursuing adventures in strange towns and far-flung lands: so far, she’s chalked up 68 countries and plenty of misadventures in between. She’d previously funded her travels by teaching English on Costa Cruise Ships (yes–including the one that sank!), by making caffe lattes in London and Melbourne, […]

HSP and World Travel

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Do you feel overwhelmed by crowds, noise, and instability? Are you jumpy and a worrier? Kelly O’Laughlin shares tips on how you can travel the world successfully when you are highly sensitive to your surroundings.

Traveling with Friends

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All too often I have heard people lament their group of friends for letting their travel plans fall through due to getting “complicated.” I have found that planning a group trip is more manageable when tackled in parts rather than all at once. Consider this your guide.

Pros and Cons of a Gap Year

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Have you pondered taking a gap year to travel? Lauren Fitzpatrick from Go Overseas is here to outline the pros and cons to help you make the most informed decision.

5 Best Spots to Volunteer in Asia

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Overwhelmed by all the volunteering possibilities in Asia? Let Hannah from Go Overseas, an expert at volunteering abroad, narrow down the options with these 5 incredible opportunities.

Six Steps to Build a RTW Itinerary with Emirates

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Creating a round the world trip itinerary can be frustrating, challenging and exhausting. But it doesn’t need to be. Follow some simple rules, and you can be jetting off to your dream destinations while earning yourself rewards that you can use to treat yourself to flight upgrades, future holidays or indulgent experiences.