If you’re looking for a great first way to explore and experience the United States, I highly recommend a USA Contiki Tour. Back in June of 2015, I did the Best of USA Contiki Tour. It was my first time embarking on solo travel, and I spent a long time finding a reliable and decently priced company. I had visited theUnited States before with my family, but I hadn’t yet ventured overseas alone. I’d heard…

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Traveling for the first time can be a daunting experience. There is so much that needs to be considered, a lot of things to book and so many choices when it comes to accomodation! Even the most experienced travelers have some doubts and worries when it gets closer to that anticipated departure day. Luckily, there are tons of resources out there to help people embarking on their very first adventure! That’s where I come in,…

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On this day, one year ago, I finally decided to start a travel blog. I had absolutely no idea what I was doing, and I took the whole thing pretty lightly. I didn’t think I would stick to it, let alone actually consider it my second (unpaid) job. When I’m not working at my part time, retail job, I’m blogging. When I’m not blogging, I’m probably thinking about what I can blog about next, or…

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When Russell and I were researching our month long trip to Japan back in March 2017, figuring out the train and transport system was our main priority. We knew this would be our primary way of getting around the country, so we didn’t want to arrive in Japan, absolutely clueless as to how public transport worked. We were due to land at Haneda Airport in Tokyo at around 6am, and would need to catch public…

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Back in 2015, I made one of the biggest decisions I’ve ever made. After dreaming about visiting New York City for most of my life, I started doing some research. I couldn’t find anyone who was able to travel overseas with me, so I looked into solo travel. There are quite a few choices available when it comes to safe and easy solo travel, and the one I went with was Contiki! I had heard…

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