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The Creepy Cemetery on a Beautiful Italian Island

The island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples, Italy, is picturesque and historical. Many travelers are drawn to Castello Aragonese, which was built into an islet (read: mini-island) and connected by a walkway. Castello Aragonese was built in 474 BC and over the years was used as fortress, a city, a prison, and a […]

How We Used Our Phones Abroad

If you’re like most of us, you use your smart phone daily to take photos, catch up on email, navigate maps, and a plethora of other stuff that makes life easier.   Sure, when you travel you could take a break from being constantly connected. We found that we didn’t use our phones as much, […]

Why Everything You’ve Read About Naples is Wrong

When planning our recent trip to Europe, we were strongly considering going to Naples, Italy for the city’s proximity to other sites we wanted to visit. After a bit of Googling we came across some pretty negative reviews, and people asking things like “is Naples safe for tourists?” There were tons of people saying it […]

How to Survive a Long-Haul Flight

We recently completed a round trip from SLC, Utah to CDG in Paris. On our way out, we had a layover in Atlanta. The flight home was non-stop. Both of these flights were long (8.5 and 10.5 hours respectively) and we picked up a few tips for surviving in coach. If you can swing business […]

How NOT to be a Jerk on an Airplane

Airlines are cutting costs and amenities to improve profit margins. Legroom is getting tighter and flights are more often full than not. This also means that you’ll land yourself in a small space with a few hundred other people for the duration of the flight. Travel seems to occasionally bring out the worst in folks. […]

A Once-in-a-Lifetime Adventure in Hawaii

Are you visiting the Big Island of Hawaii? You absolutely must experience the Manta Ray Snorkel. It’s one of the most memorable adventures of our lives.   No matter the time of year, the mysterious manta rays flock to certain locations along the Kona coast, as they have learned this is the place to get […]

3 Reasons to Visit Moab in the Winter

Moab, Utah is a little town nestled next to Arches and Canyonlands National Park. It’s a popular travel destination for outdoor activities like hiking, mountain biking, and camping. It’s in the eastern portion of the state of Utah, just a short drive south of I-70. We’ve visited Moab several times, but one of the most […]

Last Minute Gifts for Travelers

Have a loved one who loves to travel? Did you procrastinate on your holiday shopping or still trying to think of some last minute ideas? We put together a list of the things we at Travel Fish love and would be excited to find under our tree, and they’re all still available to pick up […]

5 Awesome Spots to Camp in Santa Cruz California

Whether you’re looking for lush redwood forests to hide out in or a bright sandy beach for some sun and surf, Santa Cruz offers a plethora of camping options. This quirky  little beachfront city is surrounded by gorgeous national parks and that make for some very interesting and varied scenery. We’ve narrowed down five awesome spots […]

How to Road Trip With Your Dog

We here at Travel Fish are dog people. And we’re travel people. We’ve learned how to share the best of both worlds, and we’re here to offer tips and tricks that we learned on the road. In the last year, our dog, Ellie, a boxer mix, has come on multiple road trips and we’ve loved […]