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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, […]

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. […]

The Ruins of Roman Colonies in Algeria

The ruins of Roman colonies lay scattered around the world, and while history tried its best to level them, they continue to influence even today. Of course, the city of Rome may be host to some of the most seen and recognized ruins, but travelers owe it to themselves to step off the beaten path […]

War & Dark Tourism: The Beginning

War tourism has been around for centuries. Human psyche seems to always push us to get a closer look at carnage and chaos. Call it a mix of schadenfreude and morbid curiosity. Humankind struggles to look away from a good trainwreck, but this is nothing new. In early warfront record, artists and reporters were seen […]