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Why The Lofoten Islands Should Be On Your Bucket List

The Lofoten Islands in Norway, comprised of Austvågøy, Flakstadøy Vestvågøy, Moskenesøy, Gimsøy, and many smaller islands, has been a dream travel …

European Travel

Women's Packing Guide for Northern California • Ordinary Traveler

So much more than San Francisco’s city landscapes, NorCal is known for its sea-to-mountain naturally beautiful scenery and plentiful bucket …

Northern California

10 Best Islands to Visit in West Sweden • Ordinary Traveler

The West Sweden archipelago is made up of over 8000 islands, each with their own unique offerings and charm. Gothenburg’s archipelago and the quaint …

European Travel

Bonaire Travel Guide + Packing Tips • Ordinary Traveler

What Caribbean island sits just 80 km off the coast of Venezuela, is part of the Netherlands, is world-renowned for diving, and consistently wins …

Scuba Diving

10 Best Free Campgrounds in Northern California

It’s hard to think of a better way to experience nature in Northern California than by camping. Managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. …

RVs

Women's Packing Guide For Switzerland • Ordinary Traveler

Known for its pristine cities, gorgeous Alps and rich, diverse culture, Switzerland embodies the best of Europe! Have your ticket booked, but don’t …

Powerbank

The Best Cameras for Hiking and Backpacking • Ordinary Traveler

Whether you’re snapping the perfect shot from the summit of a snowy peak, or capturing the action from among the vibrant colors of a European street …

Cameras

Molokai, Hawaii Travel Guide And Packing Tips • Ordinary Traveler

Do you dream of experiencing unbridled nature, getting into the aloha spirit, and learning all about authentic Hawaiian culture? Then the island of …

Hawaii

Staying at Grand Residences Riviera Cancun • Ordinary Traveler

Set in one of the most stunning tropical locations in Mexico and surrounded by a wealth of both natural and cultural beauty, the Grand Residences …

How to Plan a Trip to Norway’s Fjord Region • Ordinary Traveler

The Fjord Region of Norway is without a doubt one of the world’s most magnificent destinations, one that feels both serene but incredibly wild at the …

Escape The Crowds: 10 Best Places To Visit In Europe This Summer

One of the most amazing things about traveling in Europe is how incredibly easy it is to get around. That’s why the “whirlwind European adventure” is …

How To Pack For Carry

Packing light for carry-on only is an incredibly liberating habit to get into. Doing so will not only allow you to avoid those nasty checked-baggage …

5 Unique Western Experiences to Try in Montana • Ordinary Traveler

Quite literally surrounded by some of the most stunning and majestic national reserves on the planet, with Glacier National Park to the north and …

10 Reasons to Visit Gothenburg, Sweden • Ordinary Traveler

An innovative port city with an intercultural history, we found so many reasons to love Gothenburg that we wish we had more time to experience …

Turn Your Vacation Photos Into Works of Art With Bumblejax

Looking for print options as unique as your photography? Showcase your favorite travel photos on one-of-a-kind mediums like acrylic, aluminum, and …

St. Lucia Travel Guide & Packing Tips • Ordinary Traveler

St. Lucia is one of those places that never fails to take your breath away no matter how many times you visit its palm-fringed, golden shores. From …

The Best Camera Lenses for Travel Photography • Ordinary Traveler

Choosing the best lens for your travels can be a daunting task considering the number of factors that can inform your decision, from weight, to size …

5 Must-Do European Road Trips

With no tour operators frantically shepherding you to cliché photo opportunities and bundling you into coaches before the day’s end — packing the car …

10 Best Things To Do In Turks and Caicos (Providenciales)

When it comes to Caribbean islands, it’s no secret that they offer some of the most gorgeous and varied holiday destinations in the world, whether …

The Most Clever Backpack for Frequent Travelers

We’ve all tried the suitcase organizers and intense rolling techniques in an effort to keep our luggage as tidy as possible — however, there’s no …

How to Spend a Layover in Dublin, Ireland

Ever dreamed of visiting the beautiful green country of Ireland, but haven’t had the time or funds to do so? Dublin is a popular layover destination …

10 European Cities For Solo Female Travelers

When planning a trip as a solo female, it’s important to know which destinations are safe. The mainstream media plays a big part in convincing people …

20 Best Travel Hacks That Will Save You Money • Ordinary Traveler

Here are 20 of the best travel hacks I’ve gathered after 15 years of traveling the world. Use these to save money on your next trip!<p>20 Best Travel …

Essential Guide To Train Travel In Europe • Ordinary Traveler

Boarding a train to take you from city to city is without a doubt the best way to travel through Europe. It’s romantic, magical and inspiring — not …

10 Places Not To Miss In South Dakota • Ordinary Traveler

South Dakota is without a doubt a state that has always been synonymous with adventure. From pioneers to Native Americans and all things Wild West, …

National Parks

10 Bucket List Adventures To Take In 2018 • Ordinary Traveler

With the new near underway, we’ve rounded up a few recommendations from our favorite trips over the last couple of years. From Alpine wonderland …

Lake Como

Winter Road Trip Guide to South Dakota

South Dakota is an undiscovered treasure of a state, especially in winter months when its wooded valleys and majestic waterfalls transform into a …

National Parks

The Easiest Way for Americans to Visit Cuba • Ordinary Traveler

For decades, Cuba has been many of American’s most coveted destination — the beautiful time-capsule country has always been so far out reach, …

Cuba

The Best Photography Locations in Southern Iceland

There’s simply no denying the otherworldly, visually-breathtaking aesthetic of the icy reaches of Southern Iceland. Home to some of the most stunning …