Nina Ragusa

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How To Boost Your Travel Savings: The Best Jobs For Saving Money!

Who needs a few extra zeroes added to their travel savings account?<p><i>*cue everyone raising their hands*</i><p><b>There isn’t a soul on earth who wouldn’t want</b> …

6 Castles Even Your Broke Ass Can Book for Vacation (From $20!)

Talking to you, princess.<p>Now that <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> just had its dazzling world premiere, you probably have castles on the brain. The good news is …

The Ultimate Packing Guide for Travel Photographers

Working as professional photographer for the past 8 years, I’ve come up with the ultimate kit for travel photography. Here’s how to pack like a pro! …

Cameras

How to Avoid an Embarrassing Spa Experience Abroad

Photo by Alison Cornford-Matheson<p>Iceland’s Blue Lagoon<p>From Japan to Iceland, we’ve got you covered on spa etiquette.<p>Last year I had a 16-hour layover …

EU Parliament votes to End Visa-Free Travel for Americans!

Strasbourg, France The European Parliament, that meets in Strasbourg, France, voted to end visa-free travel for Americans within the EU. This move is …

How to Travel Sustainably

With a projected 1.7 billion international tourists arriving on foreign shores by 2025, up from 1.1 billion in 2014, it’s unsurprising that tourism …

Proof That Europe's Tulip Fields Are the Ultimate Spring Destination

So stunning!<p>Move over, cherry blossoms. Even though these pink flowers have been part of some of our most cherished moments of spring, we're about to convince you to jump on a different bandwagon. You see, tulips also bloom when the weather warms up <i>and</i> they come in every color of the rainbow. …

European Travel

How to Check Antarctica Off Your Bucket List

Many legendary explorers had one thing in common: trailblazing.<p>While Antarctica has been open for tourism in the last hundred years, before then it …

10 Best Beaches in Vietnam

For one of the most beautiful countries in the world, surprisingly few people know much about Vietnam. To many people, the name simply conjures up …

The Best Damn Thing in Every State

In this divided time in America, it's important for us to celebrate the good things. And while we have occasionally been known to tease states for …

Iran's Abbasi: The Middle East's most beautiful hotel | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Flick through almost any travel magazine these days and you're bound to come across an article hailing Iran as the next big destination.<p>Prompting the spike in interest in the Islamic Republic is recent geopolitical wrangling in the shape of a nuclear deal with world powers that has ended …

How to Teach Online and Make Money From Anywhere

<i>What if you could make money anywhere? What if you learned how to make money online?</i><p>All you need it a computer and a stable wifi connection.<p>There are …

Teaching

The Easiest and Best Travel Jobs That Even YOU Can Get

UPDATED March, 2017<p><i>“I Want to Travel Longer…”</i><p><i>…Says Everyone Every Time They Go Travel.</i><p><b>Nobody wants their travels to come to an end.</b><p><b>We are all looking</b> …

Employment

How to Teach Abroad - The Guide to English Teaching Anywhere

If you are looking to teach English abroad this article is a must-read! I have gathered all the information I was seeking out when I first was …

How to Travel the World for Free (Almost): A Guide to Traveling for Free

<i>“I can’t travel because I don’t have the money for it.”</i><p>NO… Just… NO!<p><b>This is everyone’s ultimate excuse for not traveling.</b><p>They just don’t have the …

Credit Cards

This is How I REALLY Afford to Travel and Live Abroad

UPDATED: 2/2018<p><b>“How do you travel so much?”</b><p><b>“How do you afford to travel and live abroad?”</b><p><b>“How can I live like you do?”</b><p>So I get asked these questions …

17+ Badass Things to Do in Oregon: Portland and Bend

UPDATED 12/2017<p>If you’re looking for things to do in Oregon, you’re in luck, there’s no shortage of adventurous and gorgeous attractions around every …

Hiking

15 Best Beaches in Thailand | World Travel Guide - Part 2

<b>2. Koh Samui</b><p>Koh Samui is another beach destination in Thailand that you should not miss. In fact, it is considered as the second largest island next …

Travel Guides

The Thai Village Where Charm Means Mud

Near Sukhothai, this small Thai village is welcoming visitors for bike tours, souvenir stops, and local delicacies.<p>“We’re landlocked. No beach. No waterfall,” says a sprightly woman in her 60s wearing pink lipstick. “But we have local wisdom. That’s our charm.”<p>Auntie Ngiem is talking about mud.<p>In …

Brutal Photos of Men Impaling Themselves at a Thai Festival

Giselle Natassia traveled to Phuket, Thailand, to photograph the "mason" of the Nine Emperor Gods festival, who pierce their cheeks, tongues, and bodies.<p>The Nine Emperor Gods is a nine-day Taoist event, celebrated every year across Southeast Asia during the ninth months of the lunar calendar. In …

Best speakeasies in Bangkok

When the last visitors leave the gilded temples and the nine-to-fivers clock out, they’re all united by a common goal: soaking up the buzzy Bangkok nightlife. Instead of a rowdy evening with the crowds on Th Khao San, escape to a hidden speakeasy to find an equally authentic slice of Bangkok’s …

Thailand Vs. Vietnam: Which Is Better for Retirees? | Investopedia

Living comfortably in a tropical locale is a dream scenario for many people approaching retirement age. With proper planning, this dream is …

14 Lifesaving tips to survive driving a bike in Phuket!

14 Lifesaving Tips to Survive Driving in Phuket!<p>Yes, driving a bike in Phuket is fun, cheap, convenient but most travellers underestimate the …

Weird

Play it Cool: Thailand's Do's and Don'ts

Imagine being in a room full of your students and fellow teachers at the school you’re teaching at in Thailand. You’re one of five foreigners in the …

Thailand

You Know You Live in Thailand When…. Part 'Song' (2)

When you can go to places that look like this… (Tonsai beach)<p>Here’s a continuation of the “You Know You Live in Thailand When….” list I have …

Selling