Press Release – Welcome to the REAL world

Address Controversy Related to  Ep. 51: Long, Hot, and Smelly

September 3, 2016– This video, Ep. 51: Long, Hot, and Smelly, was and still is a harmless, satire video based upon the budget savvy traveler lifestyle. We decided that we needed to formally address this topic as we’ve been harassed, threatened, and bullied all over the internet. Up until now it really didn’t bother us as we knew we never made any hateful, derogatory, or insulting comment about anyone or any group specifically. What has bothered us is fellow travel bloggers taking this great opportunity to spread hate on other travelers who do things a little differently, act a little quirky, and don’t fit the status quo. Continue reading Press Release – Welcome to the REAL world

Bulgaria – Travel Guide to Explore Europe’s Outdoor Adventureland

For our first full day in our 50th country, we needed a little adventure! We reached out to REFLIP to explore more of Bulgaria’s wild side and get a taste of the awesome outdoor adventure that lies in the Struma River Gorge. Continue reading Bulgaria – Travel Guide to Explore Europe’s Outdoor Adventureland

Vote Now for Sexiest Travel Blogger 2017

It’s that time of year again – the time when Budget & Savvy Travel magazine unveils the sexiest travel blogger alive. This year they’re celebrating their 50th anniversary and there’s no shortage of eye candy. It’s your opportunity to vote for the sexiest travel blogger alive. Below are the nominations. Make your vote count. Vote now!

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Budget Guide to Bulgaria’s Beaches

As we explored the Balkans in the summer, the unbearable heat was driving us to the nearest coast we could find. So while in Bulgaria, we decided to make a point of visiting it’s coastline. The Black Sea always seemed like this sexy place to visit and we were determined to step our feet onto its shores. Continue reading Budget Guide to Bulgaria’s Beaches

Why Today’s PC Culture is Ruining Travel Blogging

There’s a growing movement in the US that we’ve been following from afar. It’s the notion that society has become way too politically correct to function successfully. And you know what? We couldn’t agree with this more! In fact, we are catapulting ourselves onto the bandwagon and would be honored to lead the un-PC parade. Many would think this only applies to the world of politics, but even in our world of travel blogging, being politically correct has gotten WAY too out of control. It’s almost made us wonder how worthwhile travel blogging even is when people are scared to offend or to give their honest opinion.

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Best Travel Guide Bucharest, Romania – Things To Do

Bucharest is the first city that Harry and I were in disagreement about as a travel couple. He liked the energy of the Old Town, variety of restaurant options, and the historic architecture. But for me, I had difficulty enjoying the crowded streets, noisy traffic, and the party scene. In addition, it was hard to avoid the abundance of homeless men which were always doing nasty things like drinking while sitting in their own vomit, publicly urinating, and picking on their seeping leg wounds. I joked that maybe if I only looked up, maybe I’d like the city more. Maybe that’s why so many of my favorite activities took my feet off the ground.

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15 Reasons Why You’re A Bad Airbnb Host

There are many great Airbnb hosts out there in the world. Many go above and beyond the call of duty to take travelers under their wings, making strangers a friend. Some provide personalized tours of the neighborhood and cities they live in. Others may leave gift baskets, homemade cakes, and local bottles of wine. You can tell, they take great pride in their rental unit, neighborhood, and city. And then there’s these hosts. Continue reading 15 Reasons Why You’re A Bad Airbnb Host

Breaking Free without Breaking the Budget

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