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Post Office at Floreana Island, Galapagos

5 Tips for Visiting Post Office Bay on Floreana Island, Galapagos

Did you know there is a post office that will deliver your mail anywhere in the world and it's ABSOLUTELY free?! Learn tips for visiting Floreana Island and participating in the 200 year Galapagos Islands' tradition. You never know who'll you meet when you deliver a card from Post Office...

5 Reasons to Visit Holbox Island, Mexico

Worried about Mexico's new travel warning about bad booze and violence? With whale sharks and pristine beaches, Holbox Island is the Yucatan's best-kept secret! You won't find Carlos-n-Charlie's, Senor Frog's, theme parks, or high rises on Holbox. You won't get hassled either. Visitors...

American flag hanging from house

A Detained American’s View on the New Travel Ban

Although I've never lived in a war-torn country, feared an oppressive government, suffered religious persecution, or fled genocide, I HAVE actually been detained in immigration and deported from a foreign country. I wouldn't wish that experience on anyone, but it has given me a unique...

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Graduation Advice: Believing in Yourself is Overrated

A friend recently asked me to give her daughter, who was graduating from college, some real-world advice. My advice is directly opposite of the mainstream notion that you can do anything if you just believe in yourself. Here's why.

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Chase Travel Insurance + Trip Interruption = Vacation Nightmare

This post has been updated since it was originally published. The updated version contains critical corrected information about Chase Sapphire travel insurance. Pre-travel preparations Travel is our sport. Our gear: a suitcase, backpack, passport and travel insurance. And like most...