4 Worn PassportsInspiring Family Gap Years and Independent Global Travel

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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...

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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.

Atlanta airport during Turkey Coup D'etat

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...

Two girls mat weaving Kim Bong Island

Family Gap Year Review

Families can take gap years too. A 7th graders shares her around-the-world (RTW) post-trip report.