North America Travel Guides, Stories & Resources
Being an Introverted Digital Nomad: Travel & Independence
You don't have to be naturally outgoing to make friends and have fun while traveling long-term. I love the lifestyle and am super shy!
Parts Unknown – Anthony Bourdain’s 10 Best Episodes & Lessons on Travel
Let's examine the 10 best episodes of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. Take time to watch, and you’ll be hungry for more than just food.
Archaeology Volunteer Vacations: Prehistoric Cave Art, Shipwreck Diving & More
On an archaeology volunteer trip, you can unearth landmarks and excavate treasures. Here are our top picks for the best trips worldwide!
Why Are Millionaires Flocking to Mexico? Semi-Retired Life
Over a million expats live in Mexico, with 700,000 from the US—let's look at why that number keeps growing, especially among the wealthy.
What is Dark Tourism? Ethics and Morbid Destinations
Dark tourism often is associated unfairly dangerous or even unethical travel—let’s take a look at what dark tourism is, and what it isn’t.
Visiting Key West? Snorkel at the Dry Tortugas National Park!
If you can swim, then you can snorkel! And the best snorkeling in North America is at Dry Tortugas National Park right near Key West.
Fear of Market Downturns: Keeping a Safety Net for Travel
No one can predict when market downturns will happen, or when they will end. But what you can do is prepare in advance for riding them out.
15 Breathtaking National Parks Across the United States
How many of America's beautiful National Parks have you had the opportunity to visit? Here are just a few ideas for your next adventure!
Ultimate Guide to Volunteering Abroad: Ethical Volunteer Programs
Ready to make a difference? Our guide to volunteering abroad gives you the tools you need to choose the right program and travel ethically.
The Best Comfort Foods from Six Different Countries
All over the world, you'll find comfort foods—they're diverse, delicious, and filled with love. What are your favorites from your travels?
Affording the Semi Retirement Lifestyle: Travel, Rent & More
Our friends at Retire Early Lifestyle live on an average of $30,000 per year. Here's how they can do it comfortably, and how you can too.
A Weekend in St. Petersburg, FL: Dalí Museum, Fort De Soto
Heading to St. Pete, Florida soon? Read our travelogue documenting a visit to the new pier, Tropicana Field, the Dalí Museum, and more!
Traveling with the Amtrak Auto Train: Living the Semi-Retired Life
What's it like to travel on the Amtrak Auto Train? Read this story from a semi-retiree and frequent traveler who knows all about it!
Travel Price Inflation Guide: 5 Strategies to Budget Travel
If the high cost of travel has you feeling down, don't worry: read this handy guide to travel price inflation to make trip planning easier.