Mixed Signals

Mixed Signals

It’s 2020. You’ve just booked a flight abroad for probably more money than you wanted to spend, but you’ve got food and lodging figured out, so you’re feeling pretty good money-wise (as much as anyone can in this economy). You get in bed, plug in . . . read more

What’s WWOOFing?

What’s WWOOFing?

Yes, you’re abroad. Yes, the food is wonderful. Yes, this novel form of traveling is inspiring and life-altering. Yes, this is still work: WWOOFing is a part-time job on vacation. WWOOFing allows travelers to get to know a place in ways that are nearly impossible . . . read more

Going Green

Going Green

Did you know that each year we produce around 300 million tons of plastic worldwide? And did you know that 91 percent of that plastic waste doesn’t get recycled—even when you put it in the recycling bin? Instead, it ends up in landfills (not breaking . . . read more

Tagging Along

Tagging Along

Looking for a flight? There are so many places you could go and things you could see, if you could only find an affordable flight. Whether you’re flying to another state or across the world, finding cheap and affordable flights can be a real challenge. . . . read more

No Car? No Problem

No Car? No Problem

Utah County, nestled on Utah’s Silicon Slopes, has seen rapid growth in recent years, and its offerings and opportunities are bringing ever greater numbers of people to the valley. Every driver on the road will tell you such growth has brought with it certain downsides. Increasing difficulties with traffic, parking, . . . read more

Disaster Reponse

Disaster Reponse

Natural disasters bring devastation to thousands of people every year. This article gives ideas on how you can get involved and help, even from home.

Safer Solo Travel

Safer Solo Travel

It’s 2019, and there are more people traveling solo than ever. In fact, solo travelers proclaim that their individual adventures are some of their most treasured travel experiences. While there are many perks to traveling alone, the truth is that it’s not as safe as . . . read more

How to Sling Slang

How to Sling Slang

G’day, cobber. It may seem barmy, but folks around the world really do use slang like this. In fact, every English-speaking country has its own vocabulary full of slang terms. So, before you take a trip to Australia or England, make sure you know your . . . read more

Affordable Wanderlust

Affordable Wanderlust

Looking for international flights but don’t want to shell out thousands of dollars for a single round-trip ticket? Don’t want ten layovers just to get to one location? Well, I know a guy—a guy online named Scott Keyes. Scott runs a website called Scott’s Cheap . . . read more

Mobile Passport: Cutting the Customs Line

Mobile Passport: Cutting the Customs Line

The Mobile Passport app allows United States and Canadian citizens to fill out passport information online and pre-answer customs border patrol inspection questions. In real time, this means that with the Mobile Passport app a Canadian or American traveler can skip the customs-form line and move straight to the shorter inspection line. According to the information page on the United States CBP website, “the app streamlines the traveler inspection process and enables CBP officers to focus more on the inspection and less on administrative functions.”