• What to do in Warsaw: The ultimate Warsaw travel guide

    Hey there! Alexx here from Finding Alexx, I’m visiting a new country every week for a year with my route based off the cheapest flight each Tuesday. Crazy? Yes. Epic? Also yes. You can read more about my trip here, and week 4 took me to Warsaw, Poland. Here’s all you need to know about this incredible city, in  my full Warsaw travel guide!

    Known as Poland’s Phoenix City, because it rose from the ashes of World War II, Warsaw is the perfect European getaway for so many reasons. It’s cheap to visit, it has so much history to

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  • Wild card destinations in Australia and New Zealand you need to visit

    Australia and New Zealand may be far away from pretty much everyone, but they’re both hot on the list for most adventurers. And so they should be. They’re awesome.  

    Since they’re so close to each other though, they tend to get lumped together, which makes us cry a little inside. We’re gonna let you in on a little secret here: they could not be more different!  

    The main differences are these: Australia is huge, while New Zealand is tiny. Australia is freakishly hot at times, while New Zealand is a normal amount of hot. Australia is fairly

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  • 5 reasons why travelling Thailand in the low season is amazing!

    If you hear the phrase “wet season” and shiver, you’re not alone. Many people who’ve not experienced the country run (or fly) in the opposite direction at the thought of massive rainstorms eating away at their beach time.

    But wet season also translates to ‘low season’, and savvy travelers know there are some major benefits to traveling anywhere off peak. As long as you’re aware, and take a few basic precautions, the pros of traveling during the low time of year can greatly outweigh the cons.

    1. It’s way less crowded

    There’s a reason millions of people flock to Thailand every

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  • One Week in the Mother-City

    Today’s post is brought to you by Emma Neely, a recent Michigan State grad and previously an STA Travel Student Ambassador. Earlier this summer, Emma won the GoAbroad.com “Win the World” contest and spent her summer in several travel programs in South Africa. Today she shares some tips about her experience, and how you can make the most of a week in Cape Town!
    From beaches to braai’s (South African barbecue, FYI) here’s a list of Cape Town’s top tourist and local attractions that are must-sees for a one-week trip to the Mother City.

    Sunday

    Say Molo or Sawubona to

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  • The Big Five of Africa

    Going to Africa? Your first thought is probably safari, right? What a dream to roam the Savannah plains in your jeep looking for the big five; lions, rhinos, leopards, buffalo and elephants. But hey, Africa has so much more on offer! Here’s our top 5 African destinations that you won’t want to miss. 

    1. Morocco

    Morocco is full of beautiful towns and villages you’ll be desperate to see, but Fes and Marrakech are not to be missed. You’ll feel all kinds of Assassin’s Creed as you explore and barter in the markets and medinas. If you’ve got some time (and

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