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Mouth-Watering Must Eats In Portland

Posted by Nadia Hibri on Aug 17, 2017 11:19:08 AM

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Making a trip to Portland? If you're like most tourists, you'll want to make the most of your time and eat at the best places while you're there. There are some apps that will help with this, such as HappyCow, which lists vegan and vegetarian restaurants, and Trip Advisor, which contains many restaurant reviews and rankings. Make sure you have a good connection while traveling, so that you can access these apps anywhere. Here is our list of places to check out while you're in Portland.

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Topics: Inbound Tourist

5 Riveting Vacation Ideas for Thrill Seekers

Posted by Dayamara Nieves on Aug 11, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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When the word vacation is mentioned, most people think of leisure and relaxation, but for some, vacation is a time for living on the edge. If you are the latter, and are looking for a serious adrenaline pump, here is a list of five heart-racing, adventure-packed vacation ideas, perfect for any thrill seeker.

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Topics: Young Backpacker

5 Things You Should Know When Visiting Portland, Oregon

Posted by Nadia Hibri on Jul 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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Portland, Oregon is one of the most fun destinations in the U.S. The culture of Portland and the beautiful scenery of the Pacific Northwest makes Portland a perfect, unique travel destination. If you're planning a trip to Portland for the first time, you’re probably not entirely sure what to expect. Here are five things you should know.

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Topics: Inbound Tourist, Young Backpacker

5 Best Backpacking Apps For Urban Exploring

Posted by Nadia Hibri on Jul 21, 2017 3:00:00 PM

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Topics: Inbound Tourist, Young Backpacker

4 Keys to Cultural Immersion

Posted by Dayamara Nieves on Jul 13, 2017 11:15:38 AM

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“When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” This is an old saying that communicates the value of cultural immersion. Culture and cultural understanding is an important part of the way people think, behave, and experience the world. Culture is what often differentiates us as people, but when we indulge our curiosity and try to experience new cultures, it can become a powerful tool to bring us together. When we learn about other cultures, we may discover new possibilities, ways of thinking, and perspectives. Learning about different cultures also leads to respect, appreciation, and acceptance for others. Embracing different cultures is what empowers our world. Here are a few ways keys to effective cultural immersion. 

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Topics: Inbound Tourist, Young Backpacker

The Advantages of Backpacking with a Wi-Fi Hotspot

Posted by Dayamara Nieves on Jun 30, 2017 2:16:41 PM

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The general rule of thumb for backpacking is, pack as little as possible and only pack what you absolutely need. While there are many items that will probably be left behind, a Wi-Fi hotspot shouldn’t be one of them!

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Topics: Young Backpacker

4 Interesting Dishes from Around the World

Posted by Dayamara Nieves on Jun 22, 2017 3:30:00 PM

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One of the best parts of traveling is, of course, the food! As you travel and experience different cultures, it is not uncommon to find some very interesting dishes that may make you raise an eyebrow. Here are a few strange dishes from around the world that are certainly worthy of sharing. 

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Topics: Inbound Tourist, Young Backpacker

The Importance of Sharing Our Experiences

Posted by Dayamara Nieves on Jun 15, 2017 11:23:10 AM

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With all of the technology that is readily available to us, it would be a public disservice to not share our travel experiences. With these tools, we have the power to educate, motivate, and bring people together.

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Travel Companions - Pros and Cons

Posted by Sophie Joo on May 31, 2017 11:28:20 AM

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When it comes to traveling, there are generally three different ways to be accompanied: traveling solo, with friends/partner, or on a group tour. Depending on your personality and preferences, different variations of travel companions may interest you. Let’s take a look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of each:

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Topics: Inbound Tourist, Young Backpacker

3 (Incorrect) Things People Say about Wifi While Traveling

Posted by Robert Blaker on May 26, 2017 11:01:36 AM

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We wanted to clear up a few misconceptions that people often have when talking about different options for Wifi while traveling. Here are a few of the common (and incorrect) things that people say:

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Topics: Outbound Business, Inbound Tourist, Young Backpacker