This is a guest post by Andrew Tipp.Scandinavia. It’s expensive, right? So it’s probably best to skip cities like Copenhagen when you’re backpacking around Europe?Wrong. Well, not completely wrong. It is expensive - you won’t get much change from £7 when you buy a pint. But it’s totally worth visiting, either as a short trip in itself or a stop on a longer backpacking adventure.Obvious[...]
 
 
As much as I love being an avant-garde traveler, there are certain cities that I just don't seem to connect with no matter how hard I try - and they are truly fantastic cities. I'm willing to give these places another shot in the future but as of now, here are 5 cities where I've been hit with a case of "travel block" (my completely just-now made up term for writing block but for travel).1) Am[...]
 
 
There are so many reasons why I love Norway and hopefully this photo essay will shed some light on the funnier side of this nordic country. These awesome Norwegian art oddities were spotted throughout my recent trip along the Western Coast.A Church Train - this bizarre structure is just outside the train station in Åndalsnes, where many tourists hop on and off the Rauma Railway. Although the t[...]
 
 
There are countless ways to travel through Norway and after partaking in almost every mode myself, here are a few recommendations of how to get around in style. The Rauma Railway - where modernity and mountains meet These two-wagon trains have a modern design and comfortable seating, which is always a plus. While locals do use this train for their daily commute, the main purpose caters to touris[...]
 
 
This post is by David VanArsdale, one of our contributors.Two weeks into my "Big Adventure" of independently backpacking through Southeast Asia, I wasn’t convinced I was having a Big Adventure after all. In reality, I was meeting real globe trotters whose previous travels made me look like a kid going on a 2nd grade field trip.It all comes down to perspective. In America, when I’d tell som[...]