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The Best Paddle Boarding Destinations In Europe

What’s better than a European vacation? A European vacation where you can SUP, of course! When you know how to paddle board, you’ll get to see every travel destination from a whole new angle - while fitting in fun and exercise along the way. Here are 5 fantastic places to SUP in Europe. Your passport is calling! 1. Canary Islands, Spain Hop over to the Canary Islands for sunshine, sand, and a whole lot of SUP. You’ll find plenty of launch spots on Tenerife, the archipelago’s largest island, but you’ll also want to make sure you visit the island of Fuerteventura. The Canary Islands are volcanic, so the rugged coastline gives way to fast-paced waterways you’ll love to explore on your board. SUP surfers will especially enjoy the epic waves and summer trade winds. 2. Lake Bled, Slovenia If you’ve ever wanted to step into a real-life fairytale, Lake Bled…

4 Tips for Better Financial Stability for Travelers

Scroll through any of the countless travel accounts on social, and you can tell wanderlust is alive and well. It's true, travel can be a worthwhile investment for your mental and physical well being. But just as travel can boost you physically and psychologically, it can also be a drain on your finances. Exploring the world costs money, no matter how you look at it. So, if 2020 is the year you've decided to make your current financial situation a bit more stable, we're with you. Check out our money-saving tips and tricks and try implementing a few into your every day. The best part? They won't put a damper on your travel-centric ways.  1. Set Your Goals for 2020 The biggest part of this new savings plan is to set your sights on the larger picture. Ask yourself why you want better financial stability. Maybe it is to pay…

The Perfect Luxury Destination, Suited To Your Personality

Instead of just going on holiday, why not choose a destination that is best suited to your personality? The world is so accessible that no matter what activity or type of location we long for the most, we can go! Take a look at some of the luxurious destinations for different personalities. The Perfect Luxury Destination For Active People Head off to the Himalayas in North India and go trekking to see some of the world's most beautiful views. Here you can trek from village to village or rent yourself a luxury house to use as your base. As far as luxury goes in the Himalayas, luxury lodges in the region can now be fully staffed, and you can even hire your very own private chef. The Perfect Luxury Destination For Thrill Seekers There is a hotel in Berlin with its own waterpark. It doesn't look like the most luxurious…
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The 7 BEST 2020 Traverse Journeys Trips! Get Your Butt on One! 

Recently I joined the Traverse Journeys trip to Croatia, you can check out my article all about it here! This article features 7 of the BEST Trips I would recommend for 2020 with Traverse Journeys!  Plan your trip with Traverse Journeys Need data for your trip? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't be an idiot! Make sure you have Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel insurance from WorldNomads.com, which is available to people from over 130 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities. Who is Traverse Journeys?  Traverse Journeys is run and owned by two very powerful, strong women, Ashley and Laura (I was lucky to meet both…
Five Greatest Aussie Road Trips

Preparing for a Solo Road Trip 

Traveling with family members, friends or that special someone can be a pleasurable experience. However, traveling alone provides the opportunity for travelers to make their own schedules, and even make changes without worrying about how others will be affected. A solo road trip provides an even greater opportunity for planning an itinerary that can create wonderful memories that last a lifetime. Proper planning and preparation can ensure that every aspect of a solo road trip goes smoothly. Get the Car Road Ready Nothing spoils a road trip faster than car trouble. Preparing a car before a road trip is essential. A mechanic should check all the essential functions and elements of a car — fluids, hoses and belts, as well as the radiator, battery, brakes and lights. Worn or improperly functioning parts should be replaced. Wipers are often neglected but should also be checked, and wipers that are more than…

The 7 Most Inviting Tropical Island Vacations

Needless to say, vacation is something we all need and look forward to. It's a time to unwind from the struggles of hard work and can be used as a way to refuel your mind and body. As we can see, people have no trouble planning and setting aside the necessary money to visit a location. No matter what financial situation someone finds themselves in, if they want it bad enough, they will make sure they get their vacation time. However, the problem that arises instead is choosing which of the many popular vacation destinations to visit. With each part of the world having their unique spots and tourist attractions, the process of deciding can last more than one season leading up to summer vacation. Even in those cases, some people make last-minute changes to their plans. That said, rest assured knowing that we can narrow down these choices to…

How to Properly Finance your Dream Vacation

If you are planning to go on a trip somewhere far for your long-awaited vacation, you will need to prepare a lot of things, especially your finances. Most people, when asked about their dream vacation, their statements would almost always end in “Yeah, well, it is a farfetched dream. I could never save enough money like that”. It is justifiable though, as nowadays, people tend to view it as a dream that would never happen, at least that is how they think it is. But then, let us ask ourselves, why not? If you think of it, people tend to spend money on things they don’t need. If you spend the money on more important things like saving it for a holiday in the Maldives, you might just cut it. In reality, everyone’s financial statuses vary greatly, from part-time employees to business owners. One thing is common for all of…

Top Casinos in Canada from Coast to Coast

Planning a trip to Canada? Perhaps you love to visit casinos when on vacation? Canada is one of the countries with casinos spread throughout their borders, but not all of them are worth a visit. The gaming locations on the list as the top casinos are full resorts with hotels, spas, restaurants, and amazing casino floors. Consider the casinos and the cities they are in for your next travel destination. If you want to see all the casinos, check out this full list of casinos in Canada. British Columbia – River Rock Casino River Rock Casino is so named because it is on the Fraser River in Richmond. This Vancouver-area casino is the most western casino worth putting on the list. The casino is 70,000 square feet. The floor has 900 slot machines and 14 tables, including high stakes tables in the Dogwood Club. The restaurant is a buffet style…

Essential Hiking Gear Every Woman On The Trail Should Be Carrying

If you are an active woman with a yearning for adventure, there’s no doubt that you will eventually hit the hiking trails. The serenity and beauty of a quiet forest, a small crystal clear lake or a stunning vista can be too hard to pass up. To truly be prepared for the great outdoors you need to be carrying the right equipment. Every trip is different and it’s important to consider all the variables. The length of your hike, the seasonal weather and the altitude can all play important roles in what you should bring along with you. Whether you are planning the ultimate hiking experience with a trek to Manaslu or just planning a weekend on some local trails, being prepared for anything is the key. Make sure that you have everything on our list of essentials for hikers before you hit the trail. Water Carrier When you are…

Pro tip:  Travel your roots – Discover your ancestral roots through travel!

Heritage tourism is becoming a thing. We are increasingly seeing it everywhere, even on the internet. For instance, African Americans going to African countries and seeing the cultures to help reconnect with their ancestry, or go on a trip to Europe or Asia and seeing their ancient ancestry of these parts of the world. It is not surprising to see that more people are seeking to connect with different cultures and countries more closely, especially from countries like Canada or the United States. However, what happens if you want to explore a different destination from the usual places, yet have no idea where to go? A new approach to finding destinations is on its way; uncover your ancestry not only with science, but also through travel.  It may sound like a novelty idea, since you can choose to go anywhere you want, but it also coincides with the rise of…