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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…

Five Pieces Of Architecture You Must See In Canada

Canada is awash with lots of incredible sights. When we think of landscapes that stand out though, it’s rather the natural beauty than a cityscape we think about. However, there’s more to Canada than it’s jaw-dropping mountain ranges, there’s a serious amount of stunning architecture too. We take a look at the five must-see buildings and monuments when visiting the Great White North... CN Tower Of course the CN Tower is one of the most iconic towers on the planet. It’s often imitated but really nothing matches it. Built in 1976, the Toronto landmark is the ninth largest free-standing structure in the world and is visited by two million people each year. You can dine in the 360-degree restaurant which turns as you eat, while you can also climb the tower and take on the EdgeWalk which allows you to walk around the edge at a staggering 1,168ft. It’s not…

Family-Friendly European Holiday Ideas

There are always times when it is a good idea to disconnect from everyday life and to take a few steps back. This is particularly important for families, as holidays are excellent ways to build even stronger bonds and to reconnect with one another. However, journeys can also be very stressful. Although many families are planning a European adventure in the coming months, some of these excursions will represent nothing more than whirlwind tours. This can actually result in families becoming more exhausted than they were before they left! So, what are some tips and tricks to keep in mind if you are planning a holiday in Europe?  The InsureandGo travel insurance company shows us the best train trips. The Lure of the Rails  Europe represents a patchwork of unique cultures, climates and environments. From the golden sands of Spain to the mystic fjords of Scandinavia, there is no doubt…

Travel Writing: How to Write a Stellar Essay

Oftentimes, the success of an academic paper strongly depends on the topic and subject. Students may be great experts in writing different types of essays but they fail miserably if the topic is overly complex. You would hardly experience great difficulties if you’re assigned an essay on travel. Nonetheless, you should remain focused and get ready for whatever may come. It turned too often that a simple task became a real nightmare. The main purpose of travel essays is plain. You should tell about a country, city, some location (such as mountains, lakes, etc.) you’ve visited or wish to visit. However, the story is supposed to be catchy and interesting. You should know how to plan it properly to do a stellar essay by yourself or with someone’s help. We can help you with this task. This guide is dedicated to the main peculiarities of travel essay writing. Consider the…