Jessica Peterson of Global Girl Travels at Barcelo Maya Grande Resort, Mexico

5 of the World’s Most Colorful Destinations to Visit in 2019

Seeking color, light, culture, and natural beauty? Read on for travel inspiration to five of the most colorful places in the world. Maldives Another unique experience to list down is to dine with the fish. Maldives Island houses an underwater cuisine named Ithaa Undersea Restaurant which is in Hilton Resort on the Rangali Island. The…

Norðurflug Helicopter Tours, Reykjavik aerial, Iceland

5 Travel Adventures to Have in 2019

As the new year beckons, it is time to start planning to experience those once in a lifetime experiences. Here are some of the coolest and most mind-boggling activities that all travel enthusiasts must engage in the year 2019. Helicopter Tour over Iceland Taking in a worldview like never done, from a helicopter is in…

3 Tips for Making the Most of Your Next European Adventure

Looking to plan a European getaway but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. With all the rich history, delicious food and amazing wine spread across the country, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out how to make the most of a trip to Europe. Whether it’s embarking on a…

Tokyo tower streets

7 Things to Know About Japan Travel

Japan is a country where cultural extremes intersect. While the Japanese are known for being at the forefront of innovation, this hasn’t altered their well-preserved tradition and rich Japanese culture. You might see bullet trains complemented by Zen gardens, or temples teeming with salarymen in suits. However, it is this unique combination that makes Japan…

Jessica Peterson, Global Girl Travels on Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia

7 Ways to Deal with Anxiety and Boredom as a Solo Traveler

If you have been inspired to embark on a solo traveling adventure of a lifetime, then you’re on to a winner! There are always some additional feelings that are associated with this type of life decision, both before and during your trip, such as happiness, excitement, contentment, apprehension, boredom, anxiety and stress; it’s a real…

Joshua Tree National Forest Park in California

5 Packing Tips For Adventurous Travelers

If you’re going on an adventure holiday, your packing list should be a little different than any beach holiday or resort trip. You won’t be able to stuff your suitcase before you leave and then unpack when you arrive. There’s more thought needed when packing for an adventure holiday. When embarking on your new adventure,…

Jessica Peterson of Global Girl Travels in Guam on Gun Beach

Preparation Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation

You know that dreaded feeling. After getting in the car or hopping on the plane to your vacation getaway, you realize you left behind your trusty cell phone charger or toothbrush. Of course, neglecting these items is certainly the last worry you need before embarking on your weekend excursion. When traveling near or far, meticulous…

Balinese kids

5 Tips to Make Friends with Locals While You Travel

Traveling abroad involves talking to the locals. But how do you just talk to random strangers? Don’t worry you don’t have to just walk up to people, there are many ways you can mix with and meet people all around the world. Here are some tips to totally immerse yourself into your destination and the…

The Dummies Guide to Traveling on a Budget

Budget travel doesn’t excite many of us. We may picture dingy hotel rooms, crowded buses, and zero-elbow-room flights when we think of traveling on a budget. The older I get, the less I want to travel like a piece of cargo. But if you want to see the world and ain’t got a lot of…

3 ways travel can combat depression

3 Ways Travel Can Combat Depression

When it comes to a case of the blues, I’ve found travel to be very helpful in combating depression. As any good counselor will tell you, sometimes the best remedy for what ails you is to simply step away from it all. What better way is there to do just that than to take an extended…