Brooke shares her love for Cappadocia in central Turkey, known for otherworldly landscapes, hot air balloons, and the cute town of Göreme.
[O]ur shuttle bus dropped us on a dirt road in the dark, but we knew where to go into the rainforest because of the small planted lights that led the way. After turning a corner, we were served bubbly and hors d’oeuvres from an outdoor bar, in a small clearing with a few smaller trees […]
Brooke outlines four challenges all travelers face when planning to take the Trans-Mongolian train from China to Russia.
Brooke lays out her top 7 reasons to travel as a couple, versus going solo including both the practical and emotional.
During my years of travel, I have taken language lessons at three different language schools with two separate stints at the same one. Language learning is my preferred alternative travel method, especially if I’m after getting to know both a place and culture on a more personal level. Language learning during travels not only opens […]
Brooke highlights the popular tourist activities in five Ukrainian cities, including Kiev, Lviv, and Odessa.
In a Woman’s Guide to Using Squat Toilets, Brooke lays out everything female travelers need to know about peeing abroad.
Brooke takes a closer look at whether it’s possible to travel Australia on a budget, and offers practical tips to save you money.
For a man, packing birth control for long-term travel is easy. Pop a handful of condoms in your medical kit and one in your wallet, and you’re good to go. For women, birth control often goes beyond just protection for sex, and having a back-up in case other methods of control fail in their time […]
[O]n my first trip to Kyrgyzstan, as soon as the weather started to get a bit warm, the people always talked about escaping to Lake Issyk-Kul, especially in August. I later learned that late July and August brings unbearable 40 degree Celsius heat at times — a heat that isn’t made better by the lack […]