I think that we’ve all been there – traveling in a country where we can’t properly speak the language. This can lead to some difficult situations: some embarrassing, some just plain annoying. But when all is said and done, all we can do is look back on it and laugh. [Read more...]
Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for our brave men and women who gave their lives serving our country. It also marks the unofficial start of summer, meaning this weekend is packed with great parades, celebrations and things to do. Check out these great events for Memorial Day Weekend in Rhode Island 2013.
As the epicenter and birthplace of Western culture, art, history and literature, Italy is a country unrivaled when it comes to things to see and do, and has been so for centuries. A phenomenally beautiful and welcoming part of the world, Italy is simply a must-see for anyone planning on travelling in Europe. [Read more...]
India Restaurant in Providence, RI has become a staple in a city that is oversaturated with restaurants. With fierce competition and a local population of food savants, this is extremely high praise! Be warned, the following blog post is going to make your mouth water and make you eager to run out and make a reservation. [Read more...]
Learning to save money is an important skill for both travelers and non-travelers alike. Having a financial cushion can be a lifesaver if you get stranded backpacking across Japan or even stranded after your car breaks down on the way to work. Here are some ways people across the globe save money. [Read more...]
The most-seasoned and savviest backpackers know the things to do and stuff to bring. The moment they have a destination in mind, their inner backpacking guru guides them in the process—starting from the itinerary to the contents of the backpack and then up to the travel itself. However, not everyone can master this so-called art of backpacking, since it takes thousands of miles of adventure and lots of mistakes along the way. One favorite destination for local and foreign backpackers is the Appalachian Mountains: with peaks of varied difficulty, lush and verdant forests, and trails that stretch for miles. If you are mulling on trekking the Appalachians this season, you might want to heed these backpacking tips. [Read more...]
Whether you’re a high school student, a college student, a professional, a parent, a grandparent, young or old, Mexico has a place for you. With so many things to see and do, from beach fortnights to sightseeing city breaks, why not hop across the border and discover Mexico for all it has to offer. I hear you, where is the right destination for me? Well, here are some pointers; the 5 must see places in Mexico. [Read more...]
With the cold, long winter coming to an end, Matt and I are finally ready to poke our heads out of our season-long hibernation. After being cooped up so long, we were eager to try something fun and a little different. India has always had a great reputation as a foodie’s paradise and, bonus, they offer live entertainment a few nights a week. This sounded like the perfect place to kick off our return to life outside of the house. So here’s how our experience with Belly Dancing at India Restaurant in Providence, RI went… [Read more...]