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  • Great Ocean Road
    Australia,  Guest Post

    Traveling on the Great Ocean Road in Australia Like a Local

    The Great Ocean Road is renowned as one of the world’s great drives, with stunning beaches, quaint seaside towns and as an added bonus the Otway Ranges curl along the coast. In the morning you can be hiking through the bush by a waterfall in the morning, sunning yourself on the beach by lunchtime and enjoying dinner in a “hatted” restaurant for dinner. Australia seems to be getting a reputation as an expensive travel destination and after 12 months away we have to admit we are surprised by the cost of many of the things you might like to do on holiday, like eating out or grabbing a few beers,…

  • Guest Post,  USA

    How to Tour the White House

    The New Year has brought new adventures for my family and Adventure & Chill. We started off 2018 with a trip to Washington, D.C. The kids didn’t know, but I had acquired passes to tour the White House. Yes, a White House Tour. All photos are shot with an iPhone X since cameras with detachable lenses are prohibited. This post is not political but one of education, architecture, history, and travel. How to tour the White House During the Clinton Administration, I was able to tour the White House on an eighth-grade D.C. field trip. It was memorable, and I wanted to recreate that for my children. Fast forward to 2018,…

  • Africa,  Guest Post

    What to See in Marrakech: 9 Sites under $5!

    I visited Marrakech in Morocco as a solo traveler and found that it was very affordable. The old city of Marrakech is known as the Medina. Many of the buildings are older, many of the streets are narrower but you’ll also find that it is affordable and you get to be surrounded by culture. Get a hotel or riad deep in the Medina and the 9 sites below will all be within walking distance. In total, touring all 9 of these historical sites costs about $21. If you’re thinking about a trip to Morocco, visit Amber’s Compass for recommendations on where to stay, camel rides, and to learn all about safety…

  • street art in Montreal, Canada
    Canada,  Guest Post

    Enjoy the Street Art in Montreal, Canada

    In Montreal, you don’t need to search for hidden alleys or rooftops to catch urban art, in fact, it is the contrary. The city has become a hub for graffiti, murals, and urban art. Luckily, to admire these you don’t need to pay an expensive ticket to a site, these are free and are scattered through the different neighbors. It seems that almost every building and walls are decorated with gigantic works of art giving a vibrant and colorful personality to the city. The Saint-Laurent Boulevard, one of Montreal’s busiest street, is where you will find the most graffiti and murals. All you need to do is, stroll down the…

  • things to do in Fort Worth Texas
    Guest Post,  USA

    Top 8 Cheap and Free Things to Do in Fort Worth, Texas

    When you think of Fort Worth, Texas, visions of cowboys and horses probably instantly appear in your mind. I mean, Fort Worth is the wild west, right? Well, not really!  While you can see some of that, the true Fort Worth of today isn’t carved straight out of an old western. Fort Worth is actually one of the top destinations in the state of Texas, and rightfully so. Fort Worth is full of world-class museums, dance halls, awesome parks, and wonderful food. It’s worth noting that all of that excitement can easily break the bank if you aren’t careful. So, to help stretch your travel dollar, I have put together…

  • Free things to do in Riga
    Guest Post,  Latvia

    Free Things to Do in Riga, Latvia

    After spending a little longer than planned in Riga – I realized very quickly I had fallen in love with the city and it became my favorite of the Baltic capitals. Arriving in early summer we were lucky enough to get the first of the good weather in Latvia and knew that this would only make our exploration of Riga more enjoyable. The towering church spires, stone streets of the old town and the infectious cafe culture that radiates the central Old Town have left fond lasting impressions of my time in Riga. But, a budget can be an issue when traveling in Europe and high costs often deter tourists…

  • Guest Post,  Tips

    Travel Hack: How to plan a trip on TripHobo

    Trip planning involves a lot of struggle with excel sheets, multiple websites that offer the best listings for accommodation and a lot of back-n-forth with various travel guides for actual end-to-end itinerary planning. When planning a trip for a longer duration or multiple countries especially, this gets super tricky and intricate. To make most of any trips, most of us are super anxious to make sure that we don’t miss out on anything while planning the trip. TripHobo is one trip planning tool that can be used to plan any travel. One of the best things about this website is that it allows the users to integrate entire trip plan,…

  • Africa,  Guest Post

    Top 10 Things to Do in Cape Town, South Africa

    Steeped in history and culture, Cape Town is an explorer’s paradise, and there is so much to do and see here that it would literally take years to enjoy it all. Situated at the tip of Africa, it has become an outdoor adventurer’s paradise with mountains, forests, two oceans and incredible beaches. Here is a list of great things to do in Cape Town and around it. Top 10 Things to Do in Cape Town Table Mountain The central icon in Cape Town would have to be Table Mountain! It’s a sight to see, and a more natural way to do it is taking the cableway up to the top.…