Field Notes

4 European Countries You Didn’t Know Existed

Europe is an epicentre for tourists in the summer. Visitors flock to all the typical sites to soak in the sun and the historical architecture. Cities like Paris, Berlin, and Vienna are on everyone’s check-lists, making the destinations all the more crowded and expensive. Silently...

Top 6 American Foods for July the Fourth

The red, white, and blue is all set. The fireworks are purchased, the streamers are hanging on the patio, and the star-spangled banner is flying proudly in the wind. It’s the one day of the year when the donkey and elephant agree on something and...

8 Lessons Learned While Traveling The World

I'm from Barranquilla, Colombia. I've lived in Buenos Aires, Auckland, Los Angeles and now currently, Vancouver. I like to travel and experience cultures and situations that are out of my comfort zone [but not too much]. I lived out of my luggage for seven months...

10 Reasons To Say “Yes” To Long-Term Solo Travel

Solo travel will alter your life forever — regardless of your age, circumstances or where on this planet you wish to go.   #1 – Why long-term travel? Think of yourself as a pioneer on an interior expedition. Yes, you are off to foreign lands, cultures and languages,...

How To Enjoy Cartagena Like A Local

http://beta.quiet.ly/list/share/12567-how-to-enjoy-cartagena-like-a-local?width=770&height=450&showDescriptions=true You have probably heard of Cartagena before, either by your friend who went last year and had a blast or some travel related site showing you what a pretty city it is. Now you have made your mind and are ready to explore, but before...

10 of The Most Romantic Cities in the World

If you love someone, you can enjoy each other no matter where you are. But let's be honest, some cities have the capacity to rekindle some of the sensations that long relationships might have forgotten. If you are looking to recover that spark or are...