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Top 25 Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Top 25 Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

At the mouth of the Thu Bon River sits the town of Hoi An. Since the first century the city and its adjacent estuary has served as a central port along important trade routes. lt grew in scale and significance…

Top 10 Things to Do in Osaka, Japan

Top 10 Things to Do in Osaka, Japan

Osaka is located roughly at the center of the Japanese archipelago making it an ideal stop along any travelers’ path. Yet, it is often under appreciated by tourists who spend more time in the nearby ancient capital of Kyoto. Historically,…

Haggling the World’s Markets: 10 Steps to Save Money & Negotiate for the Best Price

Haggling the World’s Markets: 10 Steps to Save Money & Negotiate for the Best Price

Think of negotiating like a dance. Someone has to lead. Will it be you or your competitor? In any negation the person who dictates the situation is in a greater position of control. More often than not they will come…

Top 10 Suggestions for How to Spend a Layover in Mexico City, Mexico

Top 10 Suggestions for How to Spend a Layover in Mexico City, Mexico

When searching for flights to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, it became apparent that my cheapest option was to spend an almost full day layover in Mexico City. Considering I’ve never been there, I wasn’t upset by this idea. It was…

Magic & Mystery in Todos Santos, Mexico

Magic & Mystery in Todos Santos, Mexico

Situated approximately 45 miles north of Cabo San Lucas at the foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains is the small coastal town of Todos Santos. Prior to Spanish colonialism into the region, there were native indigenous people who…

Exploring the Ethnic Enclaves of Singapore

Exploring the Ethnic Enclaves of Singapore

In many ways Singapore can be viewed as a microcosm of Asia. As you make your way around the tiny island country, you will encounter a number of neighborhoods that embody the culture and cuisine of the ethnic minorities that…

5 Ways to Do Singapore on the Cheap

5 Ways to Do Singapore on the Cheap

To put it simply I found Singapore to be extremely expensive and ranks as the most unnecessarily overpriced country on the planet I’ve visited thus far. There is a silver lining. Savvy travelers can save money a number of ways…