Free Trip to Taiwan: Fly n’ Bike Contest

Enter our sweepstakes in partnership with the Tourism Board of Taiwan to win the trip of a lifetime! 3 lucky winners will receive a free trip to Taiwan with an all-inclusive guided bike tour trip which includes 9 nights of accommodations, 9 lunches, and 9 dinners, as well as roundtrip flights. Additionally, winners will each write a blog post as a special feature on our Travel Blog!

Brugge and the Flemish Coast

GentAfter spending a very sketchy night in a Paris hostel and a short morning of train travel I arrived in Brugge, Belgium. This little city is probably one of my favorites thus far. It is small and homey and the Belgians are the most uncomplicated of people. They say what they mean and they mean what they say – intimidating and crude at times, however, you always know where you stand. During my time in Belgium there always seemed to be someone there to give directions, a helping hand, or local advice on what to do and see. (more…)

Staying Fit and Keeping Well Abroad

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I had been living in Madrid for about three weeks when I started to realize that all of the tapas and cañas had started to take a toll!  I have been called a ‘gym rat’ by more than one person so it was only a matter of time before I went in search of a fitness regimen that would fit well into my new life here in Spain.  Not only does exercising contribute to my physical well-being, it is also a great option for reducing stress (there’s nothing like trying to juggle work, school, and a move across the ocean to raise one’s stress levels!). (more…)