Coronavirus Travel: Escaping Lockdowns in Europe

By Alex Kallimanis: The world just changed dramatically for all of us. A few weeks ago I was excited to leave for Paris and Italy, despite ominous warnings of the coronavirus. The TBEX blogger conference in Catania, Sicily was on the agenda for me. Bell had a flight to join me post-conference to spend our…

Temperature screening for COVID-19 at the airport in Italy

Our Travel, Eat, Explore Podcast Episode

By Alex Kallimanis: Alex Benikov of Travel, Eat, Explore recently reached out to us on Twitter and asked if we wanted to chat on his podcast. He was fresh off a visit to Portugal where he interviewed the Director of Lisbon Tourism. So we said yes, let’s talk travel! We answer questions on a range of…

Travel Hacks to Save Big Money

By Alex Kallimanis: Everyone loves a great deal, no matter what your budget is. There are so many travel hacking opportunities that can save luxury travelers to backpackers big money. Last year we flew multiple international trips for just the taxes, thanks to the bonus points on credit card sign ups. It’s liberating to travel…

The large brick dome of the Dumo cathedral at dusk

Fly Free: Tips to Travel the World like a Pro

By Alex Kallimanis: International travel can be very expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Airlines affiliated with credit card companies and banks often give huge sign-up bonuses on travel rewards credit cards. The sign-up bonuses alone are often enough for a free international flight, which drastically reduces the cost of travel. If you play…

Alex and Bell are standing on a pathed section of the Great Wall of China with mountains and the wall trailing along them in the background