Travel Tips

Articles from this Category

A Guide to Exploring Stonehenge and Bath

Massive stones, ones handled and crafted by our Neolithic ancestors thousands of years ago, towered over one another in the distance. I stood, admiring their beauty and their mystery from afar. So much history is trapped in those stones. I tried hard to comprehend it as the cold, biting wind whisked my hair around. Hours […]

Read more

How to Start a Travel Blog in 5 Easy Steps

I started Globe Trottica in November 2015. While running a travel blog is not easy and is never ending work, it has allowed me to work from anywhere in the world, network, share my stories, and establish connections. It’s one of the best things I’ve ever decided to do, and I’m going to show you […]

Read more

22 Reasons Why I Love the Philippines

Captivating, enchanting, and magical, the Philippines is a country unlike any of its neighboring Southeast Asian destinations. From picturesque views to sensational beaches, this is a country you’ll find yourself thinking about time and time again. I visited the Philippines on a whim without any expectations, and was completely blown away by its beauty when […]

Read more

5 Things to Research Before Picking a Traveling Route

Traveling is a daunting prospect for some, especially when it comes to deciding where exactly you want to go. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be difficult – so long as you do your research beforehand. Here are five essential things to look into before deciding on the perfect traveling route. Ensure it’s safe Perhaps the […]

Read more

Surf & Yoga in Mirissa: a Backpacker’s Getaway

Sand between my toes, The ocean’s salt in my hair. Deep breaths, namaste, Stretch and focus, become aware. Sri Lanka misses the backpacker’s radar. There’s no standard route here, which makes traveling from city to city a bit more difficult than it would be in Vietnam or Thailand. This is one of the reasons travelers tend to […]

Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp & The Three Passes

The silence of the Himalayas Rings in my ears, As I stand on the edge of the world, And am reminded of how small I really am. The snow capped peaks Tower over emerald green lakes That shimmer in the sunlight With waves dancing in the breeze. I watch the sun Still drunk with sleep […]

Read more

How to Prepare for Your First Solo Backpacking Trip

Anxiety, apprehension, and excitement—trust me, I know how you’re feeling. Venturing off on a journey to another country is admirable and takes a lot of courage. You’re diving into the unknown, without a clue as to what’s going to happen. But that’s one of the best parts about traveling. You’re about to embark on a […]

Read more

How to Avoid the Top Scams in Cambodia

Welcome to backpacking in Southeast Asia! These are a few of the scams I’ve encountered or heard about while traveling and living in Cambodia for five months. They’re easily avoidable as long as you know what to look for and how to handle the situation. Don’t get ripped off or get yourself into trouble. This […]

Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Backpacking in Cambodia

I’ve been traveling and living in Cambodia for four months as a solo female traveler. Cambodia quickly became one of my favorite countries in the world, and not for obvious reasons. It’s not an easy country to travel through and is a bit behind Thailand in regards to tourism. But this is what makes it […]

Read more

Top 50 Chiang Mai Cafes

After living in Chiang Mai for a month and having previously visited it, I had plenty of time to visit dozens and dozens of coffee shops around the city, drink delicious coffee, and munch on sugary sweets. There are a ton of café’s in Chiang Mai suitable for cat lovers, book lovers, and quirky design […]

Read more
Go top