Enjoying Bratislava, Slovakia

If you don’t drop in for a visit to Bratislava, which is close to Vienna, you’re going to miss another hidden gem of Europe that does not get enough attention in my opinion. On the drive to Bratislava, you will see the environment is a pure wonder of beauty. The Danube river and vineyards are…Read More

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The Werdenberg Castle in Switzerland

The Fussen area of Germany has one of the best collections of castles in a small area in all of Europe. These castles were massive in size, and the enchanting atmosphere that surrounded them overwhelmed my senses. Arrive early so you can tour all of them. Each one deserves your full attention. Neuschwanstein Castle was…Read More

10 Tips for International Car Rental

1. Its almost always cheaper to rent in the city vs. at the airport. Uber or taxi once you find a place. 2. I use rental.com everywhere and got full coverage super cheap. Whoever you use, make sure you know how to file a claim. 3. Hertz is the largest rental company in the world, and…Read More

International Driving Tips

I have some pretty good tips for international car rental that you should check out. It covers most of the basic stuff. OK, so driving is kind of my thing. I mean, let’s be honest, I’ve owned a trucking company since I was twenty-six years old. While my trucking company isn’t long haul, it is…Read More

Tips on Parking Overseas

1. Although every country is different, don’t expect to park for free. This is a luxury we oftentimes have in the U.S., excluding most major cities, but even then, you can typically go just a few blocks away to find free parking. 2. In most cases, you may have to pay to park even at…Read More

13 Tips on Visa and Passports

1. Always check to see if you can order your visa online. If so, print out a copy at the hotel to keep in your backpack. 2. If you’re going to purchase your visa upon arrival, like in Egypt for example, be aware of the price ahead of time and make sure you’re able to…Read More

McDonald’s Overseas American Restaurants

The very first city I had the privilege of visiting was Budějovice, which was the Czech version of a small town roughly 100 miles south of Prague. I was there to meet my friend Melissa who would accompany me on the first leg of my journey. I figured it would help to have a personal…Read More

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35 Tips for Driving Overseas

1. The price of interstate tolls depends on the number of miles actually traveled on the road. Generally, there’s a toll every 50 km; however, some places, such as Croatia, have tolls more frequently than that. 2. Get over to the right on the interstate for faster traffic. It’s common practice for drivers to flash…Read More

Tips for Single Dads: Traveling with Kids

As an avid traveler, I want my daughters to also love the experience of traveling, and oftentimes they’re with me on the road. We’ve covered many miles together and have seen some pretty amazing things along the way. Taking a cross-country trip with children is never an easy feat, so here are a few helpful…Read More

Your Hostel Guide: Top 10 Questions & Tips

Did you know that you can save money while traveling by staying at a hostel? So, what is a hostel? Hostels offer accommodations and food at group rates. How does a hostel work? Unlike hotels where you rent an entire room, hostel rates are rented per bed in a room. Will I share a room…Read More

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