Interesting Facts…

Golf Clubs and their uses

There are a few differences between the clubs in a golfer’s bag, the size and shape, the length of the shaft and the angle of the club face, which is called the loft. Golf clubs are considered medium or long when the loft angle is low and short when the loft angle is high. Most golf clubs are designed for specific shots when you’re out on the course, but there a few that can be used for several different types […]

An easy way to apply for your US Visa

The Electronic System for Travel Authorization, also know as ESTA, is in place for those international travellers that wish to travel to the United States. The good news is that it is now possible for citizens from Chile to apply online for their Visa Waiver because their country is now a member of the ESTA Visa Waiver Program with the United States. The ESTA online application system is extremely easy to use and allows people that want to travel to the […]

KLM – 95 years of making dreams come true

Have you ever flown with KLM? If you have then you know that this is a special airline, if you haven’t then you’re missing out! It’s hands down the best airline I’ve ever flown with! Everything from the amazing website, to the greeting you get at the gate, to the service on the flight is perfect. It’s down to this amazing experience that is had by over 50,000 passengers a day that sees KLM celebrate it’s 95th year in operation […]

What to Consider When Planning a Backpacking Trip

Whether it’s your first time backpacking around Europe, or you’ve done it every summer since graduating from university, you still need to plan. It might seem like just grabbing a rucksack and jumping on the first flight to the mainland, but there’s a bit more to it than that.   Travel This is perhaps the most important part of any trip around Europe, or the world for that matter. If you’re exploring hundreds of towns and cities in a number […]

Europe Via Jersey

So you’re already heading to Europe, and want to make it just that little bit more interesting? You’ve heard all about Jersey and the Channel Islands but you’ve never been – so why not factor a few days stopover into your travel plans? This astoundingly beautiful island is the perfect way to start or finish a holiday in Europe and is perfectly situated for you to get to and from easily. Jersey airport offers various flight connections from which you […]

Amsterdam’s Most Unique

Found another cool infographic, this time on Amsterdam! Check it out! Click to enlarge Made by My Destination Amsterdam, locally informed, globally inspired Amsterdam travel guides and information.

11 Interesting Facts About Spain

A week and a half ago Danielle and I left Spain, after spending about a month on the Iberian peninsula it was a bitter sweet day. Spain made quite an impact on us, and while I didn’t love every single stop we made, there were definitely a few I could easily have stayed in for a very very very long time. Spain is an amazing country, as one can see from their rich history and their amazingly kind people throughout […]

11 Interesting Facts About Portugal

Visiting Portugal was a highlight of the first month of my trip. The people, the food, and the surroundings were all absolutely incredible. Portugal has found a place in my heart, and I have every intention of returning time and time again. Here is my next “Interesting Facts…” post featuring a dose of knowledge on what might be my new favorite country, Portugal! 1. According to the CIA Factbook, Portugal is the 111th largest country in the world, just behind […]

11 Facts About Nicaragua

After each country I visit I post an informative article on different interesting facts that I learned will traveling through that country or that I found online while researching the country. It is a little bit overdue, but here is my next post in the “Interesting Facts…” series for the country of Nicaragua. Nicaragua was one of my favorite stops on my last trip, meaning I didn’t get to take advantage of any Costa Rica vacations because I spent so […]

11 Facts About El Salvador

A couple of days ago I left the beautiful country of El Salvador, so I wanted to publish another edition of “Interesting Facts…” El Salvador is one of the most interesting countries I have visited. Part of the reason I’ve found it so intriguing is because of all the misconceptions about the country, and then the other part is that I’ve been able to stay with many locals (via couchsurfing) and learn more about El Salvador than I’ve been able […]

7 Interesting Facts About Honduras

The third installment in my “Interesting Facts…” series comes from the country of Honduras. While I didn’t get to spend a lot of time in Honduras this past summer, I definitely enjoyed myself during my stay and would love to go back one day. So, without any further ado, here are 7 interesting facts about the country of Honduras. 1. Honduras was formerly known as Spanish Honduras in order to differentiate itself from Belize, which was previously known (see Belize […]

9 Interesting Facts About Belize

Continuing my “Interesting Facts…” series, I’ve put together a list of 8 facts about the country of Belize. I had the pleasure of visiting Belize this past June and thoroughly enjoyed this country. 1. Until recent history, the country of Guatemala has claimed ownership of much or all of present day Belize territories. The Guatemalan claim rests on a treaty with the United Kingdom, which the Guatemalan government claims was violated, granting them the territory. After Belize claimed its independence […]

7 Interesting Facts About Guatemala

A few other travel blogs such as EverythingEverywhere.com and NomadicMatt.com have started doing posts for their different destinations where they list off random and interesting facts they have found about that city or country. I have been thoroughly enjoying these posts and have decided to follow suite with some of my own since I’m sure I’ll be visiting some places that haven’t been covered yet. I find most of these facts on the web but some of them come from […]