Emily Hogoboom

Recent Posts by Emily Hogoboom:

The Only Japan Packing List You’ll Ever Need

Japan is a great destination for business travelers, students, and tourists alike. There’s a lot to see and do, from amazing examples of natural beauty to man-made monuments, historical sites, and wonders you won’t see anywhere else. Bustling metropolises and a different way of life characterize the major cities of Japan, while outlying areas encapsulate a simpler lifestyle and a slower pace.
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123 Travel Quotes to Fuel Your Wanderlust

We all have a desire to travel. But sometimes we need a little motivation to get our wheels turning.

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Stay Safe While Traveling With Kids

Staying safe while traveling with kids is all about being prepared. While kids usually face similar health risks as traveling adults, the consequences can be more serious. Knowing the top health and safety risks ahead of time – and understanding how to prevent them – is key to keeping your kids safe while traveling abroad.

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How to Safely Travel Abroad with Young Children (According to the Top 21 Family Travel Bloggers)

Some people say that having young kids means taking a hiatus from international travel. But having young children doesn’t mean you have to hold back your insatiable wanderlust.

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The Coolest 2 Weeks You'll Ever Spend in the Nordic Countries

If you’ve recently obtained a Schengen visa, Europe is your oyster. With the ability to cross through 26 European countries without border checks, you can finally plan that Nordic vacation you’ve always wanted to take. Or, you can let us plan it for you.

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The Step-By-Step Guide to Hostels: Everything You Need to Know

With accommodation options like Airbnb, hostels probably aren’t at the top of your list for travel accommodations – but they should be.  Hostels are rising in popularity, especially among millennial travelers. And as one of the most affordable accommodation options, it’s not difficult to see why. 

While their affordability makes them an attractive lodging option, the shared social experiences they provide are what keep people coming back. 

While you’re planning your next trip, we’ll take you through the step-by-step process of staying in a hostel, from where to find them and how to decide whether they’re right for you, to what you’ll need to bring in order to make your travel experience that much easier (and cheaper)!