Let me begin with a disclaimer: this list is by no means all-encompassing. Obviously, there more than five must-see national parks in the world. And I think you should see as many as humanly possible in your lifetime, because, in my experience, they’re declared national parks for good reason
I have a confession: Meantime Meanderings is one of my favorite blog rotations. For all my far-flung wanderlust and outlandish adventures, Meantime Meanderings has a great way of making me think small[er] and makes me reframe my [kind of] immediate surroundings. I mean… I’m still me, so excess and extremes just come naturally, but Meantime […]
Yes, I have a thing for exotic little islands—the Azores, the Galapagos, Capri, Japan, Fiji, Islay, New Zealand, Iceland, and, my latest addition—the Faroe Islands. Several people told me they had no idea the Faroe Islands even existed (“What do you even do there?”), let alone where they were. But there are lots of things […]
Those of you who follow my Facebook page are well aware of this Discount Diva tidbit by now: buy vacation packages. If you don’t follow the Global Debauchery Facebook page, you’re missing out! I’ve recently started posting great travel deals I come across for all the world to enjoy. Or, at least, for Global Debauchery […]
Welcome to the “tiny bar district” in Tokyo! Golden Gai, or “Golden District,” is a six-alley network of some 200 bars in the Shinjuku neighborhood. Each shanty establishment seats anywhere from five to thirty people, and they all come with their very own personalized theme—death metal, karaoke, and the like. (Who doesn’t love a kitschy […]
“What’s your favorite place?” A common and seemingly benign question for frequent travelers. I can’t speak for other travelers, obviously. Maybe they have that one place that makes their heart swoon; their happy place, where the stars align and they could give up everything and retire there yesterday. My answer is not so
Our Altiplano Day Can you believe I forgot two details from yesterday? Sigh. Vacation brain. Well, we discovered we forgot to bring an adapter. We’ve been charging our phones at the front desk, on the public computers in the lobby, and asking reception if they have any adapters available “yet” like rabid dogs.