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Vinicius Costa – Lead Travel Writer


Vinicius Costa

About Vinicius Costa

Vinicius Is Our Lead Writer at Travel Off Path

“My expertise can be attributed to my extensive traveling of course. I am genuinely intrigued by different cultures and environments which make my articles feel more “real” and valuable.
I am passionate about what I write and love to give readers an accurate portrayal of each destination.”

-Vinicius Costa

Vinicius Costa Background

Experience: 7 Years Of Journalism Specializing in Travel Writing

Articles Written: Over 750

Countries Visited: 60

Years Spent Traveling: 7

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Vinicius Costa's Recent Posts:

  • These Are 7 Of The Safest Countries To Visit In Latin America For 2024
    With the state of the world today, where wars erupt left, right and center and crime is on the up, it's only natural for you to have safety as your primary concern when traveling abroad. This is noticeably true for Latin America, a subcontinent the media often portrays as being marred by violence and corruption. …
  • This Gorgeous Island In Spain Is On Track To Become One Of The Top Destinations This Year
    Home to world-renowned cities like Madrid and Barcelona, blessed with year-round warmer weather and boasting endless miles of coastline, it's no wonder Spain is one of the top destinations for Americans flying across the pond. The entire country is a hotspot for tourism, from the culturally-charged north-westernmost provinces to the resort-dominated Costa del Sol, but …
  • Why This Lesser Known Cultural Beach City In Mexico Is Surging In Popularity
    Forget Cancun and its overdeveloped Hotel Zone, Tulum and the surging crowds of partygoers, and Playa Del Carmen's American wellness cults: if you're keen on a deep Mexico cultural getaway while still having plenty of beach time, Veracruz is where you should be headed. Located on a quieter stretch of the Gulf of Mexico, away …
  • 4 Digital Nomad Destinations In Europe With Cheap Rent You'll Actually Want To Live In
    Other than a wide availability of foreigner-friendly services, a lively social scene, and of course, the cultural aspect, affordable accommodation is a key factor for digital nomads heading to Europe, as it is possibly the most expensive destination for long-term travelers… or is it? There's no denying rent across parts of Western Europe is incredibly …
  • These Are The 6 Safest Tropical Islands For A Caribbean Vacation This Spring
    If you've been dreaming of a relaxing vacation by the seaside, daiquiri in hand, listening to the ruffling of palm trees overhead and the crashing of the crystalline waves in the distance, the Caribbean is likely to be at the top of your bucket list. Unfortunately, safety levels have been deteriorating in the area lately: …
  • Why This Affordable Country Is One Of The Top Destinations To Visit For 2024
    Thanks to its low consumer prices, vibrant culture, and sunny climate, Latin America has arguably become the leading destination for budget-conscious tourists, particularly Americans looking to escape the gloomy Northern Hemisphere winter. From Mexico down to Brazil, these sunny spots are stealing the limelight and posting record arrival figures. Still, there is one much smaller …
  • This New Train Route Will Visit 7 Of The Most Beautiful European Cities This Spring
    With its 94,000 miles of railways, traversing scenic landscapes, and numerous countries where border controls no longer apply, Europe is, without question, the easiest continent to explore in the world. We're no staunch Ryanair detractors ourselves, having made use of their $10 dollar flights to Spain an unhealthy number of times before, but there's no …
  • This Lesser-Known Ancient Country In Europe Is Breaking All Tourism Records
    Concentrating several of the world's most iconic historic landmarks, like the Colosseum, the Eiffel Tower the Berlin Wall and what have you, Europe is everyone's go-to destination for sampling culture and soaking up some fascinating History. Interestingly, it remains largely undiscovered by tourists, especially Americans, who in their vast majority are still wary of going …
  • The New Maya Train Will Launch From Cancun To This Mega Popular Beach Town By The End Of February
    The Maya Train has forever changed the way tourists approach travel in the Mexican Caribbean since launching last December. In a way, it's greatly diversified transportation options in the region, where taxi monopolies operate and local buses cannot always be trusted to be on time. Prior to the launch, we expected all lines to open …
  • These Are 4 Cheap Mediterranean Destinations For An Affordable Spring Getaway
    With days getting warmer as we roll into March, you may be wondering whether now is the right time to start planning a Mediterranean getaway, especially if you've been hungry for culture and the record-breaking heat expected over summer will put you off visiting later in the year. Spring is the perfect time to be …
  • Why This Cheap Central American Country Is A Top Destination For Digital Nomads
    Though it was never a traditional digital nomad destination, Central America is proving to be increasingly popular with remote workers, especially now that long-term stays in Europe are being curtailed, and Asia continues to impose complicated visa requirements on Westerners. Backpackers have roamed the narrow isthmus connecting the Americas for years, but now it's ‘workcationers' …
  • 5 Reasons Why This Beach City Is The Top Vacation Destination For Americans Right Now
    In case Cancun's status as Mexico's biggest destination was still being questioned – in other words, if travel experts were still reluctant to concede it's officially surpassed Mexico City after a decades-long rule – the latest report issued by the Ministry of Tourism leaves no doubt: It captures nearly half of all foreign arrivals to …
  • 5 Reasons Why This Lesser Known South American Country Is Surging In Popularity
    South America is the leading destination for Americans this winter, with U.S. citizens going wherever it's warmer, cheapest, and where the culture is more vibrant. In a way, it's hardly a surprise major countries like Argentina and Brazil have been gaining traction lately. Though it is also part of the region's revival, very little is …
  • 6 Reasons Why Mexico Is By Far The Top Vacation Destination For Americans Right Now
    Mexico has always been hugely popular among Americans, and that's been well and extensively documented. After decades of being on the podium of tourism, you would expect growth to slow down or even stall at this point, and that's clearly not what's happening. In spite of the increased competitiveness, with Colombia and Argentina currently trending …
  • This Tropical Country Has The Cheapest Airbnb Prices In The World For Digital Nomads
    Other than safety, cultural attractions, and weather, affordable accommodation is a primary factor for digital nomads when choosing a new home, however temporary. Needless to say, this immediately rules out a majority of the world's top tourist hotspots, like New York, Paris and Dubai. These are destinations where not only living costs are going through …
  • Americans Can Now Fly Nonstop To This Paradise Beach Town From 9 U.S. Cities
    Where can Americans find luxurious all-inclusives, white sands, and the classic, postcard-ready view of clifftop ancient Mayan ruins overlooking the bright-blue Caribbean? Hint: it's not Cancun. Surprisingly enough, up until last year, this paradise beach town did not have its own international airport, forcing vacationers to fly instead to Cancun International before traveling onward for …
  • These 4 Tropical Islands In Asia Are Perfect For A Winter Escape
    Looking to beat the winter blues but you're not exactly thrilled with the prospect of flying to the Mexican Caribbean for yet another year like everyone else is doing? If long-haul flights are not an impediment, and you're open to embracing new cultures, maybe it's Asia where you should go. The continent of a thousand …
  • These 3 Beaches Near Cancun Are Some Of The Best In The World According To Experts
    The land of all-inclusives, epic resorts, and the kind of crystalline water that needs seen to be believed, Cancun and the wider Mexican Caribbean are officially America's favorite beach destinations, having hosted over 30 million visitors last year alone, and being poised for an even greater 2024. We've known for decades now it is a …
  • Popular New Maya Train Will Open Cancun To Tulum Route By Summer
    Launched late last year, the Maya Train is touted as one of Mexico's greatest infrastructure projects this century, and it's not hard to see why: it has revolutionized travel in the Caribbean states, linking the bustling resort city of Cancun to key spots in Quintana Roo, Yucatan, and beyond. If you're an American tourist landing …
  • Americans Can Live In This Exotic Beach Destination For A Year Without A Visa
    Are you a digital nomad or long-term traveler from the U.S. looking to relocate somewhere warm and tropical, even if temporarily, but you're craving something different, far more exotic than the overly Americanized Mexico or the resort-packed Caribbean? If flying halfway across the globe isn't an issue for you, there's a chance you may find …
  • 4 Reasons Why This Sunny City Is One Of The Top Destinations In Europe This Winter
    According to the latest data issued by local authorities, Spain's Southern city of Malaga is officially one of the most popular destinations in Europe, having hosted over 14 million guests alone last year, the highest number since records began. Interestingly enough, it is one of a handful of destinations in Europe tourists continue flocking into …
  • 4 Reasons Why This Iconic European Country Is Experiencing Record Breaking Tourism
    Italy has always been one of the world's top three tourist destinations, forever alternating with France and Spain for the title of most visited. For centuries now, passionate travelers have dreamed of bearing witness to the great Colosseum, the winding Venetian canals, and the leaning tower of Pisa to name just a few. There's no …
  • Why Winter Is My Favorite Time To Visit One Of The World's Safest Countries
    Before you scroll through to the next article on sunny Mexico, bear with me a second: I know Europe is not everyone's idea of fun in winter, especially if they've been saving up the entire year to splurge on that customary, all-inclusive beach getaway. Between the incessant London rain, the gray Parisian skies, and Italy's …
  • Why This English Speaking Country In Central America Is Surging In Popularity
    Americans are flocking to the Global South now that temperatures are plummeting across the United States. There is nowhere they'd rather be than the sunny region, where not only is it nice and warm, but locals are welcoming and prices are more attractive. Though Mexico remains the most popular destination by and large, hosting over …
  • Why You Should Visit This Lesser Known Beach Town For A Laid-Back Winter Getaway
    Mexico is every American's go-to pick for a sunny winter getaway, what with the long miles of sandy coast, balmy weather, and irresistible tropical atmosphere. However, not all Mexican destinations offer the relaxation they may be craving after another long, tiresome year. Cancun has the luxurious resorts and award-winning hospitality, but it's far from being …
  • 5 Incredible Destinations You Can Visit From Cancun On The Maya Train Right Now
    The Maya Train is the greatest infrastructure project to have been launched in Mexico in years. Traveling on a loop around the Yucatan Peninsula and as far southwest as Palenque, it has greatly improved connectivity between some of the country's top tourist sites since its launch last December. These include Cancun, the bustling resort zone …
  • These Are The Top 7 Destinations To Visit Based On Your Favorite TV Shows And Movies
    Raise a hand who's ever felt the urge to book an epicurean holiday to sunny Sicily, Jennifer Coolidge-style, after binging season two of White Lotus, or has dreamed of drinking champagne by the quayside with the Eiffel Tower for a view in the City of Lights, as seen on Emily in Paris? This cinematic imagery …
  • Why These Paradise Islands Are Surging In Popularity With Americans Right Now
    We're soon approaching the peak of winter, and it's only natural that Americans will look to the Global South if they're hoping to escape the chilling temperatures and seasonal bleakness. A majority will be heading to neighboring Mexico, but a significant number is, in fact, dreaming of somewhere else. Somewhere far more exotic, exclusive, and …
  • This Stunning Beach Town In Mexico Is One Of The Top Destinations For Americans Right Now
    As usual, Mexico is on every American's radar now that winter's finally in full swing: irrespective of season, the sun is always shining brighter South of the border, and the vibrant culture, coupled with those serene ocean vistas, is just too hard to resist. A stunning beach town in the Mexican Caribbean, boasting not only …
  • U.S. Remote Workers Don't Need A Digital Nomad Visa For These European Destinations In 2024
    Europe has been a magnet for digital nomads lately, particularly Americans looking to country-hop while working remotely: much of it has a lower cost of living, lower levels of crime, and it's rich in culture, making it a no-brainer destination. The only major downside? A majority of countries impose stringent visa rules on U.S. citizens …
  • This Is The Safest Resort Destination On The Pacific Coast Of Mexico This Winter
    The Pacific coast of Mexico is a firm favorite among Americans when it comes to sunny holidays abroad, but there's no denying safety remains a primary concern for some visitors, particularly when the sunny region is not exactly known for being a risk-free destination. With the way mainstream media regularly portrays the Pacific states as …
  • Mexico Will Launch A New Incredible Train Route Visiting Lesser-Known Gems In 2024
    Last year, the Maya Train marked the triumphant return of the passenger railway in the Yucatan Peninsula after almost a century of defunding and lack of investment. It now connects all of the top tourist attractions around the Yucatán Peninsula, including Cancun, Tulum, and Chichén Itzá. The success of the Maya Train is ongoing after …
  • Why This Tropical Beach Town In Mexico Is Seeing Record Tourism This Year
    With winter still in full swing and freezing temperatures plaguing most of the United States, there is truly nowhere Americans would rather be right now than the sunny Mexican Caribbean. Famous for its unspoiled beaches, great weather and sweeping ocean vistas, the whole region is seeing a boom in popularity this season, though one resort …
  • This Is One Of The Safest Tropical Caribbean Islands For Americans This Winter
    Have you been contemplating a last-minute vacation to a sunny Caribbean island, yet you're unsure where to go, especially when civil wars keep erupting in the Global South and safety levels across multiple international destinations seem to be deteriorating? Look no further: not only does this gorgeous offshore gem in Mexico boast great weather, stunning …
  • This Is The Top Rated Destination In The Caribbean According To Digital Nomads
    The Caribbean may be perfect for vacationing, with its warm weather, impeccable service across hotels, and year-round tropical vibes, but its well-established status as the global capital for resort tourism does not necessarily equal success in other fields. For instance, digital nomads are known to avoid high prices at all costs, and though it is …
  • 4 Reasons Why This Resort Destination Near Cancun Is Surging In Popularity
    Cancun is the number one destination in Mexico, as well as the entire Caribbean. It is famous for its highly-developed Hotel Zone, long miles of sandy coast, and riotous nightlife, and it has been a firm favorite among American beachgoers for decades now. That's not to say it doesn't have downsides, and for some, this …
  • Why This Cultural Latin American Destination Is Surging In Popularity Right Now
    After surviving a shaky 2023, plagued by nationwide protests and political turmoil, Peru has reclaimed its rightful spot as a firm favorite in Latin America, not only due to its cheap prices but also its thriving nature and immense cultural value. Now that peace has been reinstated, gloomy travel alerts have been rescinded on Washington's …
  • These Are The Top 4 Trending Destinations For A Tropical Winter Getaway Right Now
    The Caribbean is everyone's go-to spot for a sunny break in winter. With its luxurious hotels, long miles of soft, white sands, and inviting, relaxed atmosphere, it is truly the safest bet for escaping the seasonal blues, but where exactly are travelers heading in big numbers? The world's warmest turquoise-colored sea is dotted with paradisaical …
  • 7 Reasons Why Americans Are Visiting This Iconic European City In Record Numbers
    After three years of lackluster performance, tourism in London, one of the most popular destinations in Europe, has surged back to record levels: it was the third most visited city worldwide in 2023, and Americans seem to be the leading nationality among visitors. According to data from the Office of National Statistics, they make up …
  • This Is The Safest Beach Destination In Mexico According To New Report
    Mexico may be every American's favorite sunny destination, thanks to its year-round warm weather, vibrant and inviting culture, and tropical atmosphere, but there's no denying that, in spite of its surging popularity, safety remains a primary concern for visitors. Be it the mainstream media's misinformation campaigns or travel advisories that fail to accurately depict risks …
  • Why This Tropical Island Will Be A Top Destination For Digital Nomads In 2024
    If there is one country digital nomads are flocking to this year, it is Thailand, a tropical Southeast Asian gem famous for its gorgeous beaches, paradisaical archipelagos, laid-back lifestyle, and indigenous tradition. The reasons for that are widely known and have been listed on Travel Off Path a number of times before: people are friendly, …
  • New Train From Cancun Makes It Easier To Visit This Beautiful Unspoiled Coastal Region
    A month into its launch, the Tren Maya is already revolutionizing travel in the Mexican Caribbean. With AMLO's signature train, it's become much easier for tourists based in Cancun or anywhere along the Mayan Riviera to explore the mystical peninsula without wasting precious vacation hours in long, uncomfortable bus rides or stuck in chaotic traffic. …
  • Why This Gorgeous European Region Will Become A Digital Nomad Hotspot For 2024
    Europe is every digital nomad's go-to destination for sampling culture and country-hopping over a short period of time. A well-connected continent, home to nations that are smaller than medium-size U.S. states, it is easy and convenient to explore, largely thanks to the Schengen Area, a passport-free zone encompassing 27 (soon to be 29) European countries. …
  • 5 Reasons Why This Sunny Country Is The Second Most Visited In The World
    Proving once again it is a tour de force in tourism, Spain has welcomed a whopping 79.8 million visitors throughout 2023, just short of reaching the all-time high figures it posted in 2019, making it the second most visited country worldwide. Though it is yet to break the record it set four years ago, it …
  • 4 Reasons Why This South American Country Is Expecting Another Record Year Of Visitors
    A backpacker favorite, digital nomad hub, and sunny getaway all in one, Colombia is quickly becoming one of the top tourist destinations in the Global South, having racked up a personal record-breaking 5.5 million in tourist numbers in 2023. According to the local authority, this is higher than the more modest, earlier prediction of 5.2 …
  • Why This Beach Town Will Be One Of The Top Destinations In Mexico For 2024
    Americans have been bitten by the travel bug once more now that normality has been reinstated worldwide, and whether it's destinations closer to home or exotic-sounding foreign places, they are taking to the skies passport in hand in droves. However, there is one destination in particular they seem to be drawn to the most: With …
  • These Are The 3 Fastest Growing Destinations In The World's Most Popular Country For Tourism
    The cultural center and arguably the beating heart of the European continent, France has been capturing the attention of awestruck visitors for decades now with its beautiful architecture, rich ancient heritage, marvelous nature, and world-renowned gastronomy. Once again, it's been confirmed as the most visited destination globally, having welcomed over 100 million tourists in 2023 …
  • These Are The 5 Most Popular Digital Nomad Destinations Right Now According To Travelers
    Digital nomadism is at a new peak of popularity in 2024 with a majority of destinations not only lifting entry restrictions for remote workers, but easing migration paths: as reported by the World Tourism Organization, over half of all countries are offering Digital Nomad Visas. It's never been easier to hop around the globe and …
  • 5 Reasons Why This Iconic City In Mexico Is Breaking All-Time Tourism Records
    With temperatures plummeting across the Northern Hemisphere, and reservations for tropical Mexican getaways on the up, it's only natural places like Cancun and Cabo, which straddle the coast, are dominating headlines this season. They are beach hotspots; you can expect only the highest level of comfort at resorts, and service within entertainment complexes is impeccable, …
  • 5 Countries You Can Live In For Up To 6 Months Without A Visa
    If you're a digital nomad or simply a slow traveler who loves taking in the scenery and truly immersing yourself in a different culture without jumping from one spot to the next, having barely scraped the surface, it's understandable you may be vexed at these strict visa policies. A majority of countries worldwide typically allow …
  • This Beach Destination Is One Of The Best In Mexico According To Tripadvisor
    This week, Tripadvisor has unveiled its latest Traveler's Choice Awards recipients, celebrating select cities, destinations, restaurants, and hotels for their excellence in providing services to tourists based on readers' reviews over a preceding 12-month period. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the go-to sunny spot for a growing number of Americans has made it to the one percent in …
  • 4 European Destinations For Digital Nomads That Cost Under $2000 Per Month
    Europe is every digital nomad's favorite playground: nowhere in the world will they find that country-hopping is as hassle-free as in the Old Continent, where borders are essentially a non-existing concept, and the wide availability of trains and low-cost flights make it incredibly easy to travel. The only downside to Europe, however, is how expensive …
  • These Are 5 Of The Top Countries To Visit In 2024 According To Lonely Planet
    If you're planning on taking a trip abroad this year but are finding it hard to narrow down your options now that all countries are once again welcoming Americans with open arms, maybe you could take some inspiration from Lonely Planet. The famous publication has revealed its top destinations for 2024, and though the list …
  • U.S. Issues New Emergency Travel Alert For This Popular Latin American Country
    In a major turn of events, the United States has issued an emergency travel alert for Ecuador, an increasingly popular country that in recent years has become a trendy spot for nature-based getaways and cultural tourism in Latin America, thanks to its unspoiled nature and colonial heritage. In case you haven't been following the news …
  • Why This Affordable Country Will Be One Of The Most Popular European Destinations For 2024
    If you're a History buff with a professed love for all things Europe, and cobbled streets, ancient sites, and fairytale-like medieval castles make your heart beat faster, budget-friendly Portugal is likely to rank high on your list of places to visit this year. Not only is it affordable by Western European standards, but based on …
  • Americans Will Soon Be Able To Leave Their Passports At Home Traveling To This Gorgeous Caribbean Island
    It's a well-known fact that, when flying abroad, Americans prefer destinations that are not only sunny and tropical but easy to reach from the mainland States and, most importantly, bureaucracy-free to visit. Not many foreign territories allow U.S. citizens to visit with few, if any, requirements. In fact, a majority of destinations are adding additional …
  • These Are The 4 Cheapest Cities In One Of Europe's Top Digital Nomad Hotspots
    Croatia has been on every digital nomad's radar since it became the first European nation to launch a Digital Nomad Visa (DNV) as early as 2020 when a majority of countries were still openly opposing the category and were in fact adding additional barriers for aspiring migrants. Ever since, remote workers have been flocking to …
  • Why This Stunning European Resort City Is Becoming A Year-Round Destination
    For many Americans, going across the pond is a summertime thing, as it is when Europe is at its most vibrant, beaches feel livelier, and seas are warm for swimming, but what if we told you not all parts of the continent are plunged into darkness and freezing temperatures over winter? In fact, this lesser-known …
  • Why This Sunny Region Of Spain Is A Must Visit For Americans This Winter
    We are sure visiting Europe in winter does not sound too appealing to most, as it's the coldest period across the continent, and in a majority of countries, sunshine hours are severely limited, not to mention the fact that it normally gets dark before you have time to finish your post-lunch siesta. Luckily for you …
  • Why These 3 Historical Cities Near Cancun Are Surging In Popularity
    Mexico has always been, and probably will always be, America's number one leisure destination: for many U.S. citizens, the country's pristine oceanfront, bounded by either the Caribbean or Pacific, is the only form of relaxation they will get on a calendar year. They have been flocking into the Hotel Zones in Cancun and Los Cabos …
  • This New Train Route In Mexico Visits Maya Ruins And Majestic Waterfalls
    After years of anticipation, the Maya Train finally launched from Cancun in late 2023, connecting Mexico's busiest resort city to all of the trendiest spots around Yucatan, as well as secondary yet incredibly beautiful destinations in the peninsula. One of these secondary destinations is the historical route to Palenque, a scenic drive most visitors to …
  • Why Winter Is The Best Time To Visit These 4 Hugely Popular European Destinations
    For Americans, Europe is more commonly associated with summertime, when it's nice and pleasant out to go for a pistachio gelato by a pebbly beach, ride Vespas down a cliffside road in an Amalfi town, or island-hop around the Aegean. Sounds heavenly, as long as the scorching July heat and the thought of an inevitable …
  • Why This Lesser Known Beach Destination Is Becoming A Tourism Hotspot
    Africa may not be the first destination that comes to mind when Americans think of a beach getaway: it is more commonly associated with wild nature, the richness of its wildlife, and unique arid landscapes that contrast against fertile hinterlands. Something most Americans tend to forget, however, is that Africa is an impossibly vast and …
  • This Lesser-Known Latin Country Is One Of The Trendiest Destinations For 2024
    Central America has always been the go-to spot for backpackers and young travelers looking to experience a culture different than their own and surround themselves with nature, yet this year, it's surging in popularity not only with the adventurous type but also with Americans in general. A growing number of U.S. passport holders are choosing …
  • Why This Unknown Beach Town In Mexico Is Becoming A Tourism Hotspot
    If you're an American living in a colder region of the United States, and you haven't got the chance to escape somewhere sunny yet, be it because of the soaring prices we've seen over summer or just bad timing, odds are you are entertaining the idea of an escape to the Mexican Pacific. We wouldn't …
  • This Is The Safest Country To Visit In Asia For 2024
    Safety is a primary concern for Americans traveling abroad, especially in the current climate, where conflicts seem to be breaking out everywhere, and security is decreasing across a number of destinations. In the last few years, Asia has been no exception, with aggressive policies dictating the mood and a succession of different military coups on …
  • This Stunning Coastal Region In Mexico Has Some Of The Best Resorts In The World
    It's no secret Mexico is a regional leader in luxury travel South of the border. Nowhere else in Latin America will Americans be extended the same warm hospitality or offered the same world-class amenities and wide range of attractions as they will be by their immediate neighbor. All along the Mexican coast, from the Pacific …
  • This New Stunning Destination Is One Of The Best Places To Visit For 2024
    Now that the world has reopened fully and normality has been reinstated, paving the way for the return of overtourism, travelers are seeking less crowded, off-the-beaten-path destinations where they can truly relax and appreciate a foreign country without all the distraction. One of the lesser-known destinations in the undiscovered gem that is the Middle East, …
  • Why This Tropical Latin American Country Is One Of The Hottest Destinations For 2024
    There's never been a trendier time to visit Latin America. A collective of nations with a common History, inestimable cultural wealth, huge biodiversity, and attractive prices, it is soaring in popularity with Americans seeking a warmer, friendlier environment for their international vacations. One country, in particular, is leading this resurgence, as it is by far …
  • 4 New Things Americans Should Know About Traveling To South America In 2024
    Home to an abundant nature, a vibrant culture, and warm, welcoming people, South America has been one of the top destinations for Americans this year. Throughout 2023, several countries on the continent registered a record increase in bookings as a result of loosened entry rules, attractive prices, and improved flight connectivity following the end of …
  • Why This Lesser Known Island In Asia Is The Next Tropical Vacation Hotspot
    Southeast Asia (SEA) is one of the world's go-to tropical getaways due to its diverse tourist offer, warm weather, and affordable prices, but this year, it's grown even further in popularity as normality resumed across the region and entry curbs were lifted. Though all of SEA's most famous resort destinations have been posting impressive recovery …
  • These Are The Top 3 Airports In The U.S. Right Now According To New Report
    Traveling is not always a smooth, pleasant experience from beginning to end, especially when you factor in the stressful commute from your home to the nearest airport, the long lines starting at security, and the general state of agitation that comes with being in an environment as chaotic as an aviation hub. This is particularly …
  • These 2 Countries Will Officially Join Europe's Schengen Travel Zone
    One of Europe's greatest achievements, the Schengen Area allows travelers to country-hop around the continent typically without undergoing identity checks: going from Germany into France, then down to Italy, and east into Croatia, it's almost as if you're traveling domestically. It has greatly facilitated European integration, and it's made international travel hassle-free for those vacationing …
  • Why Solo Travelers Love This Lesser Known Coastal City In Southeast Asia
    It's no secret solo travelers have been flocking back into Southeast Asia now that the region has fully lifted all of its border curbs. The world capital of backpacking tourism, the subcontinent is famous for its tropical atmosphere, vibrant culture, warm and welcoming people, and affordability, with tourist dollars stretching a lot further here than …
  • These Are The 4 European Cities You Should Not Travel To In 2024
    If you're yet to go on a Transatlantic trip since the world has reopened for tourism, Europe is likely to be on your radar for the upcoming year. We get it: it's the go-to spot for sampling a multitude of foreign cultures in a single vacation, it's where some of the oldest and most historically …
  • 4 Reasons Why This Southeast Asian Country Is The Ultimate Winter Escape
    Are you dreading the sudden drop in temperature and the days that get shorter and shorter as we approach a cold and gloomy winter? Perhaps it's time you start narrowing down your winter getaway options and, dare we say it, to one Southeast Asian country in particular. Famous for its paradisaical beaches, nightlife districts, vibrant …
  • 5 Reasons Why This Is The Most Visited Beach Destination In All Of Mexico
    This will hardly be a surprise to most, but the Mexican Caribbean has been officially declared the number one beach destination in all of Mexico, beating the trendy Los Cabos and the nightlife capital of Puerto Vallarta to the top spot. Home to the Caribbean metropolis of Cancun, the small, safe historical town of Tulum, …
  • 4 Reasons Why This Tropical Destination Is Breaking All-Time Tourism Records
    The Caribbean is surging in popularity with tourists now that winter is upon us, and vast swathes of the United States and Europe are battling freezing temperatures. However, few countries have gone as far as smashing all-time records as the Dominican Republic has. Occupying the Eastern half of Hispaniola island, which it shares with Haiti, …
  • 4 Sunny Destinations For Digital Nomads That Cost Under $1000 Per Month
    As digital nomads country-hopping around the world, we're always searching for destinations based on the cost of living, whether those hard-earned dollars can stretch furthest, and of course, on how nice the weather is, particularly this time of year. For this very reason, Europe (and much of the Northern Hemisphere) is immediately ruled out during …
  • Why This Sunny Lesser Known European Island Is The Perfect Winter Getaway
    With temperatures plummeting across Europe and much of the Northern Hemisphere, we wouldn't blame Americans for putting their plans of taking that long-anticipated Transatlantic trip on hold. For many, a trip to the Old Continent in December is a hard no, as they do not want to be shivering and have days alternate between rainy …
  • Top 4 Winter Sun Hotspots To Visit In One Of Europe's Trendiest Countries
    Turkiye has never been the preferred destination for Americans taking Transatlantic trips, at least up until now. They have always had a clear preference for nations like England, Ireland, Italy, France, or even Spain, not only due to the high concentration of historical landmarks in the Western group but also the strong familial and historical …
  • These Are The Top 7 Places To Visit In Thailand For Your Winter Getaway
    If thoughts of burying your feet in virgin-white sands while basking in the sun and going for late-afternoon swims in turquoise-colored lagoons make your heart beat faster, you've probably been toying with the idea of going to Thailand. The Southeast Asian country is one of the top sunny destinations in the world, and it's soaring …
  • 8 Reasons Why This Lesser-Known Sunny Island In Europe Is A Digital Nomad Paradise
    As a travel writer and digital nomad who's made it his life's work to explore the world while sharing his experiences online, I have already seen over 79.1% of Europe – according to my Mark O' Travel stats I religiously update every month – and have inevitably worked remotely from most countries on this side …
  • Why This Surprising South American Country Is Breaking All-Time Tourism Records
    Americans have been flying to South America en masse for their sunny getaways lately, a continent best known for its wild nature and huge biodiversity, colonial heritage, affordable consumer prices, and of course, that warm Latin culture. Nearly every single South American country has posted a record surge in tourist arrivals this year, but few …
  • Americans Can Now Fly Nonstop To This Beautiful European Country For The First Time
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  • Why This Lesser-Known Tropical Island Is Perfect For Digital Nomads
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  • These Are The Safest Countries To Visit In Europe For 2024
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  • Why This Lesser Known City In Spain Is One Of The Most Searched Destinations Right Now
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  • These 2 Beautiful European Countries Are Offering Unlimited Train Travel For Only $55
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  • Why This Iconic Cultural Destination Is Surging In Popularity Right Now
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  • Top Lesser Known Destinations For 2024 – Best In Travel Award
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  • This Is The Top Trending Winter Getaway This Year According To Tripadvisor
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  • Why This Asian Country Will Be One Of The Most Popular Destinations For 2024
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  • Why This Lesser-Known Southeast Asian Destination Is Perfect For Digital Nomads
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  • This Is One Of The Cheapest Countries In Southeast Asia for Winter Getaway This Year
    Following years of being sealed off for tourism as a result of the health crisis, Southeast Asia re-emerged this year as one of the trendiest and most sought-after destinations among Westerners. From the nightlife hotspots of Phuket and Pattaya in Thailand to the up-and-coming coastal resort of Mui Ne in Vietnam, both Americans and Europeans …
  • 3 Incredible Destinations To Visit In Sunny California This Winter
    Cultural activities are soaring in popularity now that a growing number of Americans are actively seeking more meaningful experiences when traveling within the United States. However, with most historical destinations being concentrated on the East Coast, where some of the oldest settlements in America are, it's only natural that California wouldn't be your first choice …
  • These Are The Top 3 Destinations For Adult Only Getaways
    Adult-only getaways are getting extremely popular among Americans who wish for nothing but peace and utter relaxation when going abroad. Though they boast incredible amenities and are famous for their world-class service, family-friendly resorts can feel a tad too crowded at times, and the screaming and laughter of young children can be a nuisance to …
  • Why This South American Metropolis Is One Of My Favorite Cities To Be A Digital Nomad
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