• Asia,  Jordan,  Middle East

    Best Ancient Ruins in Jordan

    There is so much more to Jordan than just the ancient ruins at Petra. Jordan’s desert landscape is home to the ruins of numerous Crusader castles, Roman cities, and Islamic fortifications. This guide to Jordan’s best ancient ruins beyond Petra covers the most fascinating sites you won’t want to miss on your Jordan trip.

  • New Zealand,  Oceania,  Travel Tips

    Stray Bus New Zealand Roadtrip Review

    When Tim and I traveled through New Zealand for 2 months, we went with a unique bus tour called Stray. We had originally planned to rent a campervan and self-drive over the North and South Islands. After some research, I found a cheaper, easier option – buying a bus pass with Stray. What is Stray New Zealand? Stray New Zealand road trips are hop-on/hop-off bus journeys that cover the entirety of the country. They include stops at all the major points of interest and many lesser-known spots as well. There are a couple of companies that offer hop-on/hop-off bus passes that cover popular tourist routes (Kiwi Experience and Stray are…