Adventures at Dawn:景山公园 (Jingshan Park), Beijing

I’m a morning person. And that means that there’s one thing I love about jetlag when flying from east to west: waking up before the world comes to life. There’s something so tranquil about being outside when the weakest rays of light start shining through the clouds, breathing in the crisp air and watching your […]

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41 Ways to Save Big for Travel

Though they say that the best things in life come free, travel ain’t cheap. So either they’re lying, or travel just isn’t that great. Never mind, they’re definitely lying. There’s just no way travel isn’t awesome. Related: What on Earth is a Travel Exercise Bank? Money is a significant barrier to travel for many people. […]

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The Ultimate Packing List

Unfortunate packing incidents range from the mild to the extreme. Sometimes you arrive on location only to find that you’ve forgotten to pack a swimsuit, and your hotel has the most heartstoppingly beautiful pool that there is. Other times, you’ll run out of the house, have your heart jump into my throat, and promptly turn […]

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Up Your InstaGame: 20 Tips for Better Photos

So you want to become an Instagram star? I don’t blame you – Instagram now has 400 million active users and 30% of people on the internet. Every day, 80 million photos are shared, totalling over 40 billion photos over the course of Instagram’s existence. I’ve compiled a list of Instagram tips and tricks that […]

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9 Amazing Travel Instagrammers You Need to Follow!

Need inspiration for your next journey across the globe? We know you’re sure to be inspired from these awesome travel Instagrammers! Check them out! Chelsea Live Wanderfully Well, that’s us (@chelsealivewanderfully)! We know you’ll love this account because we’ve spent tons of time creating, cultivating, and curating our feed, to bring you the best of […]

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Conversational French 101

  Going along our previous train of thought from Paris Do’s and Don’ts, I thought it would be a good idea to break out a very basic guide to speaking French. After all, trying something new can’t hurt, plus, you’ll earn brownie points from the locals for trying! Bonjour (bohn-joor): Hello Comment ca va? (kom-mon […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Paris

  Before you head on over to the city of light and love, make sure to check out these do’s and don’ts to get the most out of your trip! Do pick up a few phrases of French. I always find the stereotypical rude and condescending Parisian to be ludicrous and hypocritical. Parisians are lovely, […]

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The only trick you will ever need to getting a later checkout time

Yeah, I know I’m kind of a terrible person for doing this, but it works so incredibly well and it doesn’t hurt anybody, as in my experience, cleaning crews only come around a few hours after a room is vacated. You ready for it? This is it. If you are in a group of at […]

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7 Inspirational Quotes to Kickstart Your Adventures

We’ve all been there. Maybe it’s time to buckle down and start going at full speed, or maybe it’s time to take a massive leap of faith. These are my favourite words of wisdom. Take this as a sign, and go chase your dreams!

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7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Belgium

2 months ago, a coordinated bombing attack occurred in Brussels. In the aftermath, controversy surrounding Belgium and its security issues began to swirl. Some travellers I know have put off their trips to Belgium because of their fears for their safety and security. However, my opinion is different. Read on to find out why I will […]

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