Travel Guide


The Adventurous Gal’s Travel Guide to Staying Safe, Sane, and Comfortable in Egypt

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. We’re fresh back from our tour of Egypt with Lady Egypt Tours! After two weeks in the country, talking with plenty of locals and…

6 Travel Books Whose Stories & Adventures You Can Follow (in Real Life)

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. Where do we find our travel inspiration? Often it’s through stories that other people tell us, or travel features that we browse online. But…

The Best of Egypt: A Photo Tour of Cairo, Luxor, and Beyond

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. Fresh back from our whirlwind 16-day tour of Egypt and we’re still reeling! We learned that, with some advanced planning, it’s possible to see…

Preparing for a Hiking Adventure: 8 Fitness Tips for the 50+ Explorer

“Am I too out-of-shape for an adventure trip?” It’s the number-one question we’re asked by so many travellers inquiring about our trips. It’s the nagging worry that especially keeps 50+…

Hedgren Carina Shoulder Bag: One Travel Purse to Rule Them All

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. I spent a year searching, in vain, for that perfect travel purse. The one that could convert from a crossbody to a handbag. It…

5 Adventurous Things to Do in Provincetown, Massachusetts

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. Few places in New England match the raw natural beauty of Massachusetts’ seashore. And few places along the coastline are more quaint, fun, and…

Marshall Mid Bluetooth Headphones Offer Travelers 30-Hour Battery Life [First Look]

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. We could frame a house with the boxes of headphones we receive (or are pitched) to review on Vagabondish. But, precious few of them…

Everything You Need to Know About Internet and WiFi in Cuba (Updated May 2017)

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. How to Get Internet and WiFi in Cuba (NOTE: Everything about Cuba — including the Internet and WiFi situation — is rapidly changing. This…

Multiday Hiking in New Zealand’s Backcountry, and 8 Reasons Why You Should Go Guided.

Hiking up Siberia Valley in Mt Aspiring National Park. The team here at Active Adventures are an outdoorsy bunch. Every weekend you’ll find a handful of us out there in…

Duluth Trading AWOL Bag: A Timeless, Military-inspired Weekender

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. I have a helluva time finding good luggage. Stylish bags tend to be too stodgy and “executive.” Functional bags tend to be too backpacker-esque…

TomTom Adventurer Outdoor GPS Watch: Getting Lost Never Felt So Good

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. Activity monitors are all the rage these days. But, to be honest, most feel more like cute accessories than practical personal devices. I’ve previously…

“For me, this was the best experience I’ve ever had.”

The crew from Andrea’s ‘Kiwi’ trip celebrating at Braemar Station. Over the last twenty years or so we’ve been honing our skills in adventure travel. We started with a group…