Travel Guide


Why Everybody Should Travel Solo … Sometimes

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. Sure, it can be fun to travel with your partner or a group of friends. I personally prefer having my husband there to share…

Rumpl’s Down Puffy Blanket Is Like Bringing Your Own Luxury Bedding on the Road

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. It’s finally — almost … pretty much … not really — spring here in New England. And that means only one thing: spring beer!…

8 Ways to Avoid Coming Down from Your Traveler’s High

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. “So it’s back to reality, huh?” I keep hearing some version of this statement from friends, family, even strangers, about my return from WWOOFing…

MailButler Is the Personal Inbox Assistant You Never Knew You Needed

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. As a travel blogger/photographer/writer/digital nomad/wearer-of-many-hats, I spend a lot of time online. Like, a lot. And too much of that time is spent in…

How to Return to “Normal” Life Gracefully After Long-Term Travel

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. You’ve been the envy of your circle of friends for months. They’ve followed you on social media, lived vicariously through your travels and most…

What to expect from your Milford Sound Cruise

Whether you’ve arrived into Milford Sound under your own steam via the Milford Track, or ridden the exciting 950m (3100ft) final descent from the Homer Tunnel to sea level by…

Grown-ups Are Stupid! How to Travel + See the World Like a Child

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. 4:48 a.m. I woke this morning to a pattern of lights slowly gliding across my bedroom ceiling. A pale, yellow apparition in the shape…

History of Machu Picchu

History of Machu Picchu Archaeological evidence uncovered around the site suggests that the area was first used for agricultural purposes back in 760 B.C.   The war of Vilcambamba Pachacutec in 1440 established…

Facts About Machu Picchu To Outsmart Your Tour Guide

Peru has so many ancient ruins, villages imbued with an infusion of ancient and modern Incan tradition, mixed with a melting pot of Colonial and pre- Spanish Peruvian culture.  Of all the…

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu, Peru Although it’s one of the most well-known archaeological wonders of the world, Machu Picchu still holds plenty of secrets and is on our shortlist of must-see destinations…

10 Quick Facts about Machu Picchu

1. Longitude and Latitude Machu Picchu Machu Picchu’s geographical position is 13.1631° S, 72.5450° W. It’s located 74.7 kilometres (46.4 miles) from Cusco. See How To Get To Machu Picchu  …

5 Sleaziest Tricks Hotels Are Using to Screw You Over

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. With razor-thin profit margins, hotels are getting downright sneaky with their tactics to fill rooms. In an effort to avoid being sued, I won’t…