JAPAN

Hiking Mt. Fuji When You’re Not an Avid Hiker

At 3,776 meters high, you don’t often hear about visitors hiking Mt Fuji in Japan. Beyond avid hiking circles, most visitors prefer to see the volcano from afar. Climbing Mt Fuji, especially to see the sunrise, is not an easy…

SCOTLAND

How to Spend 3 Days in Edinburgh: An Itinerary

Planning a trip to Scotland? Here’s an easy 3-day Edinburgh itinerary for first-time visitors to help you sort out your trip. I’ve been trying to get Elissa to write about her post-Korea trip for a while now. She went to…

6 Easy Ways to Reduce Waste While Traveling

Mallory is my go-to lady on living sustainably and generally treating the environment better. I asked her if she wouldn’t mind writing posts on traveling more sustainably, and she kindly obliged! Her first post is on easy ways to reduce…

USA

Elissa’s Local Guide to Los Angeles

A third generation Angelino, Elissa is a true-blue local to one of California’s most famous cities. Both of her grandfathers were born and raised in Los Angeles, and her father works as an architect Downtown. She has also had the…

Elissa’s Local Guide to Washington, D.C.

[dropcap]E[/dropcap]lissa moved to DC to start her career in international relations after graduating from college in May 2013. While she was physically new to living in the city, she had family there who taught her all the secrets as well…

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Miami Travel Guide

This post is originally from IHG’s Guide to Miami. Miami, with world class beaches, vibrant Latin influences and gorgeous Art Deco architecture is the ultimate destination for a beach vacation. You’ll find relaxation, trendy nightclubs, amazing cuisine, cutting-edge art galleries and…