11 Ways To Get More Pleasure Out Of Your Travels

11 Ways To Get More Pleasure Out Of Your Travels

If you’re reading this website, chances are you already agree that travel is a pleasurable experience. It’s something you look forward to and enjoy and probably want to do more of. But since few people can travel all the time, getting the most pleasure possible out of the time we... read more
Should I Go On The Cruise Line’s Shore Excursions?

Should I Go On The Cruise Line’s Shore Excursions?

When cruising, your ship will stop at several destinations along the way. While you’re docked, you can choose to go on a ship-sponsored tour of the city, explore on your own, or stay on the ship during these “port days”. Which option is best for you is something to consider... read more
Hotel Germ Hotspots And The 7 Things You Should Sanitize

Hotel Germ Hotspots And The 7 Things You Should Sanitize

When you stay at a hotel – particularly a high end one – the expectation is that it’ll be clean. But no matter how fancy the establishment or how high the price tag, study after study shows that many hotel rooms are seething with germs. While hotel rooms do get... read more
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The Best Summer Travel Tote

The Best Summer Travel Tote

Different kinds of vacations call for different kinds of daypacks – a bag that you can carry around during the day filled with all your sightseeing essentials. I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect bag for a summer beach vacation and I’ve finally found it. Enter the LeSportsac Medium Travel Tote. What makes this... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{The Jerónimos Monastery in Lisbon, Portugal} read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 06/22/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 06/22/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Ask just about any traveler and they’ll tell you about the inordinate amount of time spent getting to their destination (this is especially true of Australians who have to travel a really long way to get just about anywhere!). But time spent on... read more
The real Turkish delight? Ice cream.

The real Turkish delight? Ice cream.

You’ve no doubt heard of the sweet turkish delight, but in my opinion, the real delight to be had in Turkey is dondurma. Dondurma is the local ice cream that’s available at street vendors all over the country, and what makes it special is that you can eat it with a knife and fork. Unlike... read more
3 Hair And Makeup Products For Fuss-Free Summer Travel

3 Hair And Makeup Products For Fuss-Free Summer Travel

My philosophy is that when you go on vacation, your hair and makeup routine should take a vacation as well. And that idea becomes even more imperative when the mercury climbs and it really becomes uncomfortable to be caked in tons of product. So how can you pare down your routine so that it’s lightweight,... read more
Help make Wanderplex the best travel blog!

Help make Wanderplex the best travel blog!

Do you feel that Wanderplex has inspired you to travel or taught you the tricks to having a better vacation? If so, I hope you’ll take a moment to vote for the site in the Holiday Extras 2012 Customers’ Awards where Wanderplex is a nominee in the Best Travel Blog category. Voting is simple: all... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{Macarons on display at Ladurée in Paris, one of the most well-known Macaron shops in the world} read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 06/15/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 06/15/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. What if it were possible to eat at a Michelin star restaurant for under 10 US dollars? Well at the Tim Ho Wan restaurant in China, you can do exactly that. The back-alley joint serves dim sum fare in an unassuming setting, but... read more
Soaking and sightseeing all-in-one at Mystic Hot Springs

Soaking and sightseeing all-in-one at Mystic Hot Springs

One thing I love about staying in a nice hotel is being able to indulge in an amazing bath. Whether it’s one of those stunning old-school claw-foot bathtubs or a newfangled jacuzzi with jets galore – nothing makes you feel like you’re on vacation like a long soak to wash the stress away. Unfortunately, there’s... read more
Why You Shouldn’t Post Details Of Your Vacation On Social Media

Why You Shouldn’t Post Details Of Your Vacation On Social Media

You’re finally going on vacation and you’re excited. Naturally, you want to tell everyone, so you do what anyone in your situation would do – you post it on facebook. Where you’re going, when you’re going… maybe a few jealousy-inducing pictures of the fabulous resort you’ll be staying in – it all goes up on... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{The Ring of Brodgar in Orkney, Scotland} The Ring of Brodgar is a neolithic henge that takes the form of a circle. It is thought to have been built between 2500 and 2000 BC and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 06/08/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 06/08/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. We’ve heard about all sorts of different systems for seating passengers on flights based on travelers’ interests, but now an airline has unveiled a plan to seat passengers based on their mood. Air Baltic says people will have the option of choosing moods... read more