Dubrovnik on a Budget JetSettingFools.com

Dubrovnik on a budget: 6 tips for your trip

Dubrovnik – the Pearl of the Adriatic – is Croatia’s most visited city. Each summer season, the city sees record-breaking crowds – and as the number of tourists increase, so does the cost of visiting Dubrovnik. But, no need to worry: there are plenty of things to do in Dubrovnik on a budget.… Read the rest


Zurich Self-Guided Walking Tour Switzerland JetSettingFools.com

Zurich Self-Guided Walking Tour

Our two-day detour to Zurich, Switzerland was more about meeting up with longtime friends than it was about visiting the city itself. However, that didn’t keep us from discovering the best sights of the Zurich Old Town! We devised a Zurich self-guided walking tour that would take us through the pristine city, down the shopping lanes, to a few churches and viewpoints  – while still allowing enough time for lunch, chocolates and a couple beers.… Read the rest


Things To Do in Budapest on a Budget JetSettingFools.com

6 Things to do in Budapest on a budget

Budapest, as a city, is an extremely affordable destination. However, as we started our research into what to see and do on a Budapest city break, we quickly realized how easily a budget Budapest trip could go bust. Almost every tourist attraction charges an entry fee – some upwards of nearly $20 USD.… Read the rest


6 Things To Do in Cairns, Australia On A Budget JetSettingFools.com

6 things to do in Cairns, Australia on a budget

Australia was, at one time, considered a budget destination…but those days are long gone. However, I believe that every place can be visited on a budget and Cairns is no exception. Even if it is a jumping off point to numerous expensive activities, there are many things to do in Cairns, Australia on a budget while still experiencing the city’s main attractions.… Read the rest


3 must-see Temples in Chiang Mai, Thailand JetSettingFools.com

3 must-see temples in Chiang Mai Old City

Chiang Mai, Thailand is a sprawling city that was first established in the late 13th century. The historic Old City was once a walled city with gates and a moat for protection. Designed as a square, the layout features a grid of roads and numerous sois (alleys) connecting them.… Read the rest


Dublin, Ireland Self-Guided Walking Tour JetSettingFools.com

Dublin, Ireland self-guided walking tour

When I think about things to do in Dublin, the first thing that comes to mind is pubs. We could have easily spent our three days in Dublin doing nothing more than downing pints of Guinness goodness (it really tastes better in Dublin, Ireland).… Read the rest


Best Craft Brews of our Journey: Little Creatures Pale Ale, Fremantle, Australia

Best Craft Brews of our RTW Journey

Naturally, we are often asked what our ‘favorites’ were during our travels around the globe. Those are always tough questions, but to share some of our best memories, we are starting a new series of posts called Best Of Our Journey.Read the rest


What I packed to travel the world

One year, One backpack: What I packed to travel the world

On the day that we left for our ‘Round the World trip, I was less than confident about what was packed to travel the world. I had researched, made a concise list and had been collecting items for almost six months, but I waited until three days before leaving to actually put it all together inside my bag.… Read the rest


Post-RTW: Back to the (un)familiar

Our arrival back into the United States after our year-long journey around the world was a bit of a bumpy ride. Once we got out of the Philadelphia airport, we anticipated things getting a little easier. Although we relish in the foreignness of each place we have visited over the past year, in our post-RTW (‘Round the World) travel, we were actually looking forward to the simplicity of the familiar.… Read the rest