8 Things Solo Traveling Taught Me

Guest Post by Rachel O’Conner There’s traveling—and then there’s traveling alone. Every person, and especially every woman, should experience a solo journey at least once in their life. There are freedoms, challenges, and surprises that simply don’t occur when you’re with friends and family. You don’t have familiar people to lean on, so you have to puzzle-solve yourself. If you’re really up for the challenge, try a solo trip abroad, perhaps in a country where you’re not familiar with the… Read more »

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This is a great time of year to head to New Orleans – the temps are nearly perfect for walking and exploring, and you won’t have the crowds from Mardi Gras or Jazz Fest. 4 days in New Orleans is plenty of time to get a good feel of the city at a relaxed pace. I’m sharing how we spent our 4 days here and a few tips for planning your New Orleans itinerary. Plus, I’ll share some suggestions if… Read more »

7 Things To Know Before Floating in the Dead Sea

Floating in the Dead Sea is one of the highlights of my trip to Israel. Heck, it’s one of the cooler experiences of my life. Because the Dead Sea has such a high salt concentration, you literally float in it. It’s incredible! I read a lot of different articles on it before I went, but it still didn’t prepare me for it. I think it’s the closest I’ll ever get to weightlessness! Before you embark on this adventure, though, there… Read more »

Kedumim Square

Tel Aviv is one of the most interesting cities I have ever visited. I’ve been traveling nearly nonstop for the last 5 years, so I’m now getting to be one of those annoying people who is always comparing places to other places I’ve been. “Oooh, this feels so much like Tokyo! Doesn’t this little cafe remind you of that one in Buenos Aires? I’m getting some serious Sydney vibes here!” And then whoever is near me will likely want to… Read more »

nebraska

*Thank you to Sarah for writing this post and Monday’s post for Have Clothes, Will Travel. I really appreciate it! I’m currently on a plane on my way back to the United States! I’m really excited to be heading home to visit family. I will also be driving 3 hours north in Wisconsin to visit my grandparents this Monday, so I am very grateful to have someone picking up my blogging slack these next few days (again). Enjoy Sarah’s posts!… Read more »

Siberian Banya

Experiencing a Russian Banya should be at the top of your travel itinerary for Russia, especially if you’re visiting during winter! For this post, I’ll explain what a banya is, what to expect when visiting one and share some funny videos and photos from our experience! (I’m jumping into a frozen lake in one video, haha.) Enjoy! *This experience is highlighting Put-in Tours’ “Moscow Day Tour to Sergiev Posad with Banya & Dinner.” We did this when my brother-in-law, Ryan,… Read more »

Tombs of the Kings in Paphos

Guest Post by Kateryna Makarenko Cyprus is a small Mediterranean island with a heaven-like climate. It is full of historical and natural attractions, located in the northeastern part of the Mediterranean Sea. The magnificent nature, beaches, alluring white sands, and pure azure sea waters, the most sophisticated entertainments, numerous tourist sights, concealing a long history — a mysterious island combines all of this and even more into a perfect mixture of something for everyone. Because of the merging of Turkish… Read more »

The Museum of Cosmonautics - Is it Worth Adding to Your Moscow Itinerary?

When it comes to must-visit places in Moscow, Russia, the Museum of Cosmonautics generally doesn’t make the same lists as The Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral or the Bolshoi Theatre…however, does that mean it’s not worth adding to your Moscow itinerary? This post will explain! What is the Museum of Cosmonautics? The Museum of Cosmonautics is a museum dedicated to space exploration. It charts the history of the Russian space race and famous Russian astronauts and has an impressive variety of… Read more »

How to Spend 2 Days in St. Petersburg During the Winter

Visiting St. Petersburg, Russia in wintertime is a magical experience. You just have to be sure to bring some VERY warm clothes and adjust your itinerary accordingly. Certain famous attractions, like the Peterhof fountains, will be drained…and taking a canal ride? Yeah, that’s not happening. But don’t let that deter you – the beautiful, winter wonderland more than makes up for it, and perhaps you could replace that canal ride with a horse-drawn sleigh ride? (Yes, please!) Now, two days… Read more »

What to Know Before Touring the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia

The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia is home to more than 1 million works of art and nearly 3 million exhibits in total. It’s actually the 2nd largest art museum in the world! (#1 is the Louvre.) The Hermitage is an absolute must-visit on your trip to St. Petersburg. This post will give a little background on it, as well as how to really make the most of your tour there! Brief History of the State Hermitage Museum… Read more »

12 Things to Know Before Visiting Catherine Palace in Pushkin, Russia

No trip to St. Petersburg, Russia would be complete without a visit to Catherine Palace in the suburb of Pushkin. Catherine Palace (or the Great Palace of Tsarskoye Selo) tops many of the “must-see” lists for planning a trip to this area. Being armed with a little knowledge before you go can certainly make the visit more enjoyable! Check out all my tips, tricks for getting tickets and visiting, as well as some fun facts about the palace. 12 Things… Read more »

Pavlovsk Palace

Pavlovsk Palace (or Paul’s Palace) isn’t as popular of a tourist destination as Catherine Palace or Peterhoff Palace – but does that mean it’s not worth adding to your St. Petersburg, Russia itinerary? This post will explain! What is Pavlovsk Palace? But first, you’re probably wondering what in the world this place actually is. Here’s a really quick rundown on the story behind Pavlovsk Palace… This palace was built in the 18th century on orders from Catherine the Great (Russia’s… Read more »

4 Great Reasons to Spend the Day at the Oregon Zoo

Guest Post by Sarah Saker Portland, Oregon is an unassuming city, much like the majority of cities across the United States. It doesn’t have the renown that places such as New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, or Chicago have. But that is alright. This gives places like Portland a quaintness that the metropolises of America cannot achieve. And there are some great things to see in Portland, including a city underground and an extinct volcano! But it is the Oregon… Read more »

The Ultimate Traveler’s Guide to Function & Fashion

If there is one thing I’m getting better at doing, it’s packing my suitcase for any trip lined up on my calendar. Whether I’m visiting the hot & humid Amazon rainforest or snowy & cold Russia, I always keep a list of essentials to ensure my travel wardrobe is primed and prepared for any occasion! Whether it’s your first long trip to a new country, or you’re packing up for a weekend getaway, you should always plan outfits with versatility… Read more »

Tips for Traveling to Tropical Destinations

Guest writer Mariel Santos from the Philippines offers some useful dress and health tips for first-time travelers to the tropics It’s at this time of the year that us folks living in cold climates start dreaming of a tropical vacation. The Caribbean, Costa Rica, the Maldives, Southeast Asia or Tahiti – there are dozens of tropical destinations within easy reach by direct flights from almost anywhere in the world. Relaxing on a white sandy beach under a swaying coconut palm,… Read more »

The Top 8 Things to See in Singapore

Guest post by Erica Fedco Singapore is an amazing country with numerous attractions that can interest any person. If you are planning to visit Singapore, you should learn some of the best things to see in Singapore. It is part of the preparation for the trip just like applying for a visa and buying the necessary gear. Since there are many attractions, this article will highlight eight of the best. The Top 8 Things to See in Singapore Marina Bay… Read more »

Selime Monastery

Heading to Cappadocia, Turkey? When you book your Green Tour of the area with New Goreme Tours, mention “Lindsey of Have Clothes, Will Travel” for 10% off your entire purchase with New Goreme Tours! We’ve covered the “Red Tour” in Cappadocia, Turkey. So, now it’s time to discuss what the Green Tour is! Out of the two tours, though, I have to say…if I had to pick a favorite, I’d have to say it’s the Green Tour. I also have… Read more »

How to Dress for the Red & Green Tours in Cappadocia, Turkey

Boots c/o* | Jeans | Jacket | Cardigan (similar) | Scarf | Sunnies (similar) I decided to write this post because it seems like there are quite a few misconceptions about how you should dress for these day tours in Cappadocia, Turkey. I have a suspicion that Instagram is to blame for this. Heck, if you had only glanced at my outfit post from Monday, you might have thought that’s actually what I wore for a day out and about… Read more »

What It’s Like to Ride a Hot Air Balloon in Cappadocia, Turkey with Butterfly Balloons

*Thank you to Butterfly Balloons for partnering with me for this post. As always, all opinion are my own, and I am never compensated for a positive review. Cappadocia, Turkey is famous for many things…However, its hot air balloon rides are perhaps its most distinguishing feature. Roughly 100 balloons take to the skies every morning (weather permitting). It’s one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen…and it happens every morning at sunrise! (This area has the perfect weather for… Read more »

Guest post by Alex Reddle Barcelona is a beautiful city in Spain’s Catalonia region, known for its art and architecture. There are also frequent deals on getaways to Barcelona…and whether you’ve been married for years or recently met your partner on dating site flirt.com, Barcelona is a city that can give Paris a run for its money as a romantic getaway! This post will explain how you can make the most of your time in Barcelona with your sweetheart. Planning… Read more »

3 days in Phoenix, Arizona

Freelance contribution by Martins Godainis Phoenix, Arizona is a paradise in the middle of a desert, surrounded by cacti, mountains, and beautiful sunrises and sunsets. The city itself sprawls outwards in all directions to offer up amazing attractions, culture, and nightlife for people of all ages. Though it’s impossible to see all of Phoenix over a 3-day visit, you can experience the best Arizona’s capital has to offer. Here’s a 3-day itinerary for you to follow, so you can see… Read more »

Queenstown, new zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand is dubbed “the adventure capital of the world”…and for good reason! While you can certainly spend a much longer amount of time in Queenstown than 2 days, you can still experience a ton of once-in-a-lifetime activities in just 2 days in Queenstown. Transportation in Queenstown Many of the activities and locations mentioned in this post are spread out. You can get by without a car in Queenstown if you book bus tours. However, if you’re looking to… Read more »

Guest Post by Rebecca Martin If you’re a passionate artist or simply find enjoyment in experiencing what the art world has to offer, then why not book a holiday where you can see some of the world’s most iconic artwork, created by world-renowned artists? Holidays are meant to be a time to relax and appreciate life, a little break away from your everyday routine to do things you enjoy. If for you that means art, then we’ve narrowed down some… Read more »

Guest post by Alex Coverdale Brussels is a fascinating place that is crawling with rich history, stunning architecture and lots to see and do. Flights to Brussels are becoming more and more affordable, it’s the perfect place to visit for a summer getaway! Even though tourists flock here to indulge in chocolates, waffles and beer – it’s actually a vibrant city with something to do for everyone! Surprisingly enough, some of the most impressive things about Brussels are the museums…. Read more »

Guest post by Amy Smith Reno is known as the “Biggest Little City in the world,” and a neon arch greets you with that phrase as you enter the city. Reno is a small enough place that you can walk around it comfortably, but big enough that you can still get lost in the world of flashing lights and entertainment. For a long time, Reno has stood in the shadows of its bigger brother, Las Vegas, but it is now… Read more »

4 Reasons to Hit the Road Together With Your Partner

Guest Post by Alexey Kostiliev Traveling together can be a wonderful experience. It’s a way to share your emotions and adventures with a person close to you, whom you love and respect. Here are 4 reasons why it’s a good idea to travel with your partner at least once. Check them out below..and then hit the road! 4 Reasons to Hit the Road Together With Your Partner   Stronger Ties Shared interests and mutually fun activities help people to create bonds…. Read more »

THE FASHIONISTA’S GUIDE TO DALLAS

Guest Post By Melody Smith When someone thinks of fashion off the top of their head they would probably mention Paris, London or Milan as the cities to go to if you are a fashionista. For the US, many would say that it has to be New York. But there are many places in the USA that can cater to a fashionista. It is one of the most popular cities in the state and is known for housing some of… Read more »