“Planning” a “spontaneous” trip seems more than slightly like an oxymoron. Spontaneous, zero-planning-required road trips are very easy to do: you get in the car and drive, and wherever you find yourself, there you are. Destinations that require a plane, however, don’t seem to be quite as easy to do on a whim.
They are possible, though, and you can get some of the best deals when making last-minute plans. Here are a few tools to help you plan out all the details you need for a spontaneous last-minute adventure. Continue reading →
During a trip to Guatemala in March 2015, I was lucky enough to take a sunset tour of Tikal. These Mayan ruins are located in Petén, a state in the northeast part of Guatemala. The site was used in the filming of Star Wars Episode IV, so the temple above might look familiar. Continue reading →