Vivian Farmer

After reading books about far off places as a child, Vivian was hooked on travel writing. She traveled during her college years and wrote about wine, oil painting and wild hogs. She's planning her next adventures and writing about anything and everything travel related.

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5 Places Where Dogs Rule

We've covered dogs who travel more than you and the most dog-friendly places in Dallas. We thought it was about time to cover places that top dog's travel lists. These places don't just accommodate dogs,...

Anthony Bourdain, Inspired Us to Travel and Eat, Dies at 61

Anthony Bourdain is often described as snarky. His tone, always a no-nonsense “this shit’s great” or “this shit sucks” but with an added twist of verbal flair, was Buzzfeed long before Buzzfeed existed. He was...

3 Unexpected Trending Destinations (and Why You Should Go)

Paris, you’re pretty and London is fun– but the world is looking for adventure beyond the famous sites. Like Oita’s hot springs and the beaches at Kappa– sound exotic? Smaller, lesser-known locals are the new...

Your Guide to Coffee in Italy (What Not to Order)

Coffee is serious business in Italy. The drink is ubiquitous, as easily found as wine. The winding streets are filled with cramped stores where patrons stand at the counter and enjoy the bitter drink and in...

Stories for a Long Weekend (Don’t Feel Guilty– You’ve Earned It)

It’s here– a long weekend– and that means time to shirk responsibilities and catch up on all the things you actually love to do. Like watch a buffalo herd run inches from an RV Nomad...

This is How to Explore the World’s Newest Travel Hotspot

Egypt is the newest trending travel destination. And it's no wonder why. Dashour. Luxor and Karnak. Aswan. Edfu and Kom Ombo temples. The names conjure up images of gods and goddess, deities with the heads of hawks...

How to Eat like an Italian

Billions of visitors descend on Italy every year, rushing from site to site. But most of these people miss out on the most quintessential Italian thing: Food. Of course visitors eat– and eat a lot, but...

10 Most Visited Cities in the World

Some of these cities won’t surprise you, they’re part of the well-worn tourist track. But a few, including the number 1 spot, are surprising. Here are the 10 most visited cities in the world based...

4 Simple Ways to Kick Reverse Culture Shock in the Teeth

I was ecstatic. My lost luggage eventually made its way to me from the shuffle of overseas travel. It felt like my most precious possession in the world. The heavy purple case– exactly 50 pounds– held...

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24 Hours in Puerto Vallarta

Collecting moments is one of the few things I hold close to my heart. Moments, however, get confused with the arrival. For me, it's everything...

San Antonio: Where History and Culture Meet

San Antonio is a city with a radiant atmosphere where the remains of an interesting past merge with the energy of an even more...

Top 5 Weird British Pubs

The pub is a British institution. You could go to any corner pub, but we found the most unique pubs you can visit in...

The Most Underrated Beach Towns in Panama

1. Aguadulce, Cocle Aguadulce is a quiet town in the interior of Panama. The people here primarily work in agriculture, sea salt production, and some...

Dubrovnik – Croatia’s hidden gem

A short drive from Cilipi Airport and you'll find yourself in a picturesque medieval town on the shores of the crystal blue Adriatic Sea. Welcome...