Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, Nordic, North America, Spain

11 reasons to travel abroad NOW

While a nice visit to a Florida Beach with your inner tube and paddle ball set definitely qualifies as a “vacation,” there is much more of the world to explore beyond our own borders. While some may find a visit out of the U.S. to be “out of their comfort zone” a visit abroad can… Continue reading 11 reasons to travel abroad NOW

Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, Spain

10 things you need in your carry-on

Headed across the pond to Europe or another country? Feelings of excitement and thrill may be hitting you now as your vacation dates rapidly approach. The trip itself may be all planned out to the very last detail, but what about that dreaded overseas flight? Well, the overseas flight does not have to take away… Continue reading 10 things you need in your carry-on

Europe

Jacobite Loch Ness Cruises: A Review

Rating: 5/5 Only a few lucky souls get the chance to embark on a journey into mystical and magical legends that surround the Loch Ness near Inverness, Scotland. Only a few get a chance to breathe in the fresh air as it brushes against mountains that are so beautiful they resemble art. Only a few… Continue reading Jacobite Loch Ness Cruises: A Review

Europe, Uncategorized

Get a whiff of how to tackle an aufguss sauna in Europe

Get a whiff of that? It’s not teen spirit, it’s German ingenuity. Bashful? Well, most Americans are, especially when they walk into a nice “clean” sauna only to find that clothing is not optional, rather, discouraged. A rather large “no bathing suits” sign can be discovered upon entering the  sauna, and if the aufgiesser sees… Continue reading Get a whiff of how to tackle an aufguss sauna in Europe

Europe, Spain, Uncategorized, Weird Festivals

La Tomatina Festival: Bunol, Spain

Another Successful Tomatina Festival in Bunol, Spain has come to a firework clashing close. What is the Tomatina Festival, you ask? If you’ve never heard of it, here is what you need to know: Tomatina is one of the biggest food fights in the world. Yep, remember that last food fight you had in your… Continue reading La Tomatina Festival: Bunol, Spain

Europe, Nordic

Best of Copenhagen

One step into the streets of Copenhagen, and you feel as if you've entered a magical world of whimsy and wonder. It is not hard to see why the guy who brought us some of our favorite fairy tales like The Little Mermaid and Frozen grew up right in the heart of it all. Yes,… Continue reading Best of Copenhagen

Asia, Europe, Middle East

Welcome to Abroad with a Brain!

Hi Fellow Travel Lover! Welcome to ABroad with a Brain! The name comes from a blonde broad named Elana and her adventures abroad (get it?) with her money-saving and brainy psychologist husband, Austin. Throughout the past few years, they embarked on a quite accidental journey that enabled them to see over 60 different countries from… Continue reading Welcome to Abroad with a Brain!