Generation Y Traveling and Budgeting

As a Generation Y traveler, one of the unfortunate realities is that we usually have to set a budget for our time abroad. Unlike some Baby Boomers and some more successful thirty-somethings, when we travel in our early to mid twenties we are constantly watching our wallets. Lately I have been thinking about how I could have made this trip …

A First-Time Look at Rome

I am ashamed to admit that this was my first time to Rome even though this has been my third time to Italy. Rome has always been one of those destinations that I knew I needed to make it to, but for some reason, it never quite happened. As a first time visitor, I was surprised to see how different …

Generation Y and Luxury Travel?

Some are starting to claim that Generation Y travelers tend to spend more money on luxury services than baby boomers. I was interested in this, because some of the luxury services that the studies have claimed include things like dry cleaning—not something I think of much as a twenty-something. I thought I would ask some of my friends who also …

What It Means to be a Gen Y Traveler

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You’ve probably met us on the road. We’re those travelers, the ones with bright, eager faces despite the massive sunburn from paddle boarding. We don’t take pictures with our cameras of the mountain we’ve climbed, but happily do it with our phones and upload them to Instagram with a filter or two. We’re Generation Y travelers, and we might do …