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Renting a car in Morocco, Uncontained Life

Tips for Renting a Car in Morocco

Renting a car in Morocco is an easy and fun way to see amazing sights (like the Sahara Desert!) That said, there are a number of country-specific quirks you want to know before hitting the road. Here are our best tips for renting a car in Morocco: 1) Follow speed limits religiously – The main reason […]

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12 Best Gifts For Travelers

12 Days of Christmas? Give the 12 Best Gifts for the Traveler in Your Life. Do you know someone who is always spinning a globe, checking airline prices, and planning their next adventure? (We won’t tell if you’re that “someone.”) Whether it’s a snowboard trip to a mountain cabin, a tropical beach, surf, and sun […]

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Americans visiting Havana, Cuba, Uncontained Life

10 Things Americans Visiting Havana Should Know

Havana, Cuba has been on Justin’s and my travel wish list for years. But, of course, until quite recently, U.S. citizens wishing to visit Havana have had to embark on a rather delicate skirting of the laws barring tourism in Cuba. Fortunately, today, the barriers for Americans visiting Cuba have never been lower. Unfortunately, however, […]

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Celebrate Oktoberfest, Munich, Germany, Uncontained Life

How to Celebrate Oktoberfest Like a Local

Planning a visit to Munich’s most famous beer festival? Uncontained Life’s here to help! Justin and I got to celebrate Oktoberfest last year with some local German friends (who we met during our Slum Tour in Jakarta). These folks shared their best tips for how to celebrate Oktoberfest like a local with us…and now we’re passing that wisdom along to […]

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#RTWChat: Twitter Chat This Tues. July 12!

#RTWChat Southeast Asia! From the ancient temples and arts of Indonesia, to the markets and mouthwatering meals in Thailand, and the adventure and natural beauty of the Philippines, Southeast Asia offers non-stop variety and rich experience for every sort of Indie traveler.  Whether you’ve been to Southeast Asia, or if it’s just on your bucket list, please join […]

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24 Hours in Shanghai

Shanghai, China is a vibrant, beautiful city—and we were going to see it all! At least, that was the plan… Unfortunately, after a flight delay left us stranded in Hong Kong airport for almost 18 hours, we ended up spending our first day in Shanghai asleep in our hotel room. This meant, in the end, we […]

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