Best Hostels in Miami – Explore Florida on a Budget

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Are you looking for the best hostels Miami has to offer? We’re here to help! There are plenty of places to stay in Miami, but not all of them are created equal. There might be no better place to delve into some quality downtime on the east coast of the USA than in Miami. Boasting… Read More

The Best Hostels in Mexico City – Where to Stay in Mexico City

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Searching for the best hostels in Mexico City? Not sure where to begin? We’ve got you covered! Mexico City hasn’t always had the best reputation, however these days the city has cleaned up its act. Mexico City is now a bustling, diverse and cosmopolitan capital. It has revamped many of its public spaces, and the… Read More

The Best Hostels in New York City – Our Home Town

Best Hostels in NYC

Looking for the best hostels in New York City? Our home town of New York is known as The City That Never Sleeps. And you might not either, if you are visiting New York City on a backpacker’s budget. The Big Apple is famed world-wide for a plethora of reasons, but affordable accommodations options are not… Read More

The Best Hostels in Playa del Carmen

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Looking for the best hostels in Playa del Carmen? If you are like the thousands of backpackers and budget travelers who visit Play del Carmen every month then you are on the hunt for affordable accommodations in this spectacular Mexican beach destination. No worries, we are here to weed out the duds and to help… Read More

Cozumel, Mexico on a Backpacking Budget – Backpacking Mexico

Cozumel Mexico

Can Cozumel be visited on a backpacking or shoe string budget? Cozumel is more than just a luxury destination for cruise ships and scuba divers. The island has a reputation for being one huge dock for cruises, and to an extent that is true. There ARE a ton of cruise ship day trippers in San… Read More

Six Free Things to Do in Montreal

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Are you guys looking for things to do in Montreal? Montreal is a city with with potential to appeal to a wide range of visitors. There is something in Montreal to fulfill the artist, the photographer, the food connoisseur, the history buff, the nature enthusiast, or the eclectic hipster. Whether you fit into one, several,… Read More

Things to Do in Playa del Carmen – Exploring Mexico

Sunset in Playa del Carmen

There are so many things to do in Playa del Carmen. Say hello to Playa del Carmen, Cancun’s trendy European step-sister. No longer a secret, this once tiny fishing town has exploded in popularity in recent years. Playa is so trendy, in fact, that it has become the fastest growing city in Latin America. And with… Read More

Top Differences Between the USA and the Rest of the World

Top differences USA and Everywhere

Having spent much of our time traveling outside of the USA in the last five years, Randi and I have taken note of many differences between the United States and basically everywhere else. Some are quirky silly observations, and others are pertinent social issues that we feel should be addressed. Disclaimer: Before anyone gets upset… Read More

Tips for Riding the New York City Subway System

Home to one of the largest subway system in the world, New York City has its own set of rules even when it comes to public transportation. The subway is, almost always, the fastest and most efficient way of getting around New York City. Eight hundred and forty-two miles of tracks, carrying millions of people… Read More

San Cristobal de las Casas on a Backpacking Budget

San Cristóbal de las Casas

San Cristobal de las Casas is a  colonial city located in the gorgeous Mexican state of Chiapas. Snuggled in a stunning highland valley San Cristobal’s historic cobblestone streets, cathedrals, and colorful buildings beg to be explored. San Cristobal is said to be the cultural capital of the Chiapasregion in Mexico, and is the epicenter of… Read More