The BEST HOSTELS in Mexico City 2019 – Where to Stay in Mexico City

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The Best Hostels in Mexico City Searching for the best hostels in Mexico City? Not sure where to begin? Not all Mexico City hostels are created equal, so we’re here to help. Mexico City hasn’t always had the best reputation, however these days the city has cleaned up its act. Mexico City is now a… Read More

The Best Hostels in New York City – Our Home Town

Best Hostels in NYC

The Best Hostels in NYC Looking for the best hostels in New York City? There are fewer New York hostels than you would think, due to some bizarre zoning rules in Manhattan. As such the New York hostel market is woefully underrepresented. Our home town of New York is known as The City That Never… Read More

Top Things to Do in New Orleans For First Time Visitors

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Top Things to Do in New Orleans New Orleans, or “The Big Easy” as it’s affectionately nicknamed due to the easy-going way of life adopted by its inhabitants, is one of the most visited cities in the US. Our comprehensive guide to the best things to do in New Orleans will provide you with plenty… Read More

Playa del Carmen on a Backpacking Budget

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa Del Carmen on a Backpacking Budget While prices are rising all along the Yucatan Coast it is still possible to visit the gorgeous beach destination of Playa del Carmen on a budget. In many ways Playa Del Carmen, Mexico is like Cancun’s little “European” step-sister. Playa del Carmen receives a lot of tourists, a… Read More

Things to Do in Playa del Carmen – Exploring Mexico

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Things to Do in Playa del Carmen, Mexico 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… Read More

Six Free Things to Do in Montreal

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Things to Do in Montreal 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… Read More

San Cristobal de las Casas on a Backpacking Budget

San Cristóbal de las Casas

Backpacking San Cristobal 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… 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

The Exclusions of All-Inclusive Resorts

From Cancun to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico’s Northern Yucatan Coast is rapidly turning into one huge resort. Some of these expansive decadent getaways for (mostly) Americans and Europeans are what we call “all-inclusive,” meaning food and bottom shelf liquor are included in the price of your stay. You can drink and eat to your heart’s… Read More

San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico

There are moments in life that I feel like my mind is open and I understand with absolute clarity that I am connected to the universe and everything in it. I am a tiny part of it, made up of even tinier pieces, likely from thousands of light years away. Each and every one of us,… Read More