Top 5 totally free activities in Rio de Janeiro

Travelers love South America for its accessible language, easy transportation, and relatively inexpensive prices. But within the region, one notorious budget-breaker (and language anomaly) tends to be avoided or quickly skipped through. The rumors are true: compared to the rest of South America, Brazil can be more difficult. The whole country is pretty pricey – [...]
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Emails from idiots with no sense of humor

I got an email today. I haven’t written anything in what seems like a year, but this nonsense might get me to take some time off starting up my new business and writing something here occasionally. Sidenote before I publish this twits email in full — I’ve decided to turn off comments on all the [...]
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5 of the best things to do in Budapest

London. Paris, Barcelona. Rome. Each of those European cities are fascinating and beautiful in their own right, but if you’re looking to skip the droves of tourists and save a few dollars, book a plane or train ticket to Budapest, Hungary. The magical city of Budapest sits on the banks of the Danube River in [...]
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10 things that will surprise you your first time in Thailand

Shoes off in Thailand
I love being able to spend significant amounts of time in a foreign country and really dig into what makes it tick. At the same time, however, the more you become familiar with the people, surroundings, customs and culture, you lose a little bit of that awe, magic and surprise that you felt the first [...]
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5 things to do in Madrid: on and off the beaten path

Madrid is highly underrated. When most people visit Spain, they think of the whitewashed buildings with blue shutters and flower pots you can find in Granada, or the bustling La Rambla and beaches of Barcelona. Located smack-dab in the middle of the country, people tend to think Madrid isn’t anything special and isn’t worth making [...]
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Top 5 things to do in San Francisco’s Richmond and Sunset Districts

For a city like San Francisco that has constantly been evolving in the past decades, it’s reassuring to have neighborhoods like the Richmond and the Sunset, where restaurants and cafes have been around for generations. Located at the far end of the city at the edge of the Pacific, these foggy, residential areas hold some [...]
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7 things to do in Arequipa, Peru

Despite its picturesque location in the shadow of three dramatic volcanoes, its wealth of well-preserved colonial architecture, and vast array of accommodation options, quality restaurants, boutique shops and trendy bars, Arequipa, Peru, often gets overlooked in favor of its rival sibling, Cusco. While Cusco is definitely a city not to be missed (and one that’s [...]
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Eating in Glasgow

Eating in Glasgow
Whoever said food in the UK is bland hasn’t been there recently. We were in Glasgow earlier this year and had a hard time finding bland food (not that we were looking for it very hard, though). In fact, we didn’t find any at all. Instead, we found an impressive and varied blend of old [...]
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How to use Airbnb on your travels


Airbnb is a website that has seen a significant growth in popularity since it was founded. The idea of being […]


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