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A Beginner's Guide to Hostels

We’ve all heard about hostels and how cheap they are. You’ve probably seen the movie Hostel and avoid it like a plague. You probably have friends that stayed in a hostel for a few nights. 1,213 more words

Guides & Tips

Cusco: Inca Capital

On its surface, Cusco’s colonial architecture is familiar, at first glance most of its grand old mansions and churches would not look out of place in any Spanish city. 741 more words


South Carolina's Forgotten City

Columbia, South Carolina is a hidden secret.  It sits in the shadows of its more popular neighbors, Charleston, and Greenville, the South Carolina city doesn’t get too much attention unless it’s college football season and the town is cheering on USC.  556 more words


How I'm Able to Travel

“How do you have the time to travel? How are you able to afford it? Why are you going on your own?”

These are just some of the questions that I’m met with when I mention to people that I’m a solo traveler. 550 more words


How to Prepare for the Last Minute Road Trip

I recently took a last minute week road trip from Cincinnati to the South.  My road trip consisted of three stops – Columbia, Charleston and Virginia Beach.  243 more words


Coca Tea fixes pretty much everything

Altitude sickness? Cold? Headache? Unmotivated? Hungry? Unfocused? Coca tea fixes all these things! The one thing it definitely does not help with is sleep, which I found out after drinking 5-6 generous cups in one day. 289 more words

Budget Traveling

Manaus to Cusco: Rio Branco and crossing the Peruvian border

As the attendant gave my ticket back, I asked where my seat was. She looked at my ticket and said ‘arriba’ with a smirk, obviously thinking that the tourist hadn’t realised that she’d bought a cheap ticket. 1,000 more words