Why Your Favorite Spots Won’t Be On Google or Instagram

By Sami Who can deny it... Instagram makes you want to travel. We rogues are just as guilty as everyone else. That emerald ocean pic pops up on our feed and suddenly we're down a rabbit hole of "where is that", "how do I get there", "are there pics on pinterest", "I'm going to google…

Kick Your Cold’s A$$ – How We Defeat the Dreaded Vacation Cold

Who wants to suffer through a cold when you're supposed to be having a good time? I can't think of anyone. But so often when we drag our bodies through the stress of tying up loose ends at work, packing, making it to the airport on time, then not getting enough rest - our immune…

8 Things Sex and the City Taught Me About New York

I couldn't help but wonder... did Carrie teach me anything other than designer names? In honor of Sex and the City's 20th anniversary- and my 6th year anniversary with NYC- I'm reflecting on how the show has influenced my life. Whether you watched the show or not, there are show references on billboards, tour busses,…

NYC Survival Kit: 8 things to keep in your bag

by Clare First time in NYC? Or maybe you've been here before but want to do it better this time around. This ever-changing city requires a certain amount of gusto, spontaneity, and street smarts unrivaled by any other municipality on the planet. Therefore, you're going to need a few things you may not typically consider…

Where to Find Vegetarian and Vegan Food in Paris (without missing out on traditional Parisian flair)

by Clare Before going to paris, just know that you’ll be eating a lot of appetizers and be prepared to pay for mediocre raw veggies. But when you really want to indulge, I suggest going to one of the restaurants below. I've compiled a list of eateries that offer amazing plant-based options for any meal…

The Dangers of Being A True Tourist (And Why It’s Killing Venice)

By Sami In many instances, tourism is a great thing. It can do heavy lifting such as supporting an economy or bring an influx of trade and opportunity. But we also all need to be weary of our tourism practices and how they affect those around us. The current state of Venice is a great…

How to Hit Italy’s Historic Cities on a Time and Money Budget

By Sami You can count on a rogue to try and be as efficient and money saving as possible, so it should be no surprise that when we decided to take on Italy’s most historic cities we did it with a timeline and a budget. 5 days and $600 on ground was the goal -…

Around the World in 30L (A Packing List for Adventure)

By Clare I was a horrendous packer in college. That 50 pound bag limit was exceeded every time I'd fly home and I'm embarrassed to mention that tears were a common occurrence at the check-in counter. But just the thought of that gives me anxiety now. WTF did I need to pack so badly? I have…

10 Reasons to Go to Guatemala…Right Now

By Clare Let me start by mentioning that I knew NOTHING about Guatemala before showing up on a last-minute trip. But holy moly, it's an amazing gem of a country. Below is my short-list of favorite things about Guatemala (spoiler alert- chocolate is definitely one of them) and a few tips on how to maximize…

JUST GO: Our Step by Step Guide to Getting You Off the Ground

By Sami Travel is actually much more simple than people make it out to be. When going rogue we try not to overthink it, keeping our minds, and our opportunities open. Here's our step by step guide to going rogue, from conception, to wheels up! Pick your destination! Not sure, try browsing ours to find…