Your Safety Guide to Crashing

By Sami People love crashing… with friends guys! You didn’t actually think we were writing a blog to prep you for… nevermind. Crashing with friends or family is such a fun and easy way to enjoy a trip and can save you tons of money. That being said, these are a few guidelines we live…

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NYC 101: How to not be “that” tourist

By Sami Everyone’s heard it before: New Yorkers are assholes, and they hate tourists. I actually know people who are afraid to visit our hometown because they’ve heard this or seen it in the movies so many times, but in actuality it’s just not true. I get stopped by tourists for directions or recommendations at…

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…

Low-Key Gem: Utila, Honduras

Utila is best known for its crystal clear waters and abundance of whale sharks. Unfortunately, the whale shark odds were not in our favor, but we did find beautiful reefs, friendly people, and some amazing food. Below are a couple tips for spending a few (or many) relaxing days on Utila: 1. If you're traveling…

Backpacking Through Belize

By Clare We bought our flights to Belize City less than 12 hours before take-off. Reckless? We prefer to call it spontaneous. Long story short, we were planning on going to Spain and Morocco but due to a series of unforeseen events, we had to pivot last minute. So Central America: here we come! Neither of us…