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

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 [...]

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8 Things Sex and the City Taught Me About New York

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

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 [...]

Paris On a Budget

Paris On a Budget

by Clare <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/pin/create/button/" data-pin-do="buttonBookmark"> </a> My love affair with Paris started 6 years ago. About 2 hours after getting off the plane, I had lunch outdoors at a boulangerie in the 7th Arr. and I was hooked. Traveling to Paris can be expensive if you don't plan well (or at all, like us), but [...]

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

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)

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

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 - [...]

NYC 101: How to not be “that” tourist

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

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

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

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 [...]