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Why You Should Give Bangkok a Chance + The Best Things to Do

Bangkok is special from anywhere else you’ll visit. Vibrant. Raw. Pulsating. It’s everything hipster cities around the world try to be. There’s something in this city for everyone. Shopping, culture, history, exotic and delicious food, short day trips to nature, bustling nightlife, and a never-ending list of attractions. The cool home decor and artwork that…

Hiking Pico Duarte in the Dominican Alps: The Tallest Mountain in the Caribbean

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Hiking Pico Duarte in the Dominican Republic is often overlooked by tourists who are usually more informed about our tropical country’s conventional attractions: white sand, crystal clear beaches, coconut palm trees, and piña coladas. And while we proudly have lots of those scenes scattered throughout our coastlines, they’re just a tiny piece of our richly…

Day Trip to Philadelphia from NYC: What to See & Where to Go

The City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, is Pennsylvania’s largest city situated just 90 minutes from New York City by train. Yet, many traveling through the northeastern United States are often unaware of the myriad of things this underrated and often overlooked city can offer. Philadelphia is bustling with significant American history, traditional and modern art,…

Dealing with Travel Burnout: Why it Happens & How to Overcome it

I never thought I would get here. Standing in a hotel room in Myanmar, feeling completely numb to the new city outside my window. Tired of eating the same breakfast of powdered eggs and some grains. Tired of my 24-hour friendships. Tired of wearing the same worn out clothes. Tired of seeing my hair in…

Ten Reasons to End the U.S. Embargo Against Cuba

Don’t think the embargo should end? Here are 10 reasons that will change your mind.

Rapidly Changing Brooklyn & the Perpetual Fear of Displacement in NYC

The clamor of metal clanks, wooden plows, and electric drills from local construction sites have been echoing throughout my street and into my tenement apartment window for years now. Change is inevitable and even expected in New York City. However, the rate of change in my Clinton Hill/Fort Greene, Brooklyn neighborhood has been exponential and feels almost…