As a kid, my family went on the obligatory road trips around the United States, but we never went far from the East Coast. We’d drive down to Florida to see my grandparents, into Pennsylvania, or up around New England. The only time I’d been west of the Mississippi before this road trip was on […]
The American West is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen, and within it lies one of the world’s greatest wonders: the Grand Canyon. Of the national park’s 6.25 million annual visitors, 99% go to the Grand Canyon for less than four hours and only spend 20 minutes at the actual canyon, and […]
The majority of Americans don’t own a passport, even though traveling has never been easier. In this post, I explain three reasons why I think Americans don’t travel and why I’m optimistic that this will change.
This is a guest post by Abby Tegnelia, a former expat living in Costa Rica. “Pura vida” is a common expression in Costa Rica, roughly translated to “the pure life” in English. Abby’s time in Costa Rica was full of pura vida life experiences. She lived in a one-room little house and enjoyed a life […]
America has a bad reputation when it comes to gun violence, racism, and police violence, but those statistics don’t paint a full picture. America is a diverse, eclectic country – and it’s also safer than the news makes it seem. So let’s look at the statistics and recent news and talk about the current travel environment in the country.
Here are some of my favorite things I’ve done Austin, Texas — my new home and an amazing city. With this guide, I’m sure you’ll fall in love with its incredible music, delicious restaurants and food trucks, warm weather, and succulent BBQ.