Why You Should Rent Camera Gear for Travel (+ Exactly How to Do It!)
Ever wish you had a certain camera or lens but haven’t been ready to drop the cash on it? Maybe you just want to try it out in real life settings to see how it performs. Renting camera gear is a great solution! Here’s the lowdown on when you should rent gear, exactly how to do it, and a review of Lensrentals.com.
Things to Do in the Finger Lakes: Hawk Meadow Mushroom Farm Tour
Whether you’re a total foodie or just love supporting the local food movement, this fascinating farm tour in the Finger Lakes will spark curiosity and bring your respect for this one simple ingredient to a new level. You’ll leave with a new appreciation for the forest and how nature works so beautifully together!
25 Spanish Phrases That Will Make You Wish We Had an English Equivalent
Learning Spanish can be super frustrating at times, but sometimes it can unlock new ways to express ourselves that we didn’t know existed! Here are 25 Spanish words or phrases with no exact English equivalent—from the funny to the perfectly succinct!
Vacationland 101: A Maine Travel Cheat Sheet
Looking for a little Maine 101 as you plan your trip to Vacationland? Whether you’re planning a fall road trip, looking for the most beautiful places in Maine, or planning a summer bucket list trip, this basic guide is the perfect place to start!
3 Ways to Spend 3 Days in the Finger Lakes [ITINERARY IDEAS]
Dotted with wineries, waterfalls, and small towns with interesting history, the Finger Lakes region in New York State makes a perfect weekend getaway. Here are some of my top picks to help you plan a few days in the southern Finger Lakes–whether you’re a nature lover, foodie, or history buff!
Where to Learn Spanish in Nicaragua
The ability to speak the native language of a country has a profound impact on our travel experiences. And taking a language class while traveling is one of the best ways to learn because it combines structured learning with real-world exchanges. This experiential learning is what made my language learning journey come alive while I was studying abroad, and I was excited to read about a blogging friend’s recent language learning experience in Central America. Here’s her story about a beautiful language school in Nicaragua!
Cotopaxi Backpack Review: Meet the Allpa 35L Travel Pack
Looking for a functional travel backpack that keeps you organized on the go AND fits TSA carryon restrictions? The Allpa 35L Travel Pack from Cotopaxi combines the portability of a backpack with the organization of a suitcase in its unique design. It’s built to handle worldwide adventures!
Is it safe to travel to Guatemala? [TIPS FROM LOCALS]
Is it safe to travel to Guatemala? It’s vital to look beyond anecdotes from short-term travelers (myself included), so I turned to 6 locals—both Guatemalans and expats—to ask this question. Check out their tips in this in-depth post about travel safety in Guate!
Black History in Washington, D.C.: Exploring U Street
If you’re looking for things to do in Washington, D.C. that aren’t museums, check out this free audio tour of U Street, a neighborhood with a rich, vibrant past.
A Different Side of Canada’s History in Calgary, Alberta
Some First Nation people are seizing “Canada 150” as an opportunity to introduce tourists to their culture, but others are still skeptical of exploitation.