after being robbed in mexico city

Robbed in Mexico City!

Disclaimer: While we did get robbed, we loved Mexico City and strongly recommend it to everyone! We made some embarrassingly amateur mistakes that we will not repeat. Had we avoided them, I don’t think we would have been robbed. Overall we felt quite safe in Mexico City, and we don’t want anyone to get the incorrect impression that it’s a risky place to travel! Go there and eat tasty food! (And I just must mention[…]

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Travel Gifts for Men: 2019

The thing with travelers is that they generally don’t need a lot of stuff. They’re constantly on the move, and more items might just slow them down. This can make coming up with travel gift ideas preeetty challenging (let’s think beyond the travel pillow or the passport cover, people). BUT! There are certain items that make travel SO much easier and SO much more pleasant, things that the traveler in your life might not have[…]

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Classic blogging situation

So you want to start a travel blog: what is the first 6 months REALLY like?

So you want to start a travel blog. You’ve picked out a perfect blog name. You have endless ideas for blog posts to write. Maybe you dream of full-time traveling and passively making more money than your friends with real jobs. Hate to break it to you: you won’t find that life through travel blogging! At least not at first. Starting a travel blogging takes WORK – getting a domain name and a website up[…]

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Things to Do in Freeport, Maine: A Complete Guide

So you’re headed to Freeport! Amazing! Freeport is a charming, old-fashioned New England town, but don’t let its small size fool you. There are plenty of things to do in Freeport, Maine, no matter your tastes or preferences. Here’s our vacation guide (written by a local!) to make sure that you don’t miss out on the best that Freeport has to offer! Where is Freeport, and how do I get there? Freeport is located in[…]

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Above the tree line on Mt. Washington

Hiking Mount Washington!

Here in the Northeast we only have a small number of snow-free months. So we try to take advantage of them! Fortunately, we’re near the beautiful White Mountains. One of those is Mount Washington, situated in its very own Mount Washington State Park. The mountain is in northern New Hampshire, and it’s the tallest in the eastern half of the U.S. – although it’s only 6,300 ft! Not much compared to the Rockies out west.[…]

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