A Female Traveler’s Guide to Having a Positive Couchsurfing Experience

One big reason I’ve been able to travel so much as a broke college student is because of Couchsurfing. It has kept my travel costs low by reducing my accommodation costs to nothing. It has also been a great way for me to meet new people and make new friends from all over the world, many of Read More …

Our Favorite Resources for Cheap Student Travel

Travel is one of the most enriching and rewarding experiences for a student. It is oftentimes the best form of education as it equips the student with knowledge and experiences that are not taught in lecture halls and classrooms. It opens up students’ minds to different cultures and people and broadens their awareness and knowledge Read More …

5 Reasons Why You Should Try Airbnb (Plus $40 Coupon Code)

Although Airbnb has been around for a few years, many people are still hesitant to try it due to concerns with safety, cleanliness, and the overall experience of living in someone else’s home. However, most of these concerns are unfounded. For example, a portion of your rental fee goes directly to cleaning, so cleanliness is typically not an Read More …

How I Traveled to NYC for a Weekend with $20 USD

This is perhaps one of our most highly requested posts yet. I had mentioned in an earlier post that I would frequently travel to New York City (NYC) from Boston with $20 USD or less, including all transportation, accommodation, and food, and received an influx of messages asking how it is possible to spend so Read More …

Guide to Taking a Day Trip to Virgin Gorda (BVI) From St. Thomas (USVI)

On our trip to the Virgin Islands this past December, we decided to stay in the Red Hook area of St. Thomas. Red Hook is one of the most popular marinas on the island, so there were plenty of ships leaving from the port at Red Hook to go to other islands. There are numerous Read More …

2017 Best Packable Travel Daypack Review: NeatPack (Plus Promo Code for 10% Discount)

We’re all about traveling light, but with that comes certain challenges. One of the biggest challenges is having to pack another bag inside our 20L travel backpack for day trips and other excursions once we arrive in our destination. Last year we discovered the Tortuga Packable Daypack, which provided us with ample storage for everything Read More …

24 Hours in Krakow

After my stops in Budapest and Vienna, the third stop on my five-countries-in-five-days trip was Krakow, Poland. We arrived at the Krakow train station at around 8 AM after an overnight train ride. First, we exchanged some of our euros for Polish currency, the Zloty. I would highly recommend doing this, as most of the Eastern Read More …