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Azores Exploration: An Epic São Miguel Road Trip

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The first thing you’ll notice is the bright emerald green, lush flora coating mountains and plains, flowers adding a colorful contrast. What makes the scene extra striking is the steam that rises seemingly without reason from the ground, as if […]

4 Amazing Day Trips From Medellin, Colombia

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Once touted as the world’s most dangerous city, Colombia‘s Medellin today is one travelers from all over the world can appreciate. That being said, what attracted me most to the city was its nearby experiences. From hiking to paragliding to […]

Cheap Travel: Sydney Australia For Less Than $25 Per Day

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Sydney, Australia—one of the most livable cities in the world. Also, a city a traveler can very easily blow their budget. But fear not, as after living in this seaside metropolis for the past nine months I am happy to […]

How To Visit Tayrona National Park In Colombia (And Have An Amazing Time!)

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Tayrona National Park should be the first thing on your Colombia bucket list. This guide tells you everything you need to know to ensure an awesome time!

Saratoga Springs: A Fun Weekend Trip From NYC

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Last weekend I had the pleasure of visiting one of my sorority sisters from college in Saratoga Springs. Despite having gone to school nearby at the State University of New York at Albany, I’d never taken the time to explore […]

Hiking, Drugs, And Inca History In Cajas National Park, Ecuador

Cajas National Park outside of Cuenca, Ecuador, is an idyllic and peaceful park with five ecosystems, over 150 bird species and many exceptional features. For example, Cajas has one of the highest densities of lakes in the world, and is also home […]

Photo Essay: Beautiful Day in Central Park, New York

Seriously, I cannot think of a more beautiful place on Earth to spend a lazy afternoon, especially on a sunny day or when the leaves are changing. Check out these photos I took while wandering around Central Park in New […]

Fall Photo Essay: The High Line in New York

Once a freight rail line from 1934 to 1980, the High Line is now an elevated 1.45 mile public park that runs from Gansevoort Street to W. 34th on the West Side of Manhattan, New York. Outdoor art, unique flora, […]

Photo Essay: My Day in Central Park

Central Park in New York is full of amazing and fun things to do (most of them being free or cheap). I entered the park from 5th and 59th and decided to explore the park without a map or guided tour. […]