Posts made in 2015


Updated on: 01/7/19Over the years we have worked on many projects in the travel world to try and get our name out there and earn a living from our work.   Out of all of the projects we've worked on, this site- a global travel blog focused on long-term travel, and our newest site Discover the Burgh– a local blog for the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, have grown the most. The interesting thing about these two blogs is not their...

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Updated on: 01/29/19I had been excited to visit Easter Island ever since I scored an amazing deal with airmiles and booked a $22 round trip flight to the island eleven months in advance. While it did not go exactly as I had imagined, the sights and history make Easter Island a wonderful destination to visit. Though the population hovers just below 6,000 full time inhabitants, I struggle to imagine where they all are and what they do....

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Updated on: 12/22/18When visiting an area with such natural beauty like the Finger Lakes, you might not think about spending time indoor at museums- especially with the area's reputation as a grape-growing region with tons of wineries. But as we found out during our recent visit, you can only drink so much wine, and sometimes the weather just doesn't cooperate. We ended up spending a good amount of time in several of the region's...

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The Uncomfortable Side of Travel

The Uncomfortable Side of Travel


Posted By Rylei on Dec 8, 2015

Updated on: 06/29/18When I first announced I was taking a solo tour of the world, friends and family alike were concerned. At barely 5’4” and under a hundred pounds, my tiny size and gender had everyone frowning about what could go wrong. I waved off their concerns and set off anyway. Now with more than a half dozen Central and South American countries under my belt, I can easily say I've felt safe and ignored almost everywhere I've...

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Updated on: 01/29/19If there was one thing about exploring Rapa Nui that surprised us the most, it would be that there was an incredible range of accommodation options available for visitors. For an island so remote, we thought we'd be paying an arm and a leg to stay there, and as it turns out there are options available for everyone- from the most frugal budget traveler to those wanting all the bells and whistles (except for good...

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