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How People Travel for Free in 2021

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Have you ever been scrolling on Instagram, and you see that one friend who is traveling AGAIN in the Bahamas and you’re stuck sitting at work, saving up for your next vacation? We’ve all been there, and there are really three things that are going on here: either that friend is loaded with cash, in debt due to their lavish …

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3 Days in Quito, Ecuador

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Before heading to Cuenca, Ecuador for a month, we took a long weekend trip to the capital city Quito, Ecuador. Between hiking to an active volcano and eating at restaurants with sweeping city views, we really enjoyed our few days in Quito. Below we will list our favorite activities, restaurants, and recommended accommodation. Activities in Quito, Ecuador Hiking to Rucu …

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How to Save Money on Airbnb

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Ten years ago, if you were traveling to a new country and needed to find accommodation, you would have to find a hotel, hostel, bed and breakfast, or a home stay. Hotels and hostels were the most accessible options and definitely where the majority of travelers would end up. While that’s still the case, recently there has been a shift …

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The Ultimate Guide to the Lost City Trek in Colombia

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The Lost City Trek in Colombia is around 500 years older than Machu Picchu, steeped in culture, and is still relatively untouched by the effects of tourism. The reason for this is simple; Colombia was an incredibly dangerous place for many years, especially in the jungles of the Sierra Nevada. The Lost City or “Teyuna” is now the archaeological remains …

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3 Days in Banff National Park

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Banff National Park is one of the most scenic, natural places in the world. Between the stunning, bright blue lakes and the towering, snow capped mountain peaks, Banff National Park is a nature lover’s paradise. This three day itinerary is for the active adventurers who want to hike, kayak, and stand up paddleboard. Feel free to mix or match activities, …