tourism

A Veggie In… Ecuador

Ecuador may not exactly be a gourmet paradise, but it’s an easy place for vegetarians to travel. Here are some tips ...

How To Visit the Galapagos Independently

A common myth is that the only way to see the Galapagos islands is to take an expensive cruise. But you absolutely can ...

Favela Tour: Cultural Experience or Human Zoo?

The idea of taking a "slum tour" has never sat right with me. On the one hand, it's a way to see a new side to a ...

Independent Travel Tips: South Africa

You don't need expensive safaris or guided tours to have an incredible time in South Africa. It's the perfect country ...

Independent Travel Tips: China

China is one of the tougher countries for independent travel, but with a bit of effort (and some travel tips!), it's ...

Trip Budget: China and Hong Kong

We'd assumed China would be one of the cheaper countries of our trip, so we were in for a rude awakening when we saw ...