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Ultimate Guide to Using a NYC Laundromat

By Ian Hoyt // Jan 21, 2019

Let’s get real, doing your laundry is a necessary evil whether you’re visiting NYC or living in this wonderful city long-term. What isn’t so wonderful is navigating the NYC laundromat. Which one to choose? Should you do it yourself or have them take care of it? What about just having someone pick it up at your door? Take a deep breath in, we’re going to answer all your dirty laundry qualms, and before you know […]

New York for Single Travellers

New York for Single Travellers

By Caroline Lloyd // Jan 20, 2019

Whether you’re here on business or just visiting to cross some city sights off your bucket list, New York is for single travellers: A place where you’re never alone, but can make decisions for yourself (and no one cares). New York bliss. NYC has something to offer everyone, but here are a few things to welcome you to the world of  New York for single travellers. Transit Don’t be scared. Take public transportation. Not only will […]

Loctote Review

By Caroline Lloyd // Jan 14, 2019

I’m a walking tour guide, and quite honestly I hate taking my big backpack with me on every tour in New York City. In this Loctote review, I cover my thoughts on the simple yet powerful drawstring (or drawcord) rather bag that I take with me during my days adventuring around New York City. At first glance, this can look like just another drawstring bag but upon closer inspection, you can quickly begin to see […]

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Vienna Travel Guide

By Ian Hoyt // Jan 3, 2019

When you walk the streets of Vienna, you’ll find yourself constantly asking, “why can’t all cities be this beautiful?” In a word, Magical doesn’t even begin to do this city justice. While this Vienna Travel Guide will lay out our experiences and must-dos, we left Vienna with a broken heart; We know there is so much more left to see. Without further adieu, let’s dive into one of our favorite European cities. Table of Contents […]

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Most Comfortable Way to Sleep in a Tent

By Ian Hoyt // Dec 11, 2018

It’s no secret that the most comfortable way to sleep in a tent can be a hard task while out there adventuring in the world. Over the course of my tent adventuring days, I have found a few techniques and products that I have used to make sleeping in a tent as enjoyable an experience as humanly possible. It’s also worth mentioning that cold and warm weather comfort are very different when it comes to staying comfortable […]

New York Subway Tips for Tourists

By Caroline Lloyd // Dec 10, 2018

The New York underground can be pretty daunting, but here are our New York Subway tips for tourists. Deep breath, it’s going to be okay.   Take a look at your Google Maps to figure out the best route to your destination (and don’t be afraid to ask a friendly-looking New Yorker for help, we’re nicer than we look). It may be daunting, but worth the experience and the time saved! Subways can normally get […]

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7 Awesome Places To Be A Digital Nomad Right Now

By Patrick Foster // Nov 27, 2018

Being a digital nomad gives you the freedom to work wherever you like: all you need is Wi-Fi access and a workspace. Once you’ve got these things sorted, you can just sit back and take full advantage of the beautiful scenery, history, and culture around you.    Below I’ve looked at seven awesome digital nomad destinations that are trending right now. Whether you’re into adventure, community, or sight-seeing, you’ll find a destination perfect for you. […]

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Survival Filter vs LifeStraw

By Ian Hoyt // Nov 24, 2018

Once upon a time, there were very few options for fresh drinking water when adventuring in far-off lands. You’d have to make a fire, boil the water in a clean pot in hopes you rid it of all the nasty microbes, then hope for the best.  Everything has changed! That’s right, we’re talking about on-the-go water filters. When it comes to choosing the right water filtration for your outdoor adventures or for your doomsday preparation, […]

Tickets to Top of the Rock New York

By Caroline Lloyd // Nov 24, 2018

Why should you get tickets to Top of the Rock in New York? There are several observation decks in New York, but here are my reasons why that beautiful skyline is best seen from Top of the Rock. The Area You’re in the heart of midtown New York! If you have time to kill before or after, take a stroll past Radio City Music Hall, the ice skating rink, Magnolia Bakery, or Saks to see […]