I’m back in California — a European one, and Lisbon is San Francisco. Or at least it’s getting there. Continue reading 11 Signs That Lisbon is Becoming a European San Francisco
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Whether you’re a guy or a girl or neither, you may realize that your gracious host is actually a desperate horndog fishing for more than a wholesome cross-cultural friendship. Continue reading How to Avoid Couchsurfing with Creepers
Pristine and otherworldly, the Galapagos Islands, like most remote destinations, is no budget backpacker destination. Well-heeled tourists will easily sink a couple grand on the islands between flights, hotels, tours, and cruises (not to mention the exorbitantly overpriced food). I … Continue reading Galapagos Islands on the Cheap (Yes, it’s possible)
With its chronic drug wars simmering down and the FARC insurgency disbanded, Colombia’s dark days of endemic violence are finally over. Does that mean Colombia is safe to visit now? Judging purely by the statistics, Colombia is still one of … Continue reading Is Colombia safe to visit?
International travel is much more affordable than you think. If you are like most Americans, you overestimate the cost of international airfare because you assume it must be more expensive than domestic flights. As counterintuitive as it may sound, however, the recent … Continue reading The Geography of Cheap Airfare