Author: Laura Bronner

What it Costs: A Day of Travel in Mexico City

A Day of Travel Costs in Mexico City, Mexico Mexico City is one of the largest cities in the world. It has cosmopolitan charm and incredible history lurking around every corner. It’s a city that is perfect for both budget travelers and luxury seekers alike. You can spend your days eating street food and exploring the architecture or dining in world-class restaurants and sleeping in gorgeous boutique hotels. The choice is yours. The super-budget backpacker can expect to spend about 500 pesos a day, roughly $25. For this price, you could stay in a dorm room at a central city hostel,...

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Top 10 Costa Rican Foods

Top 10 Costa Rican Foods Costa Rica is a country that at first seems to serve up the same few items of food. With a little more time and a little more searching though, you’ll find food that is packed with flavor. There’s dynamite seafood, delicious sauces, strong coffee, and unique foods and flavor combinations that you’ve definitely never tried before. 1. Gallo Pinto Gallo Pinto literally means “painted rooster” in English. There’s no rooster in it though, just rice and beans. This breakfast staple is utterly delicious, albeit hard to get used to at first if you’re more...

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Why You Should Skip Boston and Head to These 5 Cities Instead

Skip Boston and Head to These 5 Massachusetts Cities Instead Boston is a great city with tons of history, delicious food, and a beautiful waterfront to explore. But, it’s not the only place in Massachusetts worth exploring. Next time you’re thinking about dining on clam chowder in Bean Town, consider these other Massachusetts cities and regions instead. Cambridge Just across the Charles River, Cambridge is a city packed with culture, arts, and seafood restaurants that will have you coming back again and again. The Harvard Museum of Natural History is a must for anyone interested in dinosaur bones, rocks...

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Top 10 Yucatan Foods

Mexico is a country with massive diversity and the food reflects that as you travel around the different states. One of the most renowned regions in the country for food is the Yucatan. The Mayan influence is obvious and the flavors are varied. Just be careful of those habañero chilis! 1. Cochinita Pibil Cochinita Pibil is a whole pig that has been marinated in achiote, tomatoes, onions, and sour oranges before being wrapped in banana leaves and then cooked in a barbecue pit. The original Yucatan recipe was actually made from a whole deer, but you’ll be hard pressed...

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The 7 Best Beaches in Jamaica

If you’re looking for a beach paradise to escape to, Jamaica is the perfect place. Whether you’re interested in luxury at one of the island’s many resorts or you’d prefer one of the houses for rent in Jamaica to get a bit more local, you’re bound to spend the majority of your time at the beach. From crystal clear waters to white sand beaches, out of the way destinations to busy surf spots, we’ve got you covered. Just don’t forget to sample all of the jerk chicken. Boston Bay Beach Boston Bay is known for two things – surfing...

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