31 Best Things to Do in NYC on your First Visit

31 Best Things to Do in NYC on your First Visit

If you’re bored in New York City, something's wrong with you! There are endless fun things to do in this ever-growing city. We created a list of top activities that you shouldn’t miss while visiting NYC. Some are super touristy (yet still worthwhile), like the Top of the Rock and the MET, but some are hidden gems, like an amazing Greenwich Village Food Tour and an off-the-beaten path graffiti neighborhood in Brooklyn. Whether it’s your first time in New York or you already have your favorite pizza place, this guide is for you!

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Kimpton Muse Hotel: Amazing Stay in New York City

Kimpton Muse Hotel: Amazing Stay in New York City

With thousands of hotels in New York City, finding a place to stay can be daunting. Luckily, we think we’ve found the perfect hotel for anyone’s first trip to NYC. The Kimpton Muse Hotel is where value meets luxury, and you can’t beat its convenient location. Read our full review on what makes this one of the best places to stay in New York City.

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10 Amazing Things To Do in Arenal, Costa Rica

10 Amazing Things To Do in Arenal, Costa Rica

Arenal is the adventure capital of Costa Rica and has many things to do to keep your heart pumping. Whether it’s whitewater rafting, canyoning, ziplining or hiking around the Arenal Volcano, we have you covered with this detailed travel guide. We are also sharing our top places to stay in La Fortuna and the best places to eat.

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Tranquilo Bay Eco Lodge: Bocas Del Toro, Panama

Tranquilo Bay Eco Lodge: Bocas Del Toro, Panama

If you’re planning a trip to Bocas del Toro in Panama, it can actually be quite overwhelming choosing where to stay. There are plenty of wonderful options in this archipelago, but if you’re looking for a place that is peaceful and sustainably-run, Tranquilo Bay Eco Adventure Lodge is for you.

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11 Best Things to Do in Santa Teresa and Montezuma, Costa Rica

11 Best Things to Do in Santa Teresa and Montezuma, Costa Rica

If you’re looking for great surf, gorgeous sunsets, good food and laid back vibes, look no further than Santa Teresa. With Montezuma a short drive away, these two towns are a backpacker’s dream. There are plenty of things to do in Santa Teresa and Montezuma and we have a list that will keep you busy while visiting the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica.

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Roatan or Utila: Which Honduras Bay Island is Better?

Roatan or Utila: Which Honduras Bay Island is Better?

Having a tough time choosing between which Honduran Bay Island to visit? Roatan and Utila are both stunning in there own way with plenty of things to do, but we’ll tell which one is right for you. In this guide we’ll answer which island has the better diving, things to do, where to eat and where to stay, making the most out of your Caribbean island experience.

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San Blas Adventures: Best Boat Trip Panama to Colombia

San Blas Adventures: Best Boat Trip Panama to Colombia

The best way to travel from Panama to Colombia is through the San Blas Islands. Spend 4 days on this stunning paradise with new friends and a cocktail in hand! We’re sharing everything you need to know about booking your own trip with San Blas Adventures; from what to pack, how much money to budget, and what the experience is really like. Start planning your adventure today!

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6 Incredible Things to Do in El Salvador

6 Incredible Things to Do in El Salvador

El Salvador is a country in Central America that many people skip over; but they are missing out! This country is full of friendly faces, culture, and landscapes that are just as beautiful as neighboring countries like Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Guest authors Emily and Aaron of Two Dusty Travelers share their top things to do in El Salvador as well as some practical travel tips you can use to start planning your visit!

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Rancho Mastatal Sustainable Eco Lodge in Costa Rica

Rancho Mastatal Sustainable Eco Lodge in Costa Rica

Tucked away in the mountains of central Costa Rica, Rancho Mastatal is a sustainable education center and lodge. Whether you want to explore a hidden waterfall, unplug in an hammock or learn about permaculture and natural building, this off-the-beaten path destination has so much to offer.

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Ultimate Guide to Renting a Car in Costa Rica

Ultimate Guide to Renting a Car in Costa Rica

Renting a car is the best way to visit Costa Rica. You can get off the beaten path and have the freedom to do what you want. It’s suprisingly easy to drive in Costa Rica and the rental car prices are cheap. We’re sharing everything you need to know about renting a car in Costa Rica.

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13 Free (& Cheap) Things to Do in Melbourne, Australia

13 Free (& Cheap) Things to Do in Melbourne, Australia

If you’re planning a trip to Melbourne on a tight budget, this guide will help you discover cheap things to do in one of Australia’s best cities! Learn how to save money on your backpacking trip Down Under!

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18 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Use Everyday

18 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Use Everyday

Whether you’re traveling or at home, we’re sharing some top tips to help you reduce your use of plastic! We’re showing how to use less plastic by swapping it out for some eco-friendly alternatives. These practical steps are easy and can save money while helping to protect our Earth!

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Ultimate Guide to Semuc Champey: Best Tips & Where to Stay

Ultimate Guide to Semuc Champey: Best Tips & Where to Stay

The cascading turquoise pools of Semuc Champey are set in a lush mountain valley deep in the Guatemalan jungle. Far from any major cities, this area has a feel that is truly different from anywhere else in Guatemala. We have the best tips on things to do near Semuc Champey and exactly where to stay to have the best experience this waterfall paradise.

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9 Fun Things to Do in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico

9 Fun Things to Do in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico

San Cristóbal de las Casas has a way of making those traveling through fall in love and often stay longer than expected. Packed with culture, cute cafes, amazing textiles, nearby nature and a laidback vibe, it’s easy to see why. We have a list of the top things to do in San Cristóbal de las Casas including where to stay and what to eat.

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How to Go to El Chiflon Waterfalls Without a Tour

How to Go to El Chiflon Waterfalls Without a Tour

The El Chiflon waterfalls are stunning and well worth the day trip from San Cristobal. However, after talking to others who did the tour, they wish they had more time at the waterfalls. We decided to visit El Chiflon on our own without a tour, and it was so easy. We have all the information you need on how to get to El Chiflon and back.

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Hiking in Oaxaca's Sierra Norte Indigenous Villages

Hiking in Oaxaca's Sierra Norte Indigenous Villages

If you’re looking for an off the beaten path experience in Mexico, we’ve got just the adventure for you! Strap on some hiking shoes and head to Oaxaca’s little-known Sierra Norte region for a trek through nature and 8 unique communities that you won’t soon forget! We’ve put together a complete guide of everything you need to know to have this incredible experience yourself.

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13 Things to Do in Oaxaca That You Can't Miss

13 Things to Do in Oaxaca That You Can't Miss

With brightly colored buildings, iconic churches and streets dotted with cacti and agave plants, there’s no denying Oaxaca City is breathtaking. But beyond its Instagram-worthy exterior, this city is packed with culture and history, boasts drool-worthy cuisine, has friendly locals and a vibe that you’ll be quick to fall in love with. Whether you’re visiting for a few days or a whole week, there are plenty of things to do in Oaxaca and we’ve rounded them up along with what to eat and where to stay.

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Traditional Mexican Food Tour in Mexico City

Traditional Mexican Food Tour in Mexico City

Mexican food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world, and there’s no better place to try it than in Mexico City. To sample all sorts of Mexican dishes, we took a food tour where we stopped in famous local hotspots as well as hole-in-the-wall shops. We tried favorites like tamales and tacos, and well as a couple things we had never heard of! Come along with us as we eat our way through Mexico City!

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