Nathan Dugal from The TRVL Blog strives to help his audience with the best tips on traveling on a budget and providing stories that can help shape your traveling experience. Today, Nathan shows us how easy it is to buy a SIM card in Mexico & Guatemala. Prior to my most recent travels to … Read more about How to Buy A SIM Card in Mexico & Guatemala
This Australian couple encourages everyone to step out of their comfort zones and explore the world for whatever reason it may be! They have a large database of Couchsurfing stories, so make sure to visit their site, Legging It. One of the best ways to meet locals is to get involved in the … Read more about Becoming Family with German Couchsurfers
Bustling with tourists and foreigners alike, the streets of Playa del Carmen come alive at night. It's like someone flicked on the 'fun' switch after 7 p.m. The bright lights shine over the streets, countless numbers of party-goers dressed fancy getting ready to dance and turn-up, and loud music … Read more about Fun Things to do with Locals in Playa del Carmen Cancun
First of all, off the beaten paths are amazing and unique. They are the roads we follow to encounter new places that haven't been discovered by the ordinary tourist. They are the trails that we trek through to meet the indigenous people that make their city beautiful. However, off the beaten tracks … Read more about Why Off The Beaten Paths are Bullshit
The first post on the Couchsurfing stories page! This post was submitted by Kate who happily runs her own blog, Her Travel Therapy. She's sharing her amazing experience with locals through Couchsurfing. My first day at Magui and Santi’s home in Córdoba, Argentina, we had to use Google Translate … Read more about Crossing Cultural Barriers with Couchsurfing in Argentina
What's Trek with Derk? This post is going to go beyond what my "About" page is about. This is going to be my chance to really express my goal as a travel blogger. While my goals are to share stories that can help inspire you to go out and interact with locals or to give you detailed tips on how … Read more about How Trek with Derk Started
Let's clear this up: With the overwhelming crowds of tourists that flood the streets and beaches, I didn't think it was possible for me, or anyone, to make local friends in Cancún. If anything, it was more likely that I would meet a westerner than the actual community. However, the beautiful … Read more about It’s Actually Possible to Make a Local Friend in Cancún? Yes!
When I chose my niche for my blog, I was intrigued by other blogs who focused on the same idea. I came across Chelsea's blog, and I was in love. What made her blog so fascinating was her rich cultural blend that she implemented into her writing. Her pictures really captured the true meaning of … Read more about Connecting With Others Around the World: An Interview with Chelsea