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How to Get Rich Hosting a Couchsurfer

I just hosted my first couchsurfer, Ania, last week, and I loved every minute of it. In the end, after balancing the checkbook, it...

Niagara Falls Road Trip with Friends

A Niagara Falls road trip with friends of mine, followed by wings at the original Anchor Bar in Buffalo, NY, then overnight at Ian's family home in Sodus, NY. The next day we went to the Chimney Bluffs in Huron, NY, and then stopped in Syracuse, NY for a dinner before heading back to New York City.

36 Hours in Udine, Italy

Once leaving Venice on our Great Northern Italy Adventure, my best friends Paolo, Joseph, and Alessandra headed back to Udine, Alessandra's home town. We...
Saturated Party

Saturated Party With the Warsaw CouchSurfing Group

A week before I left for my trip, this Great 2012 Mileage Run, I started getting in touch with a community of couchsurfers. Specifically,...

Gift and a Curse: Making Friends Abroad

I love traveling for every possible reason, but if the only positive outcome is that I make some new friends each time I leave...
City Backpackers-Hotel Biber View from Roof

Hostel Review: City Backpacker-Hotel Biber, Zürich, Switzerland

A review of my stay at the City Backpacker-Hotel Biber in Zürich, Switzerland, with notes on location, cost, amenities, staff, and more.

Hostel Review: Generator Hostel in Copenhagen, Denmark

A review of my stay at the Generator Hostel in Copenhagen, Denmark, with notes on location, cost, amenities, staff, and more.

CouchSurfers Can Be Bad Influences

So, this last weekend was exhausting. I have been trying to get more involved and active in the CouchSurfing group in my own city,...

Hotel Review: Primo Hotel, Riga, Latvia

Along with the northern Swedish city of Umeå, Riga is proud to be chosen as the 2014 European Capital of Culture. This designation by the...
Victory Hotel Room

Hotel Review: Victory Hotel, Gamla Stan, Stockholm

A review of my stay at the Victory Hotel in Stockholm's Old Town, Gamla Stan, in Sweden.