We’ve rented from and even recommended Hertz to our readers several times in the past. After being Hertz customers in Spain, Germany, Brazil, USA, and Jordan, we’ve been quite happy with their service over the years. However, our experience today in Miami has changed all of that. Upon returning the … more »
The United States of America and Canada.
Even though Mexico is indeed North-America too, for the purposes of this site it has been listed under Latin America.
New Orleans Speaks Vietnamese
While the French and even Spanish heritage in New Orleans might be acknowledged around the world, the Vietnamese influence is not that well known. As a traveler who’s been to the United States several times, I was extremely curious to spend some time in Louisiana. I knew that New Orleans … more »
How Food Feeds Your Wanderlust
We were riding an Uber the other day around Brooklyn, when I started thinking about how different it must be when you grow up in a city like New York. Well, at least as compared to me, coming from a small town in the North of Portugal. During a trip … more »
Waist size and socioeconomic status in the USA
For countries as big and rich as the United States, it’s easy to assume that everyone here gets to eat well. While it’s true that most people in the United States have access to plenty of food, the quality of food varies incredibly. We’ve experienced this ourselves in our travels … more »
TRAVEL Highlights of 2015
Ever since we started traveling full-time I don’t have the same feeling I used to have before: What?! It’s already December? The year went by FLYING!…” Now, I fly! Being in various places and occupying your time with different activities, time dilation becomes your best friend. Still, it somehow … more »
How to open a US Bank Account as a Tourist / Non Resident
A lot of business happens in the USA. As the largest economy in the world, this comes as no surprise. If you work with US businesses, chances are, they would want to pay you through local methods. Some businesses might be setup to use Paypal or International Wire Transfers, but … more »
Homeless in Union Square
The previous time we visited New York City, it all felt like a dejavu. This time around, once we were not after checking out the most obvious tourist landmarks, we had time to experience the city in quite a different way. Just hanging out, walking around the neighborhoods, observing people, … more »
We’re off on an EPICATION!
As you probably know, we’ve been staying in Lisbon for a while – catching up with work, friends, family and everything that is “normal”. But, let’s face it, we’ve never been the type to follow a very regular existence, so we’re off on a new adventure. For my birthday, Ashray … more »
A new reality show idea..
Extreme Convenience! You could show how different people make their lives more and more convenient without regard for the environment or even the health effects that come with that. One friend mentioned a fridge that self-ordered groceries when supplies were running low. Your fridge would place the order online, an … more »
Kilauea Volcano: the guts of the Earth
If you are curious to understand what the insides of Earth look like, visiting volcano Kilauea might be a good idea! This volcano inside a national park in Hawaii’s Big Island offers very different experiences to those visiting during the day or the night. During the day, you wouldn’t almost … more »