March 2019 Monthly Recap and Income Report

March 2019 Monthly Recap and Income Report

Time for another monthly recap and blogging income report. This is where I share what’s new in the world of Desk to Dirtbag over the past month and offer a bit of transparency behind the life of a travel blogger. On to this month’s report… Highlights Celebrating Andrea’s Birthday Her birthday fell on a workday for her, so we weren’t …

Great American Road Trip Tips

How to Plan Your Great American Road Trip

Taking a road trip across America is near the top of many people’s bucket lists. Popular culture has mythologized it to the point where it’s become something of a rite of passage. There is a right way and a wrong way to turn your fantasy of the open road and wind in your hair into a reality. Follow this guide …

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10 Best Cartagena Hostels for Every Type of Traveler

Cartagena is one of the best destinations in South America because of its historical, Caribbean vibe, and because it offers a friendly and easy introduction to the continent. Travelers from around the world have been charmed by Cartagena, whether it was for several days, a few weeks, or some that have stayed even longer. Here is a compilation of the …

Backpacker Travel Insurance

What is Backpacker Travel Insurance and Do You Need It?

All travelers love the thrill of adventure. That usually comes with some risk, especially the longer you’re away from home. What can you do to protect yourself? Well, for one, always use common sense and be a smart traveler. Equally important, however, is backing yourself up with backpacker travel insurance. I know, I know… You’re probably saying booooring. I mean, …

Visiting Mexico City - Travel Guide and Tips

8 Things You Should Know When Visiting Mexico City

When you are planning on visiting Mexico city for the first time (or even for the fifth time!), it can be an almost overwhelming experience trying to decide what to do, where to go, where to stay, how to stay safe and avoid problems, and so forth. Mexico City is massive metropolis… The second largest in the western hemisphere, second …