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  • June 19, 2019

    Travel Tips: Top 10 Modes of Transportation

    When traveling, one of the key things to figure out is how you'll get around. There are so many modes of transportation, so BTB put together a list of the top ways to get from point A to point B. Ranging from the basics to the rarer types, check out the top ten ways to get around while traveling.
  • October 30, 2018

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    So, What are Hostels Really Like?

    Hostels get a really (unfair) bad rep; people wonder if they’re safe, if they’re clean, if they’re worth the savings - the list goes on. If I’m being honest, I’ve had a couple less-than-stellar experiences myself, and I’ve never hesitated to share these stories in past blog posts. However, these experiences are not the rule; they are the [...]
  • October 23, 2018

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    8 Tips on How to Pack Efficiently

    Whether you are packing for a month-long road trip across the country, spring break to Mexico, or a weekend trip to Toronto, packing lightly has never been easy. Our team at Behind the Bricks has compiled some tips to ensure that you can fit everything in your suitcase (even if you don’t need it)! 1. Roll your clothes One of the simplest, yet [...]
  • October 16, 2018

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    The 7 Questions I'm Asked Most About Traveling

    Within this past year, I’ve traveled to fourteen countries in four months and lived in my car in the Western United States for about ten weeks. I picked up a few useful traveling tricks along the way and am constantly receiving texts, snapchats, and DMs from friends asking me questions about my travels, as well as looking for advice regarding [...]
  • October 9, 2018

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    How to Stay Fresh on the Road

    After completing a cross-country road trip this past summer, I can tell you first hand the one thing that I underestimated was the lack of showering. Not going to lie, my hair was probably the best it’s ever been because all the natural oils and “science”. However, it got to a point where I couldn’t stand it and I just needed to feel clean [...]
  • October 2, 2018

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    11 Ways to Travel with the Budget of a College Student

    You're young and broke. Don't worry, we get it. College is filled with ramen noodle dinners, student loans, and chasing down any free food there is on campus. What people tend to forget is that it is also filled with the beauty of time (not during the actual semester, of course). From breaks, to summers, to long weekends, don't waste this [...]