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Carbon Vs Steel Fork: Differences and Pros and Cons

When it comes to choosing a fork for your bike, one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make is the material it’s made of. The frame and fork don’t have to be made from the same material. Two of the most popular fork materials include carbon fiber and steel. This guide outlines the …

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How to Visit Ciudad del Este by Bus and Ferry

Traveling from Puerto Iguazu to Ciudad del Este is pretty straightforward. There are two ways to make this trip. You can take a ferry or take the bus. You can travel directly between Argentina and Paraguay by taking a ferry across the Paraná River. If you take the bus, you’ll have to travel through Foz …

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Steel Fork Vs Aluminum Fork: Pros and Cons

When you are looking to buy a new fork, one decision you’ll have to make is which material to go with. Two of the most common materials include steel and aluminum. Each fork material has its advantages and disadvantages. The ideal fork depends on the type of riding you do, where you ride, and your …

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Cotton Vs Wool: Pros and Cons

Cotton and wool are both versatile natural fibers that can be used to make a wide range of clothing including jackets, sweaters, shirts, pants, socks, gloves, and more. Both fibers have their own benefits and drawbacks. The best type of fabric for your clothing depends on the weather conditions you expect, the type of activities …

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Are Trekking Poles Worth It? Pros and Cons

Some hikers can’t do without trekking poles and others couldn’t care less for them. This guide answers the question, are trekking poles worth it? To answer this question, we’ll outline the pros and cons of trekking poles. We’ll cover stability, safety, traction, knee strain, cost, efficiency, and more. I’ll also outline some of the different …

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The FMM for Mexico Explained: How to Get a Tourist Permit

Mexico offers visa-free entry to those who hold passports from countries on its no visa required list. Instead of a visa, tourists must obtain an FMM tourist permit (Forma Migratoria Múltiple). This guide answers frequently asked questions about the FMM for Mexico. I’ll explain what the FMM tourist permit is, how to get it, how …

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25 Common Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

While out traveling, there are a number of sneaky ways that scammers will try to part you with your hard-earned money. Most common travel scams are more or less the same all over the world. They just vary slightly depending on where in the world you’re traveling. In this guide, we’ll outline 25 of the …

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