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Not Everything That Can Be Counted Counts

  When we launched Tripnary v1.0 we went the extra mile to make sure we tracked every possible user interaction in the app so that we don’t make the mistake of building something that the users don’t want. Our advisors often asked “What part...
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9 Unique Study Abroad Alternatives

Statistics show that most college students who study abroad choose large, well-known cities in Europe – your typical tourist destinations. And while this isn’t a bad thing, if you’ve ever considering spending a summer, semester, or even a year...
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6 Places to Explore Cuba’s Natural Heritage

Cuba has been buzzing lately! With gradual uplift of travel embargoes, we’re sure you are already dreaming of vintage car rides soon. We thought we’d give you a head start with these with these gorgeous postcard spots, that way, once restrictions...
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The Great Escape: 4 Distinctly Hungarian Attractions

Have you ever heard of escape rooms? It’s a live action activity – part Clue, part Amazing Race – where you and a group of friends use logic to solve riddles and escape a confined space. Sounds interesting, right? They’ve become increasingly...
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Get Fired Up for The Ashes: The Best Sports Bars to Watch Cricket

As the second test match nears for the 2015 Ashes cricket games, make sure to get yourself and your friends to the nearest sports bar for some great biannual England v. Australia action! Whether you’re rooting for Cook or Clarke, check out these cricket-friendly...
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Live Like a King: 6 Historic English Hotels

When you’re looking for a place to stay in England, why not look at some hotels with a few stories within the walls? England, with its vast history and its intricate royal family lineages, houses some of the world’s oldest hotels. Find a few that...
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Road-trippin’ from Chicago to California

8 states, 4000 miles, 9 epic days! A few weeks back Tripnary team began a cross-country road trip from Chicago to the Bay Area. We charted an exciting route covering Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, and California....
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More than Fireworks: Our Favorite Instagram Posts that show American Pride

As the Fourth of July weekend winds down, fireworks are probably still spamming your Instagram feed. While we love a good picture of sparklers as much as the next guy, here are a few standout travel Instagram posts across America that captured our interest....
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Crowd-free Americana Attractions

Did you know Chicago, Vegas, and Washington are some of the top-most visited places in the summer? While you may have already booked your tickets to these urban destinations, we’ve found some popular attractions that won’t be surrounded by hordes...
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Power Lunch: Top 3 Healthy Spots for Chicago’s TechWeek

Let’s be honest: do you really want to settle for greasy food court burgers again? If you want to eat well but you also want to eat (and avoid the lines), look no further than these healthy, affordable, and quick options nearby.   LYFE Kitchen...
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