How to Start an Urban Biking Lifestyle

As we near the end of National Bike Month, we hope everyone has gotten a chance to enjoy the joys of zipping through the city atop a two-wheeler. Biking is a wonderful way to get around town day-to-day, and Tim from Streets of San Francisco gives his tips on how to start out with biking! If you have more burning questions for him, you can … Continue reading How to Start an Urban Biking Lifestyle

Getting to Know London’s Middle Skin

by Kathryn Geels, Vayable London guide who is taking a hiatus in Australia for the next few months but still wants to help all the Vayable travelers out there. Whenever I cross Westminster Bridge or go past Big Ben on the bus, I have one of those ‘tourist in my own city’ moments where I think ‘oh wow, that’s right I live in London’.  There’s … Continue reading Getting to Know London’s Middle Skin

A Living Museum in Caballito, Buenos Aires

by Elisa Diodato, Vayable guide shares one of her favorite places to take travelers to in Caballito, a neighborhood in Buenos Aires, that is richly woven with the stories of its community. If you wish to make a trip back in time, I know a special place in the ancient neighborhood of Caballito. What makes this place so special? It is home to an incredible … Continue reading A Living Museum in Caballito, Buenos Aires

Most Romantic Moments on Vayable

One of our favorite things about traveling is taking in the sights, sounds, and feel of a completely new place. The promise of surprises around every street corner re-creates the excitement of that feeling of first falling in love with someone. Since Valentine’s day is just around the corner, we want to celebrate the most romantic moments in Vayable history! A Vayable Proposal At the … Continue reading Most Romantic Moments on Vayable

Going Green in the City

by Adriani León, Vayable Intern The Bay Area has a long history of progressive green movements, from foraging to school gardens, underground food markets and guerrilla grafting, these activities are supported by people found in community gardens, street food fairs, and thriving farmer’s markets.  We are also one of a few cities pioneering a composting program. In 2009, the city of San Francisco passed the Zero Waste … Continue reading Going Green in the City

How to Immerse Yourself in New Cultures

Randy is a software developer who decided to pack up his life and move to Thailand after running a business for 10 years out in Los Angeles. In the beginning, he was a complete novice to Thai culture but over the past years, he’s learn to cook, talk, and walk like he’s Thai! He now shares his version of stunning Phuket with travelers who are … Continue reading How to Immerse Yourself in New Cultures