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I Drove Across the USA with My Dog - Here's His Story

What's it like to drive across the USA with a dog? I can tell you! Winston, my Yorkie/Westie mix, and I drove from New York to the West Coast and back with stops all over the country. Here's what I learned about traveling with a dog, in a car, for two months on the road. 

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Portland in 4 Days Travel Guide 2018

Welcome to our travel guides! If you’re new to Designhype, we're happy you found us!  We’re all about travel, all things travel. From travel guides to our super rad map bracelets, our city inspired journals, necklaces, totes, and more! We hope you explore a little bit while you’re here! I moved to Portland in November 2015. I didn't know much about Portland when I moved here and didn't have a tour guide when I did land here! Being a traveler at heart I scoured through blogs, travel guides, magazines and, of course, talked to locals to get very quickly acquainted with this awesome city.  You can absolutely see Portland in four days if you plan ahead! My suggestion is to stay in Portland for...

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Covent Garden London Walking Tour Guide 2018!

Covent Garden is all about vintage! From old timey toy shops, '80s roller skates to the historic London Tube, it's a well-rounded shopping destination for everyone's vintage-loving enjoyment! I personally had so much fun here when I visited! The highlight was the toy shop, keeping reading! Rokit Vintage Store - 42 Shelton Street   Image: Rokit Facebook Timeline Born in 1986, Rokit houses a huge assortment of vintage items, including women's, men's and children’s clothing and accessories as well as games and housewares all ranging from the 1920’s to 1980’s. Do not miss this vintage Covent Garden shopping experience for some seriously fun wares! Cath Kidston Store - 28-32 Shelton Street Image of Cath Kidston's beach huts in Bournemouth  If...

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Headed to Red Hook in Brooklyn? Our guide has you covered!

When I first moved to Brooklyn in 2006 I would drive to Red Hook from Clinton Hill. The walk would’ve taken me forever, or like an hour and a half. That sounded insane to me at the time but now not at all. One of my favorite things to do in NYC is just walk and explore and I’ve walked to Red Hook from so many neighborhoods in Brooklyn, so many many times, that I can’t even count. With the opening of the South Brooklyn Ferry on June 1st, 2017 and having access to the Ikea Water Taxi, Red Hook is much more easily accessible to all. I went back to Brooklyn for a quick visit this past May and...

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Going to Prague for a Weekend? Here's our guide to see it all in 3 days!

Caitlin, of Country Jumper blog, lived in Prague, the City of 100 Spires, for a year teaching English as a second language, so she kind of knows her stuff when it comes to what to see, do, eat, where to stay and everything else that comes along with exploring this beautiful city! As with all of our mini city travel guides, our Prague Guide is designed to help you see as much as possible with limited time, because not all of us can spend 10 or more days exploring all of the cities around the world! Some of us like to get a taste of the city we're traveling to, some of us only have a few days because we're...

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