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8 Camera Accessories You Need On Your Next Trip

8 Camera Accessories You Need On Your Next Trip

A high quality camera is a requirement for any overseas trip. You’ve got to capture the memories! Any good camera needs some accessories to go along with it, so set aside the funds for a few extra tidbits before your next adventure so you can snap the best photos possible. […]

7 Great International Reads

7 Great International Reads

“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” –Groucho Marx Groucho got it right. Books have gotten me through many less-than-ideal circumstances long train rides, trapped inside tents during storms (kind of close to inside a dog, I […]

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8 Vaccines You Need Before Traveling

America is a pretty safe place when it comes to infectious diseases—things like polio and measles have been all but wiped out thanks to vaccines. Around the world is a different story. There are still diseases floating around you’d never dream of catching here in the States, so it’s important […]

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RFID and Why You Need to Be Aware Of It

RFID and Why You Need to Be Aware Of It

In the digital age we live in simply losing your wallet isn’t the only threat you have to worry about when traveling overseas. Now, potential crooks can use RFID technology to steal your credit card numbers, and therefore your money, without stealing anything off you at all. You need to […]

Europe’s 7 Most Hipster Neighborhoods

Europe’s 7 Most Hipster Neighborhoods

Do you want to visit the hipster hotspots in Europe? You know you’re in a hipster neighborhood when skinny jeans, man buns and vintage thrift stores overflow the streets. The hipster subculture exists in Europe and is growing in popularity. Enjoy an organic latte in Sweden and purchase a painting […]

What To Look For When Choosing A Travel Pack

What To Look For When Choosing A Travel Pack

A travel backpack is the single most important piece of equipment for the traveler who spends a lot of time on the road or trail. It carries all your gear, makes you look stylish and can even serve as an impromptu pillow or cuddle buddy (hey, won’t judge). Not all […]

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6 Things You Might Not Have Thought About for That Overseas Adventure

If you’re leaving the country—hooray! for you—there are a few things you might not have thought about for getting ready. Luckily for you, we did think of a few. Your Papers Please Sure everyone knows you need a passport to travel just about anywhere these days, but did you realize […]

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A Woman Backpacker’s Guide to Packing Light for Southeast Asia

Ladies, you’ve done it. You’ve booked your plane ticket to Southeast Asia…a most exciting and pivotal step in planning for your life-changing trip. Now, it’s time to buckle down and think about resources, gear and a backpack. Southeast Asia is filled with varying cultures, where conservative tradition is highly regarded […]