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Overpacking: How to Avoid It

Overpacking: How to Avoid It

Overpacking? Guilty. I travel constantly, incessantly. For years I’ve lived out of a suitcase and yet, I still fall victim to overpacking. I envision myself nimbly skipping out of the airport and onto the train, hopping from bus to bus, and walking up and down narrow cobblestone streets with nothing [...]

How to Travel Without Paying For Accommodation

How to Travel Without Paying For Accommodation

While travelling on a budget, it can sometimes be hard to maximise your trip time without paying a whole heap of money for accommodation.  It can oftentimes be the big determining factor on where you go and for how long.  Going over past travel budgets, I have found that accommodation [...]

What Your Bag Identification Says About You

What Your Bag Identification Says About You

Stand by the baggage claim at any major airport and you can watch a magical parade of black, rolling suitcases, slowly cruising by under the nervous eyes of dozens of weary travelers. Interspersed among the suitcases are identical backpacks, stuffed to absolute capacity by excited young persons looking to explore [...]

Hidden Gems: Tofino, British Columbia

Hidden Gems: Tofino, British Columbia

Millions of people visit British Columbia every year.  But a very, very small percentage of those people make the trip to the west coast of Vancouver Island.  In a way this is a good thing, as having the coast inundated with millions of tourists would ruin the splendor of the [...]

8 Travel Tips for the Solo Female in Third World Countries

8 Travel Tips for the Solo Female in Third World Countries

Traveling solo is an exciting and exhilarating experience that allows travelers to explore the world on their own terms.  Backpacking third world countries feature activities that are exclusive toward its culture and provide for a one-of-a-kind experience. From praying in temples to trekking native forests, chances are travelers can experience spirituality [...]

When a Sleeping Bag Just Isn’t Cozy Enough

When a Sleeping Bag Just Isn’t Cozy Enough

There are times in life when hugging your knees are the only way you can comfort yourself from the harsh realities of life. Hopefully, you don’t experience these moments in the great outdoors. If, however, you feel that this is a cozy position and you would prefer to sleep in [...]

Unique Spring Break Ideas

Unique Spring Break Ideas

For some, spring break means crowded beaches, bustling ski towns and, occasionally, drunken misbehavior fitting of Bluto. But if you are among the fortunate few who have a precious week of springtime freedom these overlooked vacation spots will treat you to a unique experience far from the crowds. Cochiti Mesa, [...]

10 Hangover Cures From Around the World

10 Hangover Cures From Around the World

Especially when traveling, it can be easy to over-indulge—and that can lead to an uncomfortable, or downright miserable, next day. Everybody has their own remedy of dealing with the second-day headaches and dizzies they swear by, despite how weird it might seem to others. Here are some tips from around [...]

If Penguins Could Fly…

If Penguins Could Fly…

You may think skiing is the best sport of all time. But until you mix skiing with paragliding, you can’t be sure. Paragliding allows Antoine Boisselier and his friends access to just about any mountain. This combination of skiing and flying will make you smile in delight as you envision [...]

5 Foods Worth Traveling For

5 Foods Worth Traveling For

Let’s be honest: one of the best parts of traveling is getting to taste all of the different local cuisine. You can learn so much about the region, history, people and politics of a place from the signature dishes its famous for. And sometimes, a meal is tasty enough it’s [...]