Month: May 2019

How to quit your job and start traveling

It’s a question asked by millions around the world, every single day. How to quit your job and start traveling? It’s equally the most romantic and terrifying idea in the world; Leave everything behind and travel the world. Ditch the 9-5 lifestyle, politely tell your boss to look for a new employee and jump on […]

How to travel on a budget: top 10 money-saving hacks

Traveling on a budget does not have to be a cheap experience.  Alternatively, traveling abroad while spending your hard-earned money wisely is a rewarding and relatively easy thing to do.  Don’t believe me? Find out how to travel on a budget with these top 10 money-saving travel hacks.  How to travel on a budget: top […]

What to pack for long term travel

About ten years ago I took my very first trip out of the country. I remember nervously waiting to find out whether my enormous suitcase was under the 50-pound limit. Yes, you read that correctly. I packed 48 pounds of stuff for a one-week trip to Jamaica, where I basically would just be wearing a […]

Why you should embrace the minimalist travel mindset

To travel is to experience unique parts of the world that exist outside of our own little bubbles of comfort.  Upon returning from your trip, you will find that you think a little differently, your mind is a little more open, and you walk away with new knowledge that you simply can’t find in books. […]

The best ways to save money while traveling

Let’s be real with one another: there are thousands of articles out there about how to save money when traveling the world.  There’s a good reason: in a world where everything has its price, we want to know if our dreams of traveling the world can become a reality. Especially when our pockets tend to be […]

11 tips for making friends while traveling alone

We’ve all been there, right? You find a friend who is willing to travel with you, go back and forth for weeks about destinations and schedules, finally agree on the where, when, and what of your trip, get super hyped and begin making preparations, and suddenly your friend’s brother is getting married that week or […]

How to find your passion during your travels abroad

It’s Christmas Day and I’m standing at cloud level in a place where Andean mountain peaks touch the sky, wildflowers add flecks of pink across the landscape and miles of jaggedy terrain stretch out below me. I’m sweating and have felt the burn in the strong muscles of my legs as I’ve ascended this steep incline. […]

The best places to travel on a budget — an A-Z guide

Choosing the best places to travel on a budget is a tricky business. If you just look at the raw numbers you could find yourself in a lot of trouble. The Economist Intelligence Unit (which sounds like a real bunch of laughs) just released their Worldwide Cost of Living Report 2019, and the top 3 […]

The perfect minimalist packing list

Travelers and digital nomads alike love packing light because they aren’t tied to their belongings and are free to roam about as they please. Not only is a heavy bag cumbersome and annoying, but it may end up holding you back on your travels. A needlessly bulky bag could mean getting through TSA is significantly […]