Outside of transportation, accommodations gobble up a lot of resources and represent a large chunk of our eco footprint when we travel. Finding eco-friendly hotels or lodging is a huge step in minimizing that footprint and curating a more sustainable trip. It’s not always easy to find eco-properties though especially if you’re short on time. […]
In February, I read Marie Kondo’s book The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up. Let’s just say I was inspired and began immediately thinking specifically about spring cleaning for frequent travelers. Immediately putting Kondo’s method to the test as best I could, I’m a few more sessions away from being done and having a house full […]
What is a staycation? When I got back to Indiana in January, I knew I’d be here for a while so I started planning some travel themed staycation ideas. If you’re new to the term, a staycation is basically when you curate a vacation in your own city, or in this post, without leaving your […]
Ah, Poland. A lovely little country that I think is underrated. I spent eight days in three different cities in Poland and was completely charmed, not to mention pleased by how easily I was able to stay close to my budget. I’d arrived in Wroclaw after two months in Scandinavia and England, so my bank […]
Heading to Uganda and wondering what to pack? Here’s what I’m bringing on my three month trip to Kampala and Jinja. Hopefully this Uganda Packing List will make it a breeze for you to prepare for you trip. Say what? If you’re surprised to hear this news from me, here’s a little backstory. Recently my boyfriend […]
Morocco was not a place that was on my radar for long before I planned a trip. When a close friend said he needed a vacation, we started exploring flights and found reasonable tickets to Casablanca, and it suddenly became a contender. When a colleague of Dylan’s recommended a tour guide he personally used on […]
An expenses report on the costs to travel in the Bahamas: what my partner and I spent in 1 week on Eleuthera Island over Valentines Week.
A book review and excerpt of the book, “Learning Service: The Essential Guide for Volunteers to Consider”.
The tourism industry is constantly evolving and new trends always emerging as more people take to exploring the world every year. Sustainable travel and responsible tourism are two of the many terms to enter the travel lexicon in recent years. Given the environmental issues our planet is facing, both concepts are probably travel trends that […]
Slow travel – are you familiar with it? I hadn’t heard of this concept until the past year or so when I started meeting people who worked remotely or traveled for a living. (Yes, those people do exist, making a living off of sharing their travel stories through blog, video, and the like. I can […]