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 […]
After a 9 day tour in Mongolia through the Central and Gobi region, I developed a serious list of things I wish I’d brought, things I’m thankful I had, and things I didn’t need to have stuffed in my bag. This tour was totally unlike any other travel I’d done, so it was a bit […]
Traveling sustainably can be difficult, especially on longer journeys. Without the comforts of home at your disposal, taking steps to be eco-friendly on the road requires a little extra planning and effort. Fortunately, it’s not impossible! I’ve created an eco-friendly packing list with the items that have helped me on my six month journey so […]
Scandinavia is known for being one of the most expensive regions in the world. The three weeks I spent in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark did not do much to dispel this notion for me, personally. To give you an idea of the costs of travel in Scandinavia, I wanted to share my personal expenses over […]
If you haven’t heard, I’m getting ready for a long-term travel experience in about three weeks! My trip will bring me around the world in 180 days, mostly via train. When I had the opportunity to share this guest post with you about how to prepare for your first ever long-term travel experience, I obviously […]
For most of the past four years I have been wearing my black, Girlfriend Collective travel leggings on a near daily basis. (No, they’re not “officially” travel leggings, but I’ve decided they are a staple in my travel gear and will refer to them as such.) My regular uniform is compromised of mostly black items […]