Solo travel has its perks but also many hurdles, like packing challenges when traveling alone. Despite the difficulties, traveling by yourself is worth it.
In Camilla’s Fjällräven Kånken backpack review, she tells us how her favorite bag is still holding strong after 5 years of using it for travel and school.
No one wants to encounter bed bugs while traveling, but the truth about bed bugs is that they can lurk in any hostel or hotel room. Here’s what to look for to reduce the risk.
Megan did lots of research on convertible backpacks before buying one that’s lasted many years of travel. Check out her Osprey Meridian backpack review for the down-low.
Traveling alone can be intimidating in certain countries. Jennifer had both negative and positive experiences with solo female travel in Jordan, but she definitely plans to return!
Eileen traveled alone, enjoying city life, temples, and beaches. She tells us her experiences with safety and solo female travel in Sri Lanka.
Certain things can go a long way in dealing with the unexpected. Here are some items to pack that solve problems on the road that don’t take up much space.
For Gigi, 80L was too big and 40L was too small for a backpack. Read her Osprey Aura 65 backpack review to see why she’s happy with this middle sized one.
Donna often travels alone, and recently she spent time in Myanmar connecting with the locals. Read about her experience with solo female travel in Myanmar.
Flissy travels exclusively with her Aeronaut 45, a bag that gives her freedom as a frequent traveler. Her Tom Bihn Aeronaut 45 backpack review details why she loves the bag.
Michelle challenged herself to pack less for her round the world trip, so she downsized to a smaller backpack. Read her osprey ozone 35l backpack review to see why she’s loving this bag.
Yet another benefit of packing light is that it reduces your risk of injury. Heavy luggage injuries are real, and a few HPL readers have vowed to pack less.