From reading books in hostel dorms to finding bathrooms at night at a music festival campground, a travel headlamp can easily be worth its weight in gold.
We’re going to be staying at an Airbnb apartment during our time in NY. There won’t be a safe or a locker where we can store valuables like extra cash and our passports. What would you suggest we do?
It takes up precious space in your bag, adds weight, and can potentially be out of date. Are paper guidebooks a must-pack these days, or can we easily leave them behind?
Travel immunizations may be costly, but you also don’t want to come down with a tropical disease and find your trip over before it began. Read the pros and cons inside.
We get a lot of questions from first-time travelers. A common one involves whether or not staying in mixed hostel dorms is a good idea. Caroline gives us the low-down on hostel dorm life.
When I was purchasing it, the sales clerk got me a little paranoid attempting to push me to buy a carrier to put the backpack in for when I check it at the airport. He said that airlines will refuse the bag and it is guaranteed to get destroyed on the conveyor belts.
Not too long ago, I received an email from Missy asking about packing for her upcoming trip to Ireland. Here’s what the HPL community was able to provide in response.
I recently received an email from Emily, a reader in the planning stages for a very long trip. Like many of us here, she was also trying to find the right clothing for her travels, but also not trying to spend an arm and a leg.
We got an email from a reader who was soon to be moving to Thailand to teach English and didn’t want to forget anything important. Here’s our answer.
We talk about the subject of when a teenager should be allowed to backpack alone. What do you think? When is the right age?