I spent two and a half months in West Africa, traveling solo and on a tight budget through one of the least developed regions in the world. Here are my insights in one handy solo female travel guide to West Africa.
Do you struggle with a heavy backpack? Do you travel with tons of things you never use? These downsizing stories will inspire you to downsize your luggage and travel with less.
I’m normally an extremely light packer but allowed myself to overpack for a recent cruise. Here are 5 things I learned (and reaffirmed) after overpacking for that 8-night South Pacific cruise.
Because you can save money for travel without completely hating your life and giving up those coffees! Here are 5 non-sucky ways to build up your travel fund you may not be thinking about.
Packing light is possible if you make sacrifices. There might be trade-offs when choosing ultralight luggage, but that extra weight saved is worth it if packing super light is the goal.
You can dress it up or down. It keeps you warm, and it can help keep you cool. The versatile travel scarf is an essential on any packing list for its multipurpose nature.
It’s one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself, but sometimes sleep evades us, especially when flying. It’s essential that I pack items to help me sleep on planes, and I’ve found a few that have done the trick.
I accepted a position teaching in bush Alaska and found that information about moving there was scarce. To combat this, I’ve made a modern post on what upcoming teachers should expect to pack.
This is what I packed for a trip where I traveled from the tropics of Thailand to the Arctic Circle. It’s an all climate packing list that fits in a 40L backpack.
A trip 5.5 weeks long in less touristy destinations with varied activities… all in a 24L backpack! This ultralight packing list to North and West Africa needs a read.
It’s carry-on friendly, front-loading, and great for women with a small frame. Kate gives us the ins and outs in her Osprey Fairview 40L backpack review.
I broke my ankle during a roller derby practice. Despite this, I was determined to have a good time in Hawaii, even while traveling with an injury.