Michelle never travels these days without an eye mask. It helps her sleep in the most inconvenient places as she hops across the globe.
The one piece of gear that I think is essential to any traveler or adventurer is a good sleeping bag. A sleeping bag is useful for backcountry camping, car camping, staying in hostels or crashing on a friend’s couch.
If you’re not fluent in the local language, there are a few tools you can pack to help you communicate with your fellow travelers.
When so many destinations have safe drinking water, why waste cash on bottled water? Packing a reusable water bottle can save you travel money among providing many other benefits.
Though I once called it a luxury item as it’s not your typical item to pack and takes up valuable space, this pillow is actually a necessity for me. It offers proper alignment and comfortable support while I sleep and minimizes pain on trips.
When I first started traveling, I never thought about packing my own towel! I knew that the hostels I had booked in Australia either offered them for free or for a small fee. Why would I pack a regular bath towel in my suitcase?! During that first trip to Australia in 2006, I quickly learned…
Little lights help you read in a hostel, navigate your way around a dark dorm room and find something in the middle of the night. From headlamps to solar lanterns, here are travel lights to pack beyond the one on your phone.
Whether traveling or not, personal safety is important to look after. Adding one or two small items to your packing list may help you feel more secure on the road.
Jade Johnston understand the importance of a good night’s sleep. That’s why she never leaves home without packing some earplugs!
A little bit of information on all the different types of bag locks a traveler can use to protect their stuff while on the road. So many different types… which one will work best for you?
Ever wonder about those hidden bra pouch money belts? One reviewer loves it, and another gives a first-hand account of her attempt at using one, and why she might not use one ever again!
The pack towel (or travel towel) is an item included on many a traveler’s packing list for its lightweight, quick-drying reputation. Pack towels vary in softness, size, dimensions and colors.