Travel Tips

New To Travel:10 Tips to Get You Started

Traveling is a wonderful experience that can have a lasting effect on your life. Whether you experience a new culture or learn a few new phrases, traveling can be a rewarding way to spend your time off. There are many beautiful...


How to Overcome Loneliness on the Road

Humans are social animals and quite often, we are not used to spending extended periods of time alone. When you’re on the road, you’re likely to be around strangers and in places where you know nobody. How can you o...



How to Stay in Touch While Traveling the World

Staying in touch with family and friends has become easier and easier in modern times. Gone are the days when you traveled across the border and forfeited the ability to speak with anyone in other than written form. Thanks to ...


10 Ways to Pack Lighter

When packing to travel around the world, it’s easy to get carried away (ha! Carried! Get it?!) and over-pack in anticipation of needing that dress or those pants.  In reality, it’s easy to chip away at the packing list...



Things to Consider When House Sitting Abroad

House sitting has provided me with the opportunity to live like a local all over the world. Having looked after 12 homes and countless pets in 6 different countries I’m familiar with most factors that need careful considerati...


Traveling As A Vegetarian

It was noon, with a merciless sun glinting off the ocean, the only breeze in the air a result of our leaky yola motoring towards the shore. Scuba tanks rolled at our feet, salt creasing our eyelids. We sat, still in too-tight...



Photography Tips for Beginners: Three Easy Steps to Get Out of the Auto Mode

Using a digital camera for snapping purpose is usually easy enough – just point and shoot. But what if you want to go a step further and start playing with various features on your camera? Here are three quick steps. Step...


20 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Traveling

With many life lessons, it’s necessary to live through tricky situations to truly learn from them. Traveling is one of the best ways to dive head-first into discovering yourself and the world around you. However, there ar...