Packing Tips

Once your trip is planned, and you’re ready to go, there is one very important thing left to do: pack. Whether you wait until the last moment, or have been preparing for weeks, packing can be a stressful process. What do you need to bring? Did you forget anything? Is your bag too big or heavy?

Through all the trips I’ve taken, I’ve become something of a packing ninja. With my packing tips, you’ll be able to downsize your bag and still be perfectly prepared for your trip.


What To Pack For The Camino de Santiago

If you’ve never done a Camino or long-distance hike before, packing for an adventure like this might seem daunting. You’ll be carrying your luggage on your back for weeks, so it can’t be too heavy. My packing tips and list for the camino will help you pack only the right items.

The Best Reusable Filter Water Bottles for Travelers

As a sustainable traveler, I try to avoid single use plastic items as much as possible. That can be hard when you’re traveling somewhere without easy access to clean drinking water. But with a filter water bottle, you can use any water source to quench your thirst. I’ve reviewed my favorite brand to help you…

What to Pack for a Day Hike

I used to hate hiking as a kid, but now I love it! The way it allows me to connect to nature, the view from the top of a mountain. There is nothing like it. The key to having a good day hike is preparation. Packing the right gear, and leaving what you don’t need…

My Packing List for Europe

Packing for a trip can be a real challenge, especially packing light. What you need depends on where you’re going. So here are my tips for what to pack for a trip in Europe, including packing list for Europe for female travelers!

The Ultimate Guide to Packing Light

I have been traveling my whole life and over the years I have become somewhat of a packing expert. I used to be one of those girls who brought a full-size suitcase for a week at the beach. Now I can travel for six months with just a carry on! I know it sounds almost…

What to Pack on a Night Bus

I love night buses, I think they are a great way to get around. They are cheap, convenient and you save money on accommodation. But surviving a night on a night bus seems daunting. With my tips and tricks, you’ll be just fine.

My Favorite Travel Gadgets

Packing for a long trip can be overwhelming. There are so many travel gadgets out there and they all seem handy. But which ones are actually worth taking? I tested them out for you, so check out my verdict..

My Favorite Travel Apps

Technology has made travel even easier. And though some may prefer to rough it old-school, I like to combine my Lonely Planet travel guide and smartphone for the best travel experience. Some apps help you get from to A to B, others keep you occupied during transit or help you once you’re at your destination.…


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