The Best Backpacks for Europe (2020): An Essential Buying Guide

After much research and discussion with fellow travelers, we’ve compiled a list of best travel backpacks for Europe. One of the most exciting parts of planning a European backpacking trip is choosing which backpack you’ll travel with. Your bag is such a crucial item for your adventure. Carried with you wherever you go, it protects …

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How to Apply for a Russian Visa as an American

In October 2018, we had the amazing opportunity to travel to Russia. We were part of a contest called Follow Up Siberia, which brought us and several other bloggers to the mysterious land of Siberia. It was an incredible experience that gave us the chance to explore lesser-known parts of Russia, as well as to spend …

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Better Air Travel: 9 Tips for Surviving Long & Overnight Flights

Want to have a better, more relaxed plane flight? Trying to get some restful sleep on your overnight flight? Nervous about the logistics? With these 9 tips for long haul flights you’ll be a flying genius. 1. Pack as light as possible & focus on your carry on If possible, pack as lightly as possible for …

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Autumn in Europe: The Only Packing List You’ll Ever Need

Getting ready for some European travel this fall? I’m jealous! Autumn in Europe is one of the best times of the year. As you plan and prep for your trip, deciding what to pack will be paramount.  We hope this can serve as your go-to autumn in Europe packing list. Packing for the chilly weather …

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The Sixteen Travel Personality Types

There are 16 travel personalities. What’s yours? We humans love to categorize. It can be fun to fit yourself (or those around you) into a neat little box and decide who and what you are. In truth, we all know that humans are far more dimensional and varied. No one fits precisely into an expected …

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Maximizing Travel with a Full Time Job

Let’s be honest. It’s not that easy to quit your 9-5 job and go travel, (though many travel bloggers will suggest otherwise!). Not only that, but many of us don’t even WANT to leave our 9-5’s. There’s a lot to be said for the stability of a predictable schedule, familiar, friendly coworkers, and a reliable …

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This One App Will Make Your Travels So Much Easier

This post has been written in partnership with Allianz.  Wouldn’t it be great if you had an assistant traveling with you everywhere? A jack-of-all-trades sort, someone who would carry all your travel documents, help you stay up to date with flight delays, and who could point you in the direction of real, fast help in …

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30 Bucket List Animal & Wildlife Experiences

There’s no doubt that learning about and observing local wildlife is an incredible part of travel. When Nathan & I go anywhere, we are always hugely interested in any animal experiences or wildlife possibilities. There are so many destinations, too, that are known for fascinating, even crazy wildlife. Throughout the years of our travels, you …

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That First Spark of Travel: Bloggers & Nomads Share Their Start

Wanderers. Nomads. Vagabonds. Drifters. We’re all over the world. And though we may be separated by time zones and oceans, one thing binds us together: our love of travel. Travel stories are fascinating and beautiful, particularly when told well. That is why we reached out to some of our very favorite travel bloggers. Each of …

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