Backpacking chair: The perfect lightweight chair to accompany you on your travels

Given the vast range of backpacking chair styles, it can be difficult to decide what kind of chair will be most suitable for your needs. First, decide if bringing along a backpacking chair is in your best interests. If you…

How to take amazing travel photos of yourself while solo

There’s nothing like the sinking feeling of looking through an album of old travel photos and realizing you’re not in any of them. In the moment, it’s easy to get comfortable behind the camera and justify only take pictures of gorgeous…

11 common travel scams and how to avoid them

Travel is a beautiful thing; it allows you to see the world, meet different kids of people, and expand your world view. However, for all the good Samaritans who want to help you in your journey, it seems there is always…

10 train travel tips to help you prepare for your next rail journey

Train travel has become one of the most romanticized modes of transportation. It’s easy to dream about journeys such as the Trans-Siberian Railway, the Marrakech Express, or The Rocky Mountaineer while pouring over photos of gorgeous landscapes on Pinterest. Plus, with movies such as…

Easy tips to help you stay fit and healthy while traveling

Staying fit and healthy while traveling, especially during long trips, involves so much more than just being active. Feeling your best on the road involves a balance of activity, rest and relaxation, eating right, and self-reflection. Here are some great…

Backpacking jobs: How to work while you travel

If you want to travel the world but can’t afford to quit working entirely, then scoring some awesome jobs while backpacking is essential. Becoming location independent is hard work, and unless you win the lottery, it is something that will take time…

How to successfully start freelancing when you have no experience

The idea to start freelancing is an enticing one. Freelance work gives the creator a sense of autonomy which incorporates location independence, a flexible schedule, a flexible workload and a flexible income. It allows the creator to only answer to themselves when…

How to stay motivated and productive as a digital nomad

Life as a digital nomad, or traveling freelancer if you will, is easy to write off as being completely problem-free and awesome. This lifestyle allows people to be location independent, work as much or as little as they please, and…

Spend a night in an owl-shaped cabin in France’s wine country – for free

In France there is a project called the Suburban Shelters ( Les Refuges Periurbans). The architects have combined the beauty of art with the serenity of nature by creating fascinating structures shaped like owls that live in the banks of…

11 easy tips to fly through the airport as quickly as possible

Trudging through the airport can feel like the biggest hurdle between you and your destination. Checking-in, dropping off your bags, and getting yourself through security while under a time crunch can be daunting, exhausting, and just plain old no-fun. However, there…

Flying with pets: 9 easy stress-relieving tips for your next plane ride

Flying with pets on an airplane is one of the most stressful airplane experiences you can prepare for; for both you and your pet. Your pet will be out of their element, they won’t know what’s going on, and they will be…

11 simple tips for flying with children to help you have a more enjoyable flight

Airplanes can be a stressful experience, and that stress can be felt tenfold when flying with children. When you bring your kid along, you will have so much extra stuff to carry, organize, and keep track of, and you’ll have to deal…

10 tips on how to book the cheapest flight possible

Booking a flight can be bank-account draining; especially so if said flights are within North America, or going oversees from North America. And not only that, with countless websites promising you a better price and experience, searching for flight deals can make…

9 tips for how to pack and travel with only a carry-on

Have you ever thought about ditching your monster of a suitcase and travelling with only a carry-on? Depending on your type of trip, as well as the duration, it might just be a viable option. Think about the benefits: Money. As in,…

Six easy ways to have a more environmentally friendly flight

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), aviation accounts for roughly 2 per cent of the total climate change impact of human activity. While this is a small number compared to other sectors such as car travel, given the…

The truths and myths of minimalist living

The minimalist lifestyle, while appealing to many millennials, should be approached with an open and reasonable mindset. While anyone can adopt this lifestyle, it is more suitable to certain people. There are plenty of stereotypes about what constitutes minimalist living and…

13 easy flight tips to make your next aircraft experience more enjoyable

Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, being on an airplane can be a stressful experience. Gone are the days of luxurious 1960s flights where you could enjoy zero airport security, ample leg room, a great meal and a…

Everything you need to build your very own roadside emergency kit

You’re gearing up to go on an amazing cross-country road trip with your best friends. You’ve whipped together a killer 100-hour playlist, mapped out your route, and taken your car into the shop for a check-up. But there’s a little…

4 minimalism documentaries for every beginner

The concept of minimalism has been around for centuries but has only recently started picking up steam again, especially among the millennial demographic. The core concept of minimalism is focusing on what is really important in our lives by cutting loose…

Pros and cons of adopting a minimalist lifestyle

At first, adopting a minimalist lifestyle doesn’t seem like a tall task. After all, you are, for the most part, simply going to clean up and remove all the unnecessary possessions that are “holding you down”. While not entirely wrong,…