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…

Backpacking Stove: What to look for in a great portable stove

When you’ve decided to take your backpacking adventure away from the city and into the great outdoors, a hot meal at the end of the day can be a big comfort. To make this dream a reality, unless you plan…

The Pros and Cons of Staying in a Hostel

Hostelling appears to be a growing trend as more people are packing their bags and jetting off with every passing day. Post graduation, recent dropout, gap year adventurer and even those recently retired are taking off in the name of…

Tips on how to save money while backpacking

The fact that you’ve decided to go backpacking probably indicates that you’re on a bit of a budget (unless of course you’re one of those yuppies who likes to “rough it” to “see how the other side lives.”) Keeping a…

Road tripping around the world: The most affordable countries

What could be more relaxing than to hit the open road whilst soaking up the different sights and sounds that each country has to offer? More and more people are looking to embrace the mantra of ‘it’s the journey that…

10 things everyone learns on their first backpacking trip

The decision to fill up a backpack and travel the world has the ability to change your life. Every single place you go and every single person you meet along your journey will impact your life in ways you may…

Backpacking Tent: How to choose the best tent

Finding a great backpacking tent can be hard. With so many options it can be difficult to even know where to begin. Here are a few things to consider when choosing a new backpacking tent: Where and when you plan on…

Millennial travel: Millennials are the first generation to be defined by traveling

BY: JACQUELINE KEHOE A couple months ago, one of my best friends and my boyfriend (separately, of course) booked trips out West. He was going to Seattle for work; she was off to Portland. For some reason I lost it. I…

Safety apps: Top 5 apps for safer travel

BY: LISA MICHAELS  These days, travel is a part of many people’s everyday life. Whether it’s for business or pleasure the important thing is to always stay safe. There are always ways you can be cautious by using your wits,…

This couple lives in a tiny camper trailer that only cost them $1,800

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP “I met her on Tinder, but got to know her in a camper trailer.” This is the quote that immediately made me love Greg and Kathleen’s story of their transition into the tiny house movement. When I…

Let this canine show you the pure frozen beauty of the Plitvice lakes

There is a place where you can see cascades of lakes, waterfalls, and rivers, all connected in one. Sixteen lakes are divided into two systems: the Upper and Lower Lakes.  There is a place where you can witness the strength…

The ‘Bucket List Family’ sold everything they own to visit dozens of different countries around the world

BY: CHARLOTTE LEFAVE All photos from The Bucket List Family  The ‘Bucket List Family’ has well earned their nickname by doing what everyone with even a sliver of wanderlust in their soul dreams of: selling everything they own and travelling…

For 8 glorious years, this couple backpacked through 51 countries, while living out of vans for $10 a day

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP When Lauren and Craig met eight years ago working at a pizza shop in England, I doubt they could’ve predicted where their relationship would take them. Maybe they imagined some travel; perhaps they envisioned leaving the country…

This couple ditched their jobs to travel across the country in a tiny house on wheels (photos)

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP All photos by Guillaume Dutilh @ Tiny House Giant Journey. Tiny houses and dream-like, converted vans have been taking over our Instagram feeds, our Pinterest boards, and quite possibly, have become some of our most googled items.…

This family converted an old school bus into an eco-friendly, travelling hostel

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP Transforming buses into homes was a huge trend in 2016 that probably won’t slow down at all this year. The mobility, cost and environmental impact are just a few of the reasons more and more people are…

Meet the guys who used Tinder to travel through Europe for free

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP If you’re single, you probably use, or have used, Tinder. You may be looking for an hour of fun, the love of your life, or you may use the app to get a little creative. I’ve seen…

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to stop travelling after you have kids

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP Everyday we see people break out of the mould society tries and shapes around us: go to university, get a degree, move into your first apartment, get a steady job, and start a family. More and more…

This infographic predicts exactly where you will travel in 2017

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP A new year is here filled with fresh starts, new year’s resolutions, and perhaps a few hangovers. If you’re one of the lucky ones, you already have travel plans for 2017. If you haven’t planned anything yet, maybe…

How this guy’s luxurious $69,000 trip through Asia only cost him $540

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP Usually when you hear about someone travelling the world for less than one thousand dollars, you learn that they found cheap hostels or opted for sleeping in a van; they explain how they only bought discounted food…

This photographer beautifully captures humans’ complex relationship with nature

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP “Keep your love of nature, for this is the true way to understand art more and more.” Vincent Van Gogh. Humans’ relationship with nature has always been a complex one. Some people turn to nature as a…