Travel Photography Packing List

“I love your photos! What camera do you use while traveling?” is a question we get frequently from people following our adventures. It’s a great question because light, compact gear is essential when you are carrying everything you own around with you everywhere you go (along with clothes, toiletries, random photo props, and a bottle of…

The 16 Best Travel Books to Inspire Wanderlust

Nothing inspires wanderlust like getting engrossed in a novel about traveling to a foreign land and the adventures that ensue. You can lose yourself in stories of love, heartbreak, redemption and self-discovery whether your traveling abroad or back home planning your next adventure. We have been traveling on and off for over 7 years, and…

The Best Burning Man Goggles: Surviving a Dust Storm in Black Rock Desert

Congratulations! You’ve got your tickets to Burning Man! Now you’re making your list and you’re checking it twice for everything you’ll need to survive in Black Rock Desert. After all, radical self-reliance is one of the founding principles of Burning Man. And any Burning Man veteran will tell you being well prepared is critical to…

Famous Filipino Food: 15 Must-Eat Dishes in the Philippines!

The food culture of the Philippines is sometimes overshadowed by it’s northwestern neighbors – Thailand and Vietnam. But the Philippines can easily hold its own on the global culinary stage and even came in second in a 2015 CNN poll asking readers what country was their favorite food destination. From the ubiquitous adobo to the…

The Best Power Banks and Portable Chargers for Travelers

Whether we like it or not, we’ve all come to rely on our cell phones. Whether you use it for calling and texting, for accessing your favorite social media apps, for listening to music or podcasts, or for navigation, you undoubtedly feel the pain when you accidentally leave home without it. Or when it runs…

7 Awesome Things To Do in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Situated in the highlands of northern Thailand, Chiang Mai is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Visitors come here to play with elephants, trek through hill tribe villages, shop ’til they drop at the endless night markets, or simply to use it as a stopping-off point before heading further north to…

15 Awesome Things To Do in Mandalay

Mandalay is the second largest city in Myanmar and one that often gets overlooked by tourists. Visitors generally fly into Yangon and head straight for the popular tourist areas of Bagan, Inle Lake, and Ngapali Beach. But they really have no idea what they’re missing! The city of Mandalay and the area surrounding it is…

The Best Tea Shops in Mandalay, Myanmar

Throughout Myanmar you’ll find tea shops filled with men wearing “longyis”, laughing with friends while sipping endless cups of thick, sugary sweet Myanmar Tea. They are truly the heartbeat of Burmese culture, especially in larger cities like Mandalay. Most of the hotels in Mandalay include breakfast but if you really want to experience the culture…

20 Beautiful Photos of Chefchaouen, Morocco

Affectionately known as “The Blue Pearl” of Morocco, Chefchaouen certainly lives up to its name. All of the buildings are painted in a blue and white palette that will make you feel as though you’ve left the country to enter a scene from Alice in Wonderland. Around every corner and down every little alleyway is…

28 Photos of White Pocket, Arizona That Will Blow Your Mind!

White Pocket is a small area inside Vermilion Cliffs National Monument area of Northern Arizona that will make you feel as if you’ve landed on another planet. You’ll wander around marveling at the strange, unique formations that are unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. And you’ll likely have the entire area all to yourself to…