10 Romantic Valentine’s Day Gifts for World Travelers

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and you know what that means? Time to spend way too much money and energy on romantic gestures for your true love! If your partner is an adventurous soul who loves to travel, we’ve got you covered with these 10 romantic gift ideas for world travelers! 10 Romantic Valentine’s Day…

2019: A Wandering Wheatleys Year in Review

2019 was a BIG year for the Wandering Wheatleys! We traveled to 12 different countries, tripled our blog traffic, relocated to Saigon, started learning to speak Vietnamese, and made a baby boy! We feel so lucky to have incredible friends and family members who support our wild ambitions through reading our website, making time for…

The Best Water Shoes for Havasu Falls

Havasu Falls is arguably one of the most spectacular and picturesque waterfalls in the United States. Located in Northern Arizona, it is a 10-mile trek through a deep canyon from the parking lot to the falls. The water is a beautiful turquoise blue and it plunges down a 100-foot limestone cliff to the refreshing swimming…

Best Trekking Backpacks of 2020 for Hiking and Camping

When planning for a long, multi-day trek, the most important thing to do is to pick the right backpack. Okay, maybe packing food and water is the most important but your backpack has the ability to make your experience amazing or torturous. Putting everything you’ll need to eat, sleep, and live for several days in…

Complete 2020 Havasu Falls Packing List

So, you’ve secured your camping permit for Havasu Falls, hooray! But you’re probably thinking “now what?” It’s time to start thinking about what to pack for your upcoming camping adventure in one of the most stunningly beautiful places in the United States! Your adventure will begin with a 10-mile trek through the canyon to reach…

Thailand Travel Tips: 16 Things You Need to Know

If you haven’t already been to Thailand, it’s probably been high on your bucket list for quite some time. Known for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, you’ve undoubtedly pictured yourself sipping on a fruity cocktail while gazing out at the turquoise blue water on a little island in the middle…

Best Power Banks & Portable Chargers for Travel

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…

2019 Holiday Gift Guide: 17 Awesome New Travel Gadgets

The holidays are just around the corner! And no doubt you’ve got at least one friend who has been bitten by the travel bug and is already planning their 2020 vacation getaway. These clever travel gadgets are the perfect gifts for avid travelers as they are lightweight, compact, and can hold up to wear and…

What to Pack for a Vacation in Hawaii

So you’ve booked your ticket to Hawaii? I hope you’re excited because it’s going to be an amazing tropical beach vacation and you’ll never want to come home! Take it from someone who vacationed there once, got home, cried, and bought a one-way ticket back. It’s been a few years since I lived there and…

12 Mistakes to Avoid When Traveling with Friends

Nick and I have been on the road since October of 2016. And prior to that, we took a big trip for 15 months back in 2013. We’ve had a lot of people come to visit – parents, siblings, and friends. Generally, all of the visits have gone relatively smoothly, but we’ve had a few…