What to Pack for The Wave, Arizona

So, you’ve secured one of only 20 coveted daily permits to visit The Wave, hooray! But you’re probably thinking “what do I do now?” It’s time to start thinking about what to pack for your upcoming hiking adventure and a once in a lifetime experience! Your adventure will begin with a 3-mile trek on incredibly…

Complete 2018 Packing Guide for Havasu Falls

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…

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…

Complete Road Trip Packing List

There’s no better test for your patience, ability to deal with stressful situations, or your driving skills then setting off on an adventurous cross-country road trip! Just you, your trusty vehicle, and the open road stretching out in front of you. And maybe a few hurdles along the way. You’re going to need to be…

14 Things I Wish I had Known Before Visiting Egypt

As I sit here, writing this post, I’m struggling to find the right words to describe my feelings about Egypt. Spectacular, awe-inspiring, infuriating, exhausting, and annoying are the first words that come to mind. Visiting the Pyramids of Giza, taking a cruise down the Nile, and learning all about the ancient Egyptian pharaohs were experiences-of-a-lifetime….

How to Become Insta-Famous: Just Pack These 19 Simple Accessories!

If you’re remotely active on Instagram you’ve undoubtedly seen them. “Them” being tanned and toned, blonde-haired Insta-famous women wearing teeny tiny bikinis in idyllic sandy settings, sipping on delicious-looking coconut concoctions while swinging from palm trees. Or cruising on boats in coordinated bikini and sock combos… “Them” also being those Insta-famous men sporting man-buns and…

62 Tips for First-Time Travelers

I’d like to say that I sort of know what I’m talking about now that I’ve been to 40-ish countries. But just a few years ago I was setting off on an around-the-world adventure with no set end date. Prior to that, I’d been to 4 countries; Canada (a quick weekend trip across the border),…