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…

Guide to Shopping in Uzbekistan: What to Buy and How Much to Pay

The souvenir market scene in Uzbekistan is strong, especially in the touristy towns of Bukhara and Khiva. You can’t walk down the road or enter a madrasah without walking past the colorful embroidered tapestries, bags, and jackets. Ceramic plates line the sidewalks of the roads to get to the tourist shops. And vendors call out…

43 Ridiculous Swimsuits That You’ll Actually Want This Summer

Ah summer. It’s that time of year again. The time when women put on uncomfortable, revealing swimsuits and body shame each other. When our frantic desire for hairlessness causes us to shave our bodies from the the tip of our noses to the bottom of our toenails. I, for one, despise bathing suit season. Not…

7 Amazingly Comfortable (and Stylish!) Dresses for Travel

Packing for a short vacation or long-term travel can be a daunting task! You need to consider the culture (i.e. being required to cover-up in very conservative countries), the weather, and what activities you’ll be doing during your trip. I have been on the road for over 2 years now and love having a few…

12 Awesome Gift Ideas for Avid Kayakers

There is nothing better then being on the water, especially in the Pacific Northwest! There are endless lakes and rivers, astonishing scenery, and you can paddle all year round if you have the right equipment. Every month of the year offers a new experience.

If you know someone who loves to kayak, undoubtedly they can always use new gear. And you don’t have to break the bank to buy them a useful gift that they’ll love – there are plenty of great gifts you can get them for under $30.

Here is my list of 12 awesome gifts for the avid kayaker in your life!

7 Ways to Sneak Alcohol into a Music Festival or Concert

Music festivals are both epically awesome, and epically expensive. Not only do you have to pay for your tickets, but you’ll also have to pay for a super darling outfit to wear there and then snacks and booze once you’re inside. If you want to save some dough, you may want to consider a few…

35 Travel Health and Beauty Products for Females

It’s been over two years since I quit my job, relinquished my apartment, put all of my worldly belongings in a storage unit, and hit the road. That’s two years since I’ve lived near a Target or had a shipping address to order anything on Amazon. Two years since I’ve had my favorite health and…