2019 Burning Man Packing List

Burning Man is an incredibly intense experience. You’ll be venturing into the Black Rock Desert where there are frequent dust storms. Your body and everything you own will be covered in the alkaline playa dust, all of the time. You will get bloody noses daily, your feet will get dry and crack, you’ll be kept…

What to Pack for Portland, Oregon in the Fall/Winter

Portland, Oregon is a quirky city that has gained notoriety over the past few years for being a little “weird”. The pedestrian-friendly downtown area has bigger lanes for bicycles than cars and you’re more likely to eat out of a truck than a restaurant. Portland has the most breweries and independent microbreweries of any city in…

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…

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…

What to Pack for a Vacation in Morocco

“You have very poor fashion sense!” the restaurant tout yelled at me angrily after I refused to sit down to eat. He had been aggressively pestering me and using his body to keep me from passing which meant there was no chance in hell I’d be dining there. And he was right about my outfit….

Best Trekking Backpacks of 2018 for Hiking and Camping

When planning for a long, multi-day trek, the most important thing to do is to pick the right backpack. Well, 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…

What to Pack for a Vacation in the Philippines

Planning a trip to the Philippines? You’re bound to have the adventure of a lifetime! And while you’ll be spending most of your time in a swimsuit and flip flops, you’ll probably want to pack a few other essentials as well, just in case. Read on to learn all about what you should be sure…

35 Travel Health and Beauty Products for Females

October of 2018 will mark 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…

What to Pack for a Vacation in Namibia

So you’re planning a vacation in Namibia? With wild animals grazing right along the road and tribal people that invite you into their villages to witness their honored traditions, a trip to Namibia is truly an experience of a lifetime! Follow our packing guide so you’re prepared for anything and everything you may encounter along…

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…