Working on Superyachts: Our Guide to Getting Paid and Traveling the World

Throughout my ten years as a superyacht stewardess, people have been intrigued by the job and what they imagine it entails. Admittedly, I have worked for celebrities and visited places I doubt I would’ve seen if it weren’t for the job. However, being repeatedly woken by the steward’s buzzer and requests to “make the engines less noisy” is infuriating, even […]

11 Ways to Stay Safe As A Solo Female Traveler (Without Sacrificing Experience)

Let’s get something straight: bad things can happen anywhere in the world, both right at home and a thousand miles away. The road is no exception, whether you’re in a beachside 5-star resort or a cramped bus bumping through the Ecuadorian Andes. But that’s no reason to back down. I’ll never accept the notion that […]

Live, Work, & Thrive: 11 Favorite Cities of Digital Nomads

Planes, trains, hammocks, and the middle of nowhere: we’ll work anywhere that works for us. The life of a digital nomad is certainly free spirited, but there are a lot of factors to consider when deciding where to be a nomad. Towering mountains and white sand beaches certainly are an influence, but the cost of […]

What Instagram Doesn’t Tell You About Vanlife

Spend a few hours swooning over images of #vanlife on Instagram, and you’ll be forgiven for thinking that life on the road is all about jaw-dropping camping spots, breathtaking sunsets, and luxurious camper vans that eerily resemble the Royal Penthouse Suite at the King George V Hotel in Paris. That’s right, folks. Instagram has a […]

A Backpacker’s Guide to Traveling Africa Overland

Africa is big. Seriously big. Like, imagine how big Africa is in your head. Wrong. It’s even bigger. This was a fact that I didn’t entirely grasp when I made the decision to travel overland (i.e. on roads) up the east coast of this huge landmass. Point A was Cape Town, South Africa. Point B […]

10 Ways to Travel the World for (Nearly) Free

5-star resorts, private shuttles, and business class have conditioned us to think that travel is always going to break the bank. There’s a space for budget travelers (folks who like to travel on the cheap), but have you ever pondered how to kick it up a notch and really save money, perhaps by spending hardly […]

7 Activities for the Backpacking Adrenaline Junkie

I’m far from hardcore, but I generally enjoy the feeling of a racing heart and clammy hands. Adrenaline is Mother Nature’s drug, served up for free when you place yourself in the right situation. Never do I feel more alive than when I’m going fast, falling from a height, or using mum’s good fabric scissors […]

Travel Doesn’t Always Need to be “Instagrammable,” and You Should Embrace That

In a world of picture-perfect feeds, apartments created just for Instagram, and a whole lot of selfie taking, it’s safe to say people have social media on the brain while they’re traipsing the globe. It fosters a sense of connection while we’re far away and allows us to share our most exciting moments with new […]

Sleeping in Airports? 5 Ways to Do It Like a Boss

Sleeping in airports should be considered a sport. Hell, for our purposes, it pretty much is. Perhaps your flight got cancelled because of a monster snowstorm, or you decided to take vouchers to be bumped from an oversold flight. Whatever your story is, one fact rings true: you are a citizen of the airport for […]

Ethical Tourism: A Traveler’s Guide to Protecting Wildlife

As travelers, many of the experiences that we dream of checking off of our bucket list involve animals. Encounters with animals, especially the wild kind, are some of the most memorable experiences of our lives. What we need to be aware of, though, is that many of the attractions we sign up for out of […]

How to See the World Without Destroying It

Traveling is a beautiful thing. You get to see the world, interact with new cultures, broaden your horizons and hopefully, learn about yourself and the world you live in. According to Statista, “the travel and tourism industry is one of the world’s largest industries with a global economic contribution (direct, indirect and induced) of over […]