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 […]