5 Pieces of Packing Advice I Wish I Hadn’t Ignored

As I am nearing the end of my working holiday year I’ve got to dust off my 65L massive Osprey backpack and figure out how to cram all my stuff back into it. Turns out I’ve accumulated quite a lot of stuff over the last 9 months and it’s time to pick through the items […]

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10 Things to Be Sure to Do Before International Travel

In 2017 alone I’ve flown 29,921 miles. That’s 62.5 HOURS of flying or over 2.5 full days (although lemme tell you it felt like a heck of a lot longer than 2.5 days). It’s enough miles to fly the circumference around Earth plus a little further! After racking up all that air time I’ve picked up a […]

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100 Things I Learned in 100 Days of Travel

It’s been 100 days since I left home on my year long adventure around the world and I’ve already learned so much more than any class has ever taught me. Take LOADS of pictures and videos. Just when you think you have enough, take double what you already have. Buying food from grocery stores will alway […]

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What’s In My Backpack: Packing for a Year in Australia

Ok… I AM OVERPACKED AND I KNOW IT. I’ve spent the past eight months watching hours of YouTube about real, professional, minimalist travelers. These people go on and on about how they only have one pair of shorts and like two shirts and that’s more than enough for their RTW 3-year long trip to arctic and subtropical climates. However, […]

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How I am Paying for My Working Holiday in Australia

Almost everyone I know say that they would love to travel, but 99% of the reasons why people don’t comes down to the same thing: MONEY. UGH. I think the #1 trick to saving enough money to be able to afford something you really want is that you really need to want it. Otherwise finding the willpower to […]

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Why I Quit My Office Job to Travel

I graduated from college in May of 2015 with a journalism degree and absolutely no idea what I wanted to do with my life. What did I know? I knew that whatever came next in my life I wanted it to be something that I truly wanted to do.  That may sound obvious, simple even. But it’s really not […]

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