Posts tagged travel hacks
Why Shoes Are the Most Important Travel Accessory

Can you recall when you were having a great night out or exploring incredible sights and scenery and all of a sudden your feet start screaming bloody murder? Soon after, you realize that you’re in pain for the long haul and your thoughts race back to why in the fresh hell did you decide to wear those particular shoes? And why didn’t you wear the less fashionable, more practical shoes that are now hours away in a closet somewhere?

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6 Essential Lessons Every Traveler Will Learn On The Road

With great journeys come great life lessons. I’ve made the world my playground and my wanderlust has become my Northern Star. Traveling has gifted me with some of the most important life lessons I’ve ever learned—lessons I could never have learned in a classroom. I’m now able to view cultures from the inside out with an unbiased lens rather than the outside looking in. Today, I’d like to share 6 of these life lessons with you. 

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10 Types of Travelers You're Bound to Meet When You Jetset the World

Travelers come in different shapes and sizes. We travel for very different reasons to entirely different parts of the world. But if you travel enough, you’ll realize there are a few categories that most travelers fit into, at least in part. Here’s my take on some of the types of travelers you’ll meet while you’re out experiencing the world.

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5 Ideas For Your Next Baecation

Romance! It means something completely different depending on who you ask! While some couples prefer the “traditional” romantic gestures such as flowers, and chocolate, other couples lean more towards the “functional” romance… you know, when your partner cooks dinner and takes care of the clean-up too? Swoon! 

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10 Thoughts Every Anxious Traveler Has

Travel is beautiful; however, pre-travel nerves are totally a thing. Don't worry, I'll spare you the graphic details, and simply say, rest assured: you are not alone. Even the most experienced of travelers are not exempt from the sleepless nights, queasy stomach, and frantic pocket grabbing in search of your phone (or passport, or camera).

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Less Is More: The Truth About Friendships While Traveling The World

For the past year, I stood (not so idly) by and lived a roller coaster of a first year abroad. I didn’t miss my hometown of Montreal much, not for a lack of meaningful relationships and love for the city I call home, but because I was busy living. Now that my time teaching in mainland China is up, I’ve taken some time to reflect. I’m excited to go home, but not without apprehension. “What’s there to be concerned about, KB?” Short answer? Friendships are at times a casualty of travel.

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Airport Layover: 5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Airport Layover

Sometimes life (read: cheap flight prices) brings us to the inevitable reality that long layovers exist. There isn’t always an opportunity to leave the airport and explore the surrounding city and we’re quite aware that the extra time without fresh air can either be a make or break when it comes to keeping your sanity and traveling. Here are some tips on how to keep your sanity when you have a long layover and are stuck in the airport.

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Travel Hack: How To Cut Your Expenses and Maximize Your Travel

Like many other nomads who chose the unconventional life of long term travel, I had to change the way I utilized money. I scoured the internet for ideas to save money and every article I encountered advised to adjust my budget.  It is imperative to have a healthy savings account while traveling long term.

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