Sample Itineraries

Travel to the southernmost point in the Continental US, Key West

12 of the Best Day Trips from Miami

From glamorous night bars and cafes to wide sandy beaches Miami has an eclectic amalgamation of all. This jewel has become a phenomenon because of its outstanding beauty. Miami is not only a popular tourist destination, but also one of the best…
Visit historic South Stack perched atop dramatic cliffs

Free Things to do in Wales

The number of free things to do in Wales is incredible. In fact, there are many scenic hikes, beautiful Welsh coast, and charming villages. Furthermore, your holiday in this amazing country can be really cheap if you love spending time with…
Visit Uxmal - one of the only Mayan ruins that you can still climb!

The 10 Best Day Trips from Merida Mexico

15 years ago, if you mentioned the name "Merida" to travelers, most wouldn't know where you were talking. Fast forward to today, and it's a rising travel destination. Everybody's heard of Cancún, Tulum, and Cozumel. Merida is the new kid…
Cornwall England’s Land’s End Trail 

The 5 Best UK Weekend Trips from London

Between travel bans, lockdown restrictions, and fears about the coronavirus, more and more travel enthusiasts have been embracing the classic staycation to soothe their wanderlust. Luckily for those living in the UK, there is so much natural…
Annency - the Venice of the Alps

Top Things To Do In The French Alps

The French Alps are spectacular at any time of the year and the region is fantastic for tourists who want to ski, relax, or just take in the incredible scenery. As the largest mountain range in Europe, the Alps spans an impressive 750 miles…
Boston Faneuil Hall Marketplace Things to do in Boston

The Ultimate Historical Boston Bucket List

Boston is an excellent place for history buffs. As the site of such famous events like the Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere’s midnight ride, and the first American Revolutionary War battle, it’s no wonder that many of the things on our historical…
Best Outdoor Activities in New Orleans

The Best Outdoor Activities in New Orleans

New Orleans is a renowned city worldwide, with people traveling from across the globe to visit the French Quarter, watch the Mardi Gras festival, and hear the smooth, live jazz. New Orleans, often referred to as The Big Easy, is home to beautiful…
Valley of Flowers Short Trek

Hemkund Sahib and The Valley of Flowers Short Trek Itinerary

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The exquisite Valley of Flowers National Park is dream come true for all visitors and hikers alike. It is abundant in gorgeous and exotic floral kinds, as well as species threatened with extinction. The Valley of Flowers is situated in the…
7 Romantic Wine Destinations for all Budgets

7 Top Wine Destination Ideas for all Budgets

We've all heard of the top wine destinations like Napa Valley, Bordeaux, and Tuscany, which are on the bucket list for many wine connoisseurs, but there are plenty of wine regions around the globe that are more off the beaten path. And where…

Backpacking Gear

Dehydrated vs. freeze-dried ingredients

Dehydrated vs. Freeze-Dried Ingredients

The starting point for any DIY dehydrated backpacking meal is a selection of dehydrated or freeze-dried ingredients. Both of these methods remove the water weight from your food supply, helping ensure the lightest weight in your pack, and transforming…
Your tent is one of the most important items for your backpacking trip

Essential Backpacking Gear - What to Take in the Wild

Going out in the wild and isolating yourself from the city noise and your ordinary life is so freeing, but terrifying at the same time. There is so much you need to learn about backpacking outdoors, and tons of small details that can make your…
What to Pack for Your Upcoming Beach Vacation

What to Pack for Your Upcoming Beach Vacation

In life, there is nothing more pleasing than hopping on a plane and jetting off somewhere exotic. If a beach vacation is on the cards, creating a packing list can be difficult. You don’t want to bring too much, but at the same time, you don’t…
Backpacking Gifts for every budget

Travel Gifts for Women: Ideas for Every Budget

I'm sure we all have that person in our lives who is ready to hit the road now that travel is opening up again. Explore our list of travel gifts for the women in your life while they dream of future adventures. Budget Travel Gifts for Women…
Yes! You can use a regular backpack for hiking

Different Types of Backpacking Packs - The Ultimate Guide

If you’re new to backpacking, it can be hard to know what gear you need for days on the trail. Backpacking and outdoor sports are more popular than ever, and you’ve probably seen a huge number of companies advertising their hiking backpacks…
Backpacking 101: Checklist of things to plan for

Backpacking 101: Checklist of things to plan for

Most travelers dream of hitting the road with the most essentials packed into the lightest load. When planning to travel with only the necessities on your back, deciding what you need to bring on your trip can be an overwhelming process. You…
Essential Gear for Digital Nomads

Gifts for Digital Nomads 

After the year we’ve had, it’s clear that the world is changing. As companies are starting to realize that remote work is a real possibility, more and more people are looking to become digital nomads. If you or someone you know is thinking…
All About Lightweight Backpacking Fishing Gear

All About Lightweight Backpacking Fishing Rods

If you are interested in fishing and backpacking, why not combine your two passions? Since backpacking requires you to keep your pack weight low, there is some basic lightweight equipment you'll need if you want to go fishing this season. Check…
The Complete Packing List for Female Travelers

The Complete Packing List for Female Travelers

Whether you’re packing for a week, a month or a year, deciding what to take can be challenging. If you’re like most people, you always overpack, thinking you want to make sure you have absolutely everything you could need. Even so, you…

Travel Stories & Advice

Fraser Island views from Indian Head, Queensland

10 Amazing Queensland Islands You Need to Visit

When people are looking for a summer holiday in Australia, it is more common to look along the East Coast and the Islands available. Can you believe there are over 900 Queensland Islands situated just off this 2000 kilometres stretch of land?…
Moving to the UK with the UK Innovator Visa

How to Move to the UK with the UK Innovator Visa

Have you always dreamed of moving abroad but are not sure how to do it? With plenty to discover in the British Isles, plus its proximity to European destinations, moving to the UK could be the way to live out your dreams of living abroad. While…
Visit the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates

48 Hours in Abu Dhabi: A Useful Guide for Last-Minute Trips

Besides being the capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi also carries a reputation for being home to world-class cultural opportunities. Unlike its glitzier neighbour Dubai, this so-called “Manhattan of the Middle East” also offers more family-friendly…
What Backpackers Should Know About Nutrition

How to Optimize Your Nutrition while Backpacking

Wilderness backpacking is a new adventure every time you step out. Whether you’re making a long trek or only hiking for a few hours, proper nutrition is key for a safe, healthy, and enjoyable backpacking experience. As fun as backpacking…
how to prepare for a backpacking trip

Healthy Habits to Help You Prepare for a Backpacking Trip

If you are looking for a grand adventure, then a well-planned backpacking trip is the best way to find it because there is nothing quite like taking the long trail up a mountainside or through a gorgeous forest. However, while it may seem easy…
The stunning and extravagant Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi

3 Most Popular Cultural Destinations in Abu Dhabi

People travel for many different reasons. Some consider it a chance to relax, while many think it’s a good means to “escape” their busy lives. Others visit foreign places for self-discovery or to cultivate interpersonal relationships. Statistics…
How to get in shape for hiking

How to Get in Shape for Hiking and Backpacking

If you are serious about the idea of getting out there and making a regular hobby out of hiking and backpacking, then you will need to be prepared. While creating a packing checklist and making sure to drink plenty of water are good first steps,…
Backpacking with Disabilities: How to Go About It the Right Way

Backpacking with Disabilities: How to Go About It the Right Way

Going abroad requires some amount of prep, even beyond deciding where you’re going or what you intend to do. There are world events and politics to consider, cultural norms, and crime rates to all think about before you board a plane. And…
Solo travel in Uganda near the river Nile in Jinja

Tips for Solo Travel in Uganda

There are so many reasons why someone would choose to travel solo, it could be work, it could be a need for some “alone time,” or just desire to experience different cities on your own. Traveling solo gives a different vibe from group traveling,…

Budget Tips

Free Things to do in Antigua, Guatemala

Free Things to do in Antigua, Guatemala

With its picturesque, cobblestone streets and sceneries, Antigua is arguably one of the most beautiful towns to visit in all of Central America (let alone just Guatemala). Filled with colonial architecture, bustling markets, and spiraling volcanoes…
Travel Uganda on a Budget

Travel Uganda on Budget

Uganda, the famed Pearl of Africa, is a destination many travellers ought to have on their bucket list. There’s a lot to see in this small yet mysterious country and if you are not careful enough, you will end up spending your life’s savings…
How to earn money while backpacking Australia

5 Ways to Earn Money While Backpacking in Australia

Backpacking around Australia is an amazing experience. You get to explore natural wonders at your fingertips from white sand beaches and lagoons to natural rainforests, mountains and ranges. With all this travelling though, it can often end…
How to plan a weekend trip on a budget

How to Plan a Weekend Trip on a Budget

Wouldn’t it be great if you could travel, meet new people, broaden your horizons, and generally have a grand adventure without blowing a hole in your wallet (or selling your kidney for that matter)? Believe it or not, you actually can (no…
Strolling around Sydney's famous waterfront

Backpacking Sydney on a Budget

Sydney is the backpacker hub of Australia.  It is a world-famous city with iconic landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach, and more. And Australia, in general, is an easy country to travel around because…
Backpacking Ireland on a budget

10 Tips for Backpacking on a Budget in Ireland

Ireland is one of the most beautiful and culturally rich countries to visit. Though it might be a small country, it never seems like you can spend too much time in Ireland. Each coast has its own unique geographical features, gorgeous ocean…
Backpacking Australia on a Budget: 7 Pro Tips

Backpacking Australia on a Budget: 7 Pro Tips

You’ve been reading about Australia for years: the exotic animals, majestic desert landscapes, and the stunning coastline. Now, it’s time for some adventure travel, though that may sound redundant because when backpacking Australia everything…
Are backpackers entitled to claim tax refunds?

How to Claim a Tax Refund as a Backpacker

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Every year, countless young people travel all over the globe to embark on a working holiday. Traveling abroad is undoubtedly a very exciting experience for any backpacker. After all, there is so much to plan – from accommodation and employment…
Best Countries for Budget Travel

Cheapest Backpacking Destinations - 2022 Guide

With 2022 full of hope, it’s time to dust off your backpack and think about where to go next. If you're on a budget, you may be wondering about the cheapest backpacking destinations in the world. The thing is, especially if you've been aching…

Off the Beaten Path

Sunset at the Valley of Rocks viewpoint in Exmoor National Park

10 Amazing UK National Parks for Wildlife and Unforgettable Hikes

Undoubtedly, The UK's National Parks are among its greatest treasures. From the dramatic peaks and valleys of the Lake District National Park to the world-famous Jurassic Coast, England and South Wales are full of stunning landscapes waiting…
How to train for a thru hike

How to Train for a Thru Hike

Are you ready to embark on the challenge of hiking the Appalachian Trail, or want to know how to prepare for hiking up Kilimanjaro? In this article, we will talk about fitness tips, gear recommendations and more information for how to train…
Thórsmörk, the grand finale of the Fimmvörduháls Trek

The Best Hikes in Iceland to Discover the Country on Foot

Sometimes walking is the best way to see the world. If you’re road-tripping across Europe and want to make the most of your time away, exploring each country on foot is a great way to make the best memories before you return - including the…
Ouray - known as the Little Switzerland of Colorado

8 Perfectly Hidden Gems in Colorado

The real secret? Colorado is a hidden gem on its own. Denver is a bumping transplant town getting busier by the day, but you'd be surprised how many people never get out of the city! Check out these 8 hiking trails, all perfectly hidden gems…
Bristol is known for its vibrant arts scene and quirky alternative culture

Day Trips From London By Train

London is one of the most vibrant, exciting cities in the world, with so many incredible things to see and do. However, there are plenty of other fantastic places in the south of England that are also definitely worth visiting. Many of these…
View of San Gerardo de Rivas and Cerro Chirripó National Park in the background

The 5 Best Hikes in Costa Rica

Living La Vida Loca? Sorry, Ricky Martin, it's all about the Pura Vida ("Pure Life") in Costa Rica. And the best way to experience this is by visiting the multitude of national parks — 28 in total. And, because the country's so small, it's…
Hidden Gems in Munich

Hidden Gems in Munich Off the Beaten Path

When planning a trip to Munich, there are the obvious famous spots, like the Hofbräuhaus Beer Hall, Marienplatz, or the vast English Garden. But if you’re looking for something more off the beaten path, there are plenty of hidden gems in…
Incredible vistas on the Doi Chiang Dao hike in Thailand

Top 5 Best Hikes in Thailand

What do you think of when you think of Thailand? Is it the incredible beaches, the lush green jungles, and fascinating culture? This is what comes to mind for most visitors. Yet, hidden beneath all that is a landscape eager for company. So,…
Hidden gems in Santa Barbara, California

11 Unique Hidden Gems in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California is one of those cities that feels like an escape every time you visit! You can’t go wrong with year-round sunshine, beautiful beaches and mountains, and the gorgeous Spanish-style architecture throughout the whole…