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47 Travel Gifts for Women (Unique & Best Ideas for Her)

47 Travel Gifts for Women (Unique & Best Ideas for Her)

If you’re wondering what makes a good travel gift idea for that airport-loving girl these holidays, you’re not alone. As a frequent traveler and travel writer myself, I know how hard it can be to think of fun travel gifts for women who love to explore. To help you out, I’ve prepared an extensive gift…

33 Mexico Travel Gifts (Ideas For Someone Going to Vacation)

33 Mexico Travel Gifts (Ideas For Someone Going to Vacation)

Hunting for the perfect gift for the Mexico-obsessed traveler on your list?  Traveling to Mexico means packing a specific set of items, and gifting your loved one something that will make their Mexico trip that much better is an awesome idea. I’ve spent a considerable amount of time in Mexico to date and I have…

Cyber Monday Travel Deals 2022 [31 Best Black Friday Sales]

Cyber Monday Travel Deals 2022 [31 Best Black Friday Sales]

This is our running list of the 31 best Black Friday / Cyber Monday travel deals for 2022. Bookmark this list of sales, as we will update it daily throughout the week as more Black Friday travel sales are announced. Black Friday Travel Deals: Luggage Sales Accommodation Sales Travel Gear Sales Tours Sales Flights Sales…

Outdoorsy Gifts for Her (30 Ideas for Adventurous Women)

Outdoorsy Gifts for Her (30 Ideas for Adventurous Women)

With the holidays just around the corner, outdoorsy gifts for her may be on your mind for the women who love the outdoors in your life. You really can’t go wrong with any of the gifts in this ultimate holiday gift list, so take note for brainstorming ideas! As an outdoorsy woman myself, I’ve tried…

Camping Essentials (23 Things You Might Forget to Bring)

Camping Essentials (23 Things You Might Forget to Bring)

Excited about your upcoming camping trip but wondering what camping essentials to bring? I’m here to help! Your camping gear should always include your shelter and sleeping equipment. Depending on where you are, you should also bring a variety of clothing layers and special seasonal items. As a camping fanatic myself, I have years and…

AirHelp Review 2022 (I Got $162 Delayed Flight Compensation)

AirHelp Review 2022 (I Got $162 Delayed Flight Compensation)

In this AirHelp review, I’ll share my personal experience and opinion on the delayed flight compensation service after using AirHelp to get $162 in compensation. This summer I was traveling Europe when my flight from Tirana to Vienna was delayed by more than 5 hours (twice the length of the flight itself!). Not fun. But…

How to Travel Alone (Ultimate 2022 Solo Traveler Guide)

How to Travel Alone (Ultimate 2022 Solo Traveler Guide)

If you’re making a plan to embark on your very first solo trip, get ready. You’re about to have the time of your life. But, you’ll also probably need some handy tips for how to travel alone to get through it without making any rookie mistakes.  I love solo travel and can’t recommend it enough….

North Carolina Packing List (24 Things You Might Forget to Bring)

North Carolina Packing List (24 Things You Might Forget to Bring)

Traveling to the Tar Heel State and don’t know what to pack? Don’t fret. I’m a North Carolina native and am here to help with this ultimate North Carolina packing list! Visiting North Carolina is all about enjoying the state’s diverse range of places and its easy-going pace. All four seasons are generally mild here,…

Solo Travel for Women (13 Useful Tips & 13 Fun Trips)

Solo Travel for Women (13 Useful Tips & 13 Fun Trips)

If you’re considering a trip but wondering if solo travel for women is safe or looking for places to go, then you’ve come to the right place. Traveling solo as a woman is one of the most empowering experiences I’ve ever had. Solo travel is something I recommend to anyone regardless of gender identity, but…

Hiking Essentials Checklist (26 Things to Pack on a Hike)

Hiking Essentials Checklist (26 Things to Pack on a Hike)

Hiking is a safe, enjoyable, and affordable activity when you understand what gear you need. Things like first aid supplies, sun protection, and navigation tools are the bare minimum. But on this hiking packing list, you’ll also find desirable “extras,” like a camera, trekking poles, and other items that may enhance your experience.  I’m a…

Best Time to Visit Europe | When to Go (2022 Honest Guide)

Best Time to Visit Europe | When to Go (2022 Honest Guide)

In general, the best time to visit Europe is during the shoulder season. In most European countries the shoulder runs from mid-April to mid-June and again during the month of September. This is the best time to go for cheaper prices and fewer crowds, while still offering relatively decent weather. Well, that’s the short answer…

How to Find Cheap Places to Stay in Europe (Ultimate Guide)

How to Find Cheap Places to Stay in Europe (Ultimate Guide)

Looking to find the best cheap accommodations in Europe? Then you’ve come to the right place!  Though not known for being the most wallet-friendly continent, finding cheap places to stay in Europe (that are still clean and nice) can be easily done with a little pre-planning. Apart from posh hotel rooms that seem to dominate the…

Carry On Packing List (27 Things You Might Forget to Bring)

Carry On Packing List (27 Things You Might Forget to Bring)

If you’re trying to figure out what you should and shouldn’t include in your carry on packing list, then you’ve come to the right place. As a backpacker and a frequent traveler, I know all about the struggles of keeping your packing list simple and making everything fit in a personal item or carry-on bag….

Europe Backpacking Budget Planner (How Much Will It Cost?)

Europe Backpacking Budget Planner (How Much Will It Cost?)

If you’re wondering “how much does it cost to backpack Europe?” and are looking for a comprehensive Europe backpacking budget planner, then you’ve come to the right place. Backpacking through Europe is one of the most epic travel experiences you can have. The continent is culturally diverse, has a well-established backpacker trail, and is relatively…

Puerto Rico Packing List (19 Things People Forget to Bring)

Puerto Rico Packing List (19 Things People Forget to Bring)

While many people pack their luggage exclusively with swimwear, sandals, and t-shirts when they’re visiting the island, the truth is you’ll need a little more than that on your checklist of what to pack for Puerto Rico.  I live in San Juan and I’ve seen many visitors buying essential things they forgot to pack for…

Grayl Geopress Review – The Best Travel Water Purifier?

Grayl Geopress Review – The Best Travel Water Purifier?

This detailed Grayl Geopress Water Purifier review will help you determine if the much-hyped product is worth the relatively hefty price tag. Using an inner shell, outer shell, and cartridge, the Grayl Geopress is a near-instant water purification device that allows you to safely drink from nearly any water source. Because, as all international travel…

Now Is Not the Time to Travel Abroad (An Open Letter from 92 Travel Bloggers)

Now Is Not the Time to Travel Abroad (An Open Letter from 92 Travel Bloggers)

Editor’s Note: this letter was originally published March 13, 2020, during the initial wave of the covid pandemic. It is our job to help you travel the world and to encourage you to venture and explore beyond your tiny corner of the planet. We choose to dedicate our work to promoting travel because we truly…

The Secret to Cheap International Flights (in 3 Steps)

The Secret to Cheap International Flights (in 3 Steps)

I’ll show you my personal 3 step process to finding the best flight international deal 95% of the time – and all in just 20 minutes or less!  Why You Should Listen to Me: I’ve been traveling internationally nearly non-stop for almost three years, covering 44 countries and 6 continents along the way. I’ve taken a…