15 Greece Travel Tips: You Should Know Before You Go

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Greece Travel Tips

It should be no secret the Greek spirit and hospitality is world renowned. Greece has one of the most iconic cultures, histories, and geographies. Greece for us strikes a tender note, it is where Tasha and I fell in love. It launched years of future travel and this very blog. However, like every destination, there are a few things to know before you travel to Greece. Yes – that’s right before you engorge yourself on feta cheese, olives, wine, and dolmades you should take heed. We’ve compiled this list of our best Greece travel tips to help you out before you go, or if you’ve … Read More

Best Carry On Backpacks Of 2017

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Best Carry On Backpacks

Finding the best carry-on backpack for your next trip is critical. I spent weeks going over my choices before purchasing. The result? My favorite bag I’ve ever owned. And it’s still going strong after two years of travel. It’s made it on countless flights, buses, and taxis. And I’ve had it on my back in the Sahara Desert, Rome, The Drakensberg Mountains, and Belgrade. I travel full time so the luggage I carry on a plane is as important, as purchasing a new car is for others. Nothing can make airfare more laborious than being unprepared or having the wrong baggage. After all, … Read More

Best Women’s Travel Shoes: Treat Your Feet Right

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The Best Women's Travel Shoes for walking all day

Before we left on a one-way ticket to explore the world I spent months and months researching and trying on different women’s travel shoes that would go with my problematic feet. Shoes are single-handedly the most important clothing item to consider when packing for your travels. A good pair of travel shoes may not be the most exciting thing in a suitcase, but ensuring that your feet are comfortable can make for either a great day or a painful day.  We walk a lot when we travel. If I ask directions for some place and they say, “Oh, it’s just 3km down the … Read More

My Best Travel Tips from Traveling Around the World

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Our Top Tips for New Travelers

Excited. Nervous. Terrified. That’s how I felt when I was 21 traveling around the world. I had no idea what I was doing, and that was okay. Everyone has to start somewhere right. I used to be the one who would ask whomever I could for travel advice – any advice that they spared was much appreciated. Now, as we travel all around the world we are the ones getting asked for our best travel tips.I thought we should share a few of our tips for newbie travelers getting started on their around the world travels.  Our Best Travel Tips For Your Next Trip Around … Read More

Ten Awesome Travel Accessories You Should Pack For Your Next Trip

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Ten Awesome Travel Accessories For Your Next Trip

“What should I pack?” It’s a normal question we all ask ourselves.  Our passion is travel, so naturally we have compiled a personal list of awesome travel accessories. We placed our top ten awesome travel accessories that we love to pack in this convenient list. It’s the kind of stuff we look back and go “how did we travel without that before?” Buff UV Headwear We both just added these to our packs, but we already know we’re going to love them. They’re extremely versatile, pack up next to nothing, and offer protection. They are one those super simple products … Read More

Tricks On How To Save On Accommodation

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Top Tips To Save On Accommodation

One of the greatest expenses in travel is accommodation, but employing good strategies to save on accommodation means more money in your pocket, meaning more travel. We live perpetually on the road, so we’re constantly searching for the next place to stay. Over time we’ve built a collection of tricks we use to save on accommodation. In this day and age, there are tons of travel resources at your disposal to find a great place to stay for cheap. You could consider us backpackers, but we rarely stay in the cheapest accommodation. Unfortunately, we continue to grow older so now we … Read More

Tips On Tipping In Restaurants Throughout Europe

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Tipping in Europe

It is becoming commonly well known what to tip and where to tip when traveling through the typical tourist enclaves of Western Europe. For those traveling to Italy, a tip comes in the form of a service charge and tipping in Norway may leave locals flabergasted.  However, as Eastern European destinations become increasingly popular tourists are left wondering when and whether to tip come bill time. Traveling extensively through Europe, has left us always questioning tips come bill time. That being said, tipping in Europe is still not what it is in North America, no one will chase you down the street … Read More

Backpacking Through Europe: How Much Will it Cost?

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How Much Does it Cost to Backpack Through Europe?

A dream for many young people now days is to take a grand trip and backpack through Europe. I can relate, instead of Facebooking and falling asleep in class I spent my college days researching how to backpack through Europe. After graduation, I bought the cheapest one-way flight out of the US. I had the time of my life traveling through Europe. Of course, a major concern is a cost of doing this. Europe is not Southeast Asia, and prices are generally quite high for the average young traveler. After dedicating more than a year of my life to backpacking through … Read More

10 Reasons Why Staying in a Hostel is the Absolute Worst

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Hostels Are The Worst

Hostels have a bad reputation in America for being dirty, disgustingly cheap places where you go if you want all your possessions taken from you.  You may even end up getting kidnapped while staying in a hostel and locked in a dungeon getting your fingers chopped off with a pair of pliers.  Well with years of experience in and out of many hostels, I’m here to tell you that you are right! Read on to discover why staying in a hostel is the absolute worst.  Different Cultures? Yuck!  Just let me hang out with people exactly like me from my … Read More

Contraceptives while Backpacking the World

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Contraceptives for Round The World Travel

A pregnancy would put a bump in the road – literally.  Babies can be great, but they don’t really fit our nomadic lifestyle.  I’ve always had difficulty in finding the best way to stay baby free while traveling.  As a woman, there is more to birth control than just preventing pregnancy.  I also want to regulate my period, and eliminate cramps. Travelers also have to worry how their insurance will cover their contraceptives, and how will they choose a method for a long trip abroad. Another hindrance is the shelf life of certain forms and the packability in their bags. … Read More