Step up your travel game! In this episode of the Travel Hacking series, I share tips for my fellow ladies. It is no secret that girls may need an extra thing or 5 no matter how short a trip they plan, and my experience is no exception to that. Even though wardrobe is one of the most difficult parts of traveling for me to compromise when going away (tough life, I know), there are certain "beauty" things I am not willing to leave behind simply because they provide me that level
He is truly wise, who's travelled far and knows the ways of the World.
He who has travelled, can tell what spirit
governs the men he meets.
The Håvamål (Book of Viking Wisdom) This is Part II of the brutally honest Pros & Cons of solo travel. If you haven't read part I, click here. Learning Pro: Ideally, travelling alone brings out the best in you. This is a natural order of things because when you are on your own, being proactive is crucial. For this very reason learning
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do." Heard this Mark Twain's quote before? These words, if anything, are what make me pack my stuff right away when I am in doubt. Would I consider this a great motto for travelling alone though? Maybe. My first solo trip took place at the tender age of 13 - I asked my parents if I could take a summer course of English in the UK and to my surprise, they said yes. I h
A couple of years ago, when I was about to move from Canada to the Netherlands for a semester abroad, moving halfway across the globe still felt like a big deal even though I'd already done it before. During the pre-departure sessions my university organized for outgoing exchange students one thing that everyone seemed to try to tell us was that we were doing something truly amazing, living up to the whole idea of globalization. I don't think many of us really gave it a thoug