¿Cómo el reciclaje reduce la contaminación?

El reciclaje reduce la contaminación al reducir la cantidad de residuos que se acumulan en los vertederos y el desorden que ensucia las calles, parques, carreteras, ríos y lagos. El material de desecho sólido que termina en los vertederos causa contaminación del aire en forma de emisiones de gas metano. Reciclar más residuos reduce la […]

7 modern sabbatical ideas with Worldpackers

First, what is a sabbatical, exactly? I’m glad you asked! If you’re new to the idea of a sabbatical, here’s what you need to know: at its heart, a sabbatical is a period where you take time off from doing your usual work in order to dedicate focused energy to something else. It can be […]

Black travel: 4 things you can expect overseas as a black traveler

Travel belongs to everyone and should be intersectional.  The black travel movement is growing and black travel groups are on the rise. Being a black traveler can feel like being a celebrity in a foreign country or it can feel like being a penny in a sea full of dimes. But, in my opinion, being a black […]

How to travel Europe on a backpacker’s budget

Europe can be an intimidating area of the world for travelers to tackle.  With so many different countries jammed side by side, each with its own distinct language, culture, and way of life, it’s hard to know the best way to travel through this fascinating continent. The truth is, there is no “best” way to […]

The lazy-traveler’s comprehensive guide to budget travel tips

I recently returned from five beautiful months gallivanting around Europe, my first solo travel trip. I saw five countries in five months, and it felt as though I walked through three of nature’s seasons, deepening my experience of time. I didn’t plan for that, nor did I plan that I’d visit five countries in five months when […]

How to find cheap airfare anytime of year

Finding cheap airfare can be a full-time job.  There are a million different flight companies, travel agencies and comparison sites all claiming to be the cheapest, yet all seem to have different prices, taxes and hidden charges. Unlike almost any other business model on the planet, when you’re booking a flight, nothing is black and […]

How to become a freelance travel photographer

Becoming a freelance travel photographer is definitely the dream that all who travel with a camera secretly have in their drawer. I do not know one traveler who does not have a passion for photography, and many of them are extremely talented indeed. But the path between having a passion and actually turning that into […]

How to quit your job and start traveling

It’s a question asked by millions around the world, every single day. How to quit your job and start traveling? It’s equally the most romantic and terrifying idea in the world; Leave everything behind and travel the world. Ditch the 9-5 lifestyle, politely tell your boss to look for a new employee and jump on […]

How to travel on a budget: top 10 money-saving hacks

Traveling on a budget does not have to be a cheap experience.  Alternatively, traveling abroad while spending your hard-earned money wisely is a rewarding and relatively easy thing to do.  Don’t believe me? Find out how to travel on a budget with these top 10 money-saving travel hacks.  How to travel on a budget: top […]

What to pack for long term travel

About ten years ago I took my very first trip out of the country. I remember nervously waiting to find out whether my enormous suitcase was under the 50-pound limit. Yes, you read that correctly. I packed 48 pounds of stuff for a one-week trip to Jamaica, where I basically would just be wearing a […]