Solo Dining Tips for Solo Travelers

One of the most difficult things to do as a solo traveler is eating alone. I typically don’t mind solo dining while I’m traveling by myself, but sometimes it still ends up being a bit awkward. I can walk into a restaurant and confidently ask for a table for one, book in hand, more than… Continue reading Solo Dining Tips for Solo Travelers

How to Do Laundry While Traveling

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Find out how to do laundry while traveling. No matter how you’re traveling, what your budget is, or what type of accommodation you choose, here are the best ways to wash your clothes on the road. … Whether you’re traveling for two weeks, two months, or two years, it’s likely that you’re going to need… Continue reading How to Do Laundry While Traveling

TSA Liquids Rule: What is the 3-1-1 Rule?

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Make sure you understand the TSA 3-1-1 liquids guidelines before packing your carry on! I’m answering the most common questions about what is and isn’t allowed. … If you’re going to be traveling by air, then you need to know the TSA Liquids Rule, also known as the “3-1-1 Rule”. This pertains to liquids that… Continue reading TSA Liquids Rule: What is the 3-1-1 Rule?

Liquid-Free Carry On Toiletries Kit: Solid Toiletries for Easy Travel

Make packing easy and get through TSA without hassle by creating a Liquid-Free Toiletries Kit for air travel. These are some of my favorite solid toiletries for the perfect carry on toiletries kit! … There are many reasons to travel liquid-free, but one of the biggest reasons is the pesky TSA liquids rule. The rule… Continue reading Liquid-Free Carry On Toiletries Kit: Solid Toiletries for Easy Travel

The Truth About WHY I Travel

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A few years ago, when I was working at a resort in the state of Washington, a co-worker asked me: why do you want to travel so much? I went with the standard (and admittedly annoying) answer, “Why not?” I think a lot of us travelers throw that response at people because we get asked… Continue reading The Truth About WHY I Travel

How to Save Money While Traveling (Basic Budget Travel Tips)

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These basic budget travel tips will help you get started with traveling. Find out how to save money while traveling so you can make travel a reality! … Budget travel isn’t as difficult as it seems. It mostly means giving up convenience, luxuries, and things you don’t really need. Maybe that does sound difficult to… Continue reading How to Save Money While Traveling (Basic Budget Travel Tips)

Hostel Etiquette: 10 Things NOT to Do in a Hostel

Hostel etiquette is an important part of surviving hostel life. Here’s what you should and should NOT do when staying in hostels. … In a hotel or other private accommodation, you can pretty much do what you want with your space. Sleep late, make a mess, play music, whatever (within reason) while you’re in your… Continue reading Hostel Etiquette: 10 Things NOT to Do in a Hostel

6 Life Skills You’ll Learn as a Solo Traveler

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You learn a lot as a traveler. Being out in the world, being exposed to other cultures, being put into unfamiliar situations, and oftentimes being put into emotional, stressful, and difficult situations. Everything that happens on the road, good or bad, teaches you something and helps to build new skills. And these life skills that… Continue reading 6 Life Skills You’ll Learn as a Solo Traveler

See the World While Creating Your Own

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If you’ve been following me for a while, you might have noticed my tagline: “adventures of a restless wanderer”. I don’t remember when I started using that officially, but it’s a phrase that’s always felt very true to who I am. I’ve always felt restless, and I’ve always been quite happy just wandering around. “Adventures… Continue reading See the World While Creating Your Own

5 Meaningful Travel Resolutions for the New Year

Last January I wrote a post about my travel, blogging, & personal goals. In it, I mentioned that I’m not usually one to make New Years Resolutions (despite the glaring contradiction). I was set on NOT posting anything like that this year, but naturally I found myself thinking a lot about travel plans. Ever since… Continue reading 5 Meaningful Travel Resolutions for the New Year