You don’t need a genius to tell you that this past year has thrown us all off emotionally. We’ve been sad, resentful, kind of enjoying extra time at home, anxious and absolutely terrified all at once. But why? What causes all of this rollercoaster-like energy to stuff our chests? Perhaps, we have all been experiencing culture shock during COVID-19.Read more
One of the most common questions I receive as a full-time traveler is: “How can you afford to travel?” Except, usually, the question is phrased a little differently…Read more
When you’re traveling, you want to capture photos to make your memories last. Perhaps, though, you don’t want all of your photos to look the same, with the same basic poses, subjects, and cheesy faces. You want to capture how each trip location truly made you feel on a new level. To make accomplishing this simpler, here are 15 creative, easy travel photography tips for beginners.Read more
So, you’re hoping to trade your cold winter for a tropical, beach-y vacation in Maui, Hawaii, but you don’t know what to pack. Maybe you’re asking yourself, “Will it be hot enough for shorts and tank tops?” Or, “will it be too chilly?”Read more
Cultural competence is a relatively new concept. Many academic fields, universities, non-profits and corporations tout the term, but what does it even mean? What is cultural competence?Read more
One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is, by far, “what camera do you use?” So, I’ve finally compiled a complete list with all of my favorite camera gear for travel.Read more
Over the past decade, we have seen the conversation of culture, cultural competence and cultural diversity grow exponentially. However, between experiences of cultural injustice, cultural appropriation and redefining patriotism, discussing the benefits of cultural competence has somehow begun to trigger feelings of a burden rather than of excitement or appreciation.
Before you roll your eyes and completely dismiss the idea of becoming culturally competent, know that there are, in fact, personal reasons to become culturally competent.Read more
Every one of the travel gifts for mom listed here will brighten your mom’s day, fill her with joy and wanderlust, and maybe even prompt her to book her next flight (possibly inviting you along, too).
“I don’t need a vacation,” says no mom ever — unless she’s using passive-aggressive sarcasm. Regardless of the gift occasion (Christmas, birthday, Mother’s Day or just because), she will love the meaningful sentiment put into each of these adorable travel gifts.Read more
Looking for nice, awe-worthy travel gifts for friends or sisters without breaking the bank? You’ve made it to the right place.
Curated here are over 20 unique, practical, high-end brand and totally travel-inspired gifts that all cost less than $25.Read more
Need a list of gifts for dads who travel?
Dads who travel are a whole different breed of dad. They flip from dad-joke goofy to suit-and-tie professional in a matter of seconds, and even though they are often away from home, they value family more than anything deep down. How can we repay their provision and support? With a personal gift! Here are the best gifts for dads who travel.Read more