What to Pack for A Long-Term or RTW Trip (Male Edition)

What to Pack for A Long-Term or RTW Trip (Male Edition)
From experience, packing for a 1-year trip was the hardest aspect of preparing for it. Now, having traveled and lived out of my backpack for well over a year, it’s a piece of cake. This post will provide some general advice on packing, as well as the exact items with...

Top 7 Packing Mistakes To Avoid For Your RTW & Long-Term Trip

Top 7 Packing Mistakes To Avoid For Your RTW & Long-Term Trip
In my most recent post, I told you what to pack. In today’s post I have 7 common mistakes you should avoid when packing for your round-the-world (RTW) or long-term trip.   Bringing a Nalgene water bottle: Even in combination with a Steripen, I don’t recommend packing a Nalgene-type water...

What to pack for a long-term or RTW Trip (Female Edition)

What to pack for a long-term or RTW Trip (Female Edition)
In our previous post, we gave a break-down of what to pack for a long-term or round the world (RTW) trip for guys. Today, we’ll take a look at the female edition. I present to you, our guest poster (my wife), Sharon Duckworth. The Bags 1. Main Pack: The most important feature...

Top 12 Places to Explore Like a Local in 2016

Top 12 Places to Explore Like a Local in 2016
Happy New Year! Travel more is a top New Year's resolution people make each year. If travel is one of your resolutions this year, we're here to help you make it come true! Instead of creating our own list of the best places to visit in 2016, we decided to...