The 3-day rule is not what you might think. You don’t have to wait 3-days after a date to call (just call). My 3-day traveling rule is this: When you’re backpacking (or traveling to multiple places on 1 trip), you should only spend 3 days in each city. Why? 3 days is the perfect amount of … More Traveling: The 3-day rule?
As many obstacles as I face when I travel, none of them are as difficult as getting back home is. … More The hardest part of traveling: coming home
Traveling with a backpack only has become my favorite thing. Since I’ve started traveling exclusively with a backpack, I’ve heard all the arguments saying that rolling bags are much better because it’s not as difficult to carry, but I’m here to show you that even though that might be true, backpacks are better. **If you … More The Smart Travelers Guide to Backpacks
Hey friends! It’s Saturday in Shanghai and I officially left the USA on Tuesday morning. Here’s what I’ve been up to: Tuesday: Flying all the way across the world. That’s it. It was kind of like a skipped day. Wednesday: I arrived in Shanghai around 5:30pm and proceeded through immigration. I got through with my … More August 25: The First Few Days
We stopped in Sydney for a quick day and a half before heading out to Melbourne. We did a quick tour, so I’m not going to bore you all with those details. Melbourne was such a cool city. We went on a walking/bus tour one of the mornings we were there. It took us all … More Melbourne, Australia: Wineries, Tours, and Kangaroos
I’ve never considered myself a world traveler because I had only seen specific parts of the world, but hopefully I can change that very soon! … More World Traveler Status: Pending