When it comes to backpacking, Africa has a bad reputation. Stereotypes have led people to view the continent as unsafe and difficult to navigate – which is hardly the case. While Africa may be rough around the edges, Helen proves that it is easily manageable for the intrepid traveler!
Travel and volunteering go hand in hand. Unfortunately, volunteering abroad can be tricky – finding reputable and ethical organizations, wading through the number of options…it’s tough! That’s why I sat down with Shannon to discuss just how to volunteer abroad.
For many, food a never-ending source of wonder. When it comes to eating abroad, however, are some valid concerns. How do you eat safely, without getting sick? What do you need to pack before you go that helps you on your tasty travels? And what do you need to know to build out an itinerary based around food? In this interview, Jodi explains just how to be a foodie abroad.
Rail passes are all about math. Nothing else matters about them except their ability to save you money. If they can’t do that, they are worthless, so I make sure to track all the numbers. Is the pass worthwhile? Let me explain…
Food is such an integral part of so many cultures that to skip out on meals when you travel is to miss a huge part of traveling. I’m always disappointed when I meet travelers who cook all their meals in a hostel kitchen. It is possible to eat out on a budget, and I’ll show you how!
But many travelers have a valid concern when it comes to food — eating out all the time is expensive. Imagine if you ate out every day — your food budget would be astronomical!
If you’re stuck in the monotony of routine (whether you’ve been on the road too long or you’ve been in one place too long), a great way to spice up your life (and enrich it, too) is to volunteer internationally. Here are 9 ways you can get started.