I’ve traveled to over 40 countries now, and I’ve managed to stay safe, get fed, and have friendly encounters everywhere I’ve gone with only 23 words and phrases. Sometimes I learn a little more, but this set of words keeps me alive just fine.Read More »Learn These 23 Words Before You Travel
How can a traveler connect with locals — or even get themselves fed — without spending hours learning languages? Here’s a five-step plan that makes it manageable.
At home, mosquito bites are a major nuisance. When traveling, they are a potential source of life-threatening diseases like malaria, dengue fever, Zika virus, and Chikungunya. These diseases are sometimes underreported, so it’s important to manage your exposure in tropical climates even when you’re told the area is safe. Tip: Always visit the Center for Disease Control before you travel to learn about health risks in your destination.
Whatcha Packin’? I’ve been on the road now for eight years. Everything I carry can fit in a single backpack.… Read More »Best Travel Gear for Women (peek inside a nomad’s pack)
Luckily, there are some great solutions for gifting nomads, backpackers, gap year travelers, and overseas students. Here are some favorites.Read More »7 Great Gifts for Globetrotters: No Shipping Required