Kayla de Boer | Wander Like Me

Hi! My name is Kayla and I quit my office job to travel the world. You can find budget travel advice and stories from my trips around the world at my website! www.wanderlikeme.net

Minimalist Packing List for Southeast Asia

So you have decided to go on a backpacking trip to Southeast Asia. You’ve booked your flights and a few nights accommodation and now the last thing you need to do is PACK. The thing that every “minimalist” backpacker asks themselves after buying a tiny bag is “How in the world am I supposed to fit everything in this thing?” …

Queenstown, NZ

4 TIPS FOR MEDITATION WHILE TRAVELING

Mental health is extremely important while traveling (especially if its for a long time) and for me that means being able to meditate. This is by no means a “Everyone Should Meditate” post (even though I am a firm believer that everyone could benefit from it… but that will be reserved for another day). I personally struggle with anxiety and …

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Choosing a Study Abroad Location

I studied abroad in Auckland, New Zealand for a semester my 2nd year of schooling and it was by far the most amazing, fun, and valuable experience I have ever had. I was 19 years old and it was my first time traveling alone. I was excited, exhilarated… and absolutely terrified. Young Kayla had no idea what she was getting …