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?” …

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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 …