5 Things I Did to Live a Wanderlust Life When I Had No Money

If you’ve been hanging around here for a while, you know that at one point our family was drowning financially. We were living in a house that we couldn’t afford, had medical bills piling up and had totally maxed credit cards. For a while, while we worked to dig ourselves out of debt I didn’t allow myself to have any fun or do any travel. This left me feeling defeated, depressed and kind of made me forget what living was actually all about. Finally, I decided it was time to make small changes wherever I could to make travel a little more accessible for me and my family. If you have found yourself in a similar bind, here are my 5 biggest recommendations for living a little more wanderlust even if you are short on funds.

10 Budget-Friendly Tips for Camping in Glacier National Park with Kids

As a homeschool family, we decided to kick-start our 2020-2021 homeschool year by taking a 2 week, cross-country family road trip from Minnesota to Washington and back. For this particular trip, our must-see location was Glacier National Park! We planned 4 days to spend in Glacier and honestly feel like we could have spent more. Because we were going to be on the road for a full 2 weeks, we wanted to make Glacier National Park as fun and budget-friendly as possible.

Minimalist Makeup Essentials and Skin Care Routine for Camping

I think there is oftentimes this misconception that you don’t get to be an “outdoorsy” person while also caring about your appearance. If I may, I would like to request that this silly belief be put to an end right now. Over the years, I have definitely learned to simplify my makeup routine into a more minimalist style, and I definitely simplify it even more before hiking or backpacking. I’m not suggesting we all haul along a celebrity-sized makeup kit on our hiking adventures. What I am saying is that there are some sneaky ways to keep up appearances while spending most of your time in nature. Here is a look into some of the best products and hacks for applying minimal makeup when camping or hiking — and don’t worry, it won’t take up much room in your backpack!

How to Avoid Additional Baggage Costs When Traveling

Before, the best way to save money in traveling is to have a cheap plane ticket. However, as flight fares become affordable to the masses, airline companies have increased their baggage fees.

It is dreadful for travelers to pay for expensive additional baggage costs. The best way to get away with these expensive fees is to become informed about how you can pack less.

Backpacking in the 21st Century – Technology in the Wilderness

“Getting away from it all” means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For some, it may mean getting away from screens. For others, it just means looking at the screens you want to, instead of the screens you have to, surrounded by all the natural beauty you can find.

Since everyone seeks solace in nature differently, we’re looking at some of the most tech-forward camping gear out there. Some of this gear makes the camping experience more streamlined. Some reduce the environmental impact of backpacking. And some of it’s just plain cool, and that’s worth mentioning, too!

Top 5 Safest Destinations to Travel during the Coronavirus Pandemic

After months of confinement and chaos, several countries across Europe have successfully come out of the coronavirus crisis. Consequently, these countries are opening borders, lifting travel bans, and welcoming travelers from across the world with open arms. 

In their bid to ensure safe travel for visitors, these countries are implementing a myriad of hygiene practices. Innovative concepts like air bridges, holiday corridors, etc. are helping relief-seeking travelers to enjoy a good summer holiday with their peers. 

In this post, we will talk about the top 5 destinations that are safe to travel to during this global pandemic. We will also talk about what safety measures are being taken in these countries to ensure travelers’ wellbeing.