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Where To Stay In Paris — Neighborhood Guide

Choosing where to stay in Paris can be a little overwhelming. Each neighborhood has its own distinct vibe and quirks, so picking the best neighborhood for your travel style will make your trip to Paris even more magical. But don’t worry — after living in Paris we have a good handle on each neighborhood (i.e. arrondissements) so this ... Read More

Tommy John Underwear Review

I have two resolutions for 2017 — travel more and get in better shape. So I needed some gear to help me along the way. Then, out of the blue, the people at Tommy John contacted me to see if I wanted to try a few of their products. I had heard a lot of ... Read More

Backpacking Europe Packing List

A comprehensive packing list and advice for budget backpacking and ultralight travel in Europe — including electronics, clothing, toiletries & accessories.

Affordable Winter Gear from Sierra Trading Post

This post is brought to you by CJ Affiliate’s VIP Content Service. Thank you Sierra Trading Post for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Sierra Trading Post, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. Winter travel is great except for the fact that you need to a bunch of ... Read More

Tortuga Outbreaker Backpack Review

We’ve been fans of Tortuga backpacks. Released in October of 2016, the Tortuga Outbreaker is the latest evolution of their main travel backpack. That’s why I was excited to get my hands on Tortuga Outbreaker so I could give it a full review. A lot of people who travel around Europe use a hiking-style backpack. These are great, ... Read More

Winter Packing List for Europe — How to Stay Warm and Comfortable

After living and traveling throughout Europe for multiple winters we know firsthand that packing for winter travels poses a few extra challenges — but don’t worry because our winter packing list has everything you need to know about packing light without sacrificing warmth or comfort. Staying warm and comfortable should be your number one goal. That ... Read More

Best Waterproof Boots For Women

It’s hard to beat a nice pair of waterproof boots when you’re traveling during the winter or in wet conditions. But no one wants to travel around Europe wearing an ugly pair of boots — that’s why we’ve put together a list of the best waterproof boots for men that are both comfortable and stylish. So let’s ... Read More

Best Waterproof Boots for Men

A nice pair of waterproof boots is one of the best footwear options for travel — especially if you’re traveling during the winter or other times where there is a good chance of snow or rain. But you don’t want to be stomping around Europe in an ugly pair of boots, so we’ve put together a ... Read More

Tortuga Travel Backpack Review

A review of the new Tortuga Travel Backpack. This backpack is a great new option for the modern traveler that wants a sleek backpack designed specifically for urban travel.

Brussels Travel Guide — How To Visit Brussels on a Budget

Home of the European Union, Brussels is one of those cities that everyone has heard about but not many people really know much about the city. But we’ll be honest, Brussels has a reputation of being kind of boring and it’s probably justly earned that reputation. However, the city is starting to attract more of ... Read More