The 5 Best Places for Women to Travel Right Now // Brittany from Boston

Top 5 Places for Women to Travel Right Now

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It’s unavoidable. You tell your family or friends that you are embarking on a solo female travel adventure and then you have to wade through the onslaught of concerned (read: condescending) voices telling you how dangerous the world is. Oddly enough, these concerns often come from people who have done little to no traveling themselves. […]

7 Must-Haves to Survive a Long Flight // Brittany from Boston

7 Must-Haves to Survive a Long Flight

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If you’ve been there you know, having a long-haul flight in front of you is daunting. You’re staring down the barrel of ten or more straight hours of sitting in the same position in a tight seat next to a stranger. You don’t know if it’ll be super hot or freezing cold, but you know […]

Capsule Hotels: What to Expect // Brittany from Boston

Capsule Hotels: What to Expect

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One of the experiences I was most eager to try in Tokyo was staying at a capsule hotel. I know, I know, there are far more culturally unique and interesting things to experience in Japan. But something about the idea of staying in a micro-hotel modeled after a first-class cabin in a high-end airplane just […]

6 Principles of Slow Travel // Brittany from Boston

6 Principles of Slow Travel

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A common misconception about permanent travelers is that we spend a fortune on our travels, that we must be independently wealthy to find out globetrotting. This couldn’t be farther from the truth because actually slow travel is the cheapest way to travel! I could travel for a year on the same budget that some people […]

8 Reasons to Take a Vacation in the Wilderness // Brittany from Boston

8 Reasons To Take a Vacation in the Wilderness

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This time last year I was hiking through the beautiful wilderness of Patagonia, and it was one of the most life-changing experiences I’ve ever had. It’s an incredible place to visit and a great adventure to take on, but even if you’re not up for a challenge of that magnitude, there are still benefits to […]

My Top 10 Budget Travel Tips // Brittany from Boston

My Top 10 Budget Travel Tips

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Traveling on a budget allows you to use your money more wisely, to have richer experiences, and to travel as long as you can. I use the principles of budget travel all the time, it’s the only way I’ve been able to travel as extensively as I have. I’ve recently been asked to teach a […]

10 Reasons to Take a Gap Year // Brittany from Boston

10 Reasons to Take a Gap Year

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The gap year is a wonderful concept, but it’s not very common in the United States! The idea of a gap year is to take a year off from your studies or work to go travel the world. Students often do it after college, but it can be done before college or during college. You […]