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A collection of articles with some handy travel tips to help you navigate the world with expertise.

WHY GETYOURGUIDE IS THE BEST APP FOR BOOKING TRAVEL ACTIVITIES

If you’re an active traveler, chances are you are visiting many cities and regions in a short period of time. This means you just can’t waste any time when in a new city. You’ve got to be quick on your feet to decide what to do, where to go, and what to see.  If you’re …

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SWIMMING WITH SEA TURTLES ON OAHU, HAWAII

You have landed on the island of Oahu in Hawaii, and now it’s time to meet the locals. It’s time to meet the Hawaiian Sea Turtles you have dreamt of swimming with ever since you booked your flights! Don’t worry, I have you covered with all of the best beaches where you might be lucky enough to …

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TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY GEAR: WHAT’S IN MY BACKPACK

For the last six years, I have been traveling all around the world taking photographs and writing travel. Throughout this time I’ve tried a lot of different travel camera gear and also different backpacks and organization methods to keep it all sorted efficiently. In this blog post, I’m going to walk you through everything that’s …

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THE WEEKLY #144: IT’S BEEN 3 YEARS AS A TRAVEL BLOGGER

Three years ago I hit publish on the Journey Era blog. Little did I know, the moment my finger clicked that button would change my life forever. I was living on Oahu at the time, which is a tropical island in Hawaii. I was in the last semester of my journalism degree. Sitting in the …

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WHAT IS THE BEST ‘CHEAP’ BACKPACKER INSURANCE FOR TRAVEL?

Throughout my travels I have had made claims on theft from a hotel room, a fractured ankle, delayed travel plans, broken camera, and that time I knocked out three teeth in a motorbike accident. So a widespread of claims and each time the claim has been successful, I’ve been relieved that I was responsible enough …

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THE HAWAII PACKING LIST: WHAT TO PACK AND WHY

So you’re traveling to Hawaii and want to know what to pack. Lucky for you, I’ve collected a list of everything you need to pack for your trip to Hawaii. From local tips learned during my time as a Hawaii resident, to my experiences visiting the islands with a carry-on, you’ll find all the “must-have” …

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5 REASONS WHY AN UNPLANNED TRIP WILL BE THE BEST ADVENTURE YOU’VE EVER HAD

Booking in advance contradicts some of the biggest pearls of traveling. Typically, we like to travel to escape our day-to-day routine, break the mold for a while and leave the ever-so-cozy comfort zone. When we book in advance, we’re still playing safe and not opening ourselves to the boundless opportunities that travel allows us. There …

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HOW TO TRAVEL FOR CHEAP: 20 TIPS FROM A BUDGET TRAVELER

An article about how to travel longer for less. 20 money-saving tips to help learn how to travel for cheap. 1. Avoid overpriced hotspots Love traveling and ready to explore any destination? How does Cambodia, Bolivia or India sound? Expect to find meals for a couple of dollars or less and accommodation for a week will …

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BALI VEGAN AND GLUTEN FREE GUIDE

After spending a month in Indonesia, here is my Bali Vegan and Gluten Free Guide! My favorite places to eat in Seminyak, Ubud, Canggu, and Kuta! TEXT BY JESSICA BLACKMUN  //  IMAGES BY JESSICA BLACKMUN Traveling with food allergies and dietary restrictions doesn’t have to be so seemingly impossible and disappointing. As knowledge of allergies and …

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