Wanderlinks 6.17.15

Wanderlinks 6.17.15

* OMG I would love this rose-flavored rock candy in my life now, plz and thx. * Advice for packing light: think of a year-long trip as 52 week-long trips. Related: an incredibly thorough 3 month trip packing list. * An ultra-classy gift guide for the traveling dad. (ps Father’s Day is THIS Sunday) *…

Wanderlinks 6.1.15

Wanderlinks 6.1.15

 Hi June! (ps omygaawwwwd it’s June already!?!) * Feeling a little lackluster after you move back home or come back from a trip? Here are some wonderful ways to thrive when you get back. * #westcoastbestcoast: Look at these beautiful west coast hikes! * “The United States is often depicted as a monolithic cultural entity,…

Wanderlinks 5.20.15

Wanderlinks 5.20.15

* I’m currently obsessed with phhhoto, an app that allows you to take moving pictures. It feels partially like an old moving picture and partially like Instagram — but so much more fun. Find me on there as tremendoustimes. * I’d never heard of Americans wearing a Canadian flag on their backpacks until my dude…

Wanderlinks 5.1.15

Wanderlinks 5.1.15

Happy May! * My German word of the day seemed too perfect not to share. * 1. Lake Michigan is beautiful! 2. Shipwrecks, matey! * Um, yikes. That is a volcano erupting, for sure. * Yes I want my own personal photographer on my trips! El Camino travel sounds like every Instagram junkie’s and travel…

How to be a Gracious and Kickass Guest

How to be a Gracious and Kickass Guest

Gone are the days where travel automatically implied staying in a hotel and having a maid clean up your mess. With today’s sharing economy, sites like AirBnB are thriving (along with similar sites like VRBO, Hovelstay, Couchsurfing, and others). People are looking for more interesting places to stay that go beyond what a hotel can offer,…

Wanderlinks 4.25.15

Wanderlinks 4.25.15

* Confession: I have a selfie stick that I have never used. It’s actually really great for travelers, though! Here are some excellent reasons to join the selfie stick movement. * Seeing passports of my friends who are not US citizens is always fun. If you agree, then behold, the Passport Index! * This man!…