Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature a new travel blogger. Some weeks it will be a really fun interview about packing, fashion, and fitness so you can snoop inside their bags & lives a little bit and other weeks it'll be a detailed luxury guide to a city the featured blogger/expat knows very well. E-mail me if
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Have you heard the phrase "flashpacker" and wondered , "what is a flashpacker!?" Me too! But the more I researched it, the more I thought hmm, I might just be one myself. Turns out, it's not just a girly thing but some guys fit the bill as well. From what I've read it's a traveler looking for
[Welcome back to the series "International Boho-Chic Designers". I have met so many fashion designers and artists on my travels from whom I buy jewelry, swimsuits, tops, etc. I love having unique items and I'm creating this section to share them with you. These people I've met and personally shopped from & love, not people perking
Booking Cheap Flights 2. CheapOair. I don't book without looking at CheapOair to compare prices. I've found good prices here for 10 years and never had an issue with their customer service when I needed to change/cancel flights, although sometimes there is a fee like all third-party sites. 1. Kiwi. This website is
I love the people who read this blog. It used to be like, 7, people. But now I have lots of college-age kids who check in for their daily dose of wanderlust. So, you lovely college readers, why does it seem like you all want to drop out of school!? I get about 5 e-mails
You’ve shown up at the destination you’ve been dreaming about for years… are feel let down. It’s too expensive. It’s too crowded. You can’t get a beach chair. You can't even see over everyone to get a photo of the famous sunset. Santorini sunset The worst time I felt this was in Koh Phi Phi,
Driving before India I LOVE to drive (I even like driving in India). A month after getting my license, at 16, I flipped a Tahoe a few times. I wasn’t going to let that little snafu discourage me. After a truck, and some Dodge thing, my little Pontiac G6 arrived. Her and I have logged
This list will be ever-growing & ever-changing as I cross things off and meet new people who inspire me. I am a little obsessed with making lists. When I met my now best friend back in college, she came into my dorm room and saw my academic planner. She started to flip through it.