Everyone deserves the chance to see the world and experience other cultures, including individuals who are living with physical or mental disabilities. While being disabled comes with its added challenges, it doesn’t have to mean resigning yourself to the life of a day-tripper.
If you only have one of something, that should be enough motivation to make you want to try and preserve it. Sadly, the human race doesn’t seem to feel that way about our planet, despite the fact that we only have one earth. Advocates have been preaching the message of ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’ for decades now, but mankind continues to fill the oceans with plastic and pump the air full of greenhouse gases.
If you’re traveling to a somewhat exotic place or even just slightly off the beaten track, there’s a great possibility that you’ll be exposed to some nasty diseases. Make sure to get vaccinated before you leave and take plenty of precautions when you’re traveling.
Most relationships start more or less in the same way: you meet someone, be it a friend or a partner, and slowly you get to know them. You eventually learn about their peculiarities and the things they like and hate, but to quickly assess if a person is a good match, I’d argue you have to travel with them.
The 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil shined a giant spotlight on the many dangerous diseases that we can contract while traveling. Thankfully, most can be prevented, which is why it’s important to know before you go! While the whole Zika Beetlejuice head-shrinking thing may sound cool in theory, it isn’t something I’d want to live with.
Packing for a backpacking trip is a challenge, to say the least. You have to consider all the items you need to keep you warm, dry, safe, and entertained throughout your trip and fit them all in a tiny space light enough to carry on your back for hours at a time. As a seasoned backpacking pro, I’m here to help you sort it out.