Benjamin (me) skimming stones on a Norwegian lake

British Product Designer Benjamin Davies Shares How to Travel as a Photography Hobbyist

I am Benjamin Davies, a photography hobbyist from Brighton, UK. I study product design at Brighton University and I’m constantly on the look for new photography explorations! You’ll usually find me sketching some designs while listening to ODESZA and drinking coffee. How and why did you get into photography and traveling? I was extremely privileged[...]


Polar Adventurer Ann Daniels Shares What Gear to Pack for Arctic Expeditions

My name is Ann Daniels. Mainly, I’m a Polar adventurer but spend a lot of my time speaking to Corporate companies about leadership and overcoming challenges to achieve results. I’m originally from Bradford, West Yorkshire and got into Polar expeditions at a later age after having triplets. I love what I do and consider that[...]


Stefan and Sebastien at the Puu Jih Syh Temple, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia Borneo, August 2015

Nomadic Gay Couple Shares How They Organize Everything from Bags to Business Class Travel

We are gay couple Stefan and Sebastien. Stefan is from London, originally Greek Cypriot. Sebastien is from France. We met in London in 2009 at the GAY bar in Soho and have been together since. In 2014, we quit our lives and jobs in London to travel the world together. Nomadic Boys is our travel[...]


TV Host and Producer Nikki Noya Shares How to Make a Career in Travel

My name is Nikki Noya, I am a co-host of the Jet Set and also produce the Fit to Fly segments for the show. I am a former volleyball player and certified nutritionist/trainer. I live between South Florida and the Berkshires with my family. We love all sports and exploring is our favorite family activity.[...]


in The Acropolis of Athens, Greece

American Dancer Kelsey Glennon Shares How to Travel the World as a Performing Artist

I’m Kelsey Glennon and I am an Actor’s Equity dancer and performing artist. I also write freelance and (occasionally) blog. I am currently based out of Orlando, FL, but plan on transitioning to living and working remotely in 2018. My favorite thing to do when I travel is to find live music at a cozy[...]


American Adventurer Chase Barfield Shares How to Live on the Road with Your Family

My name is Chase Barfield. I am originally from South Georgia, United States. I am currently in the Florida Panhandle. Just finished a 3-year journey to live and explore the contiguous 48 United States. I like to explore, hike, go to the gym, snorkel/scuba and watch movies. As for my personality, I am fairly outgoing,[...]


British Adventurer Jason Rawles Shares His Adventure Tips And Passion For Positive Social Change

Hello! I’m Jason Rawles and live in the UK but you may also find me in places like Nepal, Africa or the Alps. There are two parts to my world and what I do. The first part is running a business that helps people achieve their adventure or business aspirations. The second part is using[...]


in Machu Picchu, Peru

Travel Writer Barbara Weibel Shares Her Best Bag Organization Ideas

My name is Barbara Weibel. I am a travel writer and photographer, and the Owner/Editor of the blog, Hole in the Donut Cultural Travel. In addition to travel, writing, and photography, my interests include hiking, Yoga, meditation, geology, archaeology, and reading. How and why did you get into traveling? My passion for travel began at[...]


The Travelling Weasels Explain How They Fund Their Travel to More than 40 Countries

We are Laura and Tanbay - YouTubers, Travel Bloggers and Social Media Influencers. We are from the UK and Germany. We have been travelling the world together full-time since we 'weaselled' our way out of the rat-race in 2013. Since then we've been to more than 40 countries and started our own business. Right now[...]


Ashray and Zara trekking the ice field of Chilean Patagonia

How to Be Minimalists, Pack Light and Do Slow Long Term Traveling

We’re​ ​Ashray​ ​and​ ​Zara​ ​from​ ​India​ ​and​ ​Portugal.​ ​We are ​world​ ​travelers​ ​and​ ​digital​ ​nomads.​ ​We​ ​spend​ ​our​ ​days exploring​ ​the​ ​world,​ ​while​ ​we​ ​work​ ​online,​ ​no​ ​matter​ ​where​ ​we​ ​are.​ ​We​ ​run​ ​the​ ​travel​ ​blog​ ​​Backpack​ ​ME​,​ ​where we’d​ ​like​ ​to​ ​inspire​ ​anyone​ ​to​ ​travel,​ ​no​ ​matter​ ​where​ ​they​ ​come​ ​from! ​How​ ​and​ ​why​[...]


Photographer Angela Martin Explains How to Pack and Carry Your Photography Gear

Many photographers find it difficult to decide what to bring to a job and how pack and carry everything they need. We have therefore talked with award winning photographer Angela Martin from Light Brew Photography and asked her to share her best packing tips. Read on to find out what Angela always brings to a[...]


How Backpacker Will Hatton Turned into a Traveling Entrepreneur to Live a Life of Adventure

I’m Will Hatton, a backpacker turned entrepreneur on my quest to live an awesome life of adventure. I run The Broke Backpacker where I blog about how to travel the world on a shoestring budget. I first hit the road nine years ago and I’ve been traveling almost none-stop since then. I like to get[...]


Photo credit: Zandy Mangold in California, September 2016

Peter Kostelnick Explains How to Combine Your Demanding Day Job with Running Across America

Hello! My name is Peter Kostelnick. I'm a financial analyst by day and ultrarunner by morning and night. I'm from Boone, IA, and have lived my entire life in Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska in the United States. Right now, my wife and I live in Hannibal, MO. I love to travel, take part in outdoor[...]


How to Combine Work With an Active Lifestyle and Three Months of Travel Every Year

My name is Janice Leith Waugh. Leith is a family name that goes back five generations and is currently being used in the next two generations as well. I say this because I have an interest in history and it comes from first being interested in family history. Over time this has extended into world[...]


How Adventure Runner Richard Bowles Runs Across the World’s Most Remote and Dangerous Nations

My web presence states that I’m most famously known for my world-record running projects, covering wilderness mountain trails that span nations 1,000 kilometres to 5,500 kilometres in length, navigating crocodile-infested rivers, traversing desert war zones, negotiating with lunatics with shotguns, showered in rock and ash from an exploding jungle volcano. Furthermore, Australia’s Channel 7 quoted,[...]


Transcontinental Walker Owen Martel Explains How He Walked Across 3 Continents

My name is Owen Martel. I grew up in Hawaii and currently live in a small town in Slovenia. In addition to shorter backpacking trips in various mountain ranges around the world and a whole lot of trail running, I've done three transcontinental walks so far – across Europe in 2011, across North America in[...]


Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

How this PhD Student Combines Full Time Study with Outdoor Adventures

My name is Zoe, I’m currently a full time PhD student studying breast cancer. I love my research but I also love adventure and do my best to balance the two. I live in Bristol in the UK and my main hobbies are hill walking, scrambling and climbing with a bit of yoga and running[...]


Photo credit: Kyle Berkompas

Pro Climber Will Stanhope Shares His Best Climbing Advice and Favorite Gear

I'm Will Stanhope - a professional rock climber and ACMG guide based out of Squamish BC, Canada. I got into climbing with my Dad when I was about 8 or 9. My Dad and his best buddy, Brad Forster, started climbing in the local climbing gym in North Vancouver. Their interest waned after a few[...]


How Ultra Runner Serge Girard Keeps Running Around the Planet

My name is Girard Serge. I retired from the finance world at the age of 61. I am married and I have three children. I am from the Normandy in France and I love running. How and why did you get into running around the world? In 2015, I tried to go around the world[...]


in New York City, USA

Travel Blogger Ashley Smith Shares Her Best Travel Tips and Her Favorite Packing Tools

I'm Ashley Smith and I'm a travel blogger/freelance travel writer. I'm originally from Memphis, Tennessee, USA but now call Boston, Massachusetts my very cold home. You can usually find me hiking, canoeing, museum-ing, trying desperately to learn a new language, or failing miserably at Zumba. But let's be honest, you can always find me in front of[...]


Norbert in Vestmannaeyjar Islands

How to Quit Your Architect Job, Live on the Road and Travel to over 100 Countries

I'm Norbert Figueroa, originally from Puerto Rico. I'm an adrenaline junkie at heart, so I'm always looking for new thrilling experiences. I worked as an architect in New York City for five years until 2011, when I decided to quit my job to travel the world for a year. That one year has now become[...]


Alexis and Christian

Tiny House Road Trip! This Couple Has Traveled More Than 40,000 Miles With Their Tiny House

I’m Alexis Stephens, co-founder of Tiny House Expedition, a traveling documentary storytelling and community outreach project. Our goal is to inspire others to redefine home and rethink housing. We passionately advocate for greater social and legal acceptance of tiny housing through educational events, resource sharing and thought-provoking storytelling. My partner, Christian, and I are filmmakers[...]


Ultimate Waterman World Champion Zane Kekoa Schweitzer Shares His Best Stand Up Paddling Tips

My name is Zane Kekoa Schweitzer. I am world champion Waterman - 15x world title holder including 2x Ultimate Waterman World Champion and Ocean Enthusiast and aloha environmental Ambassador! I am from Maui, Hawaii. I am currently in Denmark representing Hawaii at the ISA World Championships and defending my title from my gold metal in[...]


ACMG Full Alpine Guide Sarah Hueniken Shares Her Top Tips for Ice Climbing and Mixed Climbing

My name is Sarah Hueniken. I work full time as an ACMG Alpine guide running my own business called, Sarah Hueniken Guiding, and instructing and guiding rock and alpine trips in the summer and ice and mixed climbing in the winter. I live in Canmore Alberta but originally came from Ontario, Canada. I moved to[...]


How Long Distance Skater Harrison Tucker Trains for 24 Hour Skateboard Races

My name is Harrison Tucker. As my parents would say, I am 17 going on 27. I was born and raised in the Big Apple (New York City). I also currently live in New York but that will change next fall when I hope to move to Boulder, Colorado. Besides skateboarding, I love to run,[...]


Photo credit: Euan Ryan

Scottish Climber Robbie Phillips Shares How He Trains and Becomes a Better Climber

Hey guys, my name is Robbie Phillips and I’m a climber from Edinburgh, Scotland. To be honest, I reside anywhere my White Ford Transit is parked – this is my home on the road. At the moment, it’s parked below the Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites (Northern Italy) as I’ve just been climbing[...]


It’s Time to Learn Why Emily Luxton Travels and How She Funds Her Lifestyle

Hi! My name's Emily Luxton, I'm a full time travel blogger and freelance writer from the south coast of England (Weymouth, specifically!). Right now, I'm in Nicaragua, a few weeks into a three-month backpacking trip around Central America. Naturally, I'm a massive travel addict and love exploring the world. I also love photography, writing, and[...]


How this Visually Impaired Kiwi Male Became a Double Paralympic Champion at the Age of 40

My name is Steve Bate MBE (Member of the British Empire). I’m a Para-Cyclist for British Cycling and ParalympicsGB, I race on the back of a tandem bicycle with my sight pilot, Adam Duggleby. This is because I have a visual impairment and it’s not safe for me to race on my own. I was[...]


In Iceland

Travel Photographer Annapurna Melllor Shares Her Best Tips on Traveling Light with Bulky Camera Gear

Hi there! My name is Annapurna Mellor and I am a 25-year old freelance travel photographer, writer and co-founder of ROAM Magazine. I live in Manchester in the UK, which is where I am now. Although I’m often off travelling the world, photographing for brands or magazines. When I'm home, I’m often editing, working on[...]


Runner Molly Huddle Explains Why You Should Never Give Up On Running

My name is Molly Huddle, I'm a professional athlete (track 10,000m/5000m and now road Marathons) who lives and trains in Providence, Rhode Island. I'm sponsored by Saucony, which allows me to focus 100% on testing my limits while racing! One of my favorite hobbies is painting my nails - I try to come up with[...]