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What to Pack for ANY Trip: My Most-used Travel Items

Foot selfie on the beach in Railay, Thailand

No matter where I go in the world, I tend to bring along some of the same items in my backpack. When it comes to packing, especially for long-term travel across continents, I like to pack things… That are useful in multiple climates and types of environments With more than one use (e.g. jojoba oil …

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That Time I Traveled with My Parents in Israel

Us all covered in mud before dipping in the Dead Sea in Israel

Even though I’ve had the opportunity to travel to Israel twice before in my life, my parents had never been there. I’d been trying to convince them to go for a few years not necessarily because it’s my favorite place I’ve ever traveled to, but because I feel it’s an important place to travel to …

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A Walking-only Guide to Koh Tao, Thailand

Nang Yuan Viewpoint Koh Tao

As someone who’s been living on Koh Tao for three months without a motorcycle or scooter, I know a thing or two about life on the island sans wheels. Renting a bike or scooter is an excellent way to get around in Asia — but only if you’re an excellent and confident driver! I’ve seen …

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Eye Health for Digital Nomads

SO THIS IS A WEIRD ONE. Ha. Why oh why am I writing about eye health for digital nomads? Because as travelers and WIFI-chasers, digital nomads put a lot of strain on their eyes. Whether it’s from staring at a computer all day, working late at the screen well into the night, or living in …

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