12 Foods To Try In Australia

12 classic foods to try while traveling in Australia. Australia is an incredible country, but it is not famous for its food. Many local favorites are just adaptations of British food, and the climate and landscape varies so much around Australia that it's hard to have a consistent national cuisine. Most of the country is …

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San Juan La Laguna Photo Diary

Summary of my day trip to the culturally enriching and artistic town of San Juan La Laguna, in Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. For the last ten days I've been volunteering at GuateSUP, an awesome paddle-boarding tour company in Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. My life here revolves around paddling, yoga and acroyoga, photography, shopping at the local market, …

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Work Exchange: The Best Way To Visit Peru

How I lived, traveled, and worked in Peru for one month, and had the most incredible time. (As originally published on Worldpackers.)   After studying abroad in Europe for a year and traveling all around the continent, I was dying to explore another part of the world. I had just graduated university and had no …

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How To Visit The Drakensberg On A Budget

The best way to explore the Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa while traveling on a budget. Ask any South African what areas of their country they recommend to travelers, and they will almost always mention the Drakensberg. Located in the KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa, the Drakensberg Mountains boast some of the most breathtaking views …

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13 Reasons To Travel To Morocco

Here are some of the best reasons to travel to Morocco, an incredibly diverse gem of Northern Africa. Morocco is growing as a popular tourist destination, as it's an incredibly accessible way to experience north African culture on a budget. Located on the north-western edge of the massive African continent, Morocco is just a quick …

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Volunteering In The Wild Coast

South Africa’s “Wild Coast” is accurately named. It’s a place where cows are more common than cars, where turquoise circular mud huts house the locals, and where kids can run free without any danger. It’s a place where the raw, roaring ocean smashes against cliff faces and soft green hills roll on without end. Between …

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Women Power in Bulungula

Today I learned about the incredible power of women in a rural South African village called Nqileni. I'm currently volunteering at the community-run tourist guesthouse called Bulungula Lodge,  which I'll write an entire article about later on. Today I'm writing about one of the activities on offer for tourists: a "Women Power" themed tour in …

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