Backpacking

Mylene Flores

A Lady Backpackers Guide to Traveling Light

I’ve already mastered the art of traveling light, after 5 consistent years of wandering off. I guess being a woman and being obsessive-compulsive all at the same time is already a home court advantage. Packing all of my stuff into just one bag (regardless of the size) is quite doable. One just needs to know the process and know-hows to make carrying small weights a breeze. Read my list to see how ... »

How We Survived Backpacking in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

How We Survived Backpacking in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam closely resembles my country, in terms of the climate and surroundings. Walking during the day would easily make you sweat, and the sun could easily burn your skin (which is why when we arrive, we rent a motorbike in Vietnam for a few weeks each time). But the one thing that will always make me remember Saigon is their fear-provoking traffic and cheap beer. So how did we ... »

Why Everyone Should Consider Traveling Solo

Why Everyone Should Consider Traveling Solo

Traveling solo is both liberating and an experience. Unlike traveling with a friend, you have the complete freedom to do what you want, when you want. The only downsides I can think of is that you don’t have someone to talk to. You can easily meet people along the way, but it seems like it’s the casual conversation and you don’t get the deep connection you would when traveling with a friend. Regar... »

How to Meet Others While Travelling

How to Meet Others While Traveling

Traveling along is often a fear most people have if they can’t find a partner to travel with. Well i’m here to tell you that it’s actually quite fun and I totally recommend it! I’ve travelled with family, friends and solo. I’ve found each to be quite a unique experience and I’ll tell you why you might want to travel solo. You can do things you want when you want... »

Top 10 Best Hikes in California

Top 10 Best Hikes in California

California has some of the most diverse landscape in the US. From beach to the mountains to the desert to prairies to wine country, what ever type of hiking you’re looking for, you’ll find it. As with all our lists, there’s no exact science in finding the top 10 hiking or mountain biking trails anywhere. It depends on what you’re looking for, your exercise level, what/who are you taking, the list ... »