Tag Archive: Backpacker

Travel Journal: The Amazing Galapagos Islands

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One of our favorite trips was visiting the Galapagos Islands, far away in the Pacific Ocean, 906 km west of continental Ecuador. Thinking about the islands brings me to a happier state of… Continue reading

Why We Travel, And Why Americans Don’t Travel Enough

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Recently I traveled to Southeast Asia. I did so as a solo backpacker. When I returned to New York I was able to reflect on my experience, and I realized that one of… Continue reading

How to Pack for 6 Weeks in South East Asia

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I believe in traveling as light as possible, no matter what type of trip I’m taking. And these days with weight limits, checked bag fees, and carry-on weight and size restrictions it’s just… Continue reading