Tag Archive: Backpacker

Travel Journal: The Amazing Galapagos Islands


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


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


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