Tag: preparation

12 Things You Need To Do Before Backpacking Europe: Passports & Visas (Part 2)

This is a 12 part series on Backpacking Europe for all you aspiring & seasoned backpackers and student travelers. 2. Passports and Visas Most of the European countries are covered under Schengen visa although you may need to apply for independent visas for some. For Americans, the rules are clear on the length of time... Read More »

12 Things You Need To Do Before Backpacking Europe (Part 1)

This is a 12 part series on Backpacking Europe for all you aspiring & seasoned backpackers and student travelers. 1. Create a Plan “People don’t plan to fail, they fail to plan.” That’s a good old saying that I learned long ago and it applies to any goals that you may have in your lifetime.... Read More »

Ready, Fire! Then Aim Later…

READY We’ve grown up with the good old saying, “Ready. Aim. Fire!” Well, something that I learned years ago that has played a big part in my life and how I approach things is to tweak this good old saying just a little bit. Rather than “Ready. Aim. Fire,” Learn to “Ready. FIRE…then Aim later.”... Read More »

They Met On Our Message Boards. Now They’re Married!

I’m going to say this again and again and again until it’s ingrained into your minds- traveling is LIFE ALTERING. Not only the actual traveling part of it, but the juices that start flowing inside of you as you MENTALLY commit to it and start preparing and researching it. A new window of positivity and... Read More »