My Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Snack & Meal Travel Guide

Traveling the world with food sensitivities can be a real bit*%. Here are some ideas for healthy travel snacks to make the experience enjoyable no matter what cravings or temptations you have along the way so you can feel your best and not spend half your trip with an aching stomach.

These snacks are absolutely ideal for any type of travel; whether you’re hitting the road, getting on a flight, or even just grabbing a quick snack to take to work for those mid-day munchies.

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How to Travel Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Around the World

Vacations are around the corner, road trips and long flights will be aplenty, and you are probably already stressing about how you will safely eat. This topic is one that I have a lot of experience with, being both a frequent traveler and someone who has certain dietary needs in situations where it’s not always available.

Traveling is one of my favorite things, but I will be honest in saying it is not always easy to travel around the world eating dairy-free or gluten-free.

Being unable to try certain things when you’re exploring new places is always going to be a bit of a letdown, but having an idea of what you can enjoy as an alternative and planning ahead is the only thing you can do to ensure not feeling like total crap.

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Everything You Need to Know About Workaway

If you don’t already know what Workaway is, it may be a strange concept to you. But it’s a concept that completely changed my life in a time when I didn’t know what I wanted to go, where I wanted to live, and I didn’t feel financially secure enough to travel around the world without having a job secured.

Workaway is a great way to immerse yourself in the countries you visit and meet interesting people — while not dipping into your savings. 

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The Freedom of Solo Travel

There are a lot of people traveling solo. People just like you. People looking for an adventure. People who crave interactions with others. All you have to do is place yourself in a social environment and the rest will unfold itself.

Most of the people you’ll meet on the road are also alone. It’s amazing how much easier it is to connect with people when you’re all on a similar path.

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The Ultimate 14 Day New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary – North & South Islands

Have you dreamt of seeing New Zealand but don’t know how? This blog is a comprehensive guide on how to see the entire country in just two weeks, how much it will cost, where to go, and what to expect on your journey through the north and south islands.

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A Backpacker’s Budget Guide to Machu Picchu

As I began to plan my trip to Machu Picchu, I quickly realized that getting there was not going to be a walk in the park. But let’s face it, anything worth seeing is not going to be easy to get to, especially a world wonder like Machu Picchu.

There are travel agencies that will book the entire trip for you, but I’ve taken a great deal of pleasure in DIY travel. It doesn’t take too much time once you know how much time you have and have decided what you want to see.

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How Travel Can Change Your Life

We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves.” – Santayana

I once read an article on what it meant to have the “travel bug”, and how it differentiated from merely taking a vacation once or twice a year.
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5 Ways to Get Over Your Fear of Solo Travel

Have you ever lusted over photos of people traveling around the world? Have you noticed the huge boom of people (not just millennials) transitioning their jobs and lifestyles to lead a more remote life?

It may seem impossible to do, but it’s not as intimidating as you may think. Solo travel has a way of freeing you, and I’m going to let you in on 5 simple ways to get over your fear of traveling solo.

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8 Ways To Maintain A Healthy Travel Routine

Staying healthy while traveling is not always easy. From dining out to lack of sleep and everything in between, people’s bodies can go into total shock when making changes to their typical routine.

These tips are my healthy habits to keep my body moving, feeling nourished, motivated and right on track when on vacation.

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