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    Gabby created Packs Light as an all-inclusive travel resource to empower young people to seek risk, seize opportunity, and see the world.

    My Millennial Travel Story: Jackson Groves, 24 – YTN

    Meet 24 year old adventure traveler, Jackson Groves. (more…)

    My Totally Teenage Six Hour Flight-Fling

    I was seventeen years old, alone, and and very anxious as I stood in line at JFK airport, gripping my passport and plane ticket that would eventually take me to Iceland. (more…)

    The One Piece of Travel Advice I Wish I’d Known at 20

    Though I have I've been lucky enough to travel more often than most 20-year-olds, I realize that there are many things in this world that I've left to see and experience. So much so, in fact, that it's a bit overwhelming at times. While it's impossible to know at the CONTINUE READING

    A Beginner’s Guide to Planning Your Very First Trip

    Eventually, after one too many travel stories from friends, one too many episodes of Anthony Bourdain's TV shows, one too many Cancun vacation Facebook posts, and one too many times crying at Eat, Pray, Love... a person just breaks. That's it. You need to go somewhere. And I say, Yes!  Congratulations. Infection has CONTINUE READING

    Travel Safety Tips Every Vacationer Needs to Know

    The world isn't sunshine and rainbows all the time, and you can't travel without knowing that there are good and bad people in the world. And it's better to be over prepared than to get hurt because you were naive of the hazards of being a traveler! Document your trip with CONTINUE READING