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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.

    5 Essential Road Trip Apps For Gen Z This Fall

    Coronavirus has undeniably slowed down international travel and most people have turned to outdoor adventure and road trips this summer—and Gen Z is no exception! Here are 5 essential road trip apps you should download before heading out. [bctt tweet="I wish I'd known about these road trip apps! Currently downloading CONTINUE READING

    How Does Gen Z Feel About Leisure Travel During the Pandemic?

    We are now 6 months into pandemic times, and while some countries have eased their restrictions on travel during the pandemic, it is still affecting the day-to-day life of young people worldwide.  Gen Z is not a monolith in terms of how we're dealing with the virus and is very CONTINUE READING

    What is a Travel Opp? How I Travel the World For Free and You Can Too

    Every week I share Travel Opps. This means every week, I hear the same question: What is a Travel Opp? Let me take a step back to really break down the definition and the many types of Travel Opps that you’ll find within Packs Light. It’s a common assumption that CONTINUE READING

    AARP: The Budget Travel Hack You’ve Never Heard Of (For All Ages)

    “You have a WHAT card?!”  An AARP card! Aren't I a little young, you ask? Yep, I just turned 25. So why do I have a membership in the American Association of Retired Persons? And how do I use it to travel on a budget? Let me tell you why CONTINUE READING

    A Spiritual Journey from India: Finding Peace Amid the Pandemic (Seren, 22) – YTN

    The Young Traveler’s Network series showcases candid guest interviews of young people worldwide and the inspiring stories of how they navigate their lives and travels. They share their stories to educate, inspire, and empower others to see the world! This week a Young Traveler named Seren, 22, shares how the spiritual journey she CONTINUE READING

    Virginia’s Most Unique, Outdoor Adventurous, Roadtrip Itinerary

    The push to explore the outdoors has been astronomical this past summer due to the pandemic. And if you're in Virginia, you're in luck—our state has extremely diverse options for outdoor activities what is that be wine tasting or waterfall chasing. But, if you're like me and have lived here CONTINUE READING

    7 London Attractions That Have Yet To Be Overrun By Crowds

    When we think of travel ‘off the beaten path’, the city of London is likely the opposite of what we imagine as it’s packed with tourists almost year-round. I come to London frequently to visit family and so have made it my mission to find interesting places outside of the CONTINUE READING

    Why I Am Grateful the Pandemic Left Me Stranded in Australia

    Locking down in Sydney, Australia mid-gap year was not part of my plan. At first, Sydney locals seemed dismissive of the pandemics' ability to touch Australian shores. However, it wasn't long before unease began to creep into conversations. As other United Kingdom backpackers rushed to fly home, I hesitated. I CONTINUE READING