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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.
When looking at travel pictures on social media, we often see a filtered version of reality where everything is perfect and goes off without a hitch. While I love to travel and believe everyone should experience it, there will be times when things go wrong. Even the most experienced travelers CONTINUE READING
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 Dann, 25, shares how she CONTINUE READING
Learning the ropes of effective blogging can be a big task when you’re in the beginning stages of your platform. But no one ever seems to talk about that awkward transition. Not small-small, but definitely haven't made it big. Can't afford help, but need it. Luckily, there are great tools CONTINUE READING
Do you have canceled summer vacation plans or flight bookings? Wynwood, Miami is slowly going through the different phases of businesses opening back up. A positive thing that’s come out of the pandemic is more and more people are going out and exploring places within their own cities. What places CONTINUE READING
If you wondered what it would be like traveling during COVID-19's reign, here's my experience. I made it out of Malaysia somehow, and through problem after problem, finally arrived in Scotland. We begin the story in Malaysia... To set the scene picture Malaysia in June 2020. Sunny, sweltering—and completely shut CONTINUE READING
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 Katie A., 21, shares how she CONTINUE READING
Culture is created by human interaction, but how do you make friends while traveling? So how are you going to immerse yourself in a culture without immersing yourself among locals? The best way to learn about another culture is through making friends and spending time with them. Placing yourself in CONTINUE READING
Let me introduce you to an easy side money hack: market research studies. I made $400-$800 each semester in college by participating in market research studies. It may not seem like much, but these few hundred dollars each semester paid for my spring break trips to London and Puerto Rico. CONTINUE READING