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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.

    Building Your Blog’s Social Media Rate Card: Free Downloadable Template!

    If you've found this article you're likely a blogger or freelancer who is has developed some level of success or following—modest or otherwise—and are looking to build a blog rate card to partner with brands. If you don't know where to start with your rate card (also called a rate CONTINUE READING

    Enjoy a Street Art Self-Tour of Richmond, Virginia (Locations Included)

    In a time of social distancing and mindfulness, it's still important to get fresh air and keep our minds engaged. So why not stay busy by tracking down and photographing as many of Richmond's street murals as possible? Richmond is comprised of 11 main neighborhoods: Church Hill, Shockoe Bottom, Downtown, CONTINUE READING

    Self-Tour Richmond, Virginia’s Street Art: Downloadable Mural Map

    Are you locked down in or near Richmond, VA? Looking for an interesting way to spend your hours and get some fresh air? This interactive map will allow you to have a free walking tour of RVA's street art! In no way is this a holistic list of all of CONTINUE READING

    Our Travel Privilege: This Travel Pause is Reality For Millions Every Day (Himanshu, 17) – 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 Himanshu Dutta, 17, shares his thoughts CONTINUE READING

    12+ Free Online Courses to Distract You From Slowly Dying from Boredom

    Many of these online courses were made free as a result of travel restrictions and quarantine notices due to COVID-19. Many thanks to the companies and organizations that opened these resources to the public during these tough times! You can now take super productive, accredited, once-in-a-lifetime courses to not only CONTINUE READING

    Things to Do During A Weekend in Savannah …And Make it Black-Owned

    Heading to Savannah, Georgia soon for a long weekend? Here is your tell-all summary of what to do and how to do it. The majority of the suggestions are Black-owned (noted with a *), Instagram-worthy, and absolutely filled with Southern charm and Savannah goodness. WHERE TO DRINK: Artillery Bar CONTINUE READING

    21 Free Online Tools to Help You Work At Home 10x More Effectively

    I've been blogging since 2013 and I wouldn't be able to maintain my business as a solopreneur (heavy on the solo) without these online tools to keep me organized, on time, and motivated. If you're working from home because of 'Rona check a few of these out. *Disclosure: A few CONTINUE READING

    How to Reach the Social Media Generation—Tips from an ACTUAL Gen Z!

    If you clicked on this article you're aware of the emerging market of Generation Z and you're seeking more information on us. The Piper Jaffray report estimates Gen Z (born between 1995-2010) contributes about $143 billion to U.S. retail sales each year, making this group an important one for brands CONTINUE READING