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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.

    Airbnb Questions to Ask Your Host Before Booking Your Stay

    If you have questions about anything that isn't clearly listed in the Airbnb description, you have good reason to ask your Airbnb about before you reserve it, and definitely before you arrive at the destination. A slightly vague description is not necessarily a sign of a bad Airbnb—factors such as CONTINUE READING

    How You Can Travel With Student Loan Debt (Brittany V., 25) – 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 Brittany V., 25, shares how CONTINUE READING

    AirBnb Tips for Guests: Survival Tips You Need to Know Before You Book!

    If you're anything like how I was before my first Airbnb stay, at this moment you are anxious and have a ton of questions. But if you're a seasoned traveler, or just really brave, perhaps you're diving in head first! And that's good—though I promise you at some point you will CONTINUE READING

    How Losing My Phone in France Led Me to Move to Sri Lanka: The Butterfly Effect (Bruno, 24) – 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 Bruno Cooke, 24, shares his CONTINUE READING

    Listen. Your Friends Ain’t Coming, Sis… But Book That Sh*t Anyway

    Let’s set the scene. You come across a destination on Instagram you really want to visit this summer. You have the savings and PTO saved up to make it happen in about 3 months, so you start to seriously look into it. You do a few days of research and CONTINUE READING

    How Travel Programs Can Make You A Chronic Career Changer (Sojourner, 24) – 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 Sojourner White, 24, shares her CONTINUE READING

    Real Life Mario Kart Racing in Tokyo! Everything You Need to Know Before You Start Your Engines

    If you're heading to Tokyo for more than 24 hours, MariCar go-kart racing is one thing I insist you do. This is one of those rare bucket list items that you think you'll enjoy, but is actually even better than you imagined! (Updated July 12, 2o19) Where are the CONTINUE READING

    Study Abroad Scholarships: How I Won $40,000 and How You Can Too!

    Education abroad and study abroad scholarships are two elements of university life that are misunderstood, underutilized, and shrouded in mystery. Luckily, I've decoded the puzzle of applying to and successfully winning this form of financial aid, and to this day have racked up $69,264 in total, of which $41,027 in study abroad scholarships being CONTINUE READING