Top 10 Small Items You Should Always Pack

The following items are small… but also incredibly versatile and useful! In their own way, they will save you so much time, trouble and backpack space. So you can stop worrying and fully enjoy your time away from home! READ MORE…

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Items That Take Too Much Space in Your Luggage

As a backpacker, I try to be as “adventure ready” as possible… but it’s a very fine line between being ready no matter what and packing too much… Here are a few tips to help you pack efficiently! READ MORE…

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Problems of Plus-Size Travelers

It can be challenging to travel, whatever your size. But plus-size travelers have struggle of their own… And there’s nothing like a little humor to discuss annoying stuff and bring awareness to our issues! READ MORE…

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The Scrubba Wash Bag (Video Demo!)

For most backpackers, washing our clothes on the road is an essential part of traveling light. As a plus-size traveler, my clothes are bigger, so when I take off with just a carry-on luggage, I have to be quite creative and minimalist when it comes to my outfit choices! READ MORE…

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Backpack Vs. Suitcase: The Big Debate

For some members of the pack-light-go-far-spend-less travelers, being a backpacker requires to solemnly swear that you will be faithful to one and only form of luggage: the backpack. For a while, I was sharing that view. But then I decided to explore the possibilities of packing small, but this time in a suitcase. READ MORE…

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“The Ultimate Guide to Plus-Size Backpacking”: One Guide to Help Them All!

In 2 days will be the big launch of “The Ultimate Guide to Plus-Size Backpacking”! Here’s the official press release…READ MORE…

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Jet-Setter, Travel Gear Specialists

I recently shared a photo album on The PS Backpacker’s Facebook page called “#MyMontreal” that presents bits and pieces of the city that became my home 15 years ago, as I moved here to study journalism. READ MORE…

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