Top 10 Reasons to Become a Backpacker and Travel Light

Posting a new Travel Top 10 is always so exciting for me! In these posts, I feel like I’m getting to the core of what made me a backpacker, and every time, I sincerely hope I get to convince at least one of you to come to the (travel) light side. READ MORE…

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Top 10 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… In order to help drawing this very fine line, here are a few tips to help you pack efficiently! READ MORE…

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Plus-Size Peru (And Why I Packed a Plaid Shirt) !

After 30 years in waiting, I finally went to Peru. First time I have heard of this country was through what became my favorite cartoon to this day, a French-Japan co-production titled “The Mysterious Cities of Gold” that was inspired by Scott O’Dell’s children historical novel “The King’s Fifth”. READ MORE…

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High Rise Anti-Chafing Panty Short by Thigh Society

Are you tired of automatically having to wear leggings of bike shorts every time you wear a skirt or a dress, even in the scorching summer heat? Is inner thigh chafing (a.k.a. “kissing thighs”) your worst nightmare? Because it’s definitely one of mine, especially when it comes to travel, as I’m usually very active and I walk around a lot to get the maximum out of every trip abroad! READ MORE…

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Marla Tank Dress by SWAK Designs

As a backpacker, I try to remain open to as many opportunities as possible, activity-wise. And it’s not because I usually present a quite casual look that I don’t want to be ready for a special night! I often treat myself with the occasional fancy dinner/activity during my trips; often, in order to be able to do that, I need at least one appropriate outfit for the occasion! READ MORE…

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Perfect Palazzo Pants by SWAK Designs

So I took my Perfect Palazzo Pants on the road… to the airport. (Trust me, I looked at all those people getting ready to fly away and I was truly jealous! I came this close to buy a ticket… after all, I already had my suitcase and a bunch of outfits with me, haha!) READ MORE…

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