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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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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Gadget Review: Wedge Door Alarm by ila

I previously mentioned this gadget in a post about 1 year ago, but I thought this could be worth it to write a bit more about it as this is, by far, one of the smallest, yet most useful gizmo I carry when I’m away… You know, the good old Traveler’s What If Syndrom… READ MORE…

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PacSafe 85L Backpack Protector with eXomesh

One of my biggest fear – and I can’t be the only one! – when I travel is to be robbed of some parts or all my luggage. As backpackers, we tend to carry the strict minimum and every missing/lost/stolen items can become a major setback. READ MORE…

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