Here is a list of my favorite resources (blogs, organizations & companies) as a plus-size traveler…
Hope it’ll help you plan your next trip!
ORGANIZATIONS, FELLOW BLOGGERS AND NICE PEOPLE
Montreal + Fashion Week (MTLplusFW) First bilingual Plus Size Fashion Week in Quebec
NAAFA (USA) Non-profit Civil Rights Organization dedicated to ending size discrimination
Air Passengers Rights Find out what your travel rights are and how to enforce them.
Plus Size Adventure A plus size lady in love with travel and adventure who’s also a PADI Diving Instructor
Weigh Out Wander Follow along as she figures out how to live a big, beautiful, wander-ful life!
Travel with Curves A thirty-something curvy gal who wishes she’d started traveling sooner.
CLOTHES, SWIMSUITS, ETC.
Sportive Plus Activewear designed for Active Plus-size Women
SWAK Designs Trendy Plus-Size Clothing
Full Beauty Plus-size market place for US sizes 12-44
GEAR & LUGGAGE
Vaude (Backpacks) High-quality outdoor clothing and equipment for mountain sports
Happy Air Sofa Montreal-based company that designs this unique inflatable sofa
Eagle Creek (Backpacks & Travel Accessories) Smart & durable travel gear & packing solutions
Jet-Setter Canada’s Luggage & Travel Experts
LODGING, HOSPITALITY & CULTURAL EXCHANGE PLATFORMS
Hostelworld Book a bed, or your own room, in one of over 35,000 hostels around the globe
Hostels.com Most comprehensive selection of hostels on the internet with over 35,000 places to stay in 180 countries
BeWelcome Platform for hospitality and culture exchange
*PASSPORTS, GOVERNMENT TRAVEL WARNINGS, VISA, ETC.*
Travel.state.gov (USA) Bureau of Consular Affairs – Travel Warnings & Alerts, Passports, Visas, etc.
Travel.gc.ca (Canada) Foreign Affairs & International Trade – Registration of Canadian abroad, Visa requirements, Travel alerts, etc.