I am not the stereotypical backpacker. I'm also not a travel pageant queen. Female travelers: Here are my beauty tips and tools for packing light, preserving your femininity, and blending in!
This isn't just superficial fashion advice. Looking like a tourist can make you a target for pickpockets and scammers—you CAN look good while traveling without sacrificing comfort and function.
I recently got a message asking for packing advice for a 2-week trip through western Europe. Since my friend's itinerary is not unlike my 4-week trip last August, I figured I could draw on my own experiences to help out a pal in need!
Packing your backpack is definitely an art. Your backpack is your life force; your source of all things. Follow along as I pack my toiletry bag for 8 days in Ecuador!