“Tourists don't know where they've been, travelers don't know where they're going.”

— Paul Theroux

We've been worldwide travelers all our lives. But preparing for a long-term journey — and living out of our backpacks for more than a year at a time — was a whole new challenge. 

From navigating travel insurance to packing for multiple climates, these guides provide some helpful tips for fellow globetrotters. We hope these articles can answer some of your questions and take away a bit of stress so you can focus more on the exciting aspects of your trip.

Money Management

Trip Planning

Life on the Road

Border Crossings