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Traveling in the USA in the Age of Trump

By Megan Stetzel | July 28, 2018

You may have seen, if you were paying close attention to our social media, that I (Megan) just got back from a month long road trip down the East Coast of the USA. Traveling around America for a month, I have to admit, made me uneasy. Not because of safety, or the sheer amount of […]

8 Business Travel Hacks to Make It More Comfortable

By Guest Poster | December 13, 2017

Not all of us can be George Clooney from ‘Up in the Air’ and for most people, airport security checks, long layovers and frequent jet lags can be a bit of a drag. Anything that can make this process more comfortable for frequent business travelers is always worth a try. So here are a few […]

Responsible Tourism: How to Travel More Sustainably TODAY!

By Guest Poster | October 23, 2017

Travel is such a gift in that it opens your eyes up to just how special and beautiful our planet is. As travelers, this should be something that we wish to preserve and maintain for future generations. I wear my sustainable traveler badge with pride (around my neighborhood and the world) and I can’t think […]

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Responsible Travel: Yes, You Can Do Something!

By Megan Stetzel | August 24, 2017

This is the second installment of my responsible travel initiative that was spearheaded by a recent visit to Portland to stay with Hostelling International’s Portland Hawthorne location and attend their Global Goals Fair. You can read the first installment here. Sustainable travel is something I really want all travelers to be more conscious about. We […]

How to Travel with Chronic Depression and Anxiety

By Guest Poster | July 10, 2017

Few bloggers write about what it’s like to travel with chronic depression or any mental illness, let alone how to cope with it. It looks like nights spent crying alone in your dorm bunk, days spent avoiding talking to anyone in the hostel and sleeping when you could be exploring. The blogging community is full […]

Benefits of Running on Vacation Around the World

By Guest Poster | June 26, 2017

Whether you’re popping abroad for a weekend getaway on the beach or a week-long foodie tour through China, running on vacation can make your travel experience so much richer. You may be thinking, “Why would I sacrifice precious vacation time to exercise while traveling?” That’s an excellent question. On the surface it may seem counterintuitive […]

Strength Training While Traveling

By Guest Poster | May 29, 2017

There are many benefits to traveling, but the one downside is that it can halt progress in the gym. If you’re serious about gaining size, then you know you don’t want to skip days in the gym. And if you’ve been following a strict schedule then you want to stick with that schedule, regardless of […]

Why An IUD is the Best Birth Control for Travelers

By Steph | April 26, 2017

Do you ever discover something and then seriously kick yourself for not knowing about it earlier? I’ve felt like that about many things: Breaking Bad, stand up paddle boarding and Sri Lankan food for starters. And now I feel this way about my IUD. IUDs are having a bit of a moment now, thanks to […]

Wanderful

By Megan Stetzel | March 13, 2017

In my traveling life and the path that has led me to where I am today, working fully location independently while seeing the world, there was definitely a turning point for me. On a whim, I purchased a ticket to the Women in Travel Summit in Boston in 2014. I had done a little traveling […]

Why Megan Didn’t Wait to See the World

By Megan Stetzel | March 1, 2017

Hi Why Wait World! Welcome to the rebrand and reincarnation of Twenty-SomethingTravel.com! As Steph has so lovingly put it, we are in this together from now on, so I wanted to introduce my story to you and why I didn’t wait to see the world!  -Megan Now, I wasn’t born into a traveling family. In fact, […]

Traveling as an American in the Age of Trump: What to Expect

By Steph | January 17, 2017

Note before: I know this is a blog about travel, not politics, but it’s impossible to divide the two subjects, travel is political and politics effects travel in unmeasurable ways. If that’s not for you- ok, there’s plenty of other stuff you can read  Otherwise, let’s get into it. 2016 has been a rough year […]

How to Meet People While Traveling as a Couple

By Jessica Dawdy | October 20, 2016

Meeting people from all over the world is one of the most rewarding parts of traveling, but it’s something that you can miss out on when traveling as a couple.  Most people seem to have no problem approaching solo travelers or even groups of friends, but often hesitate when it comes to couples — maybe […]