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This island off the coast of Vancouver is the size of Manhattan and completely off grid

Wedged in between Vancouver and Vancouver Island, Lasqueti is home to some 400 people who’ve decided to escape the rat race and enjoy life off grid. The island is roughly the same size as Manhattan, but with a completely different…

Drinking cultures: traditions around the world

Loud music encompasses the room as I look down at my hand to see yet another empty glass. I long for a breath of silence, but none can be found in this tiny one bedroom apartment, over stuffed and packed…

10 quotes that’ll make you want to go camping right now

Have you ever gone camping? If you have, you understand why it’s so popular. You know how fun it is to go canoeing and hiking; you know what it feels like to sit around a bonfire and listen and tell…

Travelling through Europe permanently is cheaper than the 9-5 life

We’ve seen time and time again how to work abroad and produce an income. There’s teaching abroad and seasonal jobs. There’s freelancing and practically any other profession that can be chiefly done online. However, there are probably still many skeptics…

The 7 types of people you’ll definitely meet when travelling in your 20s

You will meet the strangest people travelling with your life in your backpack. And that’s a good thing, because it will surely teach you tolerance. If you haven’t met one of these types of people, chances are that’s because you…

Inspiring Hitchhiking quotes about traveling by thumb

The thought of hitchhiking produces a whole range of reactions and emotions in people. For some, it’s a terrifying idea. It brings to mind the worst possibilities of interacting with strangers on the lonely highway. But for many others –…

12 best adventure movies you’ll find on Netflix

Netflix is a treasure chest of movies that will inspire a great adventure inside of you. This shortlist is a road map to living boldly 180° South If you’re all about wanderlust, this movie is for you. The gentle activism…

Camping gear: 10 coolest items to bring on your next trip

Planning on going camping this summer? Get ready for the upcoming camping season with some of the coolest camping gear available. Camping is all about being in nature, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring along some epic gear that…

These four countries’ eating habits will make you re-think how you eat

In today’s world health consciousness is all the rage and yet we continue to stuff our faces with cheap, overly processed, nutritionally lacking food that leaves us hungrier than ever. It’s not a fair argument to say that people just…

These are the 7 most epic adventure-vehicles to take you off-grid and on the road

The pull to detach from the grid and move into a remote eco-cabin somewhere in the Alaskan wilderness is strong—but then again, so is the impulse of outfitting a vehicle to take your life on the road and into the…