Did you see our one-bag packing list and tips?
Dealing with makeup and skin care can be difficult while traveling — especially when traveling light. Susan shares her tips and favorite beauty essentials in our latest post.
What are your favorite products? Tell us!
Barcelona is one of our favorite cities and it's loaded with great hostels. Here is a list of the best hostels.
Do you pack light when you travel? If not, check out our ultralight packing list to master the art of one bag travel.
Do you have any travelers on your gift list? Check out our Ultimate Guide To Packing For Europe to get some ideas.
What's your favorite travel camera?
You gotta love NYC but it's expensive! Today we review the New York Pass to see if it's a good value or a waste of money.
Is it possible to eat well on a budget in Paris? Yes! Check out our guide to the best budget restaurants in Paris!
Nonstop flights to Norway for only $99! You might have to do a little searching but it's impossible to beat these prices.
The good folks over at Bluffworks have a new Kickstarter campaign for a super nice shirt. I was able to check them out in person yesterday and I was very impressed.
We have more insider tips for visiting Paris! Thanks to Sight Seeker's Delight for helping write our latest 'Paris Like A Local' series.
New Like A Local Series: We're interviewing local Parisians about their favorite places to eat, drink, and can't-miss sights. We're kicking it off with Discover Walks Paris!
Love this "Don't Be A Tourist in Paris" playlist.
Is the Berlin Pass a good deal? It might not be. Check out our review.
Going to Rome soon? We review the Rome and Vatican Pass to see who should and shouldn't buy this pass.
Learn how to start a travel blog. Here are the tactics we've learned over the past seven years to fund our travels.
Has anyone watched "Scam City" on Netflix? It's a show that highlights tourist scams in cities all over the world (many in Europe).
It's a little embellished but overall it offers lots of tips and insights to common scams that we write about on The Savvy Backpacker.
It's a fun watch!
The COMPLETE step-by-step guide to traveling Europe on a budget. Share this with anyone traveling to Europe soon!
We're excited to announce our $3,000 study abroad scholarship! Best of all, it only takes a few minutes to apply (no long essay or other hoops to jump through). Apply now!
Hello from Lisbon! Have you ever been to this amazing city?
Everything you need to know about packing for Europe. Share this with anyone traveling this summer!
Amsterdam has over 100 hostels but some are much better than others. Here are our picks for the best hostels in Amsterdam.
Featuring Flyingpig Hostels, Clink Hostels, Durty Nellie's, MEININGER Hotels and more.
Visiting London soon? Check out our favorite hostels in London. Tip: Book soon because the best hostels are already getting booked up.
This doesn't have much to do with travel but it's a beautiful short film. Take 20 minutes from your day to watch it. Trust us.
We love budget travel but sometimes we take it a little too far. What are your thoughts?
Traveling to Europe this summer? Have question?
We've answered some of the most common travel questions!
As you may know, we've been big fans of Tortuga backpacks for a few years. They've recently released a new travel backpack, a day bag, a duffle bag, and packing cubes. Check them out if you're traveling soon.
I used to eat paste but now I'm in Paste Magazine. https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/03/escape-artist-qa-james-and-sue-feess-of-the-savvy.html
We've redesigned our website!
Let us know what you think.
Are you staying in hostels during your next trip to Europe? Take a look at what to expect and how to find a good one. http://thesavvybackpacker.com/hostels-in-europe-guide/
Do you use travel insurance when you travel? Who do you use? Let us know!
Are you going to Paris soon? Here are (in our humble opinion) the 50 best things to do/see/experience/eat in Paris.
What is on your "must-see" list? Let us know!
Paris has so many charming neighborhoods. Check out our guide on Where To Stay in Paris — our guide to our favorite places to stay in this amazing city.
What is your favorite neighborhood/arrondissement in Paris?
Question: What kind of research do you do before you visit a new city? For example, what part of the city to stay in, where to eat, what to see, etc.
Let us know! Thanks
Love wandering around Paris.
Hey dudes, are you traveling to Europe soon but aren't sure what to pack? Then check out our Ultimate Europe Packing List — it has everything from backpacks and shoes to clothes and electronics.
Be sure to pass this along to all your travel buddies!
I don't know if you all have check out Sierra Trading Post but you really should because they have a ton of super discounted travel gear. I worked with them to create a post to show how I could get all my winter travel gear for under $200. Take a look! http://thesavvybackpacker.com/cheap-winter-gear-from-sierra-trading-post/ #ad
Hey ladies! We've just updated our travel packing list. It has everything from the best shoes and backpacks to clothes and toiletries.
Paris. London. Rome. Berlin. NYC. Switzerland. San Francisco. Richmond. Madison... we buy Christmas decorations from all the places we've lived/visited. Do you have the same tradition?