A collaboration of stories, advice and more from our Flashpacker Co Network of writers, photographers and contributors. We believe travel is transformative and hope that our Flashpacker journeys will inspire you to travel and travel well. Follow along with our first hand experiences as we create a new type of travel, experiencing more by sacrificing less.
We're continuing our Summer of Road Trips due to coronavirus with a relaxing float down the French Broad River, in Asheville, North Carolina. Pack the right gear and check out a river float near you by reading about our experience.
On February 1st, my girlfriend and I set out to pursue a shared dream of ours - to spend months backpacking across Southeast Asia. There were a few reasons why we chose Southeast Asia: 1) It's THE backpacker destination. 2) It's very budget friendly. 3) We had never been to Asia. 4) It was far, far away from home.
It should be considered a crime to visit Peru only for the infamous Machu Picchu. Although this world wonder is an incredible place to appreciate, we wanted to share some secret gems around Peru. If you’re unsure of what else to do in Peru, these spots will leave you with no more excuses to postpone your South American adventure.
Biking has transformed the way we travel. On past vacations, our choice of transportation determined how we experienced a new place. Cycling adventures have proven to be the ideal way for getting around at the perfect pace - slow enough to soak in all the sights at our leisure and fast enough to cover a fair amount of ground every day.
All my life I’ve complained that my pictures just couldn’t match what I saw with my own two eyes. Well, this week I decided it was time. I’ve complained about my pictures long enough. Now the process begins and I want to bring all of you along on the journey who want to learn how to take better pictures of your travels.
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