7 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Waste During Plastic Free July

Ready to kick your single-use plastic habit? Us too. There’s not better time than Plastic Free July to start a new routine that eliminates single-use plastic from your lifestyle.  Take the Challenge Plastic Free July is a global movement that inspires people around the world to be a part of the solution to our world’s plastic problem. If you’ve been …

It’s Time to Make a Stand Against Racism

Over the past few days, we have been watching, listening and learning from our Black friends, colleagues and fellow wanderlusters. And our hearts are shattered watching members of our own community live through this time in our history.  We know that it’s part of our responsibility to better serve the Black community – especially in the travel and outdoors industries. …

6 Ways to be Eco-Friendly this Festival Season

Festival season is approaching and I couldn’t be more excited! Eating, drinking and dancing our way through the Palm Desert is a dream. Unfortunately though, most festival goers don’t consider sustainability or the size of their carbon footprint when they are planning their trip.  Many major festivals have recently announced new sustainability initiatives that help take responsibility for their impact …

5 Thankfulness Projects for the Kids

By HYDAWAY brand ambassador, Dana Foley One of my favorite memories of my son is from when he was in preschool.  All the sweet preschoolers had a cut out of a fall themed silhouette and were asked what they were thankful for by a teacher who then copied, verbatim, what the little darlings said.  Each child’s name was on the …

Why Purchase Travel Insurance?

It’s vacation time You’ve scrimped and saved by skipping drinks with friends, budgeted like a hawk and maybe even taken on side jobs to sock away some extra cash. You’ve mapped out vacation time and family commitments to find just enough PTO. And — arguably most importantly — you’ve got the perfect destination picked out and have been daydreaming about …

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5 Tips for a More Productive Work Day

By: Jessi Daly “Am I in the mood for lasagna or chicken parm for dinner tonight? Do I hit the gym or catch up on Interior Design Masters once I get off work?” Yeah, if you’re anything like me, these questions may have crossed your mind a time or two while gazing out your window at work. Chances are, you’re …

8 Tips to Have a Healthy and Creative Commute

By: Jessi Daly According to the Washington Post, the average American will spend about 225 hours commuting for the year. That’s a lot of hours going to waste (if you’re doing them wrong). Sure, spacing out, gazing out the bus window for who knows how long, can be relaxing sometimes, right? But with only 24 hours in a single day, …

Healthy and Low Waste Snack Hacks

By HYDAWAY brand ambassador, Emma Gavin: In today’s fast paced world, I know we all feel the pressure to live as time efficiently, and conveniently as possible. There just doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day to go to work, sleep, interact with our loved ones, and care for ourselves. With all of the things consuming our time, …

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Solo Travel: 5 Tips You Must Know

This is a guest blog post in collaboration with our friends from Hims in honor of ‘Talk About Prescriptions Month.’ Solo Travel: 5 Tips You Must Know If you’re traveling alone for the first time, you’re probably feeling overwhelmed with different emotions. Sure, you might be thrilled and excited to take on the adventure of a lifetime, but part of …

5 Tips to Stretch your Vacation Budget Further

By: Jessi Daly “I’m on vacation, I’m treating myself!” I’ve said it many, many times to myself- any excuse to spend a few extra bucks while I’m on vacation. For most, a vacation is a luxury, it’s not on the agenda every other weekend. We have to save to take these trips typically; and it’s easy to go a little …