We publish five (or more) articles per week, 52 weeks a year, on BootsnAll. That's a lot of great travel stories, tips, information, and inspiration to help you see the world on your terms. Here we highlight the year's very best content in a list of the top ten most read articles of 2011.
The experiences gained while traveling are well worth a few health and beauty sacrifices for most women backpackers, but there's no shame in wanting to feel happy about your body while on the road. Emma Jarratt shares seven no-fuss tips for feeling good with little effort and even less weight in your pack!
Adam Seper expertly addresses the three biggest concerns you're likely to hear about when you tell friends and family you're going to travel the world for a year or more, helping calm your (and their) fears and turning those potential negatives into likely positives.
Whether long-term travel is on your dream list or not, you can probably relate to the feelings of the Lost Girls - three 20-something women who decided to push pause on the conveyor belt of life in order to find out if they were really heading in the right direction and set off on a year-long, round-the-world adventure.
Meet, Plan, Go is a nationwide event with the goal of making the "gap year" concept a common one in North America. BootsnAll is proud to be a media sponsor of the event, to be held in 13 cities on September 14, 2010.