Cairo is one of those cities that will leave you mentally beaten and bruised should you stay too long. The scary traffic, constant scams, horrible pollution and, the never ending harassment from relentless touts will make you want to scream: “I JUST WANT TO GET OUT OF HERE!” However, that’s just the price you have…

Slovakian-born Londoner Nika Janeckova made the jump from big city girl to digital nomad living on a remote island. Janeckova opened up to TravelHacker about why she left her career for the unknown and unsure reality of a digital nomad lifestyle. TravelHacker: Why did you decide to become a digital nomad? Nika Janeckova: As a little…

Australia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan… Iran? An unlikely addition to a list of fascinating countries with surf, Iran’s appeal is largely in how unknown it is to travelers. When you think of Iran, empowered and athletic women probably don’t immediately spring to mind. That’s why it’s even more intriguing that women are pioneering the typically…

Traveling alone can be challenging for women when it comes to packing and taking care of themselves while being constantly on the run. For women who just started traveling, it is a common mistake to over-pack, overthink, and sometimes over-plan certain activities that might cause delays or worse—additional airport fees that can significantly cut your…

This is our very first post from Travel Gig, thanks for visiting! We started this blog because we’re passionate about travel. When I say this I don’t mean we’re passionate about taking a vacation or long weekend, what we truly believe is that travel can be a way of life.