Fat Camp 2018 + a Giveaway!

Hey there, curvy travelers!

I’ve been helping out with a major behind-the-scenes project over the last few months and I can finally reveal what’s been in the works.

If you’re part of the Fat Girls Traveling community on Facebook, you’ve probably already heard the news, but there’s an upcoming Fat Camp happening this August in the Blue Ridge Mountains! We’re talking a plus-size-only, no-diet-talk-allowed retreat in North Carolina with plus-size influencers like:

Reclaiming My Own Power Through Travel

Growing up, my family wasn’t exactly the travel type of family. In fact, my first experience on a plane wasn't until I was 22. At that time, my job required me to fly to Dallas. This trip wasn't a vacation, but I would have a chance to see a new city.

It was my first taste of the travel life, and I had dreamed about this day forever!

As the trip approached, doubt and fear began to creep into my mind. Most of the stories I had heard about heavier people flying were terrifying. We’ve all heard them. . . the stories of heavier people having to purchase two seats just so they can fit, or of average-sized people getting angry because they feel too crowded sitting next to a heavier person. 

Finding a Work-Life Balance While Traveling

Most people can forget about work during their annual vacations. Digital nomads, however, never really stop working, but they never really get off vacation, either.

The life of a digital nomad can be quite hectic, and finding a proper work-life balance is, therefore, extremely important.

I have been traveling and working for 5 years now, and I’m proud to have picked up a lot over the course of half a decade (damn, time moves quickly!). Here's some of the “wisdom” I've gained during that time.

London: A Big City For Big People

Every city in the world has its ups and downs. Whether a place doesn’t have adequate public transportation or it lacks roomy accommodation, it can be difficult to find places that meet your needs without conducting a lot of research beforehand.

Fortunately, there are loads of always to find out about a destination before you get on that plane or train. To help you out with this, this post will explore London, diving in to figure out what could make it a good or bad choice for a plus-size traveler.

Budgeting Tips To Help You Start Traveling Today

When it comes to dropping everything in order to travel and see the world, you probably put obstacles in your own way. We’re all guilty of that.

Maybe you’ve told yourself the cost of traveling would be too high and it’s just a pipe dream, but with some careful planning, you could easily afford any upcoming trips you have in mind. It’s all about choosing the right timing and researching options.