All tagged plus-size travel

7 Light-Packing Tips for Those Plus Size Travel Clothes

One of the most stressful parts of travel is packing. How do you know if you have enough? What if you forget something? Or, the most common issue, what if you take too much?

Many of us have fallen into the trap of packing too much for a vacation. When it comes to plus-size packing, we often struggle a bit more to pack light. Not only is there generally more material involved in plus-size clothing, but we might feel as though we need extra options like cover-ups, which can lead to us paying for extra luggage.

Never fear, however, as here are seven tips to help you pack lighter!

Interview with Nikola-Anne from Diary of a Travelling Teacher!

Raise your hand if you’re a teacher and a fan of Travel With Curves! We have so many readers from across the world, from all walks of life, and teaching abroad seems to be one of the go-to ways to experience the world while still earning a paycheck.

Nikola-Anne is a twenty-something Australian and blogger behind Diary of a Travelling Teacher. She writes about setting up her new life in London, the negative sides to moving abroad, dating in a foreign country, and a variety of other topics from a traveling teacher’s perspective. Check out her interview below and follow her on Instagram to see what she’s currently up to. 

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:

Interview with Glory Ali from Muslim Travel Rocks!

Happy New Year, lovelies!

Thank you to my wonderful readers and collaborators who helped make 2017 one of the most amazing years yet! I’ve met some incredible women from all over the world with the same passion for adventure and desire for body acceptance as I have, which is why I started Travel with Curves in the first place. The plus-size travel community is growing at a breakneck pace, and I couldn’t be happier to be along for the ride!

That’s why I’m beyond thrilled to feature one of my favorite influencers as my first interviewee for 2018! Glory Ali from Muslim Travel Rocks has been motivating Muslim families to explore the world one halal-friendly destination at a time. I’ve always looked forward to her Instagram posts because she offers a unique perspective on travel challenges, and she’s simply an amazing human being.

Three Common Fears that Keep Plus-Size Women from Traveling

When you’re overweight, travel overseas can seem like a distant dream. It’s something you plan on doing for a long time. You talk about it with friends and family and pour hours and hours into finding the ideal location. But I, like so many people who have struggled with their weight most of their lives, have always thought about travel as just another entry in the long list of activities I plan on doing once I lose enough weight.

This type of thinking, which has stemmed from years of fear and anxiety, is exactly what prevented me from turning that dream into a reality. The following three fears were the ones holding me back the most, and only after realizing what they were was I able to work on changing the way I think and actually do the things I’ve always wanted to do.