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Annoying Travel Habits To Avoid

Which Annoying Travel Habits Are We Guilty Of? While travelling, the lean team will always take the opportunity to strike up conversations asking people we meet about their travel experiences, preferences and habits. One of them is annoying habit they have encountered during their travels. Here is a “fag pack” compilation from over 50 people we have spoken to from first time travellers to...

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Sticking To A Keto Or Low-Carb Diet While On Holiday

Planning & Prepping To Reduce The Need To Use Will Power To Stay On Course You’ve found a diet that suits you, you’ve stuck to it so far but the coming holiday fills you not only great anticipation but dread at the same time, as to how it will affect your regime. Most blogs you have been reading on this subject will give you a list of tips on how to easily stick to your diet while away. The...

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5 Fun Ways To Tackle Post-Travel Blues

Activities To Tie Us Over Until The Next Adventure Holiday Cloudy skies, the prospect of returning to work and a bag full of dirty laundry is enough to make anyone feel a little gloomy after spending time away on an amazing adventure. It is not easy to navigate the sense of malaise when we return to our daily routines, with some suffering more deeply than others. Many of us can feel from a...

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What’s The Hype About Transformative Travel?

Is It Any Different From "Experiential" or "Authentic"? Transformative travel is the new buzzword being used by the travel industry lately, replacing “experiential” and “authentic”, but what exactly is it and what exactly does transformative travel have to offer? First of all, let's uncover the commonly stated difference between experiential travel and transformative travel. Many of us have...

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How To Look And Stay Looking Good While Travelling

Top Tips For Ladies and Gents To Bring The Glamour Back To Travelling Most of us spend a lot of time planning our holiday outfits and accessories, but travelling to our destination can often see us looking dishevelled and less than presentable when we confuse sloppy with comfort. Regardless if you’re taking a short hop over to mainland Europe or heading to some far-flung tropical paradise,...

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Plan, Plan And Plan, If You Want A Fun Filled Family Road Trip

Top Tips For An Enjoyable Road Trip With The Family Who doesn’t love a family road trip? Heading off on the open road together for some new experiences and sightseeing or just heading out on the road is a great way to spend some family time together. There are a few things you need to consider before you head off on your latest adventure however. Having a destination in mind, throw some snacks...

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10 Memorable Eats From 10 Countries Around the World

Travel To Eat And Eat To Travel Food and travel goes hand in hand. One cannot help getting whipped away to somewhere in Spain when eyeing or getting a whiff of paellas, for example. The association between food and travelling is strong. The foods we eat at different places around the world have potential to shape and define our journeys and our memories of them. Being food enthusiasts and having...

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“Stealth” Travel Risks We Should Pay More Attention To

We all know things not to do when travelling that will inconvenient or put us in danger. Most of us will go all out to eliminate those risks. However, there are a few stealth travel risks out there where their apparent invisibility in terms of risk perception, can potentially lead us to the unawareness or underestimation of their consequences until it is already too late. Be warned and do not...

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Top Tips To Make Travelling Happen

Planning And Committing To Travelling For every reason for wanting to travel, you can bet that there are an equal amount of excuses why we just can’t make our travel dreams happen right now. For the LeanPac®team members, travelling is a part of our lives, NOT a break from life. It is a necessity to our well-being and is indispensible when trying to achieve a good quality of life. And even for...

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5 Digital Resources To Explore And Find Things To Do At Your Travel Destination

Plan Your Travel Activities With Room For Spontaneity If you’re setting off on your next big adventure, you’ll want to make sure that you pack as much as you possibly can into your time at your travel destination. Is it okay to arrive at a destination with no itinerary? Yes, in the guise of being spontaneous and if you have all the time in the world! It is not in the DNA of the lean team to not...

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Your Essential Guide To Finding Free And Reliable Wi-Fi When Travelling

No Need To Be Offline Too Long When Travelling We all like to keep connected while we’re away travelling, but with some places charging exorbitant rates for glitchy, unreliable wi-fi access it can be a struggle to keep in touch with friends, family and make everyone back at home green with envy at your latest social media post. If you’re in the know though, there are several ways that you can...

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Want To Pack A Lot For A Weekend Break? Here’s How!

Pack Light? Not If We Don’t Have To. Packing for a weekend break should be a quick and simple affair, but you’d be surprised at just how many people stuff their travel bags to the brim and return home without using half of the items they struggled to cram into their luggage in the first place. If this sounds all too familiar, take our advice when packing for a weekend break and travel lean!...

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Tourist Or Traveller? How To Be Better At It.

Is There A Difference Between a Tourist and a Traveller? Does it matter? We all love to experience new places, but what’s the difference between a tourist and a traveller? Tourists love to get away from it all and enjoy going to new locations, but what sets them aside from travellers is the fact that tourists generally like to visit places that have similar amenities to back home, keeping within...

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Lean Thinking Tips to Rock Outfits For Nights-Out Without Overpacking

Dress Down To Travel Light? Never! Dressing up for a special occasion or evening out on the town is part and parcel of any break away, so you want to make sure that you look your very best. But evening wear or smart clothing can be heavy, bulky and take up a great deal of room in your suitcase, leaving little room for your toiletries and day-to-day outfits. So, how can you dress up for that...

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5 Very Easy Ways To Make Your Trip Eco-Friendly

Like Sustainability With Little Effort? Here's How To Easily Do Your Bit When you’re off exploring some far-flung, unspoilt destination off the beaten track, you’ll want to do whatever you can to help keep it that way. But even, for everyday living, one would like to reduce the environmental impacts of our presence whenever possible, and hopefully without too much effort. Travellers are becoming...

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Travel Healthy – Be Lean & Wise

Top Tips to Staying Healthy When Travelling Travelling is great fun, it helps us to experience new places, cultures and ways of living that we wouldn’t otherwise get to see or be a part of if we’d stayed at home sat in front of the TV. Staying healthy while traveling is vital especially when one tend to fall ill as soon as you stop work and embark upon a holiday. That’s called “leisure...

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Local SIM Cards for Best Value Phone And Data When Travelling Abroad

Digital Nomad or Not, We ALL Need Phone & Data When Travelling! When you’re off on your latest adventure, you’ll likely want to keep in touch with friends or family at home – not least to make everyone extremely jealous of the wonderful sights and experiences you are enjoying. But using your at-home mobile phone network can be horrendously expensive and you could be hit with an astronomical...

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Tips For A New Keep-Fit Routine While Travelling.

A Range of Activities To Choose From That You Can Easily Stick To We encourage sticking to your usual routine of working out as best possible but what are the chances of that happening when it is hard enough while at home? Try coming up with a new but more flexible routine more adapted to your travelling circumstances. Before you start, promise yourself not to miss “being active” more than 2...

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What NOT to Pack – A List to Help You Be Decisive

Not Interested In What To Pack But What NOT To Pack? There are plenty of lists out there telling us what to pack. But, that’s the last thing we need as we have no problems coming up with things, necessary or not, to put in the bag. What we need is a decisive voice to convince us what NOT to put in the bag. So, if you are contemplating any of the below items, just put them away! What not to pack...

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A Round-the-World Underwater Photo Blog

Five Marine Life From Around The World 8th June was World Ocean Day and the lean team at LeanPac®cannot help but end up debating who has the best underwater encounters among us. This blog is a result of the few that can be proven with relatively good photo evidence. See photos taken of colorful sea creatures, snorkelling and diving, in this underwater photo blog. We have chosen photos from...

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