Start Planning

Welcome to HTG - a travel blog for adventurous couples and families. We’re Kristen and Siya, high school sweethearts, travel buddies and new parents. We’ve been avid travellers since 2005 and have explored over 60 countries, some together and some solo. This site is designed to be a multi-tool for inspiring, planning and booking your next adventure. Happy travels! - Kristen and Siya

Start Planning

Welcome to HTG - a travel blog for adventurous couples and families. We’re Kristen and Siya, high school sweethearts, travel buddies and new parents. We’ve been avid travellers since 2005 and have explored over 60 countries, some together and some solo. This site is designed to be a multi-tool for inspiring, planning and booking your next adventure. Happy travels! - Kristen and Siya

Are You Ready?

Everyone travels for different reasons, but knowing where to go or how to plan your trip can be overwhelming. We’ve been there. This site is designed to make planning your next trip a breeze.

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Step two

Choose Your Destination

You’ve decided you want to travel, now it’s time to pick a destination! There are so many amazing places to see in this world. This can make choosing where to go a bit…overwhelming. Beaches or jungles? Cities or countryside? No stress, we’ve got tons of helpful tips and personal stories from over 60 countries to help you narrow it down. Want to chat with us personally? Set up a one-on-one call.

Step three

Plan Your Trip (Airfare, Hotels, Itineraries)

From building your itinerary to booking flights, this is when things get really exciting! Traveling on a budget or want a more luxurious experience? We’ve done both and either way the goal is to stretch your dollar. That’s what we’ll help you do. Whether you want to spend the night in a Costa Rican treehouse or score that business class ticket for the price of economy, we’ve got the tools to help you plan your trip.

Round the World Flights VS
One Ways

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Travel resources

Trying to decide which companies to book your next trip with? Over the past 15+ years of travel, we've experienced hundreds of travel companies - some bad and some great. Click here to see the list of our favourites that we would recommend over and over again.

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Step four

Packing and Gear

After 100’s of trips, it’s safe to say we’re master trip packers. In this section you’ll learn about what cameras, clothing, bags and other travel essentials we bring with us on our adventures. All of the items we recommend in these posts are seriously put to the test and HTG approved! After all, our adventures take us from icebergs and deserts to jungles and mountains. We need to be prepared, and so do you!

Step six

Periods and Travel:
Products and Practises

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Take off! Advice While on the Road

You’ve finally arrived in your destination, but that doesn’t mean you don’t still have questions. Whether it’s about water safety, avoiding illnesses, how to make friends, post travel depression or how to continue travel once you run out of money, we’re sharing everything we know. You’re part of our tribe now, and we want your trip to be a smooth as possible.