Hello! We’re Natalie and Jackson, a New Yorker and a Kiwi, founders of A Pair of Travel Pants; a blog devoted to our love of hiking national parks, exploring major cities and experiencing different cultures. Inspired by National Geographic and our love of going off the beaten path we aim to explore ruins, food stalls and hikes through stories, photography and in-depth advice about where we’ve been.
Latest Blog Posts
- What is Botswana Like? May 23, 2018 - We self-drove our way through Botswana from the Caprivi strip in Namibia to South Africa in April 2018. While there we saw some amazing animals and locations. Although I wouldn’t rank this country as my favorite stop in our South African road trip, Botswana has a lot to highly recommend itself. What is Botswana Like?...Read More
- Victoria Falls Camera Roll May 21, 2018 - Lots and lots of water. Plus, a warthog.
- Chobe vs Etosha May 17, 2018 - Considering your first Safari in Africa? Botswana and Namibia both provide excellent options, but it can be difficult to make a decision if your time is short. We visited Etosha and Chobe in March of 2018 and here’s our breakdown of Chobe vs Etosha: two Safari Parks that are world-class African destinations… but which is...Read More
- Etosha Camera Roll May 14, 2018 - Epic amounts of wildlife, and stunning landscapes
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Croatia nude beaches are some of the prettiest beaches we’ve seen on our travels and can also offer the best tan you’ll ever get. We spent a little over 2 weeks in Croatia in May 2017 and during our visit we searched for and found beautiful beaches. Although we didn’t expect to be nude the...Read More
I’ll cut to the chase: Bluffworks are excellent travel pants, and you should get a pair. The end. That said, there are some definite pros and cons, and if you’re interested, read on… I first stumbled upon the Bluffworks travel pants via a quick google search. I figured that I couldn’t be the only person...Read More
I’m from New York and I’ve been all over this city. Over the years I’ve watched my hometown change and thrive, becoming a real tourist mecca. The trouble with the influx of tourism is some of the iconic New York City sites are too crowded to be enjoyed. I’ve compiled a list of 7 places...Read More
You should go see Sri Lanka. Why? This island nation has a growing buzz and within a few years the secret will really be out. We’ve been there twice now (Jan 2017 and Jan 2018) and we experienced a place full of surprises. Sri Lanka was packed full of friendly people, incredible food, beautiful beaches,...Read More
2 weeks in Croatia is a trip everyone should consider taking. What could possibly be there to peak my interest, you ask? Beaches, mountains, old stuff, and really, really good food. Before you Go: Rent a Car. Although you can see Croatia without a car, I highly recommend you rent one. Jackson and...Read More
The “What if…?” Questions Packing for a major trip, large or small, can be daunting at best. When I first began travelling internationally I was out of my depths. What if I need…? kept popping into my head. The What if…? is the worst possible form of anxiety when packing and can lead to putting way too much...Read More