11 of the Best Girly Things To Pack in Your Surf Bag

This is not a sponsored post. Surf bags are the weirdest kind of bags to travel with. You get a lot of weird looks at the airport because it kind of looks like you are carrying a human body around, and if someone accidentally gets too close to you and you make a quick turn without noticing them, the scene has immediately turned…

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Living with Epilepsy, Andrea Flynn Pursues Art Career While Traveling

I took a minute to pause from my surfing adventures to tap into the snowboarding world of fellow traveler, Andrea Flynn. She’s living with epilepsy, but doesn’t let that define her. She’s on the road chasing fresh powder with her board and her brushes at her side.  What are you doing right this minute? Right now I am in Tahoe in…

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Clear Your Headspace & Let Go of These 4 Unhealthy Beliefs

We live in a world where everyone likes to think “less is more”. But really, let’s just say it how it is – MORE is more. Our society has a fascination with more. We are a consumer-based society for a reason. Our generation of millennials aren’t any different than other generations in the sense that the…

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How to Take The Best Travel Selfies & Photos

Let’s not beat around the bush here. You want to have the best selfies on Intagram when you’re traveling to the beautiful sandy beautiful beaches of Cabo, snowboarding in some pow pow up in the Rockies, or up north chillin’ on the boat at the lake house. To be honest, you want to have the best snapshots to…

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New Year, Face Your Fear

For those who didn’t know, our website is pronounced virtue. We try to post things surrounding that theme. Something we find really important, a true virtue, is being able to face your fears. People tend to want to start fresh at the beginning of the year, and what better way to do it than to change what…

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Digital Nomading & Surfing in Sri Lanka for a Month

If you need more reasons to visit Sri Lanka to surf and work, you’ve found them.  Let’s cut to the chase: The Sri Lanka surf spots are epic.  We stayed in Midigama, the next town over from Weligama, which is the main area, and also the name of the train stop. Sri Lanka surf breaks…

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8 Ways to Make the Most of the Holidays

I’m sure you can find plenty of different sites telling you how to handle the holiday season, but here at VIRTVE, we like to KISS (keep it simple, stupid). This is the time of year we think about our loved ones the most. But sometimes it is easy to focus more on getting the right…

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8 Tips for Millennial Moms Flying With a Toddler

Not everyone is a convenient drive from their friends and family. Some of us have to travel far and wide to get some quality time with the ones we love most. And not that we mind, it is most certainly worth it, but when you are traveling with a baby or toddler, let’s be real – everything…

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#CityStorySaturday: Las Vegas

Everyone needs to have that vacation where they just let loose and get a little wild, or a lot, depending on your definition. These vacations are prime storytelling material. On these vacations, people do things they wouldn’t normally do, and spend money they normally wouldn’t spend. For me, a fake ID was all I needed…

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5 Best Things to Do in Bangkok at Night

Sawatdee Ka, readers! Let’s just say, with Bangkok and nighttime, if you’re into it, they have it. Although I could list every single thing that’s available to you, you can check that on TripAdvisor, so let’s cut the bull and narrow it down to the 5 Best Things to Do in Bangkok at Night:  1. Go to…

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