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How I Deal With Pre-Vacation Jitters

In less than two weeks I’ll be boarding a plane to Glasgow to start a 16-day journey through Scotland and England. My boyfriend, Tom, and I were supposed to go over winter break, but some health complications kept us in the states for the holidays. While we were certainly bummed to push off our trip,… Continue reading How I Deal With Pre-Vacation Jitters

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Getting a Second Chance

Before every trip, I often find myself daydreaming about how it's going to pan out. The trips of my imagination are filled with laughter, crystal clear photography, and memories my boyfriend and I will cherish for the rest of our lives. This time, though, we began our journey and things started taking a turn for… Continue reading Getting a Second Chance

Life, Money, Tips, Travel

Overcoming Your Biggest Travel Obstacles

There are several factors that may keep you from traveling despite that nagging feeling of wanting to be somewhere else. Life happens, responsibilities get in the way, and our bodies don’t always agree with us. Sometimes there’s just nothing we can do to avoid a halt in our dreams and plans. Some may say that… Continue reading Overcoming Your Biggest Travel Obstacles

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The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Packing

When it comes to fashion, I'm a pretty simple gal. I wear what's comfortable while looking presentable. I used to care a lot about what I looked like, but I've hit a point in my life where I realized it's just not that important to me anymore. I try to stick to a similar, if… Continue reading The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Packing

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Do You Ask For Permission to Recline Your Seat on a Plane?

I never knew it was a topic that was up for debate. I thought it was pretty simple: when the pilot allows, we all have a right to carefully recline our seats to enjoy whatever comfort we can get out of an airplane seat. If you're anything like me, I'm about to shock you all.… Continue reading Do You Ask For Permission to Recline Your Seat on a Plane?

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How Using Travel Can Prepare You for a Minimalist Lifestyle

I could never have too many clothes. I bought new shoes more often than groceries. I dreamt of the day I could afford designer clothing. I hoped for a large, beautiful home with a wrap-around porch, a carport, and large kitchen with ample counter space. I overpacked for vacations, spent money faster than I could… Continue reading How Using Travel Can Prepare You for a Minimalist Lifestyle

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What Kind of Traveler Are You?

What happens when travel meets science? Curio Collection by Hilton launched it's Curious Gene program, kicking off with some DNA testing! In an effort to better understand our curiosity to travel, Curio Collection turned to science to sponsor the DNA testing of approximately 30 social media influencers to determine if they have the DRD4-7R gene,… Continue reading What Kind of Traveler Are You?

Travel, United States

Fall Bucket List For Someone Staying Local This Season

Summer has officially gone, and autumn is upon us. No matter where you live, summer always proves to be special. In school or not, we all get that "school's out" feeling. Once the fall hits, we seem to start scrambling for outdoor activities before it gets too cold. If you're no longer in school and… Continue reading Fall Bucket List For Someone Staying Local This Season

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My First Milestone

I know to some, 1000 people may not seem like a big deal. To me, this is everything. I love to write and travel, but when I know people are reading the material I put out there, it gives me that extra push. Blogging can be tough. You start out as a nobody with only… Continue reading My First Milestone