One Degree, No Common Sense, Southern charm

One Degree, No Common Sense: Comfort Over Style

If there's one thing I learned from traveling, it's that my common sense is sometimes lacking. I've decided to start up a little segment so other people can learn from my mistakes. The first installment: comfort over style. I consider myself a very smart individual. I'm not a genius, but I certainly believe I'm above… Continue reading One Degree, No Common Sense: Comfort Over Style

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Asia, Europe, Random thoughts, The Americas, Travel, United States

Knowing When To Buy Travel Insurance

While booking an almost two-week vacation to the United Kingdom for Christmas and New Year, I was asked if I wanted to spend almost $100 on travel insurance. They sure know how to make you feel like crap for not choosing it, too. No, I do not want to purchase insurance to cover my $1300… Continue reading Knowing When To Buy Travel Insurance

Random thoughts

Connect With Me!

Reading my blog is super cool, and I love every one of you for it, but you should check me out on Instagram and Facebook, too! I'm always posting photos and videos from various trips I've been on, as well as sharing links to other articles to provide tips, ideas, and more. You can find… Continue reading Connect With Me!

Random thoughts, Travel

Why Summer Isn’t The Best Time To Go On Vacation

As the first day of summer quickly approaches, many are gearing up to head out of town. I am no different. I have plans to hit Key West in two weeks along with a vacation abroad in August. I love getting out of the office when the weather is nice. I don't want to be… Continue reading Why Summer Isn’t The Best Time To Go On Vacation

Money, Random thoughts, Travel

Why I Don’t Let My Salary Stop Me From Traveling

Graduating from college and being slammed with bill after bill is the wake-up call every young adult dreads. We gallivant around our respective campuses, forgetting that in less than four years, we will be bombarded with responsibilities and less energy to do anything other than nap in our free time. We dream of the day… Continue reading Why I Don’t Let My Salary Stop Me From Traveling

Money, Random thoughts, Travel

I Let Travel Apps Tell Me Where I’m Going Next

*Warning: If you’re a Type A personality, this may not be the post for you. Like most people who have a passion for traveling, I’m not limited to where I want to go. I would be happy seeing any part of the world at any time. Sure, I have a list of places I’d like… Continue reading I Let Travel Apps Tell Me Where I’m Going Next

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Why I Love Planning Trips

One of my favorite ways to pass time is to plan trips. Some I may never get the chance to go on, while some are booked and in my near future. Mapping stops, adding up prices, and timing flights is therapeutic. I can get lost in a “vacation hole” for hours. Suddenly, nothing else matters.… Continue reading Why I Love Planning Trips