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Three Accessories to Travel in Style

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What’s In My Carry-On

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On Falling In Love With The World

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When Your Love of the World is Stronger than Your Desire to Love a Person

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The Things I’ve Done For Luck.

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6 Ways You Can Make The Airport A Little More Fun

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Overcoming Post-Travel Depression: Make The Most of Coming Home

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Why Staying in a Hostel is Awesome.

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Custom Travel Journals from DomesticPapers

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Vegan Eats in Barbados: The Good Life Cafe

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My Favorite Hostel: A Little Bird Guesthouse

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“I FELT MY LUNGS INFLATE WITH THE ONRUSH OF SCENERY – AIR, MOUNTAINS, TREES, PEOPLE. I THOUGHT, “THIS IS WHAT IT IS TO BE HAPPY.” – SYLVIA PLATH

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Machu Picchu on a Budget

Machu Picchu is one of the world’s most famous ancient sites. Hidden high within the Andes, the sheer size of Machu Picchu combined with architecture that would have been seemingly impossible in the times of the Inca civilization (particularly in its...

Sandboarding in Huacachina, Peru

After a month lazing away my days on the beaches of Ecuador, the change of scenery of Huacachina’s desert oasis was a breath of fresh air. Surrounded by the sandy dunes of the desert, Huacachina is the only desert oasis in South America and is lined with...

The Quick Guide to Ecuador’s Beach Towns

As I mentioned earlier, I hadn’t planned to spend very long in Ecuador, but once my toes hit the sand and my skin felt that familiar rush of salt water in one of Ecuador’s beach towns, it didn’t take long to change my mind. From Banos to the...

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Chasing Adventure and Adrenaline in Banos, Ecuador

The journey crossing the border from Colombia to Ecuador by bus – despite making me really nervous to do alone – ended up being a breeze. After spending a night in a hotel on the border of Colombia, I hailed a taxi to the border and before I knew it, I was...

7 Steps To Get Over Travel Burnout

We’ve had a conversation about post-travel depression here in the past, but what about when you’re actually on the road and feeling a bit.. bleh? Have you ever had the realization that the things you used to love about traveling were only weighing you...

Traveling Is a Beautiful Chaos

I wrote this post a little while ago and have been going back and forth between wanting to share it and wanting to delete it because it’s not that inspirational, it’s not that informational, it’s really not that exciting. It’s mostly just a...

Hiking Salento’s Valle de Cocora

Visiting Salento was high on my list of things to do in Colombia, mostly for the stunning Valle de Cocora. The valley offers a great hike that you can do easily from town. A new friend and I woke up bright and early, walking up the hill to Salento’s one and only...

From Medellin to La Piedra and Guatape

The main reason people choose to jump on a 2 hour bus journey from bustling Medellin to the colorful pueblo of Guatape is for it’s main tourist attraction: La Piedra del Penol  – “the stone of El Penol” or “the rock of Guatape”....

The Road To Hana: A 1-Day Adventure

The Road to Hana is one of those activities that everyone insists you need to do if you’re ever in Maui. With 64 miles of road from Kahului to the small town of Hana, you’re in for a long stretch of hairpin turns, narrow roads, one-lane bridges and impeccable views of...

4 Solo Travel Fears And Why You Shouldn’t Let Them Stop You

If you had asked me seven years ago if I would ever get on a plane, fly across the world and proceed to backpack around without much of a plan, I would have called you crazy. I wouldn’t have given solo travel a fleeting thought. Hell, I wouldn’t have even gone...

10 Safety Tips for Solo Travelers in Any Country

I can’t count the number of times people have warned me not to go somewhere for fear that I will be kidnapped and sold into the sex trade a la Hostel, mugged, drugged, scammed or worse. In reality, these are things that happen all over the world, regardless of how...

Tofino, British Columbia: A Drive To The End Of The Road

I woke up to a sunrise peeking out over the mountains – there’s a reason I will wake up at 2AM to catch a flight. After dozing off in an uncomfortable aisle seat, you’re rewarded with a view like that! I’m on my second airplane this morning,...

5 Things You Should Know Before Studying Abroad

Check The Boxes You’ve received your acceptance letter – now what?! First things first: the practical things. Book your flight, order some foreign currency to get you started over there and do some research. What does the weather look like at that time of year? Pack...

Travel More: 5 Steps to Afford More Adventure In Your Life

There is a misconception that traveling can only be for the top 2% of the world – that you need to have a lot of money or that travel is expensive in itself. I absolutely hate being asked how I afford to travel so much. Not because I don’t like talking...

Journey To Bliss – The New Site Makeover!

You guys!!! I know I’ve fallen completely off the grid but it’s because I’ve been making big plans. A few months ago I stumbled across Marela Klepo and she has helped me put my heart and soul into the creation of something that I truly love. In case you haven’t...