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How I Afford to Travel on a Budget

I love to travel. Everyone knows that. So I travel - a lot. Weekend getaways, roadtrips, international adventures, you name it. And I love every moment. The only thing I don't love is when people judge me because they think I spend too much of my money irrationally. I've said it a million times and… Continue reading How I Afford to Travel on a Budget

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My Travel Horror Story – A Journey from Australia to the US

Hey fellow travelers! Today I’m bringing you a slightly different style of article – my biggest travel horror story. I am currently working on a collaborative blog post about travel failures with some of my amazing fellow bloggers and am anxious to start sharing some of my stories. So, I thought I should tell you… Continue reading My Travel Horror Story – A Journey from Australia to the US

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Europe Travel Advice & Reflections

Ever since I was a little girl, I dreamed about going to Paris. I studied French for seven years and my mom always talked about how it was her dream too. Coming from a family with little to no means to travel abroad, I never thought it would become a reality. If you've been following… Continue reading Europe Travel Advice & Reflections

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Traveler Holiday Wishlist: 2017 – Wanderlust Wednesday #16

With the holiday season quickly approaching and Black Friday shopping right around the corner, it's time to put together the 2017 traveler's holiday wishlist! Great ideas for a friend or family member who travels a lot - or as ideas to put on your own wishlist for Santa! For more ideas, check my previous post… Continue reading Traveler Holiday Wishlist: 2017 – Wanderlust Wednesday #16

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Special Events, Weekend Getaway

​Visiting Salem on Halloween Weekend: The Good & The Bad

One of the top items on my bucket list for years has been to visit Salem, Massachusetts, particularly around Halloween. I’m a HUGE fan of the movie Hocus Pocus (I mean, who isn’t?), loved The Crucible, and find the history of the witch trials to be fascinating. So, Salem was a dream for me. And… Continue reading ​Visiting Salem on Halloween Weekend: The Good & The Bad

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Day Trip, Travel Guides

A Day in Georgetown: 24 Hours in Washington DC’s Hippest Neighborhood

I was recently in DC for a work trip, and of course I extended it for some personal time to explore the city! I've been to DC multiple times before, but usually just for the day and mostly around the National Mall and monuments. This time I was looking for something different, and I'd heard… Continue reading A Day in Georgetown: 24 Hours in Washington DC’s Hippest Neighborhood

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The Best Freebies in Any City – Wanderlust Wednesday #15

Hey it's Wanderlust Wednesday again! This week we are looking at the free things you can find to do no matter where you go! Sometimes the freebies are not just budget-friendly, but they are also the best way to get to know a place and its history. Visit the local library Libraries are free to… Continue reading The Best Freebies in Any City – Wanderlust Wednesday #15

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6 Tips for Scoring Flight Deals – Wanderlust Wednesday #14

I travel. A lot. And I don’t regret that for a moment. But what does get old is people judging me because they think I can’t afford it. Asking is fine, but don’t make assumptions. That’s one of the main reasons I started this blog – to share my ideas on how I actually do… Continue reading 6 Tips for Scoring Flight Deals – Wanderlust Wednesday #14