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The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

It's that time of year again!  The holidays are right around the corner, and here are gift ideas for the traveler in your life. This post includes affiliate links; I may receive a small commission if you purchase items from the links included.  All opinions are my own. Clothes (because you gotta wear something) 1.… Continue reading The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

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40 Ways to Travel Better: Your Complete Guide to Maximize Time, Money & Energy

I’ve had my share of adventures—lessons, mistakes and all. Like that one time I accidentally dined and dashed in France and realized it awkwardly late—like across the street late. Or the time I told a guy that I was sexually-aroused excited for a weekend in the mountains instead of pumped-up excited. (Hey, foreign language is… Continue reading 40 Ways to Travel Better: Your Complete Guide to Maximize Time, Money & Energy

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5 Travel Bloggers I Love

Checking your bank account is the most surefire way of getting a reality check—especially as a student.  We all have dreams to seek new adventures, to travel the world, to check one more thing off that bucket list.  Or heck, even just to do some "much-needed" online shopping.  But these aspirations often remind us where… Continue reading 5 Travel Bloggers I Love

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Maddie Koerner on Solo Travel & Life in Europe

An Instagram picture may be worth a thousands words, but Maddie Koerner knows that’s not enough.  “The people that are seeing my pictures aren't experiencing the excitement I felt when I saw the Eiffel Tower light up or the friendships that I've made throughout my journeys,” she said. “This is why I believe traveling is… Continue reading Maddie Koerner on Solo Travel & Life in Europe

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3 Tips to Travel Journal like a Pro

No more excuses: I’m too tired, I’m not a writer, it’s boring, I don’t want to.  Whether or not you enjoy writing, travel journaling allows you to experience your trip on a deeper level—and remember it later.  That being said, it can be tricky to simply begin the habit.  Here are 3 tips to travel… Continue reading 3 Tips to Travel Journal like a Pro

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How to Translate Your Love of Travel to Your Workspace

Ah, the constant battle between your 9 to 5 and those two weeks of vacation each year.  While most of us can't quit our day job to travel, we can take our love of travel to the office or school.  Here are three ways to bring your love of travel into your workspace: This is… Continue reading How to Translate Your Love of Travel to Your Workspace

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Confidence: Challenge & Choice Part 2

“You can join the conversation if you’d like,” the French woman told me as we walked the streets of Toulouse, France.  I’d been silent for awhile, smiling and nodding and hoping for my dear life that no one would ask me a question in French.  I felt defeated and discouraged.  I hated speaking in French… Continue reading Confidence: Challenge & Choice Part 2