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Girls’ Weekend In KC

Growing up with extended family who lived in Kansas City, I’ve been there more times than I can count.  And it’s for that reason that I’ve taken the gem of a city for granted; I’ve only ever been to their houses and haven't seen the city. But recently some gal pals invited me for a… Continue reading Girls’ Weekend In KC

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The Story Behind Round Trip

I remember the page-long list of blog title ideas I rattled off sitting on the carpet in my older sister’s room.  I’d read off some, and soon enough Taylor said, “Stop.  Round Trip, I like the ring of that.”  And a baby was born—my blog baby was born.  (Motherhood gets to ya, man…)  And in… Continue reading The Story Behind Round Trip

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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