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How to Fight Burnout and Find Inspiration

We’ve all been there: Looking at your laptop with nothing to type.  Reading your full agenda with no motivation to start your to-do list.  Laying in your bed with no end in sight to senseless scrolling through social media.  And it doesn’t bother you—and then it bothers you that it doesn’t bother you. I get… Continue reading How to Fight Burnout and Find Inspiration

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Finding Beauty in the Unknown

So many things in life are planned to the T.  From the specific minute your flight takes off to your assigned seat in grade school (next to that really annoying kid, of course), the moment the post office opens to the second tickets go on sale for your favorite band.  And as Americans, we pride… Continue reading Finding Beauty in the Unknown

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Why I Always Work on Vacation

A mound of paperwork masters a balancing act on your desk at the office.  Sticky notes with tasks you’ve been avoiding glare at you.  And you didn’t know it was possible to receive a number of emails this outrageous on a weekend.  With the stress of work, family, and day-to-day life, we instantly imagine ourselves… Continue reading Why I Always Work on Vacation

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A Love Letter to Travel

Darling Travel, I’ve known about you for most of my life.  I’ve seen you at a distance through family stories and friends’ posts on Facebook.  You looked glamorous but a bit out of my league.  You seemed nice but way beyond reach.  I remember driving home with my dad on a cold January night when… Continue reading A Love Letter to Travel

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Understanding Personal Growth in Retrospect

Nobody likes a long, stuffy car ride.  Or a five-hour layover in the Denver airport because your dad had to return the rental car before noon so as not to be charged for another day (sorry, Dad, but I’m forever bitter).  In these moments, you may be stir crazy, frustrated and ready to just arrive… Continue reading Understanding Personal Growth in Retrospect

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Why Rest is Mandatory for Your Trip Itinerary

Go, go, go.  You’ve paid the big bucks for a hotel, activities, food and everything else under the sun, and you will enjoy it if it’s the last thing you do.  It’s easy to think we need to use every moment of vacation to sightsee, tour and explore.  But if you come home exhausted and drained,… Continue reading Why Rest is Mandatory for Your Trip Itinerary

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How to Do What You Love (and Actually Love It)

Passion.  You can’t buy it, but it’s what runs the world—for better or worse.  Whether it’s an eager desire to make bank or to cure cancer, passion fuels people.  Yes, I do love Pinterest and peanut butter, but some of my biggest passions are travel and writing… hence the travel blog… if you haven’t caught… Continue reading How to Do What You Love (and Actually Love It)

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Spring Break Suitcase Inspiration

Sometimes you just can’t wait for summer.  The winter blues and long work hours got you spread thin, craving a break.  With spring break approaching quickly and dreams of warmer places filling your mind now, take a look at these 5 Spring Break Suitcase Inspiration looks to get some ideas.   beachside by roundtrip featuring… Continue reading Spring Break Suitcase Inspiration

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Summer Suitcase Inspiration

With Memorial Day here and summer in sight, it's probably time for a trip to the mall to make sure you're sporting nothing but absolutely fabulous attire for your upcoming trip to the beach, the city or the mountains. Here are some ideas for these upcoming adventures (with links!). seaside by roundtrip featuring cover-ups country… Continue reading Summer Suitcase Inspiration