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I See London, I See France…I See Photos from My European Vacation

A few weeks ago,  some friends from college and I went to a friend’s wedding in Finland. We then caught up with some peeps in London and France. Rather than bore you with all of the details, I figured I’d give you a photo recap of our adventures instead. Thus, here’s the cliff-notes version of… Read More I See London, I See France…I See Photos from My European Vacation

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Nope, it’s a few thousand bats. Photos from Austin, Texas

One of my friend’s from high school and I went to Austin this past weekend. She’s one of the few friends I have left who is still single and childless and therefore has the time and money to take off on weekend adventures with me (plus she’s a pretty cool chick!). Last year we went… Read More It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Nope, it’s a few thousand bats. Photos from Austin, Texas

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7 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Save Money for Traveling

A question I get emailed a lot is “how can you afford to travel so much?” Well, I’m one of the lucky ones. My mom works for a major airline which means that I get to fly for free. Yep. For free. But don’t hate me! Because I’m not rich (I’m a writer. For the… Read More 7 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Save Money for Traveling

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Gift Ideas for Travel Lovers (or, Things You Can Buy Me If You’re Feeling Generous)

Got a travel addict who has a birthday coming up? Or wanna buy me a present because I’m your favorite travel blogger? Well then…here ya go. I’d like one of each, please. 🙂 1. A Unique Luggage Tag A cute luggage tag (which can be customized to include your name and address) available on Etsy.com.… Read More Gift Ideas for Travel Lovers (or, Things You Can Buy Me If You’re Feeling Generous)

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Hot Springs in the Mojave Desert (Yep, they exist!)

The Arizona Hot Springs, located in Arizona near the Hoover Dam, are about 45 minutes outside of Las Vegas. They’re one of two local hot spring locations (the other one is called Gold Strike Hot Springs) and can be reached either by boating down the Colorado River or by hiking along a dry riverbed. Calling… Read More Hot Springs in the Mojave Desert (Yep, they exist!)

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Why I’m Jealous of “Third Culture Kids”

I guess I’ll start this blog off with a confession: I’m not a third culture kid. Not really anyway. Though I spent the first half of my childhood in Hawaii and the second-half in New York, until college I’d never spent a significant amount of time outside of my home country. But I wish I… Read More Why I’m Jealous of “Third Culture Kids”