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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. ūüôā 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”

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My “I’m Too Old for this Sh*t” List (The Travel Edition)

I was watching “How I Met Your Mother” ¬†today when something caught my attention. One of the characters, Ted, had created what he referred to as a “Murtaugh List”; a list of activities he felt that now in his late 20s, he’d grown too old for. The list was named for Roger Murtaugh, a fictional… Read More My “I’m Too Old for this Sh*t” List (The Travel Edition)