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How To Have Your Trip Planned For $15

Good morning, my lovely readers. Very often, I get messages from you all asking for help with trip planning. Because I only have limited time in my day between keeping the blog up and running, freelancing, tour guiding, traveling and attempting to not get evicted from my apartment, I’m not always able to be as…Read more...
sad traveler

12 Ways To Ruin Your Vacation (And How To Avoid Them)

When traveling, things won’t always go according to plan. However, sometimes you are actually the reason your trip goes south. To ensure you’re not the cause of your own travel demise, here are some vacation tips, including 12 ways to ruin your vacation, and how to avoid them. 1. You Don’t Check A Country’s Entry…Read more...
solo hiker

Why You Shouldn’t Let Others Influence Your Travel Plans

“Why would you plan a trip to Philadelphia?” asks my friend Maggie, scowling. “It’s dirty. And there’s nothing there.” I roll my eyes, used to hearing these kind of comments. “I’m visiting my friend Joe. I’m sure it’s not that bad. Have you ever even been there?” “We’ll, no,” she admits. “But my boyfriend has…Read more...
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Why You Should Choose A Destination You’ve Never Heard Of

There are a number of travel tips that are widely talked about, like eating street food and staying in hostels to save money, using CouchSurfing to meet locals, and opting for local restaurants over venues with English-speaking menus for a more budget-friendly and culturally immersive experience. One tip I feel is important but isn’t discussed…Read more...


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