Las Vegas: Fremont Street VS The Strip

When I initially started planning my girls trip to Las Vegas, I pictured myself carousing up and down The Boulevard because, honestly, I didn’t know much else about Las Vegas. I never had a desire to travel to big flashy cities but Vegas is now one of the places I desperately crave going back to. [...]
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I Went To Australia With No Money: My Working Holiday

Thanks to having a wild need to make my dreams come true, a serious problem with impulse control, and a stubbornness that only my Mother would understand (because it totally came from her), I went to Australia with no money. Is that stubbornness or stupidity? Either way, I spent four gloriously challenging and wonderful months [...]
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Escape From Rio De Janeiro To The Beaches Of Buzios

This summer, Rio will be flooded with even more tourists than usual for the Olympics, and Carnaval is expected to be unusually busy as well. If you want to enjoy the region’s beautiful beaches but aren’t keen on crowds – what do you do? Whether you’re in Rio for a big event, or just visiting [...]
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The best of Malta

Azure Window
The islands that make up Malta might be small, but they pack a lot of punch when it comes to beauty in the Mediterranean. A look at one photo was all it took to bump Malta to the top of my list of destinations to visit in Europe. If you’re looking for a Mediterranean summer [...]
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5 Things You May Not Know About Maui

Kaupo Maui
One of those places Maui is one of those places that you immediately fall in love with; a place where the people are as warm as the climate and its myths as colorful as the Greek. Here are five things you may not have know about Maui :   1. The demi god The beautiful [...]
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12 things to do in San Francisco

San Francisco, California
I grew up next to San Francisco in a little beachside town called Santa Cruz. I grew up knowing it as the city of love, beatniks, and flower power from my parent’s generation, labels that can still be seen in the unique art and counter-culture of the city today. It was the place for the [...]
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Exploring the Gringo Trail in Guatemala

Semuc Champey
The “Gringo Trail” might be the beaten path that most backpackers take while traveling through Central America, but it’s still too good to miss, especially in Guatemala. I spent one month exploring as much of Guatemala as I could and I still wish I had time to see more. The nature in Guatemala is incredible and [...]
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Three months in Peru: My top seven highlights

In 2014 my boyfriend and I took a career break to travel through South America independently.  We flew to Peru from the UK and subsequently spent a whole three months (two of those illegally, but that’s another story!) exploring the country’s diverse and beautiful landscapes, enjoying its delicious array of culinary options, and experiencing the vibrance and [...]
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Five Reasons to Relax in Byron Bay

After arriving in Brisbane to begin my four months in Australia, my friend Elizabeth and I decided to make Byron […]

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