Travel Tips

Tip: Planning a Large Group Trip

There is nothing like a good girls trip.  I love spending time with friends and enjoying all that a destination has to offer.  Anyone who knows me knows that

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Tip: Picking A Travel Destination

People have often asked me “how do you decide where you are going to travel?”  Although I had not previously thought about the process I go through to make

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The Power of the Big Mac

When I took my first solo international trip to Europe out of college, I was a vegetarian–which was amazingly hard.  I am ashamed to say that I would

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Hosteling Expectations

I stayed at my first hostel around the age of 22.  Although I did not know exactly what to expect, I read enough to have a decent idea.

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Should I Hostel?

I have been asked this question several times—usually from family or friends who are not sure what a hostel is or only have heard of their 20 something/relatives/children

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Hostel Philosophies and Articles

While traveling internationally, I almost always choose to stay in a hostel, budget hotel, or bed and breakfast.  Those who frequently stay at hostels often refer to the


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