5 Pieces of Packing Advice I Wish I Hadn’t Ignored

As I am nearing the end of my working holiday year I’ve got to dust off my 65L massive Osprey backpack and figure out how to cram all my stuff back into it. Turns out I’ve accumulated quite a lot of stuff over the last 9 months and it’s time to pick through the items […]

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Travel Q&A

I saw this Q&A on a friend’s travel blog and thought they were fun! I’m headed to Bali on Friday so posts may be a little quiet around here for the next week or two but I know I am going to have loads to write about when I get back! And be warned my Insta […]

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10 Things to Be Sure to Do Before International Travel

In 2017 alone I’ve flown 29,921 miles. That’s 62.5 HOURS of flying or over 2.5 full days (although lemme tell you it felt like a heck of a lot longer than 2.5 days). It’s enough miles to fly the circumference around Earth plus a little further! After racking up all that air time I’ve picked up a […]

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100 Things I Learned in 100 Days of Travel

It’s been 100 days since I left home on my year long adventure around the world and I’ve already learned so much more than any class has ever taught me. Take LOADS of pictures and videos. Just when you think you have enough, take double what you already have. Buying food from grocery stores will alway […]

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What’s In My Backpack: Packing for a Year in Australia

I AM OVERPACKED AND I KNOW IT. I’ve spent the past eight months watching hours of YouTube about real, professional, minimalist travelers. These people go on and on about how they only have one pair of shorts and like two shirts and that’s more than enough for their RTW 3-year long trip to arctic and subtropical climates. However, that […]

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Working Holidays in Australia: Pre-Departure Costs

When I first started thinking about going traveling the first things I wanted to do were the fun things: spending hours on YouTube, day dreaming on Pinterest, and telling all my friends. Then came the not as fun part: paying for it. Here’s a breakdown of the major unavoidable expenses that come with a year working holiday […]

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7 Free (Or Sort of Free) Things to Do in London

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.”   There is SO much to see and do in London. Here are some of my favorite off-the-beaten-path free or free-ish things to do in the city! Shop the Brick Lane Market and grab a bagel […]

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How I am Paying for My Working Holiday in Australia

Almost everyone I know say that they would love to travel, but 99% of the reasons why people don’t comes down to the same thing: MONEY. UGH. I think the #1 trick to saving enough money to be able to afford something you really want is that you really need to want it. Otherwise finding the willpower to […]

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Your Long Distance Relationship is NOT Doomed

Long distance is HARD, there’s no arguing that. But just because you need to be in a long distance relationship, whether it’s because you’re traveling and your partner isn’t or you and your partner work or go to school in different states or even countries,  it doesn’t mean the relationship is doomed! It just means you […]

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Snack Safe: Foods to Fly With

Let Turbulence be the Only Rumbling On Your Next Flight—Not your stomach! I am the kind of girl who’s always got a snack in her purse. I’ll forget my keys, iPhone, and credit card but always have a Ziploc full of pretzels lingering at the bottom of my Longchamp. So maybe it’s not surprising that […]

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