How Long Does It Take To Renew A U.S.Passport by Mail?

My passport expired earlier this year and I waited until May to start the renewal process. Don’t ask me why, I have no idea why I procrastinated for so long. I knew I had a trip coming up in August, and wasn’t quite sure on how long it would take to get the ball rolling. […]

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Great Compression Socks for Travel

Long haul flights are just that – long. Hours of sitting, sleeping, and being confined to a designated space. So much inactivity for long hours can take a toll on your body and your internal system.

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Is Experimental Tourism For Me?

Traveling to far off places is always fun. Sometimes the routine of landing, checking in to a hotel, and spending days on tour or in museums can wear a bit thin. All of the art galleries start to resemble each other and you can hardly tell one cathedral from another. Have you fallen into a […]

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How To Deal With Difficult Travel Partners

Traveling with others is often fun, especially if you know these travel partners really well before hand. You’re more likely to be compatible on the road and get along easily day in and day out. However, there are some instances when you travel with individuals you get along well with initially, but later discover (on […]

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When Things Go Wrong

Traveling is fun and, with the growing variety of hashtags and posts on social media, looks easier and as flawless as ever. That’s not always the case in reality. Social media shows the beautiful side of vacation, or even just the highlights of the good moments of a trip, and rarely the gritty side. Being […]

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Sperlonga & Gaeta

Two Italian beach towns you’ve probably never heard of, and why they should be your next stop!

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ALBQ Balloon Fiesta

For the longest time I’ve been dreaming of going to the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. Last year I just decided to knock this item off my “Travel List” (you know, the list of places and things that inspire you to get up and go). I put the balloon fiesta on my list for a reason, so […]

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Group Travel: Money $

I’m winding down on the Group Travel Series. To get all of the tips on how to navigate a group trip, feel free to start at the beginning – Group Travel: How To Start! ! On an update for my own upcoming group trip to London and Rome, our numbers have dwindled from four to […]

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Backpacking Tips

Backpacking can be tricky. You only have one piece of luggage, but it can be a major pain. Sometimes it’s a carry-on and sometimes you’ll be forced to check it as luggage. Either way, that bag will contain your important possessions along the duration of your trip and you’ll want to pack and preserve all […]

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