Misc. Tips

My Week in Budapest Was A Huge Mess – And I Loved Every Second

If you were at Stansted Airport in London on June 12, 2017, you probably saw a girl wearing a dress, leggings, shorts, and two jackets to avoid Ryanair baggage fees, clutching her shoes and backpack to her chest while frantically running through the airport in her socks. That girl would have been me, and that …

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Six Online Resources to Help You Make/Save A Little Money for Traveling (And Everything Else)

I’m part of roughly one billion (read: 12) travel-related Facebook groups, and at least once a week someone posts something to the effect of “what do you guys do to make money for traveling?? I’m super broke and could use some extra cash!” (Side note, the other type of post I see once a week in …

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An Open Letter To Everyone Who’s Afraid to Travel Alone

Dear Individual Who’s Afraid To Travel Alone, Hey! How are you? Your hair looks great today, has anyone told you that yet? So! You want to travel. You’re in your final semester of high school and planning to go to college, but don’t feel mentally prepared to start yet. Or, you’re about to finish college, …

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7 Travel Mistakes I Made–And How You Can Avoid Them

Everyone’s got their thing. Some people are super high maintenance. Some people are clumsy. My thing is that I’m accident-prone, directionally-challenged and a magnet for unusual situations. Those three things would make my life interesting enough if I just stayed in one place. However, because I travel and do things like skip my college graduation to spend …

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GUEST POST: A Basic B***h’s Guide to Bali

Guest post by Michelle Rick. You can find her on Instagram or at michellearick.com. According to Pinterest, there’s a place that has beaches for days, because it’s an island, and islands tend to be surrounded by water. Its menu is designed to nurture the taste buds of a deliciously, nutriciously Instagrammable diet. And there’s many an …

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I Went to Colombia and Didn’t Die, and You Can, Too!

Cartagena’s streets are lined with colorful houses, bustling with the constant sound of horse-drawn carriages clopping down the cobblestone and full of guys with push carts selling beers for the equivalent of 33 cents each. That’s probably not what you picture when you think of Colombia, though. Thanks to movies, television and the widely-known fact …

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