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April, 2020

  • 6 April

    Do You Really Need a VPN When Traveling the World?

    Selfie at Into the Woods Cafe

    I recently signed up with Surfshark VPNs. I’ve never used a VPN when traveling, but the plans were really cheap and I figured it couldn’t hurt. I’m also taking a short break from traveling at the moment due to current world events, so this article will look at the benefits of having a VPN whether you’re traveling or not. What …

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March, 2020

  • 18 March

    Private Boat Tours in San Diego Are More than Just Whale Watching

    You may know about private boat tours in San Diego for whale watching excursions, but did you realize you can reserve one for other uses as well? The ocean has always had a romantic appeal, which makes it a natural fit for such occasions. If you’re stuck for ideas to impress a date or celebrate a special event, look to …

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  • 8 March

    What Do You Do When a Bus Drops You Off in the Middle of Nowhere

    A Bus Drops You Off in the Middle of Nowhere

    It’s never fun when a bus drops you off in the middle of nowhere, and even worse when it’s in the middle of the night. I’ve had some pretty wild experiences with this, including not having internet, getting dropped off in the wrong location, etc. Here are some of the adventures (or misadventures) I had, and how I’ve coped in …

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  • 5 March

    My Crazy Adventure House Sitting in Appleby, England

    Selfie House Sitting in Appleby

    I’ve just spent the past two weeks house sitting in Appleby, England. Between two wonderful purebred Spanish Water Dogs, snowstorms and getting locked out of the van, it was quite an adventure. My First Impression of Hilton Before I went to Appleby, I told a few people about my upcoming housesit. Many were shocked and for good reason. Appleby had …

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February, 2020

  • 27 February

    Everything You Should Know Before Booking a Cruise

    Cruise in Hainan

    Booking a cruise may be intimidating, especially if this is your first time. However, it will be an unforgettable experience not only for you but also for all the people who are going to join you. Before you sail the ocean, you must understand that each cruise is different, depending on the destination and even the ship of your choice. …

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  • 22 February

    Budget Travel Guide: 5 Tips for Backpacking in Bordeaux

    Selfie Backpacking Bordeaux on a Budget

    France is not one of the cheaper countries to visit in Europe. If you’re on a budget, definitely avoid Paris and aim for one of the other gems. So far, my favorite is Bordeaux. If you end up backpacking in Bordeaux as I did, here are some tips to save you money. As always, the less you spend, the longer …

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  • 10 February

    What Do You Do With Only 48 Hours in Berlin

    Selfie for 48 Hours in Berlin

    As the fifth-largest city in Europe, it can be very hard to decide how to spend only 48 hours in Berlin. There are dozens of activities to choose from, each one better than the last. Some are seasonal, some are weather-dependent, some are strenuous, and some might make you fat. When to Visit Berlin Visiting Berlin in the summer has …

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  • 4 February

    Ending Up at Ao Nang Beach in Krabi was a Shock

    I’d always heard the famous spots in southern Thailand were overcrowded, overpriced and not worth it. Thus, I was surprised at how much I fell in love with Ao Nang Beach when I accidentally ended up there when I flew to Krabi. How I Ended Up at Ao Nang Beach I thought that flying to Bangkok from the UK would …

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  • 1 February

    5 Reasons Why Tesalate Makes the Best Travel Towel

    Selfie with the Best Travel Towel - Tesalate

    I’m constantly on the lookout for the best travel gear to use. When it comes to the best travel towel, Tesalate towels are the clear winner. I’m still traveling with the same microfiber towel I purchased over five years ago before I left the US. I’ve left it behind a couple times and had to retrieve it, but otherwise, it …

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January, 2020

  • 29 January

    How to Spend 48 Hours with the Bordeaux CityPass

    Bordeaux CityPass

    If you’re planning to spend 48 or 72 hours in Bordeaux, there are several reasons you should get the Bordeaux CityPass. Sometimes there’s a question of whether a city card is a good value. Of all the cards I’ve used around the world, Bordeaux has one of the best. Why Bordeaux Bordeaux is one of the bigger cities in France, …

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  • 26 January

    What a Bordeaux Wine Workshop is Really Like

    I say I only drink when I have to. When I get invited to a Bordeaux wine workshop, I have to drink. Bordeaux produces many of the best wines in the world, after all. Bordeaux’s Wine Production It’s hard to say which country or region in the world produces the best wines. Having said that, Bordeaux is way up there. …

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  • 23 January

    Getting a Little Loony at Edinburgh’s Loony Dook

    Selfie at Loony Dook 2020 #3

    Edinburgh’s Loony Dook is one of the craziest activities I’ve participated in, and one of the most exhilarating! In a nutshell, I jumped into the North Sea with hundreds of other revelers to wash away the previous year and get ready for the New Year. How Loony Dook Started The name means just like it sounds – a lunatic dunk. …

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  • 18 January

    Budget Travel Guide: How Expensive is Berlin on a Budget?

    Berlin Cathedral (Berlin on a Budget)

    Back in 2016, I spent a week exploring Berlin on a budget without really knowing what I should be doing there. I had originally planned to go to Hamburg and only changed my plans at the last second. Now I’ve gone back for the holiday season, once again without a plan. Getting to Berlin Both times I’ve traveled to Berlin, …

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  • 12 January

    How 48 Hours in Hamburg Made it My Favorite German City

    Hamburg City Hall

    I’m going to start this one off by saying that 48 hours in Hamburg isn’t nearly enough time. When I was originally looking at what there was to do in the city, I didn’t think there would be a single day worth of activities. Now I want to go back for a month! Getting to Hamburg Hamburg is the second-largest …

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  • 7 January

    The Dinosaur Giant Lanterns at the Edinburgh Zoo Aren’t Just for Kids

    Dinosaur Great Lanterns

    To complete my Edinburgh Hogmanay celebration, I went to see the giant lanterns at the Edinburgh zoo. While the lanterns might have been made for kids, I was fascinated by them. Sadly the dinosaur giant lanterns are only around until the end of January, but there will be more lanterns at the Edinburgh zoo next year. About the Giant Lanterns …

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