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Hi, I'm Skye. Writer, photographer, adventurer, foodie, teacher, masseur, friend, dreamer, blah, blah, blah. I think "normal sucks." Let's aim for extraordinary. SkyeTravels seeks to find the good around the world, focusing on adventures, food and wellness. Be inspired. Be yourself.

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. Choosing …

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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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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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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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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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