Packing like a pro

Packing is something we all have to do when taking a trip. Whether it’s a weekend get away or a two week vacation, you want to make sure you pack everything you need! Packing should be a rather simple task but with airline baggage limits you may tend to over or under pack. Here are […]

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Beginners Guide to Cinque Terre

After living in Italy for almost 2 years in total, I can definitely say Cinque Terre is one of my favorite destinations in the country to visit. It is located in the region of Liguria on the northwest coastline and is made up of 5 villages (Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso). Naturally, being that […]

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20 Tips for Traveling Internationally

Traveling internationally can be overwhelming and it can seem like a large leap to take. Regardless of where you are going there are several steps you can follow in order to ease your travel and have a successful trip. Here are my top 20 tips for international travel: 1. Get a Passport If you don’t […]

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Expressing flight dissatisfaction effectively

As you may know, flying does not always go as smoothly as one may wish. Over the years I have been on a countless amount of flights: some good and some bad. The majority have gone as planned but of course there have been flights with delays, cancellations, or various other problems. The most recent […]

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How to budget when traveling to Costa Rica?

When booking a trip, it’s always smart to keep in mind what you want your budget to be. In my opinion, Costa Rica is a very feasible trip in terms of cost. What I found to be the most cost effective when planning this trip was searching for a low cost flight, booking our stays […]

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5 Must Sees in Costa Rica

As some of you may know last week was my first trip to Central America and I am positive that it won’t be my last. From the Rainforest to the Volcanos to the beautiful beaches, I simply couldn’t get enough. With a little convincing from my Austrian friend Lukas who spent 6 months in the […]

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Post Thoughts of Cuba

Since our recent trip to Cuba there has been lots of discussion on the country  amongst my classmates and even more so in the media. The topics have ranged anywhere from personal views on the country, to President Barack Obama’s trip to Cuba, to the recent changes that have undergone in the Cuban society since […]

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