The Cheapest International Flights I've Purchased

I think there is a definite misconception about the cost of travel - or at least the wide range there can be. Whether it’s because you haven’t seen enough representation, because of perfectly curated luxury Instagram feeds, or perhaps because not enough people want to talk about their travel finances, you might have felt that traveling out of the country was out of the realm of possibilities for you.  Today, I am literally going through my receipts to show you my cheapest international flights I’ve purchased over the last decade.

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The 3 Best Apps to Download If Traveling In Groups

I share a lot of solo travel tips, but the reality is that I also do a fair share of group travel each year, whether that’s on family vacations, trips with a couple girl friends, or bigger trips with business school friends. The two biggest challenges I’ve experienced traveling in groups is 1. keeping everyone’s travel plans organized and 2. figuring out expenses. These 3 apps have truly simplified traveling in groups by addressing these two specific challenges…

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5 Things That Have Fundamentally Changed How I Travel

I know that’s a really bold statement, but I will admit that ever since I discovered these things, I have continued to use them on every single trip moving forward. These 5 things have either simplified how I travel, have saved me time or money, or have added significant comfort to my travel days. You may be surprised that majority of these are not large or costly things and you can actually start implementing them today for your upcoming trip!

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5 Things I Learned in 2018

While 2018 has come and gone, I had some time to reflect on what this last year taught me, personally and specifically to travel. I have to admit, this year was a particularly challenging one for me, conquering losses and life adjustments, but perhaps the year that has taught me the most in life. Below are the 5 major things I learned this year…

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A Long Weekend in Mexico City [4 Day Itinerary]

Mexico City was not a place that I had particularly considered visiting in the past; however, over the last 2 years, I have heard nothing but amazing things from friends visiting this city, so I knew I had to go check it out for myself. I convinced two close friends to head there with me and we had an absolute blast! Below you will find the perfect long weekend itinerary for CDMX, full of amazing food and adventures!

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How to Stay Safe While Traveling Solo

I firmly believe that unfortunate things can happen anywhere in the world, and it is more important for the individual to mitigate their risk wherever possible. From my 10 years of solo traveling experience thus far, I have compiled my top recommendations for minimizing your safety risk while traveling alone. My hope by sharing these recommendations is not that you walk around fearful that something bad is going to occur, but rather, prepare you so that you are confident that you are well equipped and have minimized your risk as much as possible.

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A Long Weekend in Guatemala: [Antigua + Lake Atitlan Itinerary]

My friend and I decided to make the most of our Memorial Day Weekend and booked a last minute getaway to Guatemala. In our short time in the country, we were able to experience the beautiful cities of Antigua and San Marcos La Laguna in Lake Atitlan. There is so much to see in Guatemala, but below is my itinerary for a 4-day getaway that you can easily take on a holiday weekend!

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My Complete 10-Day Sri Lanka Itinerary

Sri Lanka, although a relatively small island country, has an incredible amount to see! You could easily spend weeks to months exploring this country and you would have plenty to do. Given my short 10 days, I created an itinerary that would allow me to maximize the number of locations on this trip. While I didn't see everything this country has to offer, I definitely packed in a ton of different cities and landscapes in just ten days! 

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