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Planning A Trip As A Couple

Since our engagement last month, The Fiance and I have thrown ourselves full-force into the honeymoon planning stages. Of course, being that it's still winter here, our sights are set on tropical places. I've bought bathing suits and we've pooled together our airline miles to bring a trip onto the horizon. Aside from ...

My Top Travel Mistakes Part 3

In the final installment of this series (read the last one here), I’m going to give you the absolute best piece of advice I ever learned on the road. Ever. In the history of my whole travels. You ready for it? Be flexible. That sounds like a bunch of common sense, but when you’re young and dumb and ...

My Top Travel Mistakes Part 2

Recently, I talked a bit about some travel mistakes that I made. Namely, letting guide books and blogs dictate where you spend your time in any given location. Doing so is what kept me from enjoying what might have been a lovely city. My second biggest mistake was allowing fear and preconceived notions to dictate me. The ...

My Top Travel Mistakes

I've written about travel regrets before, but not travel mistakes. To me, the difference between the two is that the former is personal, the latter practical. And boy, when I went on my first big backpack trip to Europe, I made a TON of practical mistakes. Mistakes that others shouldn't have to make. So, if you're about to ...

Seattle: Deja Vu In The Emerald City

In many ways, I feel that returning to a place for a second time is like returning home after four years at college. Everything is still the same, but something feels a little different now. Maybe it's you, or maybe it's that new strip mall down the street. Either way, something has changed. I was just in Seattle for a ...

Merging The Two Blogs And An Engagement

If anyone has bothered to dig around my Wordpress profile, then you know that I had a first blog before I began this one. That blog was dedicated to travel posts and photography, and once I started this blog, it took a back seat. Mainly because I couldn't afford to travel as much, but also because I had this crazy notion that ...