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Happy Thanksgiving weekend to my American readers! I’ve had itchy feet lately and have been counting down the days to my next big adventure, but this past Thursday I was so grateful that I’ve delayed my travels in order to be home for the holidays. I have so much to be grateful for, it’s almost ridiculous…

I love a good internet meme, like the ABC’s of Travel, or the Capture the Color contest. It’s fun to see what other bloggers come up with, to get tagged, and to add your own contribution into the mix. If you’re an avid blog readers chances are you’ve also seen My Seven Super Shots, the meme…

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In the past few years I have become a more and more active person, and that translates over to my travels. When researching a new destination I’m always looking for adventurous and physical ways to explore. So when I saw rave reviews for Reykjavik Bike Tours on Tripadvisor — also known as my online travel bible…

I arrived in Vientiane with a mission. I had a to-do list, a carefully combed guidebook, and a curated list of must-have experiences. I was going to fall wildly in love with this capital metropolis. I was going to adore this city, so help me God, and nothing was going to stop me. Why? Because I…

Luang Prabang — the jewel of Indochina. That’s a pretty big title to live up to, and so I was surprised when guidebooks and fellow travelers described the city as a place you go to soak up the atmosphere rather than see the sights. While there is certainly plenty of atmosphere to be soaked, there is…

Since I left home last June on my Great Escape, I’ve been doing (very delayed!) monthly roundups. As this blog is not just a resource for other travelers but also my own personal travel diary, I like to take some time to reflect on not just what I did, but how I felt. I also like…

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I wrote a tip-filled guest post this week about how I save money while traveling for And Then She Saved. Be sure to check it out and leave your own cash saving tips in the comments! You’ve been hearing all about the awesomeness that was my friends and family’s trip to Thailand. It’s true, we had…

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Packing is probably my least favorite part of travel, and even pulling together a suitcase for something as blissful as ten days in Hawaii usually leaves me writing in agony on the floor of my closet. Still, I admit that this being my second time to the Aloha State, I had a much better idea of…

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