2 Days in Lima, Peru

My trip to South America was stressful to plan, mostly because there was just too much to do in what seemed like not enough time! My travel buddy for this adventure is a teacher, so we only had one week (her school’s spring break) to make this trip a reality. For this reason, we only […]

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The Top 5 Destinations for Beginner Travelers

Flying over the Atlantic

Welcome travelers! Where are you migrating to next? If you have never traveled before… internationally, solo, or even across state lines, it can be a daunting subject to think about. The world is wide and the possibilities are endless… so where should you go on a first-time trip? These are my top 5 destinations for […]

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Why You Should Consider Solo Travel

One of the biggest obstacles people encounter when planning their travels is figuring out who they should go with. It can be tricky to plan out trips, especially long-term travels, with others. Schedules don’t align, budgets differ, or dream destinations are vastly different. For these reasons and many more, a lot of people find themselves with many […]

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Bathing in a Hindu Temple

Bathing pools at Pura Padang Temple Ubud Bali

As we travel, we get to experience many different cultures – and with that, many different religions as well. I travel the world from the point of view of a Christian, but every time an opportunity arises to learn about a different spiritual path, I take it gladly. Understanding the religion of a region is […]

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Avoiding Paris Scams

The City of Love (or as some call it, the City of Bread) has a lot to offer – but not everything is delicious croissants and romantic serenades. Like a lot of large and popular international cities, Paris has its share of scams and cons. The best way to avoid falling pray to one of […]

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Paris Travel Guide

Ahhh, the City of Love. Many people think of Europe and at the top of their list is one if its most popular – and most magical – cities: Paris. I have been to this amazing city a couple of times, and each time brings a sense of fashion, sophistication, romance, and gastronomy. There are […]

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The Ups and Downs of Study Abroad

Study Abroad Exploring the Vatican City

Studying abroad can be like a roller coaster ride – some days are the best of your life and other days can feel like some of the worst. Your senses are heightened, and it can be a lot more to take in when you are so far from home. But what do these “ups and […]

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5 Things you Need to Know About Studying Abroad

So, you’re considering study abroad. Or maybe, you’ve already taken the leap and have signed up for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Congratulations! You are about to embark on one of the most amazing experiences of your college career. But… you don’t know what to expect. Don’t worry, you’re not alone! The idea of studying abroad can […]

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That Time I Went Skydiving

To preface this story, I had always considered the thought of going skydiving, but never had a strong desire to actually do it. People would ask: “would you ever go skydiving?!” and I’d respond with a vague answer around the fact that I didn’t really know and for the time being I had no plans […]

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How to see Lisbon, Portugal in 2 Days

Panorama of city views of Lisbon, Portugal

Is it possible to fall in love with a city after only two days? I think so. The destination is Lisbon, Portugal – a large city in a small and friendly country neighboring Spain. I didn’t know much about Portugal before we went, but I found so many treasures in Lisbon – here’s what you […]

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