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At the core of our entire collection of posts is this: exploring the freedom of travel, with a special focus on the concerns of travelers in larger bodies, and female solo travelers with an emphasis on one bag style packing.

9 Reasons to Vacation in Transylvania (Really!)

If you’ve read my ultimate guide to travel in Transylvania, you know that I love this gem of Eastern Europe. With all the benefits of a great exchange rate, European history, and the vibrance of a nation bursting forth from a communist past, Transylvania is a nation of contrasts, folklore, and natural beauty. Here are …

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Making Meals in a Hotel Room: Easy Food Ideas for Travelers

Getting out of your hotel room to find fresh food regularly isn’t always an option. Whether you are settling in for a manuscript-writing-binge, quarantining due to getting sick while traveling, hunkering down for a few days in a hotel room, or just trying to avoid eating alone in a hotel restaurant or the high prices …

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7 Mental Health Tips for Long Term Travel

Today, I wanted to talk about the topic that not a lot of travel bloggers engage openly: loneliness and mental health. I’m pretty excited to share this topic with you, as I come at it from a pretty unique angle: before I began full-time digital nomading as a professional artist and blogger, I actually completed …

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12 Steps to Become a Travel Influencer in 2021

Becoming a travel influencer on Instagram has never been easy – although some travel influencers have managed to make it seem so. In reality, it takes a lot of hustle to become a travel influencer on Instagram, especially in 2021. In recent years, the travel blogger niche has been saturated with new creators and travelers- …

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Seattle Urban Exploring: A Day in Downtown & Georgetown

This fun day in Seattle exploring downtown Georgetown is a great way to explore Seattle beyond the typical tourist destinations. When I initially moved to Seattle,  typical tourist things were a fun way to spend my weekends. With new friends or sometimes by myself, I visited Pike Place market, the space needle, Bainbridge Island, and …

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12 Things to do in Bosnia as a Tourist

As a country, Bosnia and Herzegovina doesn’t frequently make lists of tourist hotspots, but the community of serious global travelers, Bosnia is known as an inexpensive destination that offers amazing food, warm hospitality, and unique cultural experiences- all without the crowds of popular tourist destinations. Thanks to its geographic location, it’s a melting point of …

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Travel Hobbies: 8 Reasons to Find a Project to Work on While Traveling

If you were home, you wouldn’t regularly work from early morning to late at night, right? Despite this, many travelers pack their travel days from dawn to way-past-dusk with itineraries, transfers, and to-dos. Long-term travelers know that to avoid travel burnout, travel itineraries need to leaves space for rest and some non-travel activities. For sustainable …

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5 Creative Souvenirs for Travel & Post Travel Gifting in 2021

Hunting for the perfect souvenir is part of the fun of traveling. Although I’m not a fan of imported decorative tchotchkes emblazoned with a location name, I love artful, historied objects that take me back to a time and place of adventure and exploration. In the past, my search for the perfect souvenirs has taken …

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