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Ultimate Guide to Going to the Beach as a Solo Traveler (And Loving It!)

As relaxing as a beach vacation can be, visiting the beach alone can be vulnerable. Stripping down to a bathing suit can expose insecurities about our bodies, and leaving our belongings behind on the beach while we take a dip exposes us to a different kind of vulnerability: theft. In this article, I share my …

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Packing List + 4 Tips for Visiting the Uros Village in Lake Titicaca

[Images of indigenous people shown in this post were taken with enthusiastic consent and appropriate compensation. Learn more.] Lake Titicaca Floating Islands Packing list: [In order to not avoid reinventing the wheel, this packing list assumes basic essentials typical for a Machu Pichu/Peru itinerary are already packed] Close-toed shoes or hiking boots (sharp-tipped reeds form …

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Plus Size Travel – Becoming a Confident Fat Traveler

Travel is an experience that everyone should have the opportunity to experience, but for many individuals in larger than average bodies, travel presents unique challenges. Saying safe, having fun, and locating comfortable lodging that accommodates a plus-size body can be a challenge. For fat-identifying travelers, some elements of travel may be especially difficult. Wanderbig.com is …

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Navigating the Ferry to Chiloe Island in Chile

  One of the many highlights of my six weeks in Patagonia in 2019 was when I headed up to the northernmost portion of the Patagonia region- a section of Chile that most tourists skip. This region is known for volcanoes and dramatic waterfalls, but just off the mainland lies the island of Chiloe (pronounced …

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3 Day Itinerary for Travel to Chiloe Island in Northern Patagonia

As I researched for my trip to Chile, I kept finding myself drawn back to the island of Chiloe. Shrouded in both literal fog and the mythology of superstition, this archipelago is home to 16 UNESCO sites: all churches, remarkable for their construction by master shipbuilders using native woods and unique construction. A day trip …

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