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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 Suitcase Packing: Big Clothes in Small Luggage

Packing light is hard- and if your clothes are a bit bigger than average, it can feel 10 times more difficult to stay within one bag packing limits, hand luggage weight limits, and carry-on bag dimension. As an expert at packing plus size clothing in ultra-compact luggage, today I want to share with you a little …

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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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