2022 in Review: I’m Very Sorry and I’m Back

My friends, it has been a while. The last time I wrote one of these was for 2018. We have all slept many sleeps since then. So much has happened. Last time we spoke I was living in Cairns, Australia earning my second year visa extension. Well, I ended up…

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2018 in Review: Why is Everything Here Trying to Kill Me

This is my fourth year as a travel blogger and my third year doing a end of year wrap up. It’s also the first year I’ve been traveling “full time, ” so I’m at a bit of a loss at how to format this. How do you chronicle your trips…

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Rhode Island Day Trips: Which Newport Mansion Should I Visit?

Thinking of taking some Rhode Island Day Trips? The ornate, historic mansions that dot the Ocean State’s coast are a great place to start. But which Newport Mansion should you visit? See also: 10 Short Day Trips from Boston on Every Budget (from a Former Local) Is Taylor Swift Home?…

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The Best Things about Mount Holyoke: 25 Reasons To Apply

The best things about Mount Holyoke? Here’s a comprehensive list: everything. Just kidding! Only not really. When I applied to Mount Holyoke in the fall of 2010, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. To quote Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday, “I shall cherish my visit here…

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Travel Kit for Women: 8 Essential Travel Supplies You Can’t Do Without

Creating the perfect travel kit for women is an art. But luckily I’ve suffered through enough trips that I was woefully unprepared for to put together this list of essential travel supplies so you don’t end up like me: In Salzburg, Austria covered in 70+ bedbug bites, itchy, in pain from the…

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