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A Super Helpful Travel App To Try – Splitwise

I recently went on a weekend getaway with a few close girlfriends to New York. Since we were going to be splitting expenses throughout the weekend, my friend Molly suggested we use the Splitwise App (Thanks, Mol!). I can’t even begin to tell you how useful this App was for keeping track of our expenses and making sure everyone got paid back for what they covered on the trip. I’ve found that when you’re traveling with friends or family that…

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How to Travel on a Budget (without feeling like you’re actually on a budget!)

For those of us that are no longer in the early twenties backpacking crowd, it’s easy to forget the budget travel tips you pick up out of necessity as a broke college student. When it comes down to it, travel is expensive. Period. But there are definitely things you can do to minimize the cost and keep travel affordable (and I swear you don’t have to feel like a broke college student while you do it). Getting There Probably the…

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How to Plan the Perfect Road Trip

I feel like your sense of adventure always kicks in when the weather warms up and I think road trips are the perfect answer! Mike and I have taken a variety of road trips over the last 10 years. From moving from Minnesota to Rhode Island, from Rhode Island to Florida, a 2-week tour of the South of France, and a week road-trip through Alaska, we’ve learned a few things about getting ready to hit the road. Whether you’re headed…

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Travel Tips – How to Sleep on an Overnight Flight

*Free Downloadable Packing List here. If I’m taking an international flight, I usually prefer to book an overnight flight so I don’t end up spending a full day of my vacation traveling. The only problem is I’m a super light sleeper and really struggle to fall asleep on planes! If you’re like me, here are a few tips that I’ve found most useful in getting to sleep and waking up (somewhat) refreshed so I can hit the ground running! DRINK…

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Tips & Tricks for Enjoying Museums on a Trip

Do you like museums? Although I love history, art, and culture (all of the reasons why I love travel), I’m not one to spend a lot of time in museums. That said, I’ve definitely had museum experiences that have turned into the highlights of my trip. I will never forget viewing the impressionist paintings in the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, looking up at Michelangelo’s David in Florence, and seeing Anne Frank’s house in Amsterdam. A museum visit can certainly enhance…

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The Ultimate Europe Bucket List

Helllo and Happy (belated) New Year! There is nothing I love more than making travel plans at the beginning of a new year. Not only does it make sure you fit a trip or two in, but it also gives you something to look forward to throughout the winter months! I’m hoping to get another trip across the pond soon, so I thought it would be fun to write out the ultimate bucket list worthy trip ideas for Europe. I…

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The Travel Camera Gear I Love

I’m pretty sure that the absolute best souvenirs from a trip are the pictures you take! It’s fun to share with your family and friends, to look back on and reminisce years later, or to frame around your house. Needless to say, a camera is always the first thing on my packing list. So, let’s get this out of the way first… you don’t need a fancy camera to get great pictures these days. Some of my favorite pictures from…

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