8 Foods You Must Try in Thailand

8 Foods You Must Try in Thailand

If the only thing that interests you about Thailand is the food, it would be a trip worth taking. There is so much incredible food in Thailand. Noodles, curries, meat sticks, desserts, the list goes on and on. In Thailand you will find foods from all different cuisines, but this is my bucket list of Thai food you must eat in Thailand!

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What to Do and What to Avoid in San Francisco

What to Do and What to Avoid in San Francisco

Recently I explored San Francisco for the second time, getting to go deeper into the city and experience more that it has to offer. The first time I visited San Francisco I didn’t care for it too much to be completely honest, but I had an amazing time this trip, I am so happy I gave it another chance! San Francisco has so much to offer in its unique neighborhoods, eclectic food choices, and people passionate about their city, contributing to it and making it

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How NOT to Choose a Bad Hostel

How NOT to Choose a Bad Hostel

Choosing a hostel somewhere you’ve never visited doesn’t have to be scary! You can take all the guesswork out of reserving a bed at a hostel by following this guide to making sure you stay at the hostel that’s perfect for you and your trip!

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How I Knew I Wanted to Travel Alone

How I Knew I Wanted to Travel Alone

My love for solo travel is not something I “just knew” about myself. It was not something inherently inside me that I always did, knew I would do, or dreamed of doing, it was actually a total accident. My break into the world of solo travel was not...

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Gifts the Traveler in Your Life Actually Wants for $20 or Less

Gifts the Traveler in Your Life Actually Wants for $20 or Less

When you look up gift ideas for the traveler in your life you will likely stumble upon countless lists of expensive gifts like mirrorless cameras, GoPros, or instax polaroid printers, but you probably aren’t looking to buy someone a gift costing upwards of $100. Here I’ve compiled a list of 20 gifts under $20 for your adventurous secret Santa victim.

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What You Need to Do in Nashville Besides Broadway

What You Need to Do in Nashville Besides Broadway

There’s more to Nashville than lower Broadway and honky tonks. Believe it or not I spent a week in Nashville and I spent the least amount of time on the trip on Broadway street. Nashville is an amazing city thriving with beautiful nature, talented musicians of all genres, incredible schools like Belmont and and Vanderbilt, and an eclectic food scene.

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A Letter to the World from an American Traveler

A Letter to the World from an American Traveler

When you leave for a trip abroad the last thing you want to do is immediately get into a heated discussion about the politics of the country you just left. Two of the huge reasons people travel are to open their mind to other cultures and other ways of life and to get a break from your normal daily routine. If Americans can agree on one thing right now after the results of the election, it is that nobody can agree on anything and

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Volcanoes, Guitars, Creepy Fish, and Seattle, Washington

Volcanoes, Guitars, Creepy Fish, and Seattle, Washington

Sometimes you don’t get quite as much time in a city as you hope to, but in my opinion a quick trip beats no trip any day. I was able to visit Seattle this year, but only had two days to spend in a city with much more to offer than my time there allowed. That being said, I do feel like I got the most out of those two days as I could! I spent one

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How To Have The Best Weekend Ever In New Orleans!

How To Have The Best Weekend Ever In New Orleans!

New Orleans, where American, French, African, and Spanish culture come together to make a city like nowhere else. The architecture, the food, and the atmosphere of New Orleans is inherently unique. After four visits to New Orleans in two years I have finally gathered together what you need to do to experience as much of the city as you can in one weekend visit.

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Making the Most of Memphis in One Day

Making the Most of Memphis in One Day

Memphis, Tennessee is a popular passing through point on any great American road trip, whether you’re heading South to New Orleans, East to Nashville, or Southeast to Savannah, you need to spend at least a full day in Memphis. Here is my guide and my money saving tips for Memphis, Tennessee!

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How I Can Afford To Travel: Making Work Trips A Vacation

How I Can Afford To Travel: Making Work Trips A Vacation

Many of you may have noticed that recently I was galavanting around California, but I’m going to let you in on a little secret, I was actually on a work trip. Here are some secrets on ways to afford to travel more!

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Big Sur-Vival Guide

Big Sur-Vival Guide

Are you gearing up for a road trip along the Big Sur coast? Maybe you’re going to visit San Francisco and have some extra time to kill but haven’t decided how to spend it yet, or perhaps you’ve seen someone’s stunning photos of the Big Sur, added it to your destination bucket list, but don’t actually know anything about it. I just drove along that beautiful coastline and to be completely honest...

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Beck What The Heck Takes On the San Francisco Bay!

Beck What The Heck Takes On the San Francisco Bay!

Come with me! Escape wherever you are to come along with me to San Francisco for the weekend! I bet you're thinking, "How the heck am I supposed to go with Beck What The Heck to San Francisco when I'm stuck at home and gotta be at work first thing in the morning?!" Well, fear not my friends! I was in the Golden City last weekend and I'm taking you with me on a visual tour! 

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Questions I Am Always Asked as a Travel Blogger

Questions I Am Always Asked as a Travel Blogger

As a solo traveler and blogger there are a lot of questions I am regularly asked about my life. Some about trip planning and tips, others about my personal life, so here are some of my most frequently asked questions and the answers everyone is looking for! 

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Best Hostels in Bocas Del Toro, Panama

Best Hostels in Bocas  Del Toro, Panama

So you're planning your trip to Bocas Del Toro and don't know where to begin. There are so many places to stay it can be overwhelming trying to decide what's best for you, especially if you've never been there before. Well, I have some good news for you, I've been there and with a little help from my friends I've got the ultimate guide on choosing the best hostel possible!

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Top 10 Things for a Perfect Weekend in Savannah

Top 10 Things for a Perfect Weekend in Savannah

Looking for a sweet Southern weekend getaway? Spend your weekend in Savannah Georgia! Savannah is a gorgeous and low-key place for a relaxing weekend with plenty to do. Here is my list of my top 10 things to do in all my visits there.

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Sometimes Everythig Goes Wrong and it Makes Everything Right: 2015 in Retrospect

Sometimes Everythig Goes Wrong and it Makes Everything Right: 2015 in Retrospect

If a year ago today you would have asked me if I thought I would be traveling in and out of the United States more in the next year than I had in the past 4 combined, I would have said absolutely not. If you told me I would be going to Central America by myself with a backpack, or making...

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