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Making Friends as a Solo Traveler

Don’t you get lonely traveling by yourself? Do you get bored being alone so much? Aren’t you scared to solo travel? These are just a few of the questions I get asked on a regular basis about my solo traveling endeavors, and the answer is absolutely not. I always manage to make friends when I travel by myself and you can too! For those who question how I do it or those who need a little push, I’m going to give you a few examples of ways to break through that barrier to making new friends!

5 Tips I Learned at 5 Hostels

So you want to stay in a hostel? Allow me to lead the way!  I have stayed in my fair share of hostels, and these are some of my tried-and-true tips to get you staying in a hostel like a pro. I made the mistakes so you don't have to! This will be my first post in a series of articles to give you the insight you need to make staying in a hostel a breeze, even as a first timer! 

The Truth About Hostels

One of the ways I’ve saved a lot of money this year when traveling is staying in hostels.  Hostels?? Yup, I’ve stayed in hostels in New Orleans, Georgia, and Miami this year, and have arrangements to stay at many more in the trips I have planned for the rest of the year.  For some reason people seem to have such a hard time...

Life Lessons I Didn't Expect to Learn in New Orleans

This trip to New Orleans was my third trip there, but it was different from the others in so many ways.  For one, I had never even heard of the Red Dress Run until recently and I got to experience it on this trip, and my last two trips were solo but this time I had the privilege of going with a longtime friend of mine.  Also, I had a borderline unbelievable experience with another one of my closest friends, and by the end of the trip I actually learned a lot, which is something I didn’t see coming...

Why You Should Take a Daycation This Weekend

I seem to always be wanting to get away somewhere, I have to constantly remind myself, “work hard, play hard” and that I actually have to work to be able play. I feel like my mind is in a constant state of vacation envy. I’m sure living in Florida probably doesn’t help, all I have to do is drive down A1A and I find myself pining over the thought of a tropical get away...

Savannah Sunday

I woke up Sunday morning rested and prepared for a peaceful day of wandering around.  I started my day at Foxy Loxy Café for an iced coffee and was delighted to see that they brewed PERC coffee, the coffee I failed to find the morning before.  In that moment I knew it would be a great day,

The Hostel in the Forest Day 2

Day 2 of my adventure at the Hostel in the Forest! Saturday morning I woke up and to my surprise it was freezing! To everyone else not so much, but to a Florida girl like me it was was! I got out of bed, put on a couple layers of clothes, and the jackets I had with me and walked over to the common area of the Hostel...

#OneLessStranger

I had my first adventure in New Orleans, and made some new friends! Come along for the ride and meet my friends Sean, Matt, Elizabeth, and the cool guy at The Famous Door!