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5 Travel Apps That Every Traveler Swears By

Having a smart phone takes 80% of the hassle OUT of traveling. You can book flights, organize a hotel, and even meet people in your surrounding area, all at the click of a button. Here are my favorite 5 Travel Apps that every traveler swears by (or should start!) 1. DuoLingo Duolingo is a fantastic resource if you’re abroad and don’t speak the local language. By using memory and…

Affordable Countryside Travel In Lugo, Spain (& 1 Euro Drinks!)

I took off to Lugo thinking that I should have gone to Barcelona. Now that I’ve relocated to England, Europe has been opened to me like never before thanks to Ryan Air’s SUPER budget offers and I am itching to revisit some of my favorite spots that I failed to document properly since I wasn’t in the travel blogging business. But like many other Londoners, money is tight so…

Sexist Things People Say To Female Travelers

I am a grown ass woman. As much as I feel like I just graduated from college yesterday, the reality is that I pay my own bills and support myself emotionally, mentally, and physically.  For some reason, this is an extremely hard concept to grasp for some men, women, and conservatives who think that women are “looking to the government to be their husbands.” Really? Over the past…

Traveling Alone: Dealing With Silence and Loneliness

Traveling alone isn’t easy.  It’s filled with dinners for one, selfies, and an acute awareness that you’re completely dependent on yourself. My Bose headphones are probably the closes thing I have to a companion on the road and my personality is fiercely independent so this feels natural to me; but it doesn’t for everyone.  Dealing with silence and loneliness is a huge challenge for many people and there’s no…

How I Got Started: The Challenges Of Living Abroad & How To Overcome Them

Many of you have been asking “How did I start” or how I overcame the challenges of living abroad and I’ve been dreaming up a way to concisely tell my life story… without humble bragging (too much at least), WHILE being brutally honest… but without scaring people out of taking the jump.  And with as many run on sentences as possible.  There’s just so many elements to consider that I can’t really…