What I Took to Egypt

And What I Actually Used… Packing clothes for a lengthy trip is one thing. I’ve already covered that in one of my posts, but packing the odds and ends isn’t a piece of cake either. There’s a lot of decision making when it comes to packing the stuff you take on a trip. You have […]

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Products That Will Help You Travel Like A Pro

Like many avid travelers, I too am a traveling fanatic. Although I travel a lot to different places, I always try to travel like a pro. Believe me, traveling in itself is fun, but traveling like a pro is like taking the aspect of fun to a whole new level. It is always assumed (and, rightfully so) that […]

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8 Essentials for a Better Flight

Whenever I travel via airplane, I always pack a few handy items with me. These items can make or break a flight. So I am here to share with you the tricks of the trade that I have learned to always pack in my carry-on. I call them, my flight essentials. Earplugs I ALWAYS pack […]

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Everything You Need to Know about Life as a Digital Nomad

Guest writer Jess from Tripelio has gathered together information on the life of a digital nomad. Personally, living remotely is something I hope to accomplish one day! Right now, I’m splitting my time between a full-time job and travel. Like she says in the article, you don’t have to be a permanent nomad, but that life appeals […]

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Travel Technologies

I have a question for y’all. What kind of technologies do you use while traveling? Personally, I’m a big fan of Apple products. I have a MacBook Pro and an iPhone. Without those two things, I cannot produce material as fast. Whether that’s blog posts, Instagram pictures, or Tweet. Without the iPhone or MacBook, I’d […]

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Packing for an Irish Road Trip

Tomorrow is the day that Ryan and I take off on a 6-day/5-night road trip around Ireland. We have a kind of plan, and hostle reservations for each night. But seeing as how I am a well traveled person who always plans ahead and is ready for any and every thing possible to go wrong, I save my […]

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The Travel Item I Haven’t Talked About Yet

My LL Bean book bag was one of the greatest investments ever. I remember when Mama bought me that book bag the summer before my senior year of high school presently six years ago. I didn’t even want the thing! At the time, I had used the same pink backpack for about five years. The […]

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The End of Summer

It is with great sadness that I must tell y’all that summer has ended in Ireland. It’s over, gone, and won’t be back until next July. The weather is turning cold again causing my mind to drift to warmer places. I would be so happy bumming on the beach now. Laying there with my feet […]

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Things I Never Travel Without

Packing for a trip is a ritual. The process begins in my head well in advance of the trip. I go over every detail of what I could possibly need – clothes, gadgets, medicine. But somehow, the actual packing process doesn’t begin until the night before the trip. I’m that person who runs around like […]

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The One Item that Makes Me Feel at Home

My Auburn blanketis the one object that makes me feel at home.  Lauren Cooper (then Higgins and my roommate) gave me this blanket for my birthday freshmen year of college.  It’s been with me ever since. I graduated from Auburn University Fall 2012, exactly 59 ½ yearsafter my Papa, “big” Morgan Cantrell. Auburn has been a major […]

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