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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Thoughts You Have in a Year Abroad

Pre Year Abroad: On the outside I’m all like, “Oh you know. Just gonna go travel and work for a year.” On the inside I’m all like, “What the hell have I gotten myself into?” Weeks 1-2: Oh my God!!!!!!!! This is the BEST PLACE EVERRRRRRRRRR!!!! Weeks 3-4: Hey new bestie, let’s go out and […]

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First Time Traveler vs Experienced Traveler

First Time Traveler : Ahhh!!! I am SO pumped! Paris!! London!! AMSTERDAM!!!!!!!!!!!!! Experienced Traveler : Paris, London, Amsterdam! Wooo…. I mean, Yay!!! FTT : My Passport is gonna be loaded with stamps! Come at me customs! ET : I am coming here to visit. Please just stamp my book thing so I can go spend my pennies on delicious […]

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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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For All Fellow Backpackers

Found this on the BuzzFeed and had to share. 1. Having the exact same conversation with every person you meet. tumblr.com “Where are you from?” “Where are you going?” “How long are you here?” “What’s the WIFI password?” Of course it’s awesome meeting new people on the road but it gets tiresome having the exact same […]

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Couch Surfing. Yea or Nay?

My vote is nay. Let me tell you why. Sometimes it doesn’t work out. My Canadian friend and I were on a tight budget going to Norway, and we knew that Norway was one of the most expensive countries in the world. Best way to solve that? Stay for free! She and I spent days […]

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