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MY FIRST TASTE OF TURKEY

MY FIRST TASTE OF TURKEY

The first couple days after returning from vacation are always a struggle—even more so when you know you’ll be jetting off to another exotic location the following week. From jet lag and slowly coaxing yourself out of vacation mode, to gauging your answer to the infamous "how was your trip" questions.…
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WHERE IN THE WORLD AM I GOING NEXT?

WHERE IN THE WORLD AM I GOING NEXT?

Sometimes I amaze myself with my process behind booking a trip. Sometimes I plan the hell out of it. Sometimes the planning overwhelms me to the point where I actually get bored with that destination so I randomly go somewhere else at the last minute. Booking this latest trip was…
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WHY DO YOU TRAVEL?

WHY DO YOU TRAVEL?

Travel is a weird thing. Everyone knows what it means, yet it still means something different to everyone. There's the overworked people who travel for relaxing getaways, saving money and vacation days all year to splurge at a five-star resort. There's the fanny-packing, camera-toting, big city tourists who plan every detail…
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How to Travel Alone

How to Travel Alone

I've never really had travel buddies and I won't hesitate to go wherever I can, whenever I can. So it truly amazes me how many people won’t travel alone since it’s pretty much the only way I know how to travel. After returning from my 37 day AYCJ journey around the US, I was…
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