travel planning

5 Essentials for International Travel

You’re excited for your trip! You’re ready to take it all on! You’re looking forward to the experiences you’ll have and the foods you’ll try. You bought cute new clothes and you hope those new shoes will be worn in by the time you leave. And then you start to panic. Even the most experienced… Continue reading 5 Essentials for International Travel

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What to Know Before You Visit Cardiff

Have you ever been to Wales? I just went for the first time back in March, kind of on a whim, and I’m already looking forward to going back to explore more of the country! If you find yourself in its capitol city of Cardiff, here’s a quick list of things to know before you… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Cardiff

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How to Spend 4 Perfect Days in Verona, Italy

Planning a trip to legendary Italy? Do not skip beautiful and Romantic Verona! Many people only come here for a day trip from other nearby cities, but I definitely recommend spend two, three, or even four days exploring this lovely city! Because it’s less “touisty,” you will get a more local experience than you would… Continue reading How to Spend 4 Perfect Days in Verona, Italy

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10 Things to Do in Cardiff, Wales

So you’re heading to Cardiff. I’m so happy for you! I really enjoyed my time there, and I hope you do, too! The people are so kind, and I love that all signage is in both English and Welsh! Here is my quick list of the top things to do while you’re there. 10. Go… Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Cardiff, Wales

Travel Lists · Uncategorized

Ultimate Travel Couple Bucket List

Looking for some adventures to have with your loved one? There are definitely some bucket list items out there that are best experienced as a couple, and I hope you’ll find that this list is your ultimate guide! Go Hiking through Maui’s Bamboo Forest Hiking as a couple is always a winner—sometimes you have to… Continue reading Ultimate Travel Couple Bucket List

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2019 Summer Travel Reading List

It’s that time of year again… Summer is coming! And that means it’s time for my annual summer reading list. This year’s top picks have inspired me, made me laugh, and taught me things about history that I never knew I wanted to know! I hope they’ll inspire your wanderlust, so if you see something… Continue reading 2019 Summer Travel Reading List

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London in 2 Days

Everyone will tell you two days in London is not enough—and they’re right if your goal is to see and do everything! But if your goal is to make the absolute most of your time, I have the itinerary you need! I’m a huge proponent of traveling when and how you can, never waiting until the… Continue reading London in 2 Days

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Flying United’s Basic Economy

So you want to travel on the cheap. Don’t we all! It’s no secret that airline’s are shrinking seats and increasing fares, but for the truly cheap and adventurous, the major U.S.-based airlines have started offering “basic” fares. I was actually really excited when I heard this for the first time. I thought, “Great! More… Continue reading Flying United’s Basic Economy

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How to Plan a Day Trip to Highclere Castle

Who has ever wanted to visit Highclere? Basically everyone who’s ever seen Downton Abbey or is at all interested in English history! It’s still the ancestral home of the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon, and its story goes much deeper than Downton. There are definitely some things to know before you go, though, so here is… Continue reading How to Plan a Day Trip to Highclere Castle

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What to Do When You Miss Your Flight

It’s the thing every traveler with a layover of any size dreads: a missed connection. It’s the thing every perpetually late traveler dreads: a missed flight. My husband and I travel a lot—like, a LOT—and believe it or not, we just had our first missed flight situation this past January on our way to Auckland,… Continue reading What to Do When You Miss Your Flight