El Yunque: Enjoying nature from your car

When you think rainforest, the last place you probably would think of finding one is hidden in the Caribbean. Thanks to El Yunque that is probably the first place you’d want to begin if you’ve never visited one or if you (like me) are not a skilled hiker. Last September I decided to visit Puerto […]

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2 Days in Puerto Rico

Once upon a time I found myself with no passport and a huge urge to visit the Caribbean. In comes Puerto Rico to save the day. There are beautiful beaches, picturesque pastel houses, delicious food, no currency exchange, and did I mention NOT NEEDING A PASSPORT; what else could you ask for? The tickets for […]

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How I afford to travel

It has recently come to my attention that people are under the misconception that I am rich because I travel often. As soon as I reply with my typical answer denying my apparent wealth, I usually get a follow-up question of “how do you afford to travel so often?” I decided to write a post […]

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Washington D.C : 25 Reasons why you need to visit

Hey guys! In 2015 I went to Washington D.C for an extended weekend. **Crickets** Nothing? …tough crowd…okay. In 2015 I went to Washington D.C for 4 days on New Years Weekend and only spent about $800 including flight and hotel. OH. Now I got your attention? Truthfully Washington D.C is my favorite city thus far […]

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Philadelphia on a Budget: How to see the most and pay the least

So you want to take a quick getaway but you don’t want to break the bank? If Philadelphia is anywhere on your “to-visit” list (and I really think it should be) then check out my table below to get a breakdown of how much I spent on attractions. Philadelphia Budget Breakdown: Rough Estimate: $216.95/Adult Keep […]

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Planning for the ‘Take 12 Trips’ Challenge

A couple days ago I was scrolling through Pinterest and I stumbled upon this post. In this article, Clare from Need Another Holiday urges us to join her in the ‘Take 12 Trips’ challenge over the next 12 months. I thought: hey, what better month than January to begin a 12 month challenge? I’m in. What is […]

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Philadelphia: How to spend 4 days in the city of Brotherly Love

If you would’ve asked me this time last year what I know about Philadelphia, the truth is I would’ve said: absolutely nothing. Next confession is that if you ask me why I chose to go there in the first place, my answer would be: money. At the time, it was simply the cheapest option for a 4 […]

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Tips & Tricks: How to cope with Flight Anxiety

Most people, if not everyone, have that one blinding fear that stops them in their tracks. For someone who flies as often as me, I have a huge fear of turbulence and tremendous flight anxiety. Me? Scared of something? Who would’ve thunk it but ‘tis true. I can’t say that flying is my #1 fear, […]

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