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Solo Travel, Not So Solo Anymore…Everyone is doing it.
Solo travel has never been more popular. You see it all over social media. People on their own traveling the globe. Did you know 1 in 4 millennials is planning to travel solo? 84% of these are women.
The 11 Best Hidden Secrets At Disneyland
It's no secret that Disney Parks are full of a spectacular amount of detail. With a variety of themed lands and sometimes multiple parks to see in just a few days, you might think it's impossible to see everything. While that might be true, there are some long-standing hidden gems that are worth taking the time to try and find during your next visit.
A Love Letter To Busan
Before we met Dear Busan, There once was a time I had never even heard of your name. It’s inconceivable to me now.
5 Badass Reasons to Travel Solo
Intro Traveling solo I didn’t necessarily set out to “find myself” but rather to find out just what I could do if I put my mind to it. And it turns out that what you can do when you travel solo is pretty badass.
Farm life in Hawaii
Growing up in a metropolitan city I never would have thought I'd relocate to a farm for a period of time. As a kid/teen, I loved going to the mall, the movies — I relished in all the luxuries of city living. But as I grew older, and my college graduation date was within arms length, I developed an ever-growing sensation for something entirely different.
The freedom of the flowing waters
I can't remember the last time I felt free, like really free. It has been so long since I believe I had that feeling, the feeling of being unencumbered by the weight of the world, by everything and everyone around me.
People We Meet on Vacation: 5 Stars
I was on vacation when I read this book and all it made me want to do was plan more vacations. People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry is a perfect light read. However, fair warning, it WILL make you want to plan a vacation. Below is a brief summary followed by my thoughts and recommendation.
On the Prowl at Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island, a 96 mile sliver of land 70 miles south of Adelaide, Australia, is a bit of a misnomer. Sure, there are lots of kangaroos around but the island is a nature preserve, often called Australia’s Galapagos, with hundreds of other animals as well - echidnas, possums, penguins and koalas - sharing the area with 4,500 permanent islanders who farm or service the tourist trade. Connected to the mainland by air and ferry, the Island is a favorite vacation spot for Aussies and foreigners. Animals may have the run of the place but people live here too.
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Travel Do's and Dont's
Walk a mile, or a thousand, in someone else's shoes. Travel Do's and Dont's from those who have been there, done that.
Wander smarter, and talk shop with those who've been down that road before.
The world is yours for the taking. Where will you backpack to next?
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Best Sydney Activities for an Unforgettable Holiday
Easter Day, a public holiday, is one of the most anticipated days on the calendar for many across the globe. It is the day when many people celebrate by paying a visit to their old family members, spending quality time with family and friends, gifting flowers, chocolates or other presents to the people they love and admire. If you’re in Sydney, here are some foolproof ideas to spend an amazing day with your loved ones!
Few Insights into the 12th Annual Vivid Sydney
The technicolour of light installations, music performances and luminous projections is back to dazzle and inspires us, after two long years of hiatus. This massive collective of creativity and technology is your ultimate ticket for a thrilling journey into the soul of Sydney. Celebrating its 12 year, the festival will showcase more than 200 events which highlights the innovative and artistic qualities of the city and is expected to be one of the biggest, if not the biggest of its kind in history. Here is an insight on what to expect for Vivid Sydney 2022.
Things You Learn When You Start Living in Sydney
For many of us, the thought of relocating to a new city itself can feel stifling! Getting used to the surroundings in a new city can also mean learning its subtle quirks and idiosyncrasies. This article focuses on Sydney and its local quirks that will come in handy if you’re planning to move into this city.
I've Got the JetBlues
I’ve Got The JetBlues For those of us who travel, it’s become apparent that flying is no longer, if it ever was, a joy.
Reasons to Choose Glamping Tent Rentals for Your Next Party
Reasons to Choose Glamping Tent Rentals for Your Next Party Glamping is a term that is short for “glamorous camping.” It is a style of camping that focuses on luxury and comfort, while still providing an authentic outdoor experience. Glamping has become increasingly popular in recent years, as more people are looking for ways to enjoy the great outdoors without giving up all of the modern conveniences they’re used to.
Xochimilco Canals — Party Down the Floating Gardens of Mexico City
Intro This was the one thing in Mexico City that I was truly excited for, the Xochimilco Canals. A boat party and I don’t mean the kind of boat party you might go on in Malia ala the Inbetweeners. No drinking fish bowls and throwing up overboard, before snogging a questionable stranger. No, I mean a Mexican Fiesta onboard a trajinera! Xochimilco is a world heritage site. The waterways are left over from what used to be a vast lake used for transportation during the pre-Hispanic period. It is a charming scene of intense greenery and the wetlands are a habitat for migratory birds.
Lucky Charms for Rent
Our story starts on a day like any other. Only I'm buying Lucky Charms to pay for my rent in Germany. Come June 25th, I wont be in the United States anymore. From the beginning, I wanted to document what my travels would look like. The sprawling nature of what it would take to study abroad escaped me.
Best Desert Locations For Dune-Bashing
Given the UAE's easy access to so much desert, who hasn't enjoyed driving along the soft Arabian sands? The people and residents of this town enjoy dune bashing. Anyone who has gone dune bashing knows how much fun it is to break through the soft dunes and let gravity steer your car. Furthermore, Buggy Rental Dubai also includes marshals who provide skills training for individuals who want to start dune bashing. He has unrivaled enthusiasm and expertise in the industry, having worked for over 14 years.
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