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Photo Friday: Atlanta, Georgia

I’ve written in the past about street art in Atlanta, but one of the city’s best places to both explore and see public art works is The Beltline. I related it to New York’s High Line, as its a former rail line that has been turned into an award winning walking and biking path. It’s […]

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Staying Stylish on the Road

For someone that travels as much as I do, it can be hard to keep up any semblance of a beauty regimen. I hardly wear makeup, but it can be several months between haircuts. And don’t even think about manicures and pedicures unless there’s a special occasion coming up, namely conferences or friends’ weddings. But […]

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Flying Over Atlanta

Some days my job has perks. Last week was one such day. I was going to a media preview of the Great Georgia Air Show, which took place over the weekend south of Atlanta in Peachtree City. I wasn’t sure what to expect from the day, but I figured if nothing else, I would get […]

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Career Advice from a #GIRLBOSS

I am the most recent reader of #GIRLBOSS by NastyGal founder Sophia Amoruso. Many people recommended it and my sister let me borrow her copy. The book has been making waves for its advice for females in their careers. I’m lucky that I haven’t been placed at a disadvantage in my career for being a […]

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Photo Friday: Asheville, North Carolina

Two weeks ago, I joined my mom and sister for a road trip up to Asheville, North Carolina. My sister’s friend was getting married and I wasn’t doing anything, so I decided to tag along. I’m not much of a mountain girl, but I always love spending time in Asheville. I hoped to swing by […]

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Attending Bangkok’s Calypso Ladyboy Cabaret

It’s not something originally on my itinerary for the Australasian Adventure, but when I found out my friend was having her bachelorette party (hen’s night) in Bangkok, I knew the night would end up in an interesting way. After what felt like a 20 course Thai dinner with sunset views of Wat Arun, we hopped […]

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Frequently Asked Questions on Solo Travel in Southeast Asia

After writing the post on questions about solo travel in Turkey, I decided to make this a series to answer your burning questions about what it’s really like to travel certain areas solo or as a female. In this case, I was traveling Southeast Asia with my sister, but many of the questions still apply. […]

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Travel Writing Round Up [October 2014]

If you saw the last few editions of¬†Travel Writing Round Up, welcome back! A lot are repeats from last month, but new posts are denoted with stars. I have checked all the links to ensure that they are still valid, but please let me know if I have missed one.¬†Feel free to shoot me an […]

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Video: The Australasian Adventure

The three months my sister and I spent in Australia, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam are ones I’ll never forget. The food was unlike anything I’d ever tasted and the people were so friendly. I also got to meet some new friends, catch up with old ones and give back to the wildlife. Here is a […]

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Travel Product I Love: Timbuk2 Aviator Backpack

I’ve had two backpacks that I’ve loved, my Kelty Arch 65L and my Osprey Sirrus 35L, but I’ve slowly worked my way down to even smaller bags. Back in February, Timbuk2 sent me one of their Aviator travel bags to test drive on Her Packing List. I knew the brand for their hip cycling bags, […]

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Photo Friday: Dream Cars

One of my favorite things about my hometown of Atlanta is the arts scene, specifically the High Museum of Art. They’ve always got an interesting exhibit going on, like works from the Louvre and the Terracotta Soldiers, and local folk art works from my favorite artist, Howard Finster. This year’s big exhibit was Dream Cars: […]

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The World’s Longest Border Crossing

Traveling in Southeast Asia cannot be without hiccups. I heard horror stories of many border crossings, especially in Laos, so when I did my research and pre-booked Cambodian visas and buses, I thought we were set. And for the trip from Bangkok to Siem Reap, all went relatively smoothly. We avoided the cabs between bus […]

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