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29 Things to Do Before Turning 29

Tweet Ten years ago, I first started traveling on my own. I was a naive college student who thought she knew things about the world but had very little real-life experience. Eight years ago, I set up this blog without thinking it could become my passion and future career. Six years ago, I went to live […]

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What I’m Packing for London

Tweet Packing light is becoming more and more essential for my lifestyle. So when putting together my packing list for my week in England, I had to be very thoughtful. I knew I’d be hopping on trains, so it was important to be mobile. I recently got a nice carry-on suitcase for my birthday (more […]

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28 Things to Do Before Turning 28

Tweet While some years, I find writing this post uplifting, this year I’m borderline depressed thinking about how little has changed since I turned 27 things. I still live at home. I still work the same seasonal job. Sure, there have been travel, blog and career highs this year, but the basics are the same. […]

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The Ultimate Southeast Asian Bucket List

TweetSoutheast Asia is a part of the world where you can have experiences you won’t find anywhere else. The colors are brighter, the flavors are stronger and the history is older. The parties are even crazier, lasting all night and bringing in travelers from every corner of the globe. Only you can decide what kind […]

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Thankful List 2014

Tweet Blessed. It’s a word I’m sick of seeing on Instagram, but on this day, it’s true. It’s the day I reflect on the good in my life, on the great people I’m surrounded by and the opportunities I’ve been lucky enough to have. I create these Thankful Lists every year since I was 15 […]

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27 Things to Do Before Turning 27

Tweet Today is my 26th birthday, thus ushering me into the age known as “late twenties.” My 25th year was one of personal growth and physical fitness. I learned to accept my figure, but despite that lost weight and gained muscle after two a day workouts many days of the week. I ran my first half […]

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Packing Like an Expert

Tweet For the last two years, I’ve had the pleasure of writing for Her Packing List, one of the top websites for female travel and packing advice. We’ve reviewed countless pieces of gear and covered every topic under the sun, but the top question we frequently get asked is how to be better at packing. […]

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Packing for 3 Months in Asia

TweetThis trip has been two years in the making, so of course I’ve gone over what to pack about a million times in my head during that time. I knew I wanted to get as close to going carry on only as possible, although it’s hard to manage when you’re flying long-haul carriers and regional […]

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The Ultimate Australian Bucket List

Tweet My time in Australia was chock full of continuously surreal experiences. How can you not see a kangaroo in real life or learn the lingo? As I reflect back on my time in Australia and plan a future trip, I’ve created the ultimate Australia bucket list of the experiences you can’t visit Oz without […]

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Thankful List 2013

Tweet Another whirlwind year passes and I have so much to be thankful for. I am constantly amazed at all the opportunities I’ve been given and the people I’ve met this year. I’m thankful for the places I’ve been able to visit, including Florida, Canada, Baton Rouge and Turkey. I’ve had other moments that weren’t […]

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