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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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Interview with Student Travel Expert Andy Steves

TweetIn 2012, I had the pleasure of interviewing one of my travel idols, Rick Steves. Today I’m pleased to interview his son, Andy Steves, who has become a travel expert in his own right with his company Weekend Student Adventures. He organizes tours for study abroad students and travelers in Europe. What made you want […]

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26 Things to Do Before Turning 26

TweetToday I turn 25. Someone asked me if I’m having a quarter-life crisis. I replied that my whole life is a quarter-life crisis. Somehow these posts have become my most successful, so I’m glad that readers can relate to setting goals for each year. In the past year, I crossed off eight of my 25 items. I […]

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A Year of Races: The Results

Tweet When I got home from Australia, I needed something to throw myself into. I wasn’t as active walking to work, so I signed up for a race my friend Elizabeth was doing. From there, I made it my goal to run one race every month for an entire year. I hate running but I made […]

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You Can’t Go Home

Tweet I’ve long considered Charleston more of my “home” than Atlanta. While I was raised in Georgia, Charleston is where I did most of my growing up and what made me into the person I am today. It’s where I learned to live with others, where I balanced work and play, where I found out the […]

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A Day in the Life: English Teacher

Tweet Connie is a fellow blogger who I heard about through another blogger. I’ve been reading  her stories about her time in Asia for almost two years now and I am excited to feature her on another A Day in the Life interview about her experiences teaching English overseas! Name: Connie Hum of Connvoyage Location: […]

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25 Things to Do Before Turning 25

Tweet I officially turned 24 years old today. I’ve been doing birthday lists for two years now and I’ve gotten more accomplished each and every year. This year I crossed off 11 items from the 24 Before 24 List: bungy jumped (#4), scuba dived the Great Barrier Reef (#5), gave blood for the first time […]

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A Day in the Life: Au Pair

Tweet Andrea started following my blog a while back and once I found out she was a fellow Georgia girl living in Australia, I knew we would have plenty in common. I’m excited to feature Andrea, an au pair, because this is a popular post-grad profession for those of us who love to travel.  Name: […]

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A Day in the Life: Digital Strategist

Tweet After the last interview with Peace Corps alum Melanie, American expat Edna contacted me about her jobs overseas, including this job as a digital strategist in Singapore, as well as her current gig as a private tutor in Paris. I’m excited to present a totally different kind of interview, one most people would see as […]

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My Travel Inspirations

Tweet The EasyJet Inspiration Initiative  offers a great concept, asking travel bloggers what our travel inspirations are. I was nominated by Heather of There’s No Place Like Oz, whose blog was a major source of inspiration for me when I was planning my year in Australia. I have an inspiration board in my room where I tack up […]

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