Posts tagged travel in spain
9 Restaurantes Monos en Madrid Para Salir con tus Amigas

As we all know, Madrid is a city that's constantly changing and at times it's difficult to stay up-to-date with every new opening and "hot spot" in the city. We're going to share with you a few of our favorite spots in Madrid to go out with our girl friends... where we eat too much, drink till we can't drink any more, and take way too many IG photos. 

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5 Must-Sees in Tenerife, Spain for the Non-Touristy Tourist

Tenerife is the largest of Spain's Canary Islands and this year it was included in The Telegraph's Top 10 Summer Holiday Islands in Europe. Due to its geographical position, the island has sunshine and a mild, warm climate all year round. Of the 5 million or so visitors this beautiful island gets each year, most head to the South where they are almost guaranteed sun, sea and sangria. However, there is so much more to Tenerife than the touristic South.

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Smart and Savvy: 9 Must-Haves For Any Traveler In 2017

Unless you’ve got a team of trained professionals to do all of these things for you, you too have experienced the not-so-fabulous side of traveling. I think that traveling smart, and comfortably is the best option, and the most surefire way to not drive yourself mad! Wins all around! On average, I take between 15 and 20 flights a year, and through years of trial and error, I’ve almost got it down.

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6 Essential Lessons Every Traveler Will Learn On The Road

With great journeys come great life lessons. I’ve made the world my playground and my wanderlust has become my Northern Star. Traveling has gifted me with some of the most important life lessons I’ve ever learned—lessons I could never have learned in a classroom. I’m now able to view cultures from the inside out with an unbiased lens rather than the outside looking in. Today, I’d like to share 6 of these life lessons with you. 

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3 Ways Traveling the World Will Help You Find Your Tribe

When one chooses to travel they make a statement. They proclaim proudly that they’re hungry for life experiences, interested in expanding their horizons, and crave adventure. Traveling says more about a person than whichever sports jersey they rock, zip code they reside in, or even language that they speak! Here's how to find your tribe while traveling!

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5 Ideas For Your Next Baecation

Romance! It means something completely different depending on who you ask! While some couples prefer the “traditional” romantic gestures such as flowers, and chocolate, other couples lean more towards the “functional” romance… you know, when your partner cooks dinner and takes care of the clean-up too? Swoon! 

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10 Thoughts Every Anxious Traveler Has

Travel is beautiful; however, pre-travel nerves are totally a thing. Don't worry, I'll spare you the graphic details, and simply say, rest assured: you are not alone. Even the most experienced of travelers are not exempt from the sleepless nights, queasy stomach, and frantic pocket grabbing in search of your phone (or passport, or camera).

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Less Is More: The Truth About Friendships While Traveling The World

For the past year, I stood (not so idly) by and lived a roller coaster of a first year abroad. I didn’t miss my hometown of Montreal much, not for a lack of meaningful relationships and love for the city I call home, but because I was busy living. Now that my time teaching in mainland China is up, I’ve taken some time to reflect. I’m excited to go home, but not without apprehension. “What’s there to be concerned about, KB?” Short answer? Friendships are at times a casualty of travel.

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Here's Why Northern Spain Needs to be Your Next Trip

The beauty of a country like Spain is that it is filled with a myriad of landscapes, cultures, languages and history. Each region has something special to offer and the north of the country feels like a romantic escape that will have you wanting to spend time in solitude exploring the city streets and luscious countryside. If the north of Spain has never been on your radar, here are a few reasons why it should be.

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3 Reasons You Should Book an Airbnb on Your Next Adventure

By now you've probably heard about Airbnb (short for air bed and breakfast) and the way it connects travelers to unique accommodations around the world. Imagine booking that beach bungalow you've always dreamed of, a studio right in the middle of all the action in your favorite city, or even an igloo in the Arctic. While this sounds a little farfetched with traditional lodging, it's completely possible thanks to Airbnb where you can rent an entire home, private home, or a shared room from local hosts in over 190 countries. It has made its mark on the world, forever changing the way we travel. 

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Traveling as a Multiracial Woman

One of the first things I think about when traveling to a new place alongside the obvious (safety & budget): How I will be perceived based on the color of my skin and the shape of my eyes. It makes sense, considering all of my life I couldn't go too far without someone, strangers and acquaintances alike, inevitably asking me, "What are you?"

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Make it Last: 4 Budgeting Hacks For Expats and Travelers

You’ve moved abroad, you’ve gone through the stressful visa process, and now you’re getting settled into your new international life. Naturally, you want it all: to eat well, travel well, and enjoy any and every thing available to you. While this year may be the year of the “Yes!” sometimes it may seem like the monthly stipend is saying “yeah right”. Perhaps these tried and true tips will help you as you embark on your new journey in your new state or country! 

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