Posts tagged travel tips
Six Ways To Beat The Spanish Heat

Spain, you're hot. No, not in that "ooh, baby, work it" kinda way. You're literally hot. I mean, back-of-the-knee-sweat, pants sticking to the seat, take 4 showers in a day kind of heat. Well, dear friends, it's only the beginning, so let's start finding ways to adapt. I've compiled a few tried and true ways to combat the scorcher that is summer in Spain (especially, Madrid, where I'm currently sweating).

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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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How To Have Meaningful Experiences Abroad: The Secrets of Slow Travel

The preparation phase of a trip is possibly one of my favorite parts of traveling. The anticipation of exploring a new place and embracing a new culture is a rejuvenating feeling. More than anything, it's an amazing feeling when you know that your journey will be in one place.

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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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4 Style Tips To Slay During Your Summer Holiday

Whether you’re actually headed to Europe this summer or it’s something that you’ve had on your bucket list for a while, we’re here to help. We’ve put together four style trends that will help you slay during your summer holiday.

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The Backstory: Going Beyond the Preconceived Notions of Spain

Upon first glance you make take stereotypes at face value and assume that everybody within Spain is homogeneous in appearance, speaks Spanish (as a first language), or maintains similar customs. In reality, this could not be further from the truth as Spain is a very multifaceted, complex, and diverse country within itself.

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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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Natural Hair Travel: 4 Mistakes to Avoid

Hair is important, but it's not the end of the world. The reason we stress caring for natural hair especially on the road is because looking our best is linked to feeling our best! Inside and out! Natural hair, as many of you may know, is a marathon, not a sprint! How do you care for your natural hair while traveling? Check out a few mistakes we've made, and save yourself the extra steps!

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Airport Layover: 5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Airport Layover

Sometimes life (read: cheap flight prices) brings us to the inevitable reality that long layovers exist. There isn’t always an opportunity to leave the airport and explore the surrounding city and we’re quite aware that the extra time without fresh air can either be a make or break when it comes to keeping your sanity and traveling. Here are some tips on how to keep your sanity when you have a long layover and are stuck in the airport.

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