10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Travel Blog

Little pieces of information that everyone should know before starting a travel blog! It has never been easier to become a travel blogger. With widespread internet, affordable technology, and the ease of travel, anyone can start a travel blog! I’ve had this blog for about 5 years now, and I am constantly learning more and …

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Pros and Cons of Living in Australia

Pros and cons of living in Australia, compared to my home country, the USA. For those who don't know, I came to Australia because I fell in love with an Australian guy in Costa Rica in 2017. My travel-obsessed self saw this as the perfect opportunity to get a Working Holiday Visa and go live …

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A Guide To Work Exchange: The Cheapest Way To Travel

 Why a work exchange is the cheapest way to travel! Including the best organizations for work exchange, and some tips for volunteering abroad.  One of the questions I encounter often among young people is "How do you afford to travel?" Others include "What is the cheapest way to travel?" or "What the heck is a …

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Budget Traveler’s Guide To Travel Insurance

Thoughts on travel insurance from a budget traveler who never thought she would need it...until she did.  Travel insurance. What's the deal? Do you really need it? How much is it? What kind should I get? I put off answering these questions for years. I've been traveling consistently since 2015 and it wasn't until 2019 …

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Work Exchange In Peru: How I Lived In Cusco For Free

My experience doing a work exchange in Peru with Worldpackers. My work exchange in Peru was a few years ago, but I never really explained how I was able to live in Cusco for free for one month. So today, I'm going to share my story! As a hardcore budget traveler, I am always looking …

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Sydney to Melbourne Road Trip: The Ultimate Travel Guide

A detailed travel guide for a Sydney to Melbourne road trip! A Sydney to Melbourne road trip is one of the most popular things to do in Australia. Of all the country's big cities, Sydney and Melbourne are the two most famous. Not even Perth, Darwin, Brisbane, or the capital city of Canberra can compete …

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25 Best Travel Books: Travel Inspiration and Books To Take On The Road

25 best travel books that are great for traveling OR will inspire you to travel. I always ask others what they think the best travel books are, so I decided it was finally time I put my own recommendations out there as well. I once read a quote that said: "Books are the training weights …

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15 Travel Essentials To Always Add To Your Packing List

15 must-have travel essentials that I always put on my packing list. Packing for a trip abroad can always be a bit daunting. You don't want to overpack, but you don't want to underpack and forget anything. Luckily the more you travel, the easier packing becomes as you realize what stuff you ACTUALLY need and …

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Transylvania Romania: The Ultimate Budget Travel Guide

The ultimate budget travel guide for Transylvania Romania.  Transylvania sounds like a fictional place. Like Madagascar or Tasmania, it sounds like the name of a fairy-tale land from a book or a movie. Believe it or not, Transylvania is a real place that you can travel to! (As are Madagascar and Tasmania!) Transylvania is a …

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