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travel essentials for anxious dogs

What’s In Coco’s Travel Bag? – Travel Essentials For Anxious Dogs


It’s fun to travel with your furry best friend and can save money on boarding costs, but traveling with an anxious dog is not easy. There’s no ifs, ands, or buts about it. My dog Coco Chanel is a really chill dog most of the time, but gets very anxious while traveling. With each trip I’ve learned more about what…

A practical guide on how to prepare for a snorkel tour in a few easy steps to make sure it's an epic experience.

How To Prepare For A Snorkel Tour So That It’s An Epic Time


I don’t know about you, but if the destination is by the water, I’m probably going to be snorkeling. Sometimes you can find great snorkeling right off the beach which is awesome. But other times it’s worth taking a boat tour to be able to snorkel with wildlife in amazing reefs. After taking different snorkel tours in all sorts of…

How to plan things to do while traveling

8 Ways To Plan Things To Do While Traveling (Not Guidebooks)


No offense Rick Steves or Lonely Planet, but when I’m planning a trip, I don’t use guidebooks. The thing about them is, everyone is reading the same guidebook. So everyone goes to the same places. And I find that they’re very corporate. They usually just share all the same big ticket attractions and tours that have paid their way in.…

how to avoid pickpockets while traveling

A Realistic Guide On How To Avoid Pickpockets While Traveling


Anyone who has been on holidays knows that while it’s awesome, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows. I’m looking at you travelers diarrhea. Today I want to chat about one of the pitfalls of traveling – being a magnet for pickpockets. And theft in general. It’s not nice but it happens and solo female travelers are even bigger targets. Here…

Ways to save money while traveling overseas

10 Easy Peasy Ways To Save Money While Traveling Overseas


If you want to splurge on your travels, go for it. I’m not here to tell you not to and, in fact, my motto is live poor travel well. I love a good vacation splurge too! But, if you’re on a budget and looking to get a little more bang for your buck, here are 10 super easy ways to…

Best camera for traveling

A Practical Guide On How To Pick The Best Camera For Traveling


Let me start by saying there’s no right or wrong choice here. It’s all about making the choice that suits your travel style and needs best. The best camera for traveling is not the most expensive or fanciest on the market, it’s the one you’re going to use. With that in mind, I’m going to go through the main types of…

What To Look For When Booking A Hotel – Here’s My Research Process


I feel like there’s two types of people – those who love the travel planning process, and those who don’t, right? Which one are you? If you find that you get overwhelmed when planning a trip, today I’m sharing my guide on what to look for when booking a hotel to help you streamline the process. Let’s take some of…

what to bring on a short hike

What To Bring On A Short Hike – Essentials To Always Have On You


UPDATED MAR 2020. Here’s my guide on what to bring on a short hike. I’m focusing on items that I always have with me no matter where in the world I am hiking and offering some of the tips and hacks to make it easier. This guide will probably be more beneficial to people just starting out on their hiking…

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