5 Travel-Related Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him (2019 Edition)

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and you’re probably on the hunt for a thoughtful, functional yet affordable gift for your partner, husband or boyfriend. Does he love to travel as much as you do? Consider gifting him a travel accessory for your next adventure together. Check out these Valentine’s Day travel-inspired gift ideas for the man in your life (all under $50!) 5 Travel-Related Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him – 2019 Edition This post contains affiliate links. If you…
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5 Stylish and Practical Hiking Boots for Women 2019

When it comes to hiking shoes for women, we’ve been made to believe that comfort and style don’t go together. Well, it doesn’t have to be that way. Do you love the outdoors but also care about feeling chic and confident when taking on the trail? Then 2019 may be the year you finally ditch your old pair of hiking shoes and invest in one of these 5 stylish and timeless boots. Read on to find the perfect pair of…
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2018 in Review: My Top Travel Highlights in Photos

2018 was probably the most memorable and fun-filled year of my life. It has always been a dream for us to take a year off and travel the world and it feels unreal that we were able to make this a reality. We experienced living in California, visited our beloved Sri Lanka again and had the trip of a lifetime in South America. I found a new passion for travel blogging and had so much fun documenting our adventures in…
Argentina
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Travelling to Colombia on a Student Budget (Interview)

Welcome to the 2nd edition of Travel Chats! Travel Chats is a monthly interview series where I invite fellow female travellers and bloggers to share their latest adventures. The goal is to inspire you to discover new destinations and get to know our contributors through their stories. The best part? They share their practical tips & advice (the good stuff you won’t find in a guidebook) to help you plan your trip. In this interview, fresh graduate Kayleigh shares her first…
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Diving and Wildlife Adventure in Borneo (Interview)

I’m so excited to introduce a new interview series called Travel Chats, where I invite fellow female travellers and bloggers to share their latest adventures The goal is to inspire you to discover new destinations and get to know our contributors through their stories. The best part? They share their practical tips & advice (the good stuff you won’t find in a guidebook) to help you plan your trip. In this first interview, my friend Vania shares with us her…
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5 reasons to book a hotel microstay in South America

Travelling in South America is a true adventure and sometimes not a comfortable one – there are many long-distance bus rides involved, the quality of hotels is inconsistent, there are language barriers and more. For us, after a couple of weeks, the constant checking-in and out of cheap hotels (almost on a daily basis) started to take its toll. Even more challenging was arriving into a new city at 6am and having to wait until hotel’s 2pm check-in time or needing…
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What to pack for your Sri Lanka trip

Packing for Sri Lanka can be overwhelming, I know! Depending on which region and what time of the year you visit, your travel essentials will be different. The first time we went to the tea plantation region of Nuwara Eliya years ago, I remember it was quite chilly and found myself having to wear the same jacket every day because that’s all I had taken with me, thinking it was going to be tropical weather! #facepalm This year we visited…
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Summer Vacation Packing Essentials

Summer is finally in full swing and you’ll probably counting the days until your next getaway, barbecue gathering or camping trip. So many fun things to do, so little time! On this post I wanted to share my summer travel wardrobe essentials to help you pack for your next adventure. These are the items that I see myself packing again and again every year. My focus is on comfortable, versatile and timeless pieces that allow me to travel light and…
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5 things to pack to make your Airbnb stay feel like home

Wonder how to make your Airbnb stay feel more homely? After staying at more than 30 Airbnb homes in the past 2 years, I learned that there’s a few items that you can bring with you to take the coziness and hygge levels up a notch. If you’re traveling and staying at an Airbnb, I highly recommend adding these items to your packing list. I swear it will make a huge difference! Your favorite tea As much as I like…
Berkeley
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5 Tips for Healthy Skin while Flying

Long haul flights can be tedious (especially if you’re flying economy), but can also present an opportunity to leave your phone aside for a while and catch up on some reading, movies and podcasts with zero interruptions (hope free WIFI on planes doesn’t become a thing anytime soon!) Before I indulge in all that, I make sure I condition and hydrate my skin well. They say air time can wreak havoc on your skin due to the recycled air that…
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