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Are Hostels Safe? Believe it or not, I get asked this question about hostels and safety a lot. Way too much, actually! I especially hear the “eek, hostels, really?!” from people who (surprise) don’t travel all that much – mostly fellow Americans who I encounter in my daily life. My people, my people, you are missing […]
It’s Okay to Feel Anxiety Before Travel I love to travel. I mean, duh. I’m passionate enough to keep this blog going for almost three years. But I’m not always excited to pack, hop on the train to airport, slog my way through customs, find my hostel, alllllll that great stuff that comes with travel. […]
By Rachel Elizabeth on April 8, 2018 in Destinations, Europe, Solo Female Travel, Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspiration
Madrid Solo Travel = Amazing I just returned from an epic solo trip in Madrid! I loved, loved, loved Madrid, you guys. I’m not exaggerating even a little bit. Madrid gave me a tiny (and needed) taste of Spain. Let me tell you… I am ready to go on a million more trips to this incredible country. […]
Ultimate Guide to Self-Love Remember when I said 2018 would be my year of self-love? I’m making progress! Let’s rejoice, haha. It’s a miracle. How has this transformation happened? I have a couple examples. My sleep habits have improved, as well as my eating habits, and I’m somehow forgiving myself for my stupid mistakes. Like getting […]
By Rachel Elizabeth on March 21, 2018 in Destinations, New Jersey and New York, North America, Tips & Tricks
Plan an Effective NYC Day Trip New York City is amazing, but can feel overwhelming. Tons of skyscrapers, traffic, wall to wall people. Yikes. So how do you plan an effective NYC day trip without losing your mind? It’s possible, believe it or not. Now let’s be honest: trying to see all of New York City’s […]
Women’s Travel Fest Is Incredible As travelers, sometimes it’s hard to meet people who understand why exploring the world nourishes our souls. In my case, I have been asked if I will ever “settle down” (code for “get married and kids”) or if my “travel phase will stop ’cause I’ve already been everywhere.” That second […]
By Rachel Elizabeth on March 1, 2018 in Beginners Guides, Destinations, North America, Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspiration
Plan A Trip to Philadelphia Do you ever want to plan a trip to Philadelphia? You should! Philadelphia (or Philly) is an incredible city that I will always cherish, no matter where I live or travel to. I grew up only twenty minutes outside of Philadelphia, so, of course, cheesesteaks, Flyers games, and Ben Franklin stir […]
How to Calm Nerves Before Flying Great news, everyone. As you all know, I’ve been dedicated to demolishing my flying fear. For the past year or so, I’ve especially tried to get a better handle on my anxiety so I can travel more and worry less. Has it been easy? Uhhhh, no. I spent the entire […]
Banff Packing List Are you visiting Banff National Park (and others!) this summer? Excellent choice! You certainly have an eye for the prettiest destinations, haha. I speak from personal experience when I say the Canadian Rockies are absolutely stunning, and I promise you will have an incredible time exploring them! Personally, I learned so many lessons […]