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My Most Difficult Travel Decision

I’m not flying to Spain today. I know what you’re probably thinking. “Blond Wayfarer is a coward.” “She’s letting terrorists win.” “What a typical fearful American.” “Doesn’t she realize Belgium isn’t Spain? They’re 900 miles apart.” This post comes at a very unfortunate time, given the recent terrorist attacks in Brussels, and I debated posting […]

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Hypochondria and Travel

What Everyone Ought to Know About Hypochondria and Travel

Hypochondria or health anxiety is often the subject of humor. Seriously, pop “hypochondria” into google. All sorts of entertaining images grace your screen.  With the rise of Web MD and Mayo Clinic, it’s easier than ever to fall into a spiral of hysterical, symptom-checking tendencies. In a lot of ways, hypochondria is a natural outcome […]

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Reasons To Create A Travel Blog

Great First Time Destinations for Anxious Travelers

Unsurprising fact of the post: I’m not a very brave person. A lot of people, specifically family and friends, disagree with me. After all, I ran off a mountain to face my fear of flying and managed to stay positive in face of uncertainty. Plus traveling solo, especially as a *gasp* woman, requires an ounce or two of courage, […]

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