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Tips and tricks to use on the road.

How Scotland Changed Me

Top Reasons To Create A Travel Blog

I was a nerdy teenager. No, I’m not claiming my nerdiness was “cool” or “hip” or “trendy;” I’m merely stating the unadulterated truth. While other kids planned epic Sweet Sixteen parties in nightclubs and went on expensive dates near the beach, I read and obsessed over Harry Potter fan theories online and attended after school choir […]

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Mistake

My #1 Travel Blog Mistake

Soooooo. You lovely readers noticed radio silence on my blog, huh? Since you all adore me, I bet you wondered why – after such a strong start – my posts suddenly vanished in a puff of e-smoke. What happened to Blond Wayfarer? you thought to yourself, sad eyes gazing at your computer. She was hilarious and cute. […]

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visit Northern Ireland

You Must Visit Northern Ireland

You Should Visit Northern Ireland. I absolutely, positively, definitely loved Northern Ireland. Ireland fascinates Americans. Namely because many people trace their roots back to this country. And Ireland is so damn pretty. Yet, for some reason, Americans also skip over Northern Ireland on their trips to the Emerald Isle. I think their avoidance has to do with the negative stigma […]

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Anticipatory Flight Anxiety

The Guide to Beating Anticipatory Flight Anxiety

Although I’ve written a post advising fearful fliers, anticipatory anxiety is truly another beast because it strikes outside of the airport. To be frank, 95% of the time, anticipating a flight is way worse for me than actually boarding the aircraft. Anticipatory anxiety can occur days, weeks, or even months prior to take off. If you’re scared to […]

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Lisbon

Lovely Lisbon (or Solo Travel in Lisbon)

Many travel bloggers rave about Lisbon. Portugal’s capital is packed with Old World Charm. In my humble experience, this amazing city is a traveler’s playground that has unique neighborhoods (like Graça, Alfama, Belem) and many cool areas to stay. Lisbon also has plenty of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, delicious and addictive pastries, and friendly people. You […]

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