Category Archives: Travel Inspiration

Travel inspiration and pep talks

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Solo Travel Anxiety: How to Take Care of Yourself in Unfamiliar Places

Do you really, really want to travel alone, but your palms sweat and heart race at the thought of boarding an airplane alone? Do you have big dreams for adventure, but at the same time, you’re not sure how to handle solo travel anxiety? Don’t worry! I’m here to help you navigate those feelings.  First […]

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2 days in Reykjavik Iceland: The Perfect Weekend Itinerary

Without a shadow of a doubt, Iceland is incredibly popular and beloved for its other worldly natural splendors. I feel like I’m on an entirely different planet whenever I go to Iceland’s majestic countryside. For example, the black sandy beaches in South Iceland, as well as the waterfalls and geysers of the Golden Circle literally […]

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The Ultimate Southern Spain Itinerary 7 Days

Andalusia is a region that immediately springs to mind when people think of quintessential Spain. Hot weather. Flamenco dancers. White-washed villages. Palm trees. Intricate Moorish architecture. Orange trees. Andalusia is, without a doubt, vibrant and rich and beautiful; Andalusia stole my heart and truly made me feel as if I’ve landed in Spain (even more-so than […]

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Best Things to Do in Hoorn (An Incredible Dutch Town!)

Updated: 16 January 2024 As a smaller city, Hoorn is an overlooked town (well, at least overlooked by tourists) that is not too far from Amsterdam. Although famous travel author Rick Steves briefly discusses Hoorn in his Netherlands episode, this area of the country is still wonderfully undiscovered by most tourists. And I’m super excited […]

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11 Unique Things to Do in Springfield MO

Note: Springfield Missouri CVB kindly hosted me for a long weekend in exchange for coverage. As always, all opinions are my own and it’s my main priority to write honestly about my experiences. Located in southwestern Missouri, Springfield is a small and thriving city that’s also a very popular destination due to its proximity to the Ozarks […]