Category Archives: Travel Tips

Tips and tricks to use on the road.

How Not to be a Jerk in the USA

Top Reasons To Create A Travel Blog

When you meet other backpackers, it’s natural to discuss future/potential trips to mystical lands. Sometimes I get mad at myself for babbling about other journeys when already in the midst of traveling, but those conversations make you bond with others on the road. Inevitably, I meet people who want to visit my home country: the United States. Which […]

You Must Take a Trip to Northern Ireland

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Guide to Taking a Trip to Northern Ireland I absolutely, positively, definitely loved Northern Ireland. And, yeah, you need to take a trip to Northern Ireland now. We all know Ireland (the Republic of Ireland, that is) fascinates Americans. Namely because many people trace their roots back to this country. And Ireland is so damn pretty. Yet, for […]

6 Things to Know Before You Travel to Portugal

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Things to Know Before Going to Portugal Yup, there are definitely some things to know before going to Portugal. Come prepared, my fellow travelers. Portugal is country that I looooved to visit, especially for a solo travel adventure. But research is key for this country (like any other destination!). As for me, on my ten […]

The Guide to Beating Pre-Flight Anxiety

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Let’s Defeat Pre-Flight Anxiety Although I’ve written a post advising fearful flyers, 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. […]

Lovely Lisbon (or Solo Travel in Lisbon)

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Solo Travel in Lisbon Solo travel in Lisbon is absolutely amazing. And I’m not the only person who thinks so. Many travel bloggers rave about Portugal’s capital city. At first, I was nervous about visiting here, unsure if my lack of Portuguese would be a problem, but turns out, Lisbon was a beautiful solo trip. Beautiful. Since […]