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10 Ways To Get Hotel Staff To Love You

After working at a hotel front desk for almost two years, I've learned some things that I do and do not like that people do.  Of course, some things will be dependent on the type of hotel/resort as well as the locations.  Others, though, will be universal.  For example, I do like when people don't…

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15 Things I’ve Learned From Visiting 15 Countries

There are affiliate links in here. Last year I wrote a post about 15 things I've learned from driving across the US seven times.  I thought it would be fun to share some things I've learned from visiting 15 countries around the world.  Some of these things are practical.  Some are glaringly obvious things I…

DIY Travel Shadow Box Ideas To Help Preserve Your Memories

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Every time I go on a trip, big or small, I always come home with a million little tickets, business cards, and maps.  I never knew what to do with them until one…

My Favorite Travel Planning Resources

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. I've recently realized I've never really gotten into how I plan my trips, which I get really into, by the way.  Even if I am thinking about going somewhere, I will sit and…

Wildlife Of the Wild West

I've seen so much different wildlife over the last year, it's crazy.  Anything from bears to rattlesnakes and moose to prairie dogs.  Today I'm here to share these fun pictures with you.  They were all taken out west in the US, probably in Utah, Wyoming, or South Dakota.  Most of them have been thrown into…

How Not To Be ‘That Person’ In Hostels

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. If you've never stayed in a hostel, even if you do all the time or are just new to them, here are some tips to not make you the person that everyone in…

My Favorite Coffee Shops Around The World

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. It's no secret that I love coffee.  I make it every morning, and when I travel, it's one of the first things I look for upon arrival: an adorable coffee shop (bonus if…

What I Learned In Boating School Is . . . How To Avoid Getting Seasick

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them, I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you. I haven't spent all that much time on boats.  I didn't grow up on them or anywhere near them, really, but in my time traveling and working seasonally, on a lake, I've…