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Month: April 2018

My Top Five Tips for Finding Cheap Flights

My Top Five Tips for Finding Cheap Flights

One of the first questions I get from people when I tell them about a trip I am going on is always “How did you afford the flight?” I actually like answering this question because I almost always score a deal on my flights. For international travel especially, the flight is often the most expensive part of the trip. Now, I pride myself on finding great deals on flights, such as my flight to Hawaii which only cost me $365…

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5 London Theater Ticket Hacks

5 London Theater Ticket Hacks

I LOVE having the opportunity to see theater shows live and have been very fortunate to see a decent number of shows. In London alone, I have seen Wicked, Once, Mamma Mia, Les Miserables, The Book of Mormon and Hamilton on the West End and A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Antony and Cleopatra at Shakespeare’s Globe. I even consider the theater one of the London Attractions worth the cost.  For most of these shows, I bought the tickets last-minute and…

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10 Best Free Things to Do in London

10 Best Free Things to Do in London

In my last post, I introduced you all to some of London’s famous attractions that you have to pay to get into and whether or not I consider them worth it. Now I want to talk about attractions in London that are completely free. London is on the more expensive side in terms of travel costs, but it does have a great collection of free attractions to fill the itineraries of budget conscious travelers. From wandering through parks and museums…

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London’s Famous Attractions: Worth it? Or Not?

London’s Famous Attractions: Worth it? Or Not?

As a traveler, I spend a lot of time deciding where the best places to spend my money are. I do my best to save money on travel, as I talk about in my post How To Save Money on Travel, but often these are tough choices. Do I book nice accommodations and try to save money on food? Do I splurge on nice meals and stay in a dorm-style hostel outside the city center or crash at a friend’s…

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My Carry-On Essentials for Long Haul Flights

My Carry-On Essentials for Long Haul Flights

As you can probably tell at this point, I LOVE to travel. Seeing new places, meeting new people, learning about a new culture, all of these things thrill me. Now the one aspect of travel that I do not always love is the long, often exhausting plane ride. In order to survive these flights, I have come up with a few essentials that I always pack in my carry-on to help me stay comfortable and sane no matter how many…

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My Packing List for 10 Days in London

My Packing List for 10 Days in London

Note: This post contains affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. If you ask me, packing is literally #theworst because of how much effort it requires. However, I love to curate my outfits for a trip because it lets me get the perfect pictures to remember my trip by. For my 10 day trip to London this month, my friends and I decided we wanted to look super cute, so packing required extra thought. And let me tell you, it was not…

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My Makeup Must-haves for Travel

My Makeup Must-haves for Travel

Note: This post contains affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. As I discussed in my post How to Always Looks Cute While Traveling, I really make it a point to look good when I am traveling. For me, this means that I always have at least my makeup basics on hand, even when I am traveling in a more minimalist way. I applaud women who can look amazing without a trace of makeup, but I really enjoy trying out new things…

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