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7 Items I Never Leave on a Trip Without

During my many different travels, I've dealt with my fair share of trips where I've forgotten some seriously important and not-so-important stuff. I'm not going to lie you to you; I still forget stuff. However, I've come to realize that I do bring some of the same items with me, no matter if I'm going… Continue reading 7 Items I Never Leave on a Trip Without

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One Year Later: Happy Trail-versary A-O, River!

"Did you do the whole thing?" I had heard as Ryan and I shared a step on the crowded escalator in the Denver airport just last week. "Whhhaaa.. OH, yeah. We did, actually." I replied behind me to a curious stranger, finally making the connection to his interest from my 2,000 Miler patch sewn on… Continue reading One Year Later: Happy Trail-versary A-O, River!

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Flying Standby: A Blessing or a Curse?

I think the time is now to spill the beans about my life of travel. No, I don't make millions. Nope, I didn't find a mysterious bag of benjamins. I simply fly for free [minus the simply]. Ryan and I owe our lucky life of free or nearly free airfare to Ryan's father, who has… Continue reading Flying Standby: A Blessing or a Curse?