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‘Don’t Worry Mom and Dad’: Discussing Your Travel Dreams With Your Parents

No matter if you are a parent or a traveler with concerned parents, this article points out ways to discuss travel plans openly and effectively for both parties.

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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


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?

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The Truths of a Traveler

You've seen him or her before. She’s the girl at the airport running to her terminal with a lightweight backpack, perfectly disheveled hair, and a henna tattoo. He’s the guy flying standby, willing to wait hours for any fruitful destination. You think, now that guy is living, that girl seems fun. Truthfully, that guy is… Continue reading The Truths of a Traveler