6 Ways to Deal with Loneliness While Traveling Solo

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Traveling solo is an incredibly rewarding experience that many people will never work up the nerve to try.  It takes a lot of courage to leave behind the comforts of places and people we know to immerse ourselves in something completely different.  But just like anything else, it can have its drawbacks, one of which […]

Oahu on a Budget: 5 Things to Do

Oahu on a Budget: 5 Cheap Things to do Solo

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Hawaii is a known honeymoon destination, but if you are more into traveling solo, it’s a great place to explore.  Although I lived on Oahu nearly 20 years ago, I had been dying to go back ever since.  A combination of time and (lack of) money made it seem impossible.  This year I found a […]

10 Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for the Travel Lover

10 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for the Travel Lover

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As someone who loves to travel, I love finding items inspired by wanderlust.  With Valentines Day around the corner, I’ve once again compiled a list of amazing gifts for the wanderer on your heart. *I was not compensated for putting anything on this list – I just loved these items so much I wanted to […]

Gettysburg for the Holidays: Beyond the Battlefields

Gettysburg for the Holidays: Beyond the Battlefields

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is rich with Civil War history, but for those looking for something beyond the battlefields, this area has more to offer than meets the eye – particularly around the holidays.  Simply walking into Lincoln Square will feel like a winter wonderland with beautiful lights adorning the buildings surrounding a Christmas tree centerpiece.  Below […]

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How to Get Married in Iceland

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Congratulations – you’re engaged!  Now is the (what is supposed to be) fun part, planning the big day.  But not everyone wants a nice traditional wedding, or maybe, like me, you can’t afford to go that route.  So why not get married somewhere beautiful and combine it with a honeymoon? Iceland….perfect.  Beautiful, adventurous, and unique. […]

Visiting Iceland on a Budget

5 Tips for Visiting Iceland on a Budget

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Just a couple of weeks ago, my (now) husband and I…so weird to say that…..visited and got MARRIED in Iceland!  This was our first time in Iceland and after countless hours of research on the country, I at least had somewhat of an idea of what I was getting myself into.  I knew it was […]

Our Iceland Wedding

Our Little Iceland Wedding

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Back in November, my boyfriend of 10 years proposed to me at a Christmas tree farm with the entire family surrounding us.  It was one of the most memorable days of my life.  The following few months were filled with disappointments and heartbreak as I realized that we were financially unable to have an ideal […]