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5 Budget-Friendly Travel Ideas for 2019

Every year as December comes to a close, anticipation builds nationwide for New Years Eve. The stress of the holiday season bubbles over into what is to be the highlight of the year-- a time to reflect on trials and tribulations, victories, disappointments, and achievements.  Why is New Years Eve so romanticized? Why are expectations so high for the perfect starlit evening punctuated by the perfect midnight kiss? Research tells us that the popularity of New Year’s resolutions stems from the fact that New Years is such a significant temporal landmark. Temporal landmarks, such as the onset of a new week, a birthday, or a new semester, allow us to demarcate periods of time in our lives, and “relegate past imperfections to a previous period”.  Thus, the New Year is an opportunity to start fresh; The unachievable is achievable with enough motivation, and the weight of past mistakes seems altogether lighter…  


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Backpacking in Koh Tao, Thailand!

The age old debate of nature versus nurture is essentially null.  It’s true, you are a product of your environment, but you also have the choice to change your environment.  That’s the best part about traveling!  Heading out on new adventures helps you grow as an individual.  Making new friends, becoming acquainted with new cultures, and experiencing all the world has to offer is an incredible way to reignite your fervor for life.  Not to get all sentimental and sappy on you all now. After all, this is a guide to… BACKPACKING IN KOH TAO!

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Why you need to leave the rat race behind, NOW.

It’s easy to get caught up in the humdrum of daily life.  The blare of your alarm yanks you out of your peaceful dream state.  You groggily feel your way to the sink to brush your teeth, still dead to the world until the first drop of caffeine reaches your lips.  You sit in traffic on your way to work, consuming radio music that has been formulaically crafted to produce an artificial sense of well-being…


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12 Unbelievably Easy Ways To See The World Without Quitting Your Job

Quitting your job to travel the world is a timeless fantasy.  Some people have made travel their lives, calling themselves “digital nomads”, and hopping from one WiFi hotspot to the next.  Travel bloggers post glorious photos on their social media, presenting their lives as carefree, glamorous, and full of boundless pleasures.  Many who quit their jobs to travel the world find it to be much more stressful than anticipated, or become very lonely in the process. Everyone has to take their own path, but I’m here to tell you that you have options!  You don’t have to live with the frustration of thwarted wanderlust if you take advantage of these 12 unbelievably easy ways to see the world-- without quitting your job.

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5 Surefire Ways to Save On Flight Tickets

Everybody loves traveling for holidays and for all other special occasions. However, traveling can get pricey and many are left trying to find the best ways to make their vacations budget-friendly. Of course, this can get tough when airfare costs so much. And, unless you know certain tricks, finding affordable flights can be a hassle. Did you know that on a plane with 150 seats, there could be 50 different prices online? To make sure you find the cheapest ticket there is, check out these 5 surefire ways to save on flight tickets.

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5 Top Essential New Gear For 2018

A new year means a new start for new adventures, but it also means a need for a new set of gear. Here’s a quick list of recommendations to add to your collection to start your year off with a bang. Plus, enter our “New Year, New Gear” giveaway and get a chance to win everything listed below!

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5 Breathtaking Places To Ring In The New Year

If you’re planning to make some New Year’s resolutions and turn over a new leaf next year, then maybe you should also consider bringing in the new year in a brand new place. Instead of having to deal with the crowds and skyrocketing Uber fares every year, consider a brand new experience to restart the year. Here are 5 breathtaking places to ring in 2018.

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No Service? Here's How You Can Still Use Google Maps (& 4 more hacks)

While you’re on the go, you may find yourself relying heavily on GPS’s to get you around this holiday season. Lucky for you, we have 5 hacks to make traveling and navigation 10 times easier. Take the hassle out of traveling and check out our tips on how to make the most out of Google Maps.

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