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6 Reasons Florence is Overrated

6 Reasons Florence is Overrated

Seems like every traveler I know who has been to Italy says Florence is their favorite city. Based on that information, and my clinical overexposure to While You Were Sleeping and the Florence obsession of Lucy Eleanor Moderatz, I originally...

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“I Could Never Travel Alone!”

“I Could Never Travel Alone!”

Look at Horatio Nelson, all alone, but confident atop his pedestal in Trafalgar Square. He looks to me like he’s enjoying it (the solitude, not the pedestal–I hear he was a humble fellow). I feel you, Horatio. I feel you, bro. But not...

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England in One Day

England in One Day

Really? You’ve probably seen these tours that promise you the moon. All of England in one day? How is that even remotely possible? Well, it’s not. Clearly. But are these sweeping, “see-it-all” tours worth it? I’m...

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How Solo Female Travel Can Change Your Life

How Solo Female Travel Can Change Your Life

Happy International Women’s Day! Did you know we’ve been commemorating this day since 1909? It’s a day to honor the achievements and contributions of women, especially the badass ladies who sacrificed and suffered for the rights we enjoy today....

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Washington DC for the Solo Traveler

Washington DC for the Solo Traveler

Washington DC is the penultimate American family vacation. Many a family’s bucket list includes dragging the littles along the National Mall (usually during peak humidity season), for what could be considered the most compact and thorough...

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Traveling When You Have No Money

Traveling When You Have No Money

If you’ve been bumming around my blog for even a hot second, hopefully you’re starting to dream of a mom vacation. But I know what you’ve been thinking. It’s that big, ugly elephant in the room that every mom I talk to cites as the number one...

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Ancient Rome: Basics for Travelers

Ancient Rome: Basics for Travelers

I know we can’t know everything about everything we visit when we’re traveling. But for me, the sights are so much more meaningful when I have at least some understanding of their significance.  And while I consider a good audio or...

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First-Timer’s Guide to Rome

First-Timer’s Guide to Rome

“If we could be reborn wherever we chose, how crowded Rome would be, populated by souls who had spent their previous lives longing to inhabit a villa on the Janiculum Hill.” –Francine Prose Ah, Rome. People who have spent a lifetime there...

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24 Hours in Istanbul

24 Hours in Istanbul

If you only have 24 hours to spend in a city, Istanbul just might be the best one in the world. All of the major sights are concentrated in the Sultanahmet district, so no precious time is wasted on transporting your body from place to place....

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