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    6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Volunteering Abroad

    6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Volunteering Abroad

    Some people volunteer abroad to immerse themselves in a culture and experience a different way of life. Others wish to add something to their CV or gain further experience in their field. While some may have dreams of making a difference or doing something that encourages sustainable social impact. I was probably a mixture of […]
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    6 Ways To Share Your Travel Stories Without Annoying All Of Your Friends

    6 Ways To Share Your Travel Stories Without Annoying All Of Your Friends

    It's been four months since I returned from my solo, around-the-world adventure (not that I'm counting or anything). It's taken my poor mother yelling, “Will you please just shut up about Africa?” to realize that maybe, I am starting to turn into one of those travel bores. I mean, it's difficult enough having to adjust to […]
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    5 Reasons You Should Move Tanzania To The Top Of Your Travel Bucket List

    5 Reasons You Should Move Tanzania To The Top Of Your Travel Bucket List

    This past week I've been reminiscing a lot about my time in Tanzania and it also got me thinking about what inspired me to go there in the first place. I mean, it isn't the most obvious of choices for a girl's first solo adventure, is it? When I first announced that I was traveling […]
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    Travel-Shaming Is A Thing, And Here's Why You Shouldn't Take It Seriously

    Travel-Shaming Is A Thing, And Here's Why You Shouldn't Take It Seriously

    Ah, the endless traveler vs. tourist debate. It still goes on and on and on. Since I delved into the world of travel blogging, I have come across countless articles on the differences between what makes a traveler and a tourist. A traveler being someone who wears a backpack and spends months at a time […]