Travel Tips

How to Pack Three Months of Your Life Into One Suitcase

October 15, 2014

Have you ever had to sit on a suitcase to try and get it closed? If you’re going on a long trip sometime soon, don’t let this be you. This summer I spent three months in Central America, in both Costa Rica and Nicaragua.  Being a college student, I opted for the cheapest way to […]

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6 Tips for Your First-time Hostel Stay

October 14, 2014

If you have ever traveled on a tight budget, or plan on traveling on one, you’ve probably looked into staying at a hostel. The idea of sharing a room with complete strangers can seem scary, especially if your only knowledge about hostels seems to come from horror movies. I’m here to tell you that hostels aren’t […]

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12 Strategies For Getting the Best Value on Your Next Cruise

October 13, 2014

Do you enjoy traveling by cruise ship? Or, are you thinking about taking your first cruise vacation? Whether you are planning your first or 20th cruise, these 12 tips may help you get a better deal on your next cruise. 1. Plan your cruise to sail during shoulder season. Shoulder season means the outside-of-peak time for cruises in […]

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Visiting Mexico: Travel Tips and 5 Destination Recommendations

October 9, 2014

As a Spanish speaker and travel lover, visiting Mexico is definitely on my bucket list.  While I’ve had the chance to get a taste of the taste bud-tingling food and enjoy the upbeat, exciting music at parties and quinceñeras (a celebration for a Hispanic girl on her 15th birthday), I’ve been told time and time […]

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