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Fly Me Anywhere: Cheap Flights When You Don’t Know Where To Go

Fly Me Anywhere: Cheap Flights When You Don’t Know Where To Go

I first discovered to Fly Me Anywhere some years ago when I was living in Korea and it’s been one of my unintentionally best-kept secrets for finding cheap flights. What makes Fly Me Anywhere different from other flight search engines is that it searches for flights based on where you ARE, not based on where you…

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By Cynthia, October 5, 2018
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The Best of Scotland in 10 Days: A Road Trip Itinerary (Free Download!)

The Best of Scotland in 10 Days: A Road Trip Itinerary (Free Download!)

Owing to all sorts of factors, not least of which was travelling on a bigger-than-backpackers budget for the first time, driving Scotland for 10 days was one of the best trips I’ve taken to date. I can’t imagine anyone being disappointed with this incredible country! From gorgeous scenery, unique roadside animals (hello, coos!), castles, ocean, burly…

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By Cynthia, September 20, 2018
The Daily Cost of Travel in Cuba: A Budget Breakdown

The Daily Cost of Travel in Cuba: A Budget Breakdown

Well peeps, on my second and third trips to Havana not only did I have a bit more money available to me, but I also took the time to jot down everything I spent so I could share a true breakdown on the daily cost of travel in Cuba. It’s worth noting that some of…

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By Cynthia, August 20, 2018
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Vintage Trailers (And Our Weekend Escape)

Vintage Trailers (And Our Weekend Escape)

Vintage trailers, converted vans, and renovated buses are all making huge waves in the last few years. And I have a theory as to why: I think it’s because all of us older millennials are realizing that we may never have houses, and that even if we could afford it (so many of us can’t),…

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By Cynthia, August 10, 2018
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8 Ways to be a Weekend Adventurer (When You Can’t Afford a Plane Ticket)

8 Ways to be a Weekend Adventurer (When You Can’t Afford a Plane Ticket)

I fancy myself an adventurer, to be sure, so nothing quite takes the wind out of my sails like feeling as though I can’t afford a trip abroad. I live for travel. I loooong for travel. I love every piece of it, from the planning to the unpacking. But being an adventurer, I’ve been learning,…

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By Cynthia, July 30, 2018
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14 Summer Date Ideas in Calgary

14 Summer Date Ideas in Calgary

1. Shakespeare by the Bow Honestly, Calgary’s Shakespeare by the Bow is amazing and fun for everyone. I happen to be a particular fan of making a date out of it, but it’s definitely family friendly as well (especially the daytime showings on weekends). My guy and I like to pack up our bikes with…

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By Cynthia, July 23, 2018
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Hipcamp, the AirBnB of Camping

Hipcamp, the AirBnB of Camping

Someone I know just introduced me to Hipcamp a few days ago and I am in LOVE with the concept! In a nutshell, it’s ALL of the camping options in a single place, from National Parks, to owned campgrounds, to off-the-beaten path options like a farmer’s field or a desert oasis. You book them and…

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By Cynthia, June 15, 2018
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