Day Trip to Green Cove Springs, Florida

Day Trip to Green Cove Springs, Florida

Paul and I were feeling spontaneous one Saturday, and feeling inspired by my list of places in a short driving radius that I found by using Oalley, we decided to head down to Green Cove Springs.  The whole state of Florida had been in a panic for days because of the...

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Hitlist App Review

Hitlist App Review

I try to check out new travel apps all the time.  I want to see how to get exactly what I want out of travel, so that might mean the best flight prices, the best hotel prices, or perhaps access to special places to stay.  I have probably 15 or so travel apps on my...

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Italy Trip, Day 5

Italy Trip, Day 5

We all woke up at 7 today, which would potentially sound like we are refreshed, but quite the opposite.  Absolutely none of us slept well at all.  Everyone was wide away most of the night or tossing and turning.  I think and hope this is the jet lag cutting loose and...

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Tips for AirBnB Beginners

Tips for AirBnB Beginners

Disclaimer:  Using my AirBnb links in this site gets me some free credit with them at no cost to you!  Also, all the pictures in this post are from my own AirBnB experiences! New to AirBnB? If you're new to Airbnb, don't fret!  The process to sign-up is simple, so...

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Italy Trip, Day 4

Italy Trip, Day 4

Exploring Milano (Milan) Finally, we are settled in Italy and ready to explore Milano! Jet Lag Today we woke up late and have definitely been hit with a bad case of jet lag!  We went to bed last night around 10 and didn’t wake up today until 11:30! All three of us...

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Italy Trip, Day 3

Italy Trip, Day 3

Italy Trip, Day 3 WE ARE FINALLY IN ITALY! We got through the passport check, which took about 45 minutes, and headed to and found the train station at the airport.  I was a little intimidated by buying my ticket from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Milano Centrale on...

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Italy Trip, Days 1 and 2

Italy Trip, Days 1 and 2

Starting Our Trip to Milan, Lake Como, Rome, Florence, and Venice! Day One- Jax to Fort Lauderdale The day started out at the airport in Jacksonville, FL (JAX) to fly to Fort Lauderdale (FLL).  Paul and I were a little tired as we didn’t sleep well last night, but...

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Our Italy Trip Video

Our Italy Trip Video

Check out this video I compiled from our trip to Italy!  There's plenty more to come, too! If you're interested in learning more about our trip, sign-up for our newsletter here, and check out my post, 13 Experiences in Italy! If you'd like to read a day-by-day journal...

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Dear LaurenGlobe, (July 2019 Edition)

Dear LaurenGlobe, (July 2019 Edition)

Welcome to Dear LaurenGlobe, where readers pose questions about travel directly to me, LaurenGlobe!  If you’re interested in submitting a question, please click here to Ask LaurenGlobe! Dear LaurenGlobe, Do you have any recommendations for people who don’t like flying...

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13 Experiences in Italy

13 Experiences in Italy

After 10 days in Italy seeing Milan, Lake Como, Rome, Florence, and Venice, and starting the trip with a night in Fort Lauderdale, my husband and father and I had a LOT of unique experiences (in fact, just my notes during the trip totaled 37 typed pages)!  Here’s a...

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