Bad Advice: Double Booking Round Trips

Bad Advice: Double Booking Round Trips

I just read an interesting travel hack from the site, LifeHacker.  I found the article on my iPad in Apple News, so I assumed that this would be trustworthy, solid piece of advice.   I was wrong!   To be fair to the article, it was focused on the advice of one person...

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Italy Trip, Day 8

Italy Trip, Day 8

Happy Father's Day to dad!   We had a card ready for him that I’d bought back in the States.  It had a globe on the front and said, "Greatest Dad in the World!" with a map inside.   It seemed very appropriate for celebrating Father's Day while we were traveling...

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Italy Trip, Day 7

Italy Trip, Day 7

I'll start at the beginning and push my way through, as I have no other way to express the experiences of the day. The night before I attempted to book a taxi on the app, "it Taxi."  I kept getting the message that no taxis were available to book.  I felt like that...

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Photoshoot in Florence, Italy

Photoshoot in Florence, Italy

One of the special experiences that dad, Paul, and I had on our trip was a photoshoot in Florence, Italy.  Paul and I had a previous photoshoot with PhotoTour Seville in Spain (which you can read all about here). I should start by saying that I would never have really...

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Dear LaurenGlobe, (October 2019)

Dear LaurenGlobe, (October 2019)

(Please note that this post contains affiliate links, and if you choose to purchase anything, I may receive a small payment at no additional cost to you.) Dear LaurenGlobe, Traveling alone as a woman, I want to be brave and fearless, to travel by myself like my male...

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Italy Trip, Day 6

Italy Trip, Day 6

After a few days in Italy, few things could appear more Italian to me than a train employee smoking in the Milano Centrale train station: We were up and off on our day of several firsts: our first high-speed train experience, Paul and I's first time in Rome, and the...

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Downton Abbey Movie Review

Downton Abbey Movie Review

From LaurenGlobe: If you're anything like me, you probably love watching shows and movies that encourage travel and make you feel like you're in another place, living the most lovely life.  The show Downton Abbey makes me feel like booking a flight to England...

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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

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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