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Christmas Presents - Photo by Mel Poole on Unsplash

2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the traveler in your life? Or possibly a well-deserved indulgence for yourself after ...
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Ocean Girl Shop - La Jolla, CA

Guide to La Jolla, CA – Southern California Getaway

Visiting La Jolla along the southern California coast is everything anyone could want in an oceanside town with lots of ...
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Julian CA

Julian, CA – Quaint Mountain Town with the Best Pie Bakeries

Julian, CA is the Perfect Mountain Get Away for a Weekend or a Day! Julian, CA is a favorite destination ...
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Travel in 2020 – Travel Safe, Travel Local

If you love to explore the world, then you are probably thinking about ways to still travel while staying safe ...
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Book Cover: Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd

Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor – Travel Memoir Review

I love a good book about travel experiences, and after six months of quarantine life, I've found myself drawn to ...
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12 Fun Things to Do in La Jolla, California

La Jolla may be the most scenic and fun-filled beach town in San Diego County. This Southern California city includes ...
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Visit Carlsbad, CA – Southern CA Quick Getaways

Carlsbad may be my favorite seaside city in southern California, with it's miles of beaches, eclectic shopping, great dining, and ...
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Del Mar California

Visit Del Mar, CA – Southern CA Quick Getaways

Beach Getaway - Treat Yourself to Del Mar! Downtown Del Mar Del Mar is one of our favorite beach city ...
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Best Weekender Bags for Autumn 2020

I love a good weekender bag - something that makes me feel like I'm escaping on a whim, as though ...
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Wine Tasting During COVID in Temecula Wine Country

Wondering what it's like to go wine tasting during COVID with social distancing requirements and capacity restrictions? We chose Masia ...
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Urquhart Castle

Photo Tour of Loch Ness & Urquhart Castle

With travel plans on hold, I've been going through photos of past adventures to pass the time. As I've mentioned ...
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Stirling Castle

Stirling, Scotland – Castles, Heroes, Wind, Rain, and Family

In 2004, I took an amazing and memorable trip through the United Kingdom with my son, parents, aunt and uncle, ...
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Working from Home – Best Tips

Transitioning from an office that you drive to--away from your home and all the distractions it contains--to a work space ...
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Must Have Tools for Working From Home

If you find yourself transitioning from working in an office to working remotely from home, then setting up your home ...
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Norway on a Budget

How to Travel Norway on a Budget

Norway has a reputation for being beautiful...and expensive. As a result, a lot of travelers and bloggers seem to avoid ...
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Travel Is On Hold – But This, Too, Shall Pass.

A lot can happen in a matter of a couple weeks. Probably naively, it appears in hindsight, we still thought ...
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Windsor Castle

Why You Need Travel Insurance Now and the Impact of Coronavirus

We have a family trip planned to Norway in May, and with the spread of Coronavirus, as well as the ...
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The Best Weekender Travel Bags on Amazon for under $50

Everyone needs a great weekender travel bag for those quick trips and weekend get-aways. Sometimes a carry-on size suitcase is ...
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Best Coffee Shops in Old Town Temecula

I love a good coffee shop! The best ones make you feel instantly like a welcomed local the moment you ...
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Best Romantic Getaways for Valentine’s Day in Southern California

Beaches, Mountains, and Wineries Looking for a great weekend or afternoon getaway for Valentine's Day? Whether you are looking for ...
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Coast Highway, California

Travel On Budget

Looking for a great vacation budget planner to help plan your travel budget for that bucket list trip? The New ...
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10 Best Gifts for Travelers for 2020

If you are looking for the 10 best gifts for the travelers in your life, plus one bonus item, read ...
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Universal Studios Hollywood

Why Universal Studios Hollywood is a Must See During the Holidays

Some links below are for affiliate partners and products, which means Traveling, Writing, Blogging makes a commission on purchases made ...
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Meteora Greece Monasteries

The Mystical Clifftop Monasteries of Meteora, Greece

A Very Brief History of the Monasteries of Meteora The mystical, beautiful and awe inspiring clifftop monasteries of Meteora have ...
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Santorini

The Best Time to Visit Santorini

Why October is the Best Time to Visit Santorini And What To Do in Santorini to Make the Most of ...
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Napflion Greece

Cost of Living in Greece – Why It Is a Top Choice for Anyone Considering Moving Abroad

Today, let's take a look at what the cost of living is in Greece as part of financial planning. (I ...
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Running Safety

Should Women Let the Dangers of Running Alone Stop Them From Exploring the World?

I’m a woman who loves to travel and loves to run, so I was very distressed to hear of two ...
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Travel Running Gear

8 Tips for Women Runners to Stay Safe While on Vacation or at Home – and Recommended Running Safety Gear

Running is a passion I often combine with my passion for travel. It’s a fantastic way to explore a new ...
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Travel Memoirs

Eat Pray Love and 5 More of the Best Travel Memoirs to Put on Your Reading List

Best Travel Memoirs Traveling is my favorite escape, but when I am not traveling, my next favorite escape is travel ...
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Dinner in Athens

A Magical Night in Ancient Athens

Our First Night in Ancient Athens Our first night in Athens was nothing less than magical. We landed in Greece ...
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