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The Flight Attendant Diaries: Snapshots of South Korea

As many of you know, Celessa and Luke (@theverydayjumpseater and @accidentallyluke) have been galavanting around South Korea this past week. In lieu of a travel article, we’ve opted to share a preview

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Overcoming Fear on My First Solo Trip to Paris

I am a believer in pushing yourself out of your comfort zone – after all, that’s where all the magic happens. I’ve never had to use public transportation before. The first time I pushed

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Mountains, Temples and 3.2% Beer: Rediscovering Salt Lake City

The airplane lurches. I sit upright in my jumpseat, adjusting the straps of my shoulder harness. I pick up the intercom and calmly inform people that we will be experiencing some turbulence, and that yes,

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BBQ, Redeyes and Getting Weird in Austin, Texas

My weekend was a little weird. Friday I spent the day in Edmonton, Alberta, curled up with cocoa and my crew for our 30-hour layover. By Saturday I was back in Seattle, but only for the day. Sunday morning

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Nazareth, Haifa and Visiting North Israel

It is getting late. My dinner of pita, hummus and olives from the market is making me sleepy. Or maybe it’s the delicious Israeli wine. Anyways, the last few days have been amazing. And eye-opening. Jerusalem

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Car Buying, Speed Dating, & An Impossible Match

Emily had begged to go speed dating.  I said there just wasn’t time, which seems a little oxymoron-ish considering speed dating’s whole concept revolves around quick assessments, and rejections,

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10 Ways To Make Travel Happen On Less

Small budget, big travel dreams?  How can you visit the places that you want on your salary?  It’s just not enough.  Well, change your tune, and save your change, because it is possible to make

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The Cheap Way To Visit Halong Bay

For those of you backpackers that just want the straight facts about a cheap and inexpensive way to travel from Hanoi to Halong Bay, via Cat Ba Island, with the return to Hanoi different from your departure,

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I Think Your Bike Is Sexy

Word on the street is that a girl can never have too many shoes. This girl can never have too many bikes.  I love bikes. When I was moving from my Redondo Beach apartment to nowhere, what made me

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Hookups, Hangovers, and Hostel Hell

I know my sweet Grandmother is a faithful reader of my blog, but because she reads so faithfully, I would suspect she’ll be reading this post, one in which simply the title may appall her dear soul.

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