how to plan a trip with friends the easy way
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How to plan a trip with friends the easy way!

Girls trip, guys trip, couples trips, group trips, family vacation….Travel is always better when you experience it with the ones you love and the whole purpose of a trip is to have a great time! BUT planning travel with others can be challenging. It takes a little effort to make sure everyone’s wants and needs …

Glamping tent at Serenity Authentic Glamping Tulum resort, jungle hideaway in Mexico
tropical trips

Serenity Authentic Glamping Tulum, jungle hideaway with a beach! (photos)

Dreaming of glamping in Mexico? Serenity Authentic Glamping Tulum is a relaxing luxury tented camp in the very heart of Xpu Ha, in the state of Quintana Roo Mexico. What makes this stay extra special is it’s location in a lush jungle, with a sandy beach and Caribbean blue waters just steps away! Glamping, “glamorous …

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How to use Google Translate: a step-by-step guide (with video)

Google Translate can be a game changer when planning travel to a foreign country. I’ll illustrate here all of the features of Google Translate and explain what they do so that you can take full advantage of these travel planning tools Google Translate Desktop Version I couldn’t even begin to plan international travel to nonspeaking …

2 week germany itinerary with france austria switzerland
Germany Austria multi-country Europe Switzerland

Free Epic Germany Itinerary: 2 weeks plus Austria Switzerland France!

Germany itinerary 14 days: Are you wanting to plan an epic 14 day Germany Itinerary but not sure where to start?  I collected info on some of the best things to do in Southern Germany and combined them into an epic two week Germany Itinerary that includes some main attractions in France, Switzerland, and Austria. …

mental health benefits of travel
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Can’t travel? plan travel! 6 great reasons why travel planning is good for you

I didn’t realize the extent to which travel benefits my life until the recent pandemic when leisure travel was virtually impossible. For those of us who love to travel it was torturous. Wanderlust meaning: a strong desire to travel the world and when you have it is undeniable, and quite hard to shake! I like …

eibsee lake Germany snow capped mountains
Germany

Ultimate Guide: Stunning Eibsee Lake and Zugspitze Mountain, everything you need to know

If you are looking for one of the top destinations to add to your Germany itinerary then you have come to the right place! A beautiful lake sits at the base of the tallest mountain in Germany, and you simply MUST see it! Lake Eibsee, with its crystal clear water, sits at the foot of …

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” Public Transportation Basics For Travel ” Made Easy

Does using public transportation intimidate you? Does it keep you from making your travel dreams a reality? My commute is a nearly 100-mile per day drive through the country. I brave sleet, snow, torrential rains, and suicidal deer, among other things. Yet the mere mention of public transportation always strikes a tiny bit of fear …

Lost Valley Hiking Trail Sign Buffalo National River near Ponca Arkansas
Arkansas

Lost Valley Trail Arkansas complete guide to one of the top trails in Arkansas (with photos)

Lost Valley Trail in Boxley Valley near the town of Ponca in northwest Arkansas is one of the most popular hikes in the state. This beautiful hike turned out to be one of my all-time favorite trails! Arkansas is known as the “natural state.” and it ever does justice to that name! It’s a green …