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Saving your pennies to go on awesome day trips and saving on a hostel? Bring these items with you!
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How to Visit the Tower of London

England has quite a few World Heritage Sites, and during my time there earlier this month, I was able to see three of them: The Tower of London, Stonehenge, and Westminster Abbey. When I think of the Tower of London, my neck starts to ache as I think of Ann […]

The Six Kinds of Trips Everyone Should Experience
Travel Guides

The Six Kinds of Trips Everyone Should Experience

Different people are drawn to different kinds of travel.  Some like the carefree Caribbean weekend, lapping up sunshine and playing in the waves with their significant other.  Some prefer the cozy snowy cottage surrounded by family.  Still others like to go off and explore a new place on their own. […]

Travel Book Review:  How Not to Travel the World
Packing Lists

Travel Book Review: How Not to Travel the World

On my flight back on Sunday, I finished Lauren Juliff’s travelogue How Not to Travel the World:  Adventures of a disaster-prone backpacker.  This is the first travelogue I’d sunk my teeth into in a while, but I recently became totally obsessed with Lauren’s blog Neverending Footsteps and wanted to both support […]

Keep everything organized so you don't lose something important while you explore London!
Travel Guides

My Top 10 Super Awesome Surprise London Adventures

My ten-day London (and the Home Counties) adventure was supposed to be 60% work/40% try-really-hard-to-grab-some-sightseeing time, but our host office ended up being the most awesome place ever and throwing in some really cool side trips.  That, combined with how easy London and the Home Counties are to explore, and […]

25 Places on My Bucket List
My Travels

25 Places on My Bucket List

In my heart of hearts, my bucket list is to visit every country on the Travelers’ Century Club list. And that list is both the inspiration for my blog name and the cause of much heartache and otherwise strange life choices.  I don’t have a time limit in mind, but I’d […]

How to Fly with Your Dog in the Cabin
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How to Fly with Your Dog in the Cabin

My dog Lucy is now an expert flyer, and she’s flown with me a dozen times or so (she’s also survived multiple cross-country road trips, but that’s for another day). She’s such an expert that she’s kindly sitting in my lap trying to take over my keyboard herself.  I try […]