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June 2012

Renting an apartment in Paris: a Roomorama review

Growing up in a family that favored apartment rentals and timeshares, I’ve long realized the benefits of non-hotel accommodation while traveling. Having a kitchen, a washing machine, an area to lounge and relax saves money, time,...
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24 things making me happy

My 23rd year didn't get off to the best start. I had planned big things: a long weekend in Cairns would kick off with a skydiving over the Great Barrier Reef on my birthday. Then my flight was canceled and unable to be rescheduled, leaving me with...
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Postcard from Dalat Gardens

Dalat is known as the honeymoon capital of Vietnam, with couples enjoying the year-round temperate climate. The mild temperatures and clear blue skies also mean that flowers bloom year-round, making the sprawling grounds of Dalat Gardens a popular...
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Travel: the only purchase that makes you richer

My standard answer when people ask how I afford a life of travel: priorities. I choose to spend my money on plane tickets, splurge on paragliding/skydiving/scuba diving, scrimp by crashing in hostels. I’ve become a master at browsing instead of...
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5 outdoor adventures in Colorado Springs

With plenty of travel bloggers making plans for the upcoming TBEX taking place in Keystone, Colorado (unfortunately, I won't be attending--I'll be celebrating my birthday in Croatia!), I've been reminiscing about my summer spent in Colorado...
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