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Weekly Check In: Super Cheap Regular International Flights to Places I’d Like to Visit

After spending money recklessly on travel last year, I told myself I was going to be better this year. If you count not going anywhere internationally, or boarding a plane, than maybe I did what I set out to do, but in general, I was still on the road a lot, still living above my

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Seeing Vs. Doing

One of the problems I always have when planning some of the bigger trips is the ever present dilemma of doing versus seeing. Allow me to elaborate while also showing off how international I am. My past two “big” trips were Ireland and Iceland. I was in Ireland for a little bit over two weeks and for that

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10 Reasons You Should go to Ireland

While I do mostly run around the greater Pennsylvania area and am on a mission to write about said area, I have very much enjoyed my somewhat recent forays into international travel.  While I’m a big advocate of local travel, I also think that if you have the time and resources, everyone should try to travel abroad, even

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How to Deal With Getting Mugged in a Foreign or Not-So Foreign Country

If you google how to avoid being mugged, you’ll come up with a bevy of answers: Walk with purpose. Stay in well lit areas. Don’t go on the “wrong side of the tracks”. Keep your money in a fanny pack (they’re not just stylish). Mugging prevention might as well be titled common sense 101.  I

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Ireland Top Ten

My Top Ten Favorite Things to See in Ireland 1) Dingle Penninsula: National Geographic Traveler once called the Dingle Peninsula “the most beautiful place in the world,” and I’d have to wholeheartedly agree.  The day we spent on the Dingle Peninsula driving what’s known as the Slea Head Drive was one of my favorite parts of the entire trip. After

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Irish Itinerary

I’ve decided to break up my Ireland posts somewhat.  We saw and experienced a lot and if I gave you a chronological play by play I’d be exhausted as a writer, and you’d be bored ot death as a reader. This first post is a basic itinerary of where we went, where we stayed, what websites were

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