The Bare Necessities of Travel

(article from Megan’s Travel column: Weekly Wanders on Life2PointOh) As a twenty-something girl traveling, it’s tempting to want a suitcase like the one Mary Poppins has, where an entire wardrobe can easily fit inside. I remember visiting New York City my senior year of college and literally packing four outfits per day. Do you know

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Booze Your Way Through South America

I’ve now been to South America twice and consequently have tasted my fare share of alcoholic beverages and herbal concoctions. In fact, just thinking about them makes me want to dash back for happy hour. If you are planning a trip to South America, make sure to try at least three drinks on this list.

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Highlights from Santiago

(original article is from Megan’s Travel Column on Life2PointOh, entitled Weekly Wanders) My first week in South America was spent in Santiago, Chile. Unlike the last time I was in South America, I made sure to take my time with wandering around the city. As a result, I really got to know the different neighborhoods

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Highlights from Valparaiso

Although I had never heard of Valparaiso until last week, it has quickly became one of my all-time favorite cities in South America. Visiting Chile in the dead of winter actually gave me a unique local experience that is hard to find during the summer flock of tourists. As I took in the view from

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Stops Along the Chilean Coast

(article from Megan’s Travel Column, Weekly Wanders on Life2PointOh) I’ve officially been in Santiago, Chile for less than a week and although I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, there is actually a lot of action going on here. First of all, there have been student protests taking place in the streets but it hasn’t gotten

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How I Spiced Up My Staycation in the Country

(article from Megan’s Travel Column, Weekly Wanders on Life2PointOh) A few weekends ago I decided to take one last weekend trip before heading south for the summer. A friend of mine was invited to stay at his friend’s house upstate in Lake Huntington so I decided to tag along. I figured most city dwellers would

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The Perks and Pitfalls of Being a Nomad

There are two types of people in this world. The people that avoid chaos and the people who thrive in it. I’m clearly the latter since I find comfort being in large, loud and overly crowded cities and feel strangely anxious in “normal” living conditions. Yet, at my core the things I love most are

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Tips on Tipping: When to Save and When to Spend

With unemployment on the rise, workers around the world are relying more and more on tips. Traveling can be as tough as it is rewarding, so I’m sure many of us have been in that awkward situation where we weren’t sure if tipping was expected or insulting. Growing up in the United States, I learned

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Why Everyone Should Use Their Vacation Days

I’m not sure if I’ll ever understand why America disregards the mental and emotional benefits of vacations. Unlike many European countries where workers receive up to eight weeks mandatory vacation, Americans average at about two weeks (and that’s if you’re lucky). Dreaming up my next foreign adventure has kept me up many nights wondering why

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