what the pandemic has taught me about planning travel

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost two months since our lives flipped upside down due to the Coronavirus outbreak. My last day in the office was on March 13th and since then I’ve been working from home, getting groceries delivered, and haven’t come within six feet of someone other than my husband! Although […]

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capturing and organizing momentos without the expectation of perfection

One of the best parts about having adventures is getting to hold onto your bright and shiny memories. I think back on my adventures over the years often and for various reasons. When I am having trouble sleeping or am feeling anxious I’ll calm myself my thinking through every detail of one of my happiest […]

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travel essentials

Those that love traveling as much as me will agree that the excitement of finally clicking purchase on the flights you’ve been eyeing is unparalleled. Then, getting to map out all the adventures you’re going to take, sites you’ll see, and food you’ll taste feels like a vacation itself! After a long work day I’ll […]

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overcoming travel anxiety

One of the main reasons I love traveling is because it pushes you to challenge yourself. Beyond the beauty of new cultures and new experiences, you’re testing your personal boundaries by navigating, meeting new people, communicating via different languages, and/or dealing with the unknown. With the excitement of traveling however sometimes comes a very human […]

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travel tips for work trips

I’ve been doing quite a bit of traveling for work lately and have realized one very important thing; traveling for work and traveling for pleasure are entirely different experiences. For those of you that don’t know, I work at an advertising agency in Rochester, NY. One of my main clients is located in the financial […]

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tips for making returning from vacation easier

Often when planning a trip the sole focus is on where you’ll stay, what you’ll eat, and what you’ll be doing. Of course, I agree that should be most of the trip planning focus however another important but forgotten element is what will be waiting for you at home when you return! This is something […]

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