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It Wasn’t the Midnight Train to Georgia, but I Did Take an Overnight Sleeper Train from Denver to Chicago -- Here’s What Happened

It Wasn’t the Midnight Train to Georgia, but I Did Take an Overnight Sleeper Train from Denver to Chicago — Here’s What Happened

Content Produced in Partnership with Amtrak and Samsonite For some reason, I’ve found that holiday travel brings out the worst in people. It’s supposed to be a time for cheer, but instead, the airport becomes a place of scrooges, overrun […]

The Best Carry-On Luggage for Your Travel Style

The Best Carry-On Luggage for Your Travel Style

Luggage is no small purchase. You’re investing in a bag you expect to use for a long time. Your carry-on is your essential travel partner. It comes with you around the world. It protects your valuables and secures your essentials. […]

Things I Wish I Knew Before Attending Oktoberfest

Things I Wish I Knew Before Attending Oktoberfest

I went to Oktoberfest for my dirty 30, and you better believe it was the best way possible to celebrate a milestone birthday (even for a gal who doesn’t like beer…shhh). But there was a lot I wish I’d known […]

11 Beauty Hacks for Lazy Travel Girls to Look Effortlessly Chic

11 Beauty Hacks for Lazy Travel Girls to Look Effortlessly Chic

I don’t know what it is lately, but it seems like everyone on Instagram would have you believing they’re effortlessly dressed to the nines in full makeup and flowing dresses. This new breed of DIY travel girl next door turned […]

For Travel Style as Versatile as You Are: prAna is Simply the Best

For Travel Style as Versatile as You Are: prAna is Simply the Best

If you know me, you know yoga pants are a staple in my wardrobe. Day or night, winter or summer, they are somehow incorporated into my weekly outfit choices (call it one of the perks of working from home). But […]

Patagonia is Incredibly Hard to Plan, But Totally Worth It Once You Get There

Patagonia is Incredibly Hard to Plan, But Totally Worth It Once You Get There

A lot of people wonder where Patagonia is located because it’s basically the edge of the Earth. As far south as you can possible get in South America, the raw wilderness clings to the very tip of the continent. Rugged and […]

22 Things That Surprised Me About New Zealand

22 Things That Surprised Me About New Zealand

Before we get into the nitty gritty, let’s make one thing clear: I was obsessed with New Zealand before I ever stepped foot on the island. It had been #1 on my bucket list for years, but I had put […]

How to Pack Like a Pro

How to Pack Like a Pro

Full Disclosure: Content Produced in Partnership with Travel Pro While traveling is always something people look forward to, packing is not. As someone who’s had her luggage lost completely twice (more on that here), I’ve forced myself to never bring […]