Destinations · Tips

What to Pack for Iceland: The Essentials for Any Time of Year

For my first post about my most recent adventure in Iceland, I figured I’d answer the question everyone’s been asking as well as my most Google’d topic prior to departing on my own trip. With just about every message board and blog out there stressing the unpredictability of the weather in Iceland, I didn’t even… Continue reading What to Pack for Iceland: The Essentials for Any Time of Year

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5 Leading Causes of Travel Anxiety and How to Kick Them to the Curb

As someone who interacts with soon-to-be world travelers on a daily basis, the biggest tip I can share with those plagued by pre-trip anxiety is not to fret the little things! Travel by nature is unpredictable, and if you’re going to travel halfway across the globe, there is some degree of flexibility and willingness to… Continue reading 5 Leading Causes of Travel Anxiety and How to Kick Them to the Curb

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The Manistee River Trail: Tips for the First Time Backpacker

What I refer to as the “Manistee River Trail” 3-4 day loop is actually half the Manistee River Trail and half the North Country Trail. I look back on that trip as somewhat of a whirlwind, like I do most backpacking trips. You’d think I’d learn to slow the pace a bit but every time… Continue reading The Manistee River Trail: Tips for the First Time Backpacker

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4 Ways to Calm the Travel Itch Between Trips

This topic is extremely relevant to me at this point in time and actually to a lot of others I’ve spoken with recently as well. I traveled to Peru in September and I’m currently planning a relatively large (and expensive) wedding and honeymoon–so to put it mildly, finances are tight right now. I literally fend… Continue reading 4 Ways to Calm the Travel Itch Between Trips

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Giving a Gift Trip: Things to Think About Before

It’s that time of year again. During the Christmas season everyone is racking their brains to think of the biggest and best gifts for the ones dearest to them. I see this all the time in my business—that kind-hearted family member or significant other waltzing into the travel agency with dreams of grandeur. A six-bedroom… Continue reading Giving a Gift Trip: Things to Think About Before

Destinations · Tips

How to Visit the Florida Everglades

There are tons of ways to visit the Everglades and being that they consist of one and a half million acres of wetlands, there are also many gateways you can get to them from—the possibilities are endless. So for all intents and purposes, I’m going to give you what I believe to be the best… Continue reading How to Visit the Florida Everglades