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    Travel Tips

    A Complete Guide to Creating a Travel Budget That Actually Works

    One of the most common questions that I get asked is, “How much money will I need to travel to X destination?” Well, that’s a complicated question and you’ll need a travel budget to determine that. It all depends on the cost of your flights, where you’re traveling to, what activities you have planned and more. When I tell them this, I usually get one of two responses: 1. I hear crickets chirping from the other end of my phone. 2. That sounds complicated so I’m out. I’m excited to share this post with you because I’m here to show you that budgeting for your trip isn’t as complicated as…

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    A Complete Guide to Visiting the King Penguins at Volunteer Point

    I’m so excited to share this post with you because I get to write about one of my favorite things–PENGUINS!! A few weeks ago, Amos and I got to see King Penguins at Volunteer Point in Stanley, Falkland Islands. Go grab your travel bucket list and a pen. Write down, “See King Penguins at Volunteer Point.” In all my travels, this is the most special and fun thing I’ve done and I wholeheartedly believe that you’ll love this experience just as much as I did. I’m here to give you the inside scoop on everything you need to know about having this magical experience. This post contains affiliate links to…

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    Your Ultimate Guide to Iguazu Falls- Argentina & Brazil Tips

    They say that honesty is the best policy, so I’ll be completely honest here. At no point in my life was Iguazu Falls on my radar. It was high on Amos’s bucket list so I agreed to go. If I could sum up Iguazu Falls in just one word, it would be PHENOMENAL. I keep thinking about my experience there and I can’t help but smile in awe and admiration. I’ve been to 76 countries and have seen a lot of things. However, Iguazu Falls far surpass anything I’ve ever seen. If you’re on the fence about visiting, you better add it to your bucket list right now. You won’t…

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    5 Ways to Achieve Financial Freedom so You Can Travel More

    If I had a dollar for each time someone asked me how I’m able to travel the way that I do, I would have enough money to buy a flight to Bermuda. That’s my not-so-subtle hint to my husband that I’m itching to go there next. Anyways, I usually have the same reply to everyone: we work our booties off to achieve financial freedom. I usually get one of two responses when I say the words “financial freedom.” I get some intense blank stares like I’m speaking Swahili. I also see some smiles like the person just got their big, fat juicy steak delivered to them after waiting an hour…

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    How to Cheaply and Easily Get to Uruguay from Buenos Aires

    We arrived in Buenos Aires a week ago from New Zealand. Guys, I’m still struggling with jetlag. We traveled back sixteen hours in time and I’m battling a cold. I feel like a zombie, but I also feel energized from all the empanadas and steak I’m eating. Despite feeling terrible, we decided to explore the nearby country of Uruguay. I realized that Uruguay is often overlooked by tourists visiting South America because it’s pretty pricey to fly in and out of. Want to know something exciting? You can go to Uruguay by ferry from Buenos Aires and that’s a much cheaper and quicker alternative. Add it to your list right…