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Welcome to the Unforgiving World of Social Media (And My Slow Descent Into Madness)


Let me start by saying how weird this is. I mean, here I am talking shit about social media when odds are, that’s what led you here in the first place. Talk about biting the hand that feeds you. But in all seriousness, most of you know how real I get from time to time. And since I am a human, I’m sure you can all relate to the feeling of drowning under the unforgiving and negative world of social media and all of it’s negative, depressing bullshit.Continue reading

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With 150+ Amazing Ways to Save, You Have No Excuse NOT to Travel


It seems like no matter how much you save or what you do to earn money, life gets in the way. You get a promotion, but suddenly have to replace the car engine. Or pay for a vet bill. Or have a huge co-pay from that trip to the dentist. Each time life comes up, your travel plans seem farther and farther out of reach. If you want to amp up your game and save money for travel, then you absolutely need “The Clumsy Traveler’s Baller on a Budget Travel-Saving Guide.”Continue reading

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If You Want to Be Happy, Stop Being Obsessed With Happiness


We, as a society, have a lot to be happy about. We have unlimited connection with people from around the globe like never before. We have affordable options when it comes to traveling the world. We even have apps that deliver cupcakes to our front door! Yet, we’re still incredibly unhappy. At the end of the day, all we need to know on how to be happy is to stop being so obsessed with it.Continue reading

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How to Have the Perfect Stay at the Hotel Del Coronado


When my father-in-law told me he was sending his wife to a spa for a week while they reconstruct their home, I thought, “Wow, what a sweet husband.” When he told me he wanted me to go with her to keep her company, I thought, “WHAT AN EVEN BETTER HUSBAND” (cause you know, I’m such a great spa guest to have around). And since I had visited the iconic Del once before, I knew how to experience the perfect stay at Hotel Del Coronado.Continue reading

Your Shitty Vacation Actually Makes You a Better Traveler


When it comes to a vacation gone wrong, we’ve all been there. That time we planned the perfect getaway, saved all of our money, took off time from work, got someone to watch our pets/children who act like pets… and the trip ended up being a disaster. For one reason or another, your vacation ended up sucking, bad. But despite your epic travel fail, you actually just did yourself a huge favor.Continue reading

That Time A Literal Volcano Erupted on Our Honeymoon

The news came on a beautiful, cool night in Bali. We were enjoying an all-you-can-eat dinner buffet on the Sky Garden rooftop with our new friends, Sarah of Fit Travels and her husband Paul, as the sun set in Legian. The evening was warm and we entertained ourselves as our fellow diners were single and ready to mingle. This was our last night in Bali, before we were to leave for Thailand with a layover in Singapore.Continue reading