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9 Things You Should Know Before Traveling In Brazil

Oh, Brazil, the land of sparkling beaches, lavish churrascarias, crazy soccer fans, and street music…right? While most of the stereotypes about Brazil have some truth to them (like the soccer fanaticism and the amazing music), there are a lot of surprising things about the country that people don’t know! For example, Brazil houses the largest […]

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Remember that money I saved? Well, I’ve finally decided to put it to use. This year, instead of spending my last four months in Houston back in college, I decided to graduate early and spend the time before my graduation ceremony on my dream trip to Southeast Asia. Why Southeast Asia? I weighed a lot of options, […]

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How I Saved $11,000 For My Dream Trip While In College

I let out an exasperated sigh. This could only mean one thing – time to check my bank account again, to make sure I had enough money for textbooks and food this week. Welcome to the life of a broke college student! Some people think that travel is a right reserved for the rich. Others […]


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I haven’t talked a lot about travel hacking on my site before, but if you’ve ever read sites like The Points Guy or Points and Travel (two of my favorite blogs), you know that it is an awesome way to travel for free. If you don’t know what travel hacking is, it’s basically using every […]


New York’s Famous Cronut: Is It Worth The Wait?

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Kay’s Travel Wanderlist: September Edition

Hey y’all! Long time no talk! I’ve been missing the travel blogging scene this summer, as you can see, but I’ll explain myself in the next couple of posts. I have been traveling intermittently (namely, domestically) and it’s been great, albeit interspersed between hours of working a corporate job and tutoring grade school children to […]