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My Google Maps Hack for Traveling | Travel Tips

This article was first featured on EverydayHelene.com but due to some housekeeping it will now live here. Enjoy! I didn't know that my favorite travel trick is actually unknown to many people. While traveling and encountering troubled travelers I share my knowledge and lives are changed! Really, this is a major game changer when going to a new location, especially if abroad and you are without data. So keep reading to learn my favorite travel tip, my google maps hack.…

How I Create My Travel Itinerary | Travel Tips

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This article was previously published on my other blog EverydayHelene.com but through some housekeeping I decided that it was more useful to move it here.  I get asked this question quite often so I thought I would share my process. While I have been traveling for as long as I can remember I was never particularly good at it. I used to think just getting in my car, driving to a new town, and wandering…

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My Most Memorable Travel Moments of 2015

I am incredibly late to this party (Note: I was already late to the party when I wrote this article but I got so busy I lost it and now it is April!!) but I still wanted to do it because 2015 was my biggest year in terms of travel. I visited 8 different countries and about 20 different cities. For a girl who traveled abroad for her first time in Dec 2012, not to bad. My dream has always…

Solo Travel Can Be Intimidating But Worth It

I recently took my first solo trip which was also my first backpacking trip. I set off for nine days in Spain (Barcelona, Valencia, and Madrid) staying in hostels. This trip was a personal goal for myself. I always admired other girls and women for doing it, and thought what is stopping me? The same thing that stops a lot of others. Will I be safe? Will I get bored? Will I meet anyone? There were so many questions in…