How to Apply for a Russian Visa as an American

In October 2018, we had the amazing opportunity to travel to Russia. We were part of a contest called Follow Up Siberia, which brought us and several other bloggers to the mysterious land of Siberia. It was an incredible experience that gave us the chance to explore lesser-known parts of Russia, as well as to spend …

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Autumn in Europe: The Only Packing List You’ll Ever Need

View of a canal lined with shops at night.

Getting ready for some European travel this fall? I’m jealous! Autumn in Europe is one of the best times of the year. As you plan and prep for your trip, deciding what to pack will be paramount.  We hope this can serve as your go-to autumn in Europe packing list. Packing for the chilly weather …

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The Sixteen Travel Personality Types

Image of a brain with black text that says “The Sixteen Travel Personality Types.”

There are 16 travel personalities. What’s yours? We humans love to categorize. It can be fun to fit yourself (or those around you) into a neat little box and decide who and what you are. In truth, we all know that humans are far more dimensional and varied. No one fits precisely into an expected …

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Maximizing Travel with a Full Time Job

Let’s be honest. It’s not that easy to quit your 9-5 job and go travel, (though many travel bloggers will suggest otherwise!). Not only that, but many of us don’t even WANT to leave our 9-5’s. There’s a lot to be said for the stability of a predictable schedule, familiar, friendly coworkers, and a reliable …

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This One App Will Make Your Travels So Much Easier

This post has been written in partnership with Allianz.  Wouldn’t it be great if you had an assistant traveling with you everywhere? A jack-of-all-trades sort, someone who would carry all your travel documents, help you stay up to date with flight delays, and who could point you in the direction of real, fast help in …

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30 Bucket List Animal & Wildlife Experiences

A red panda on a tree branch.

There’s no doubt that learning about and observing local wildlife is an incredible part of travel. When Nathan & I go anywhere, we are always hugely interested in any animal experiences or wildlife possibilities. There are so many destinations, too, that are known for fascinating, even crazy wildlife. Throughout the years of our travels, you …

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Travel in the Genes – Our DNA Tests With 23andMe

This post has been sponsored by 23andMe. All opinions, as always, are our own. I’ve always been very interested in genealogy. In my early teen years, I dug into the Internet and found the existing information on my Dresser family lineage. A distant relative had traced it back, way back, and shared their findings online. …

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House Sitting While Traveling: Ideal For Couples

Couple petting dogs by a pool surrounded by a forest.

Whether you’re looking for a short term stay in a far away destination, or seeking a unique experience in a nearby city, house sitting just might be the greatest thing you’ve never done. House sitting is perfect for the active traveler. There’s no better way to experience a place than by living as the locals …

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Travel in Your 30s: Tales From 31 Awesome Travel Bloggers

In just a few short weeks, I’ll be joining Nathan in the next exciting decade: I’m turning 30.  I’m really looking forward to bidding adieu to the 20s, not because they weren’t awesome, but because I love looking forward to new adventures. (I suppose you could guess that since we are travel bloggers!) I’m not …

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My Favorite Place on Earth: 50 Travel Bloggers Share Theirs

They’ve been everywhere. They’ve seen everything. Let’s find out what the best spots on earth are according to the experts. 1. Dan & Audrey (Uncornered Market): Pamir Mountains – Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan The Pamir Mountains is one of more remote and stunningly beautiful places we’ve ever been, and this remains one of our favorite road trips …

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