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Why I Love To Travel

I just love to travel. I have been lucky in that I have been able to do a lot […]

Travel Expands Your Horizons

It is a well know fact that travel makes a more well rounded personality. Travelling allows the individual to […]

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Hidden Gems of South-East Asia

It’s no secret that South-East Asia is home to some truly staggering sights. Combining lush jungle with stunning beaches, […]

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Dubai to LA • The Blonde Abroad

Ah, Emirates, one of my favorite airlines in the world. When I think about the airline, I think about true luxury — something you want when flying for over 16 hours on a single flight. I have previously flown Emirates Business Class on the same Dubai to LAX route but didn’t ever think I’d experience First Class. I decided to do a little research and managed to upgrade my Business Class flight to First Class for free by using credit card points! Yep, you read that right! […]

The Ultimate Eco-Travel Guide • The Blonde Abroad

I recently shared with you guys that I pledged to offset my carbon footprint when flying, and I truly am dedicated to doing my part. While traveling has become my full-time career, I fully realize that we all need to DO MORE and respect this planet. My first step is reducing my overall travel, which I’ve conciously done over the past year, and there are tons of other things I’m doing to reduce my footprint whether it’s choosing to stay at eco-hotels, eating a more sustainable diet, […]

20 Photos to Inspire You to Travel to Jordan • The Blonde Abroad

With beautiful desert scenery, nature reserves, and fascinating archaeological monuments, Jordan is an incredible destination for every kind of traveler. I spent 10 days exploring the country on one of my first-ever press trips, years ago! I started my trip in the vibrant capital city of Amman and walked amongst the ruins of a Roman Hercules Temple, a Byzantine church and an Umayyad palace. We also went on day trips to the towns of Jerash & Ajloun and saw some of the best examples of Greco-Roman architecture. […]

Everything U.S. Travelers Need to Know Before Visiting Cuba • The Blonde Abroad

Cuba has been in the news a lot over the past few years and there’s a lot of confusion about how Americans can visit Cuba. After my incredible 48 hours in Havana, Cuba’s magical capital, I have been getting a lot of questions about the logistics. While there is some new red tape, it is still very possible for Americans to visit this unique Caribbean island and it’s so worth it! It definitely takes some planning but Cuba is a one of kind place that deserves a […]

10 Best Places to Backpack in Europe

Backpacking to Europe could be a very fulfilling and educational experience. Europe is a huge continent and can accommodate even budget travelers. No wonder why more and more people are getting attracted to doing it. While there are many places to visit in Europe, finding the ones that are ideal for backpackers can be a little bit tricky especially that Europe, in general, is not the cheapest place to travel. But, going back to the question… what are the best places to backpack in Europe? 10 Best […]