Category - Travel

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Iceland Bucket List
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How to Eat Healthy while Traveling
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5 Travel Tips on Packing Light
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Guam, the best place you’ve never heard of
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Quote of the Week – Jo Walton

Iceland Bucket List

I shouldn’t have been surprised. My husband and I agreed he would choose our honeymoon (since I chose our wedding location in Mexico) — and I consider myself lucky we’re not going to the north pole.

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How to Eat Healthy while Traveling

Staying healthy while on the road can be challenging, to say the least. Not only do you find yourself in unfamiliar surroundings, but time constraints and the constant temptation to eat out can lead to some less-than-ideal dietary choices.

The good news is that with a little bit of planning, it’s often easy to eat healthy while traveling! Here are a few simple guidelines that will help you stay happy, healthy, and fit while on the road.

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5 Travel Tips on Packing Light

When I call this a travel and fashion blog, I take the “fashion” part lightly.  My sense of style is very basic, and I value comfort above all.  Especially when traveling – aint nobody got time for that!

As a rule of thumb, any trip 2 weeks or less is carry-on only.   Read more for 5 tips on packing light while still looking great!

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Guam, the best place you’ve never heard of

I’ll be honest. Up until a year ago, if you had asked me to pinpoint Guam on a map, I might have pointed somewhere near Mexico. I had no idea that this tiny Micronesian island was actually a U.S. territory located in the southern Pacific. But, living in Japan, it didn’t take long before I heard all about this mysterious destination. Since Guam is an easy 3-hour escape from the cold winters in Japan, this island is a hot spot for Japanese tourists.

My friends and colleagues have referred to Guam as, “The poor man’s Hawaii.” Well, if that means beautiful, untouched beaches and wild, lush mountainscapes for half the price – count me in!

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Mt Fuji Sunrise

“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.”

– Jo Walton