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5 Places to Go by Car from Chicago

Chicago is such a gorgeous city, packed with arts, culture, sports, and, of course, located right on Lake Michigan. But perhaps you’d like to explore more of the Midwest? You’ve come to the right place! Rent a car from the Chicago Airport (either O'Hare or Midway) and discover these 5 fabulous places, all within driving distance, and making a road trip loop around Lake Michigan, and a bit further west. 

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How to Start a Travel Fund to See the World While Tackling Debt

Whether you want to quit your job to travel the world, plan your next family vacation, or plan for that epic bucket list destination, it can be hard to do any of those things if you're in massive debt. But just because you have a lot of debt to pay back does not mean that you necessarily have to put your travel plans on the back burner. This article will not only help you decide if travel and paying off your debt are both manageable goals, but it will give you a few tips that will help you save both for your next trip and for debt repayment. 
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10 Reasons you should visit Split, Croatia

Welcome to the exquisite Pannonian-Adriatic gem of Eastern Europe that is Croatia. Adorned with a long stretch of quintessential deep karst mountains belonging to the Dinaric Alps, the steep Dalmatian Coast, and the pristine, deep blue Adriatic Sea, Croatia is a world-class travel destination.
10 Reasons you should visit Split, Croatia
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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Luxury Resort Holiday In The Maldives

Maldives Islands make for one to the highest ranking beach destinations of the world. This place happens to be known for the artistic beauty of its islands, and out-of-this-world tourist appeal. The Maldives are heavily dotted with multiple hotel and resort facilities, making it a top-notch location for travelers from all over the globe.

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Planning The Perfect Summer Road Trip

Summer is an extremely popular time of year for travel. And the warm weather makes road trips very common this time of year. Planning the perfect road trip takes a lot of time and effort.

Here are my best tips and tricks to get the most out of your summer road trip. 

Planning The Perfect Summer Road Trip

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How to Handle Dental Emergencies While Traveling

There are few things that can ruin a trip faster than dental problems. Countless patients have asked me what do in the event of a dental emergency when they’re out of town; and many more will continue to do so. Dental emergencies don’t wait for when it’s convenient for you, and can be some of the worst and most frustrating problems to deal with. Dental emergencies come in all sorts of different issues, from simple toothaches, losing a filling, chipping teeth, or even having a tooth completely knocked out.

Studying Abroad in London: Capturing Your Experience

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Jan 14, 2019 / 0 comments

As I think back on my study abroad experience in London, I am lucky enough to have my blog, pictures, and videos to help me remember my many experiences. As time goes on, the minor details aren’t as easily recalled, but having something to look back at has been incredibly helpful in being able to remember. Today, I want to take a moment to share why you should consider capturing your experiences and some tips to do so. While it is best to be present and enjoy your time abroad, I would also encourage you to find ways to capture it. 

History Comes Alive in Charleston

by Sandy Bornstein /
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Jan 11, 2019 / 0 comments

Charleston, South Carolina is consistently voted as one of the top destinations to visit in the United States. Travelers are enticed by this East Coast city’s broad-based appeal, showcasing Lowcountry cuisine, cobblestone streets with architectural treasures, outstanding accommodations, diverse shopping opportunities, a moderate climate, and a rich history that spans multiple generations.

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The Importance of Travel for Young, Developing Minds

Travel is invaluable for young minds which are still in the developmental stages of life. For example, children who travel are exposed to various cultures and ways of life, thus, broadening their mental horizons as well as their tolerance and acceptance of people coming from many different walks of life. A child who has experienced other lifestyles tends to be more open to different lifestyles, cultures, and worldviews. 

Donut-Hopping Portland: 3 Quintessential Hotspots

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Nov 26, 2018 / 0 comments

While Portlanders may not have invented donuts, they certainly seem to have perfected them. The so-called donut culture here is well fed – inspiring Portlanders to declare their favorites, and to slight those they deem inferior, to both their friends and the public alike.