Girl Gone Wild, Wild West: A Trip to Pioneertown, California in Photos

So you want to dress up and have a movie set straight out of Westworld all to yourself? Yeah, me too. That’s how I ended up in Pioneertown, California in the early morning hours, frolicking around in an orange dress. Read on for details and photos of this authentic Wild West movie set turned tourist attraction near Joshua Tree National Park.

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Organized Chaos: Keeping Your Digital Nomad Life Together With Bublup

When it comes to living the digital nomad life, there’s a lot of moving pieces. Not only are you scouring the Internet for affordable Airbnbs, hostels and hotels, you’re also trying to find quality cafes and co-working spaces with good WiFi. On top of that, you want to enjoy wherever you are, so you’re researching things to do and places to eat, while also juggling recommendations from friends and family. It’s a lot of information to stay on top of. To keep all of this information and ongoing research in one place, I’ve been using a new free app called Bublup.

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KRT Cabin: A Cozy, Vintage Getaway in Big Bear Lake, California

Headed to Big Bear Lake, California? Looking for accommodation? Do I have a cozy Airbnb for you.  And I don’t mean cozy in the typical real estate sense, where it’s used as a flattering word to describe a small space. The cabin I’m about to share with you is very spacious, but everything about it just makes you feel…well, cozy. And very much at home.

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Visiting Banff National Park in May: What to Do & What Not to Do

So you’re considering visiting Banff National Park in May? I’m here to tell you the things that I wish I’d known before visiting this Canadian bucket list item- namely that the picture I had in my head of turquoise lakes and boat rides was totally unrealistic! Don’t let this completely deter you, however- as Banff is pretty darn magical any time of year. Bring clothes for all seasons (you’ll be hot one day and freezing the next), get your camera ready, and consult this list of dos and don’ts ahead of time…it’ll help you plan accordingly!

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Cape So Hard: The Ultimate Cape Cod Vacation Home

I took my mom to South Yarmouth, Cape Cod for a mother-daughter weekend getaway and stayed in a beautiful Airbnb that has been dubbed the “Cape So Hard” house. The home is a traditional Cape-style and has been transformed it into a space where modern meets comfort, complete with the nautical trimmings and blue and white color palette that you would expect from a coastal vacation home.

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Libreria Acqua Alta: 10 Photos of Venice's Must-See Bookshop

Calling all book lovers! It’s no secret that I’m obsessed with any establishment, big or small, that houses books. When I heard about Venice, Italy’s famed Libreria Acqua Alta, I knew I had to see it for myself. Here are 10 photos that prove it truly is one of the world’s most fascinating bookshops.

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Stepping into a Fairytale: Two Days in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Ready to walk into a fairytale? Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a magical Bavarian town found along Germany’s Romantic Road. Read on for restaurant, accommodation and activity recommendations, as well as photos that look like they were plucked right out of a Disney film.

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The Ultimate Guide to Iguazu Falls Courtesy of a Solo Traveler

Iguazu Falls is one of the New Natural Wonders of the World, and with good reason. With 275 individual waterfalls that plummet into a giant divide between the Brazilian and Argentinian borders, it’s a massive attraction that needs at least two days to explore thoroughly. After spending a whole week in the area, I learned a lot about the falls, the highlights and benefits of seeing them in each country, border crossings, a special nighttime tour, and transportation. Now, I shall pass my findings onto you!

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Girl Gone Abroad’s Top 10 Digital Nomad Travel Essentials

Life as a digital nomad often means packing for trips with no set end date, and let me tell you- this is not easily accomplished. I travel for up to one year at a time with the same stuff, and more often than not, I choose my destinations as I go. It should be no surprise then that after 4.5 years of traveling, I’ve come to learn what I can and cannot live without. Now, I’m sharing those items with you in this list of my top 10 digital nomad travel essentials. They’re the cannot and will not live without products that comfortably and happily get me from one country to the next!

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When in Brazil: A Sunset Helicopter Ride Over Rio de Janeiro

While Rio de Janeiro is a real babe from the ground, she’s even more spectacular from the sky. If you’re heading to the Cidade Maravilhosa (Wonderful City) and like me, have always dreamed of being a human drone, do yourself a favor and book a helicopter tour at sunset. It’s not as expensive as you may think, and it’s worth every single Brazilian real. Here’s what you need to know.

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12 Reasons to Run Away to Jericoacoara, Brazil

Located in the eastern Brazilian state of Ceará, the secluded and magical beach town of Jericoacoara should be high on your Brazilian bucket list. If you want to get away from it all, yet still have everything you need at your fingertips, this is a great place to escape. I don’t know how I’d never heard of it before I got to Brazil- it’s the best kind of paradise and I don’t think the world has even realized it yet. It shouldn’t take too much convincing, but I’d like to offer 12 very good reasons why you should visit at least once in your life.

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A Digital Nomad's Guide to Budapest, Hungary

Planning a trip to Budapest, Hungary? Over the course of my two week stay, I collected a list of my best recommendations. Read on for must-see spots, delicious restaurants, great cafes to work from, nightlife areas to check out, and more.

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14 Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit Mostar

One photo of Mostar was enough to alter my travel plans, and that was only skimming the surface of what the city had to offer. I’ve included 14 of my favorite shots from the city itself and nearby attractions in the hopes that maybe you’ll see the same beauty that I did, and give this amazing place a spot on your travel bucket list.

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10 Amazing Airbnb Listings from Around the World

This month marks four years of non-stop travel, and during that time I have stayed in more Airbnbs than I can count. I anxiously await the rumored loyalty program, because my wandering, homeless self is about as loyal to Airbnb as it gets! But until I obtain my “Super Guest” status and the mystery rewards and benefits that go with it…I thought it would be fun to take a look back at my trips and share my top 10 Airbnbs from around the world.

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6 Reasons to Visit the Isle of Kerrera

When I arrived in Oban, Scotland I was desperate to see some of the country’s famous highland scenery. I also needed to find a place I could explore in a half day before work. After a little research and a helping hand from the internet, what I found was heavenly. I discovered that the Isle of Kerrera is home to a whopping 34 people, and is a manageable 4 miles long by 1 mile wide. Translation: a walkable, quiet land with minimal people. It also promised to have all of my favorite things, and if you and I like any of the same things- well, I imagine you’ll find it to be pretty spectacular, too.

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A Solo Female Traveler's Guide to Plitvice National Park

Many visitors to Croatia fall into one of three categories. The sailing-obsessed, the massive Game of Thrones fan, or the one who saw a picture of Plitvice National Park on the internet. I’m guilty of all three, and having spent well over a month exploring Croatia I can confidently tell you that Plitvice is the most beautiful thing I saw there. Whether you’re swinging through on a day trip or have the flexibility to stay overnight, here’s some information based on my own experiences to help you maximize your time, and make sense of a rather large and confusing park!

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How to Spend a Day in the Fairytale Land that is Lake Bled, Slovenia

As far as tourist destinations go, Slovenia seems to have flown under the radar but is slowly gaining traction with its natural beauty and particularly iconic landmark, Lake Bled. This stunning body of water looks like it's been plucked straight out of a fairytale and placed into real life, and any lover of the outdoors should put it at the top of their travel list. Having visited at the end of June, the weather was perfection, everything popped with the brightest shades of blue and green, and I effortlessly spent NINE hours meandering around. Here's how I spent my time, as well as some other activities to consider, especially if you have more than just one day!

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