It was the start of our two-week European expedition, and there was no place better to start than the beautiful city of Dubrovnik, Croatia. From the moment our plane landed, my boyfriend and I were just in awe of the pristine City Walls and beauty of the Old Town. It was hard for us to […]

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December 20, 2018

30 countries before 30

As I sit down to write this, I’m staring into the face of my 30th birthday in less than eight hours. I just returned from visiting Egypt this week, which marked the 30th country I’ve ever visited. I honestly can’t believe I can say that! After all, I didn’t start traveling until my early 20’s. […]

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December 1, 2022

best vacations for nature lovers

We all know that the best way to experience a new destination is to get out there and explore! For nature lovers, some amazing countries are just waiting to be discovered. From dramatic landscapes and pristine waterways to misty forests and snow-capped mountains, these destinations will surely take your breath away. So, if you’re a […]

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June 28, 2022

party destinations around the world

People travel for numerous reasons. Some for history and culture exploration, and some just to let their hair down and have some fun. So, if you’re the latter and looking to plan a party vacation, a bachelor or bachelorette party, a birthday, or just looking to have some fun after the sun goes down, here’s […]

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May 9, 2022


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February 18, 2020

the messy bun traveler

Last month, the Messy Bun Traveler turned one year old! To celebrate this remarkable achievement, as well as recognize the start of the new year, I thought I’d write a post dedicated to highlighting achievements, and some failures, of the Messy Bun Traveler. I’m thankful for what this past year has brought and hope it […]

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January 10, 2020

travel health

So you’ve probably stumbled across about a hundred blog posts about the many health benefits of travel (hell, even I have a post about it). You’ve also probably scrolled through your Instagram feed and come across pictures of influencers in Paris, New Zealand, and Bali shooting some incredible photos of themselves doing some incredible things. […]

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November 13, 2019

germany friendliest country

A comprehensive guide for those wanting to experience the REAL Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany! Let’s start with its weird history: Despite its misleading name, Germany’s Oktoberfest festival typically starts on the third weekend of September and ends

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August 10, 2019

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