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Are you Spring Break Ready? | My Spring Break Packing List

My Spring Break Packing List This is the best sunscreen I have ever tried. It is a large bottle and it sprays well! If you didn't take pictures on Spring Break, did it even happen? If there is one thing that I've learned from travel, it is to STAY CLEAN! I'm not sure why it… Continue reading Are you Spring Break Ready? | My Spring Break Packing List

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What should I pack in my carry-on bag?

What should I pack in my carry-on bag? The ultimate question is: What should I pack in my carry-on bag? When traveling, your carry-on bag is the most important tool that you can utilize to make your travels as smooth as possible. And I have finally found the PERFECT bag to fit my needs (pictured… Continue reading What should I pack in my carry-on bag?

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How to Find the Best Flight Deals | When & Where

How to Find the Best Flight Deals To be completely honest - I don't really have any secret, crazy strategies. But I have learned a few tricks and tips over the years. And more often than not, the sites that claim to give you a crazy deal (like 80% off) only do so on certain… Continue reading How to Find the Best Flight Deals | When & Where

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10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts

10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts I get so excited every time one of you messages me to say that you're considering going to a Sandals Resort! Clearly, I talk a lot about them - but I can't say it enough: there is no better overall travel company than Sandals Resorts! I've detailed almost all… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts

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A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging & Why I continue to do it

A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging I have good reason to say that 2018 has been the most exciting, rewarding, stressful, and memorable year of my life.  I pushed publish on WineandWeekends.com in July of 2017, but I didn't truly start treating it as a business until January of 2018. So here… Continue reading A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging & Why I continue to do it

Blogging · lifestyle · Money · Travel Tips

How to create a budget for 2019 & WHY you should

How to Create a Budget for 2019 & WHY You Should Introduction and Background: I've always been pretty smart and aware of my money and spending habits. Though, I'm not going to pretend like I don't spend (and sometimes blow) A LOT of money. This post isn't going to be a cookie cutter budget for just… Continue reading How to create a budget for 2019 & WHY you should

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Travel Packing List | My Step-by-Step Packing Strategy

Travel Packing List The first step of packing for ANY trip should include making a list. I don't care how often I travel, if I don't make a list... I will forget something. It happens every time. Sometimes, even where I make a list - I will think of something later and not add it… Continue reading Travel Packing List | My Step-by-Step Packing Strategy

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My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean | Is it too good to be true?

My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean For my latest trip to the gorgeous island of Aruba (read more about my trip here), I used a website called Cheap Caribbean to book the entire trip. I had never used it before, and this post is in no way sponsored by them. However, I was extremely pleased with the… Continue reading My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean | Is it too good to be true?

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How to Plan a Trip | Tips + Best Sites

How to Plan a Trip: I am so happy to finally make myself sit-down and write this post. I have gotten several requests for a post detailing "how to plan a trip." So I hope that you find this post beneficial! Planning a trip should be exiting and fun. Don't let all of the choices… Continue reading How to Plan a Trip | Tips + Best Sites

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Carry-on Packing Tips | How I Pack in a Carry-on for up to a Week

Deciding Which Bags to Use: Today I am going to be sharing with you my best carry-on packing tips. The main thing that people fail to realize when trying to pack in a carry-on size suitcase is that you allowed TWO bags. Meaning, ONE rolling carry-on size suitcase and ONE "personal item". Your personal item… Continue reading Carry-on Packing Tips | How I Pack in a Carry-on for up to a Week