travel

WTForeign: Indonesian Culture Shock

This is a guest post by Oceana from Maps and Mandalas. She’s sharing her experiences with culture shock in Indonesia for our WTForeign series! Oceana is a writer, photographer, traveler, creator and (of course) blogger from the northern tropics of Australia. Check out her jaw-dropping Instagram gallery! Indonesia has always been a part of my family story. My mother traveled…

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CabinZero Bag Review (+PROMO CODE for 10% off!)

Zero hassle travel…wouldn’t it be nice? It’s a little closer with CabinZero bags! I’ve teamed up with CabinZero to promote their stellar line of cabin-sized backpacks and travel accessories. In this post, I’ll outline what I love about the bags as well as some things I think you should know before buying. You can also enter the promo code below…

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“What Kind of Blog Even Is This?”

So, throughout the lifetime of this blog (2014 until now), the focus of my writing has shifted depending on what I’m going through. The blog first started as a long distance relationship journal; I talked a lot about what it’s like to be in a long distance relationship, how to maintain your relationship when you’re living apart and I smashed…

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How to Transfer Money Abroad (+5 Money-Saving Tips!)

More money, more problems? Seriously, the more money you have to transfer, the more difficult it can be. Transfering money to another country can be a really tricky thing because you’re dealing with different currencies, different banking systems, different laws and maybe even trying to get it all done with people speaking different languages. The amount of information you will…

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parenting, travel

How to Fly With Kids and Not Totally Lose It

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The holiday season is in full swing and, for many families, that means traveling by plane to see your loved ones. Air travel can be exhausting and stressful for even the most seasoned travelers, let alone adding kids to the mix. Some parents are so petrified of traveling with little ones that they opt to stay at home. But don’t let these…

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mom, parenting

12 Realistic Gift Ideas for A New Mom

In true mom-fashion, here is a Christmas shopping list about a week before Christmas. What can I say, I’m a last-minute-mom. If you are too, check out these great gifts you can get for the mom in your life (or yourself, because you’ve mom’d all year). Diaper genies, bottles, pampers, nursing bras and cute bibs…are all things you won’t find…

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pregnancy, travel

How To Relax On Your Travels While Pregnant

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When pregnant, travelling could be the best thing for you. With so much potential to relax and unwind whilst seeing the world at the same time, there’s no reason not to venture out and do it. With that being said, there’s always a chance it could be overwhelming or stressful for a multitude of reasons – and, when with a…

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