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Expense Report: August 2019 Chicago, Wisconsin, + Minnesota Trip

Until I’m caught up (for now), I’ll upload expense reports for my past few trips this year. Shortly after I got home from Europe, I was packing my little pink carry-on to be wheels up yet again. Except this time, I was on my own and on the way to visit some lovely people I …

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Expense Report: June 2019 Scotland, Italy, + Spain Trip

I guess this is the week for finance! Lately, I’ve made more financial goals for myself, my career, and my travels. As a result, I’ve looked more into how I spend, and how I could have more healthy spending habits. Besides, I wanted to write my first expense report months ago… Remember when I said …

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Pinterest Marketing 101: How I Get Over 200K Monthly Viewers

This whole blogging thing is overwhelming. I remember sifting through hundreds of blog posts, stressed about which marketing channel to prioritize. Honestly, I still don’t have everything figured out. But, one day, I changed my Pinterest to a business account, and realized that Pinterest marketing is the way to go for me. Here’s why. It …

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A Day in the Life of a Freelancing Full-Time Traveler

I feel a little silly typing the title of this post, because there really is no daily pattern I follow. But, there are some consistencies in my days at home, and on the road. Freelancing sometimes means rushing pieces for a deadline, even while traveling. Others, it means a dry spell where I have plenty …

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My Best Moments from Volunteering Abroad

It feels like there are a million and one reasons not to volunteer abroad. Homesickness. High costs of travel. The need to work and make money. Conscientiousness about savior complexes and privilege dynamics. But, for all of those aspects above that you should consider before volunteering abroad, there are plenty of reasons to buy the …