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Moving Boxes

What I Would Tell My Past Self Before Moving Across the Country

By Sully Moreno On June 7, 2013

A year ago, I packed up my life in portable storage units in Florida and moved to Washington state. Leaving Florida wasn’t the greatest shock to me. I moved to Florida to attend… Read More

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How to Save on the Daunting Expenses of Holiday Travel

By Rhiannon Payne On November 29, 2012

On Sunday, November 25th, known as one of the busiest travel days of the year in the US, I found myself on a crowded bus going from San Francisco to Los Angeles,… Read More


Ten Books to Read on Public Transport

By Phoebe Eccles On October 23, 2012

Why am I always spying erotic paperbacks being read on the bus? There’s no shame in indulging in trashy literature, but doing it in public is weirder than pooing on the pavement.… Read More

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Discovering The Glorious Adventure Of Train Travel

By Brenna McCaffrey On October 5, 2012

In the grand scheme of things, airplane travel is still a fairly new form of transportation. Glamorized by Frank Sinatra, who sang “Come fly with me!” and conjuring visions of voluptuous Pan… Read More


When Not To Be Cheap While Traveling

By Nikki Gladstone On September 21, 2012

If you’re researching traveling to Europe and use any of the classic key words associated with such kind of adventures (backpacking, Eurotrip, hostels, youth), you will undoubtedly be swarmed with articles packed… Read More


Why I Prefer to Travel Alone

By Cleo McClintock On September 16, 2012

Recently, fellow Feminspire writer Nikki wrote an article about her experience traveling with a group of close friends and what she learned from it. I nodded my head in agreement practically the… Read More


Why You Should Always Choose To Travel With Friends

By NIkki Gladstone On August 31, 2012

I’m sitting on a train from Rome to Venice that seems a little too unstable for my liking. As we jerk around, an elderly Italian lady walking by grips the edge of… Read More


Are There Disadvantages To Traveling Abroad?

By Nikki Gladstone On August 25, 2012

Today is my fourth week in France, my fourth and final Monday in my French class at Stendhal University in a small city in the Rhone Alps region. My professor split our… Read More

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Yes, Traveling To Europe Can Actually Be Affordable

By Louise Sandow On August 13, 2012

It’s summer and if your Facebook feed is anything like mine, it seems like everyone is on an amazing holiday. Avoid having to hide each and every person who is posting photos… Read More

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15 Things You Learn In Your First Week of Backpacking

By Nikki Gladstone On August 4, 2012

Last April, I received news that I was accepted into a French language program which consisted of one month of intensive French courses in Grenoble, France. I’ve had the travel bug since… Read More

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Traveling To Costa Rica And Doing It Right

By Sahra Schukraft On July 28, 2012

I was 22. I had just come out of a bad break-up and was itching to get a passport stamp when a friend mentioned Costa Rica. It’s the perfect first step out… Read More

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How To See Paris In A Single Day

By Abbey Lewis On July 25, 2012

Impossible, they told us. Just fork out for a hostel overnight, they told us. You won’t even get through all the sights, they told us. But they were wrong. If you are… Read More