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How To Not Feel Like Total Crap After A Long Flight

July 11, 2017

After five months of doing it full time, I’ve pretty much got this whole travel thing down to an art. And while the destinations thus far have been incredible, the flight journeys have been… long. I’ve been on 40 (!)

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Asia Travel Tips

20 Tips For Traveling Through Asia, From Someone Who Lived There

June 16, 2017

I survived four months living in Asia. Actually, “survived” is really the wrong word, because I absolutely loved the time I spent there. Going into it, though, I was terrified. I knew that it was going to be a big time culture

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How To Go On Vacation With Your Mom Without Killing Each Other

May 14, 2017

My mom’s favorite saying has always been, “Guests are like fish — they start to stink after three days.” So when she told me she was coming to visit me in Vietnam for two and a half weeks, I’ll admit

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What You Should Know About Taxis vs. Uber While Traveling

April 10, 2017

I’ve relied on Uber heavily since I’ve been abroad (“how would we survive here without Uber?” has been a constant refrain among my friends and I), and have noticed its absence in the places where it doesn’t exist, like Cambodia and

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As It Turns Out, Ugly Crying On Airplanes Is Totally Normal

April 6, 2017

On a recent flight overseas, I started sobbing in the middle of Bad Mom’s. Not because it was the worst movie I’d ever seen, and I felt depressed that I’d wasted two hours of my life on it (though it was,

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How To Practice Self Care While Traveling

February 28, 2017

As far as self care goes, “vacation” and “travel” are two different things. I know it sounds a little insane, but in my book “Vacation” involves laying at a pool, drinking cocktails and pampering yourself whereas “Travel” is all about

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What To Do If You Get Sick While Traveling (From Someone Who Spent Three Days In A Malaysian Hospital)

February 20, 2017

I was sick for the entire first month I lived in Asia. I got some weird cough/throat/whole body infection the day before I left New York (which made for the most miserable 19-hour plane ride in history), and it just wouldn’t go

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Beauty Travel Tips

How To Hydrate Skin From The Inside Out During A Long Flight (With Snacks!)

January 30, 2017

We’ve all been there: Looking at ourselves in an airport bathroom mirror after a flight and thinking, “WHAT happened to my face?” I literally look like a different person when I land. My eyes are swollen shut, my skin is

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