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6 Money Saving Hacks for the New Year

6 Money Saving Hacks for the New Year

Whether your New Year’s resolution is to travel more, save more money, or just to cut your spending in general, there are a million and 1 money saving hacks out there to help you. I’ve broken it down to six easy money saving hacks that you can do in the new year to help achieve your goal! One of the most common questions I’m asked is “How do you afford to travel so much?” You’d be surprised how little you…

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A Winter Guide to New England Weekend Getaways

A Winter Guide to New England Weekend Getaways

New England is one of the greatest areas in the entire world to live when it comes to weekend getaways. We’ve got culture, great sports teams, history and everything is within a few hours drive. However there is this little thing called winter that comes around a few months out of the year and rains snows on your parade. As someone who gets hit hard with the winter blues, it’s easy to curl up in a ball and Netflix the winter away….

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The Art of the Long Weekend

The Art of the Long Weekend

If you are a 9-5er like me, you are probably limited to a set amount of vacation days per year. This doesn’t mean that you can’t go anywhere though. Most Americans are trained to take their one week-long vacation per year then sit on the rest of their vacation days until they roll over to the next year. Weekends are then spent catching up on chores and errands that they didn’t get to during the week. Sounds pretty depressing if…

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I Get By With a Little Help From Skillshare!

I Get By With a Little Help From Skillshare!

Earlier this year, I had purchased an older version of a beginner DSLR camera on a whim with the intentions of teaching myself a new skill. When I first decided to go on a trip to Canada alone, I realized it was going to be the perfect opportunity to work on this skill. I understand the basics of photography, apertures and shutter speeds, but I had very little knowledge of how to set them, how they affected each other or…

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Martha’s Vineyard on a Dime!

Martha’s Vineyard on a Dime!

Okay, you caught me, this blog title is a tad bit of an exaggeration! But would you believe me if I told you that we found some ways to save money and plan a budget friendly trip to the island? Martha’s Vineyard is widely known as one of the more expensive travel destinations in New England but is well worth the visit. My boyfriend and I just spent the weekend in MV and found several ways to save money (so…

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Kilts & Kelpies: A Week in the Scottish Highlands

Kilts & Kelpies: A Week in the Scottish Highlands

Thanks to the books and TV series “Outlander”, my college roommate and I were inspired to plan our first trip together to Scotland! The idea was also more comforting to my family than us traveling to bigger cities like Paris or London. So we decided on an extended week trip to Scotland with two weekends in Edinburgh and the weekdays exploring the Scottish Highlands. After reading several raving reviews about the Haggis Adventures tour company, my travel companion Emily and…

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Adventures and Desk Jobs

Adventures and Desk Jobs

A Quick Little Introduction: Hi All! Welcome to my first blog post! If you haven’t read my “About Me” blurb on the side bar or don’t know me personally, my name is Kristin, I’m 26 from Western Massachusetts and work as an Interior Designer in the retail industry. Despite the career choice, I have a huge passion for traveling and adventuring and it tends to consume my thoughts more often than not. I sit at a desk all day, I’m…

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