My pre-travel skin care routine for dry skin
Tips

My pre-travel skin care routine for dry skin

Airplanes make dry skin more dry. Humidity is lower when you’re flying, and the lower humidity dries out our skin (you can read more here). When our skin gets too dry, not only can it get patchy but it can…

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5 simple ways to be a more socially aware traveler
Travel

5 simple ways to be a more socially aware traveler

As travelers, we’re constantly interacting with different people, and it can be easy to not recognize how we might be taking away from local communities or perpetuating harmful stereotypes. Being a more socially aware traveler is important because understanding and…

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Ecuador travel tips: Things no one tells you about traveling to Ecuador
Ecuador

Ecuador travel tips: Things no one tells you about traveling to …

There are a ton of sites with basic, generic Ecuador travel tips. Ecuador means equator. The Galapagos are there. Bring an anti-theft bag. Wear sunscreen (technically, if you’re worried about aging, you should do this anywhere you are, whether or…

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The ultimate travel gift guide: Christmas gifts ideas for travelers
Gifts

The ultimate travel gift guide: Christmas gifts ideas for travelers

Are you on a <$10 budget? Or are you on a >$50 budget? Do your friends have everything already? Or do your friends hate having things? Is your friend artsy? Is your friend high maintenance? Is your friend into the…

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Essential Desert Hiking Tips from the Anza Borrego Desert
San Diego

Essential Desert Hiking Tips from the Anza Borrego Desert

“Hiking? In the desert? For fun? Go to the village in Nigeria, we had to walk around the desert to hunt food.” – My dad after telling him that the boyfriend and I spent the weekend hiking in 90 degrees…

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