Best of Guatemala in One Week: 7 Day Itinerary in Guatemala

Are you an American traveler with limited vacation time? Don’t worry, a one week vacation in Guatemala is a great way to get a taste for the country. You can easily see Guatemala’s Big Three —Antigua, Lago de Atitlán and Tikal— in 7 days. Guatemala is an easy flight from the United States and Canada, and this 7 day itinerary will help you plan the perfect one week vacation in Guatemala!

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A Food-Filled Long Weekend Itinerary in Emilia Romagna, Italy

The small town of Modena was the entire inspiration for our trip to Emilia Romagna after watching Massimo Bottura’s episode of Chef’s Table on Netflix. We spent a long weekend eating our way across several cities in northern Italy. This helpful 5 day itinerary sums up some of our favorite culinary experiences in Italy! This is the perfect food lover’s long-weekend itinerary in Emilia Romagna, Italy.

Antarctica with Mountain Background

Why I Am Carbon Offsetting My Travel from 2019 – and Making Better Travel Choices in 2020

Do you have any 2020 environmental goals? 2019 was a year defined by travel for me. Through my job and for fun, I traveled 23,000 miles by aircraft and 25,000 miles by cruise ship, which means I single handedly melted 3,326 square feet of ice in 2019. I am not ok with that, which is why I decided to carbon offset my travels and make more sustainable travel choices in 2020.

Vintage Clothing Shop Pilsen Neighborhood Chicago Illinois

Where to Find the Best Vintage + Thrift Clothing Shops in Chicago

I am an avid thrift and vintage clothing shopper, because everything that I wear is secondhand. Thankfully, Chicago has an abundant source of secondhand clothing. Chicago’s vintage clothing scene is competitive, but the city’s selection is impeccable. This is a guide to the best vintage clothing stores and thrift clothing stores in Chicago, Illinois from local sustainable fashion blogger.

Semester at Sea Spring 2019 Voyage

40 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting Semester at Sea

Prior to starting my Semester at Sea voyage, I was searching all over the Internet for any and every piece of information I could find about how to prepare for the voyage. Most of YouTube videos or blog posts that I found didn’t have super useful tips about how to really prepare for the experience which inspired me to write this blog post! I completed my first Semester at Sea voyage as a student in Fall 2010 and recently sailed again as a staff member on the Spring 2019 voyage. I want to share what I’ve learned about Semester at Sea to empower future voyagers to come onto the ship as prepared as possible!

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