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    Spring Break in Puerto Rico: Free Itinerary and Cost Breakdown

    Last year I spent my spring break in London, England. I had an amazing time but let's just say I wasn't drinking mojitos in my bikini at any point during the trip. Well this year I did a 180° turn and planned a fun-filled, sun-filled week in Puerto Rico! My friend Hannah CONTINUE READING

    Sri Lanka Photojournal: Wanderlusting Travel Photos from Kandy to Bentota

    I was in Sri Lanka for a 5-day all-inclusive Groupon Getaway (read about how that experience went, here), and to this day the country is one of the most diverse, affordable, humbling, peaceful, and natural locations I've ever been to. Our stops included the capital of Colombo, and the cities CONTINUE READING

    8 Heartwarming Things About Chattanooga, TN That Will Make You “Aww!” Out Loud and Visit ASAP

    Recently I visited Chattanooga Tennessee via invitation of Chattanooga Fun, and had my preconceptions and expectations completely blown away. As a millennial traveler , here are some things about Chattanooga truly unique from any other destination, and made me literally "aww!" out loud. *Disclosure: This was a comped trip, but CONTINUE READING

    12 Travel Graduation Gifts for the Wanderlusting Grad

    Congratulations, they did it! Someone is approaching their graduation, and you're looking for meaningful yet not bank-breaking gifts to inspire them for the next phase of their life. If that person is even moderately adventurous, soul searching, and wanderlusty, you are in the right place. The following ten suggestions are CONTINUE READING

    A 20-Something’s Itinerary for 24 Hours in NYC: One Day in the Big Apple

    There must be close to a million "A Weekend in NYC" posts out there on the internet, but here's *DJ Khaled voice* another one. However, this one is designed for my fellow 20-something/college student/young professional girls looking for a one day-ish adventure in the most populous city in the world. CONTINUE READING

    A Spring Breaker’s Guide to A Poppin’ Spain & Portugal Holiday

    The following is a guest post by my friend Becca Huxley of BeeWanderlust.com, on her Spring Break experience exploring Spain and Portugal. Both Spain and Portugal have been high on my travel list for the longest time because of the amazing culture, food, and warm community vibes I'd always gotten from CONTINUE READING

    How I Saw The World As Just A Teenager! (Andrea, 22) – YTN

    The Millennials on the Move series' goal is to showcase candid interviews of young millennials and the inspiring stories of how they navigate the world despite the many challenges of travel at such a young age. From study abroad to becoming an expat in some of the most remote corners CONTINUE READING

    Coming Home from Studying Abroad: Reverse Culture Shock and Identity

    My senior year of college I applied to a national scholarship and unexpectedly won, prompting me to move to Dubai, UAE for 9 months to study abroad. The entire experience was life changing, and I did things I never would have gotten to do otherwise (how many people can say they partied in CONTINUE READING