Outreach Trips: Packing 2 Weeks into 1 Bag

Outreach Trip Packing

The Packing Struggle I never would have thought that I could fit two weeks worth of essentials into my tiny carry-on, yet, here I was boarding without a checked-in bag and only my small carry-on. Who would’ve thought that I

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One-Page Vacation: The Inexpensive and Organized Way

One-Page Plan for a Lifetime of Memories

Have you ever left for a trip and forgotten your toothbrush or had issues with a reservation? Then this one page planning blog is for you! A trip to Europe can be spectacular, but only if you know the steps

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32 Flavors of Yum: The International Gelato Festival

The International Gelato Festival

One of my goals has always been to go to Italy and taste as any flavors of gelato as I could possibly fit in while there. Well, I’m excited to say…mission accomplished. Last summer, as I was planning for our

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Introducing our Intern, 2017

It isn’t everyday that a simple girl gets to be a part of something great, but here I am with a whole summer of great possibility. Before I get ahead of myself, an introduction is in order. Hello, my name

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The Top 10 Places Geek Girls Would Love to Visit (if they were real)

10geekdestinations

Fantasy Destinations I’d like to begin by saying this list is in no particular order. Creating this list was really difficult—the reality of being a geek girl is that I can pretty much think of ten (or more) locations in

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How to Run with the Bulls in Pamplona!

Guide to the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

Today’s post is written by guest bloggers Stephanie and Taylor Babb, travel bloggers for Vagabonds and Company. What’s better than visiting a beautiful Spanish city? Running down crowded streets with large, dangerous animals while you’re there! That’s right, we’re talking

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Meet Travel Ambassador Amanda Williams!

Meet Travel Ambassador Amanda Williams

We’re so excited to announce our newest Travel Chicks Ambassador Amanda Williams! Amanda lives in North Dorset in the UK and has visited over 27 countries on 4 continents. She says she’s always planning her next trip. Amanda works as

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Inside Look at Running Travel Website: Part 3 (Feb-April 2015)

An Inside Look at Running a Travel Website - Part 3

It’s that time again for an update about our site. Things have been a little quiet the past month because….well, quite honestly, we’ve been swamped. Our team members are all working at least one or two other jobs, and this

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Swiss Charades – Lost in Lausanne

Swiss Charades - Lost in Lausanne, Switzerland

Location: Lausanne, Switzerland. My friend and I were exhausted, and more importantly, terribly lost.  Add to that the fact that we hadn’t eaten in many hours, and we were getting cranky. (I believe the term is “hangry,” and my friends

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My Surprising First Trip to Amsterdam…My Second Time There!

Thoughts on a girl's first trip to Amsterdam

Today’s post is by Travel Chicks Ambassador Jennifer Allen. You can also view her Amsterdam City Guide. In August of 2012, I was embarking on a study abroad program and had an 8-hour layover in Amsterdam. It was plenty of

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