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Exploring the Best of Sunny Anaheim, California

In California, United States by Katelyn0 Comments

Image via Flickr by Andy When I think of Anaheim, California, I think back to “D2: The Mighty Ducks.” In this 1994 movie, the Ducks go to Anaheim to play in the Goodwill Games, and after much difficulty, they beat out Team Iceland in a sudden death shoot-out. What a great movie! In all seriousness, Anaheim is a popular travel destination …

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Top 10 Things to Do in Alice Springs, Australia

In Australia, Northern Territory by Katelyn2 Comments

People often come to Alice Springs as a starting point to their Uluru trip and then quickly leave just as fast as they came. That’s a big mistake. Alice Springs has lots to offer travelers regarding history, food, and activities. Alice Springs is one of Australia’s most popular Outback towns. With deep pioneer roots, this historic red center town is …

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Great Escape Monthly Review: December 2016

In Great Escape by Katelyn2 Comments

If I had to choose one word to describe my December, it would be “work.” I worked over the Christmas holidays at the horse farm, which was awesome because public holidays are double time. Cha-ching! When I wasn’t with the horses, I was slaving away on my computer working on my client project that was due at the end of …

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A City Guide to Visiting Singapore

In Asia, Singapore by Katelyn0 Comments

  Flickr Image by Lenoid Yaitskiy This post is originally from IHG’s Guide to Singapore.  Modern, prosperous and dynamic, Singapore is a global hub for finance, high-tech industry, and international trade. If you’re visiting on holiday, it’s a shopper’s haven and a foodie’s dream, with gleaming malls and a legendary food scene that takes in everything from Chinese, Malay and Indian street food …

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5 Unique Iceland Activities You Can Only Do in Iceland

In Europe, Iceland by Katelyn2 Comments

Out of the 31 countries I have visited thus far in my travels, Iceland is by far the most magical. From its incredible out-of-this-world natural landscape to the quirky art scene of Reykjavik, Iceland is a country you have to visit at least once in your life. Or twice. I’m already planning my return visit. Iceland offers a variety of …

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My Best Travel Photos From 2016

In Great Escape, Photography by Katelyn0 Comments

I began my Great Escape on January 20, 2016. Over the course of the past 12 months, I traveled to 16 countries, two new states, and managed to take at least 32 GB memory cards of travel photos. One of which I still need to edit. I should probably get on that since most of my Europe photos are on …

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Great Escape Monthly Review: November 2016

In Great Escape by Katelyn2 Comments

  After several months of being “homeless,” I finally settled down for a while to work. And, it feels good. Much of October was in flux for me as I wasn’t sure if I would be returning home to Maine for my dream job or if I would continue to stay in Australia until my visa runs out in April. …

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The Bangkok Bucket List

In South East Asia, Thailand by Katelyn0 Comments

One region of the world I have yet to explore is Southeast Asia. During my recent holiday in Fiji, I met two English couples who shared heaps of stories about their travels in Asia. Since I’m already nearby, I plan to spend two months traveling through the region after my visa expires in Australia. One city I’m excited to visit …

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Hostel Review: Alice Springs YHA – Alice Springs, Australia

In Australia, Hostel Reviews, Northern Territory by Katelyn0 Comments

Alice Springs, Australia is the launchpad to Uluru and Kings Canyon. While most people tend to leave Alice Springs just as quickly as they came, Alice Springs is a “bonanza of a town” (Side note: If you’re heading to Alice, I highly recommend reading Nevil Shute’s A Town Like Alice). Alice Springs, often just shorten to Alice, offers a variety …