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10 Tips to Save Money While Traveling

During my time as a traveler to over 65+ countries, I have experienced all the different types of travel. From budget backpacking while staying for free with a Couchsurfing host, hostels, all the way up to luxury villas and resorts. If there is anything I have learned from these experiences it is that proper budgeting …

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The Ultimate Travel Gift Guide for Female Travelers

After many years of traveling constantly we have gained a better appreciation for the value of physical items. We understand that sometimes having less is actually having more, especially when you are trying to fit it all in a carry on bag. That is why we came up with a gift guide of our favorite …

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4 Clothing Items You Must Pack for Your Travels

We are obsessed with those flat lay photos that are all over social media. You know, the beautiful shots people post from above, showcasing the contents of their purse or suitcase. Not only are these pictures stunning visually, but planning for them also serves a very functional purpose. It helps if you lay everything out …

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5 Family Camping Tips For Your Next Adventure

When you are inundated with emails from work at all hours of the day and night, you need to hit the great outdoors! When your children refuse to look up from their tablets and smartphones at the dinner table, it is time for a family camping trip. However, if the mere suggestion of camping strikes …

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6 Essential Tips for Backpacking Europe

You may only ever have one chance in your life to backpack Europe, so you better make it a trip to remember. Whether you are spending the summer in the Greek Isles, taking in breathtaking architecture in Romania, or enjoying the nightlife in Latvia there are some basic tips for backpacking Europe. With a little …

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5 Must Visit African Safari National Parks

Africa is a vast and beautiful continent blessed with a diverse wildlife and nature unlike any other in the world. It is no surprise that it is featured in most travel lover’s bucket list. One of the exciting activities that you simply must not miss out on is a visit its breathtaking national parks and …

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Seven Best Destinations in Europe in the Fall

Autumn is arguably our favorite season to visit Europe. The summer heat is gone and the tourist crowds are back in school or work. Take advantage of the lingering warmth to visit the top destinations in Europe without paying high season prices. Our favorite part about Europe in Autumn is the underlying golden glow from …

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How to make sure you do not miss our latest travel updates

We always find that as soon as we have mastered a social media platform the next morning they announce a major change. And my guess is we are not the only ones who feel this way! With these updates it can be harder for you to continue seeing our newest travel photos, videos and walking …

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Five tips to work as a remote digital nomad while traveling the world

Remote work sounds like a breeze. Literally. A cool breeze on a tropical beach as you click away on your computer, sipping a pina colada. Reaching this point in your remote career does take time, planning and efficiency. There are five simple tips to improve your skills as a remote worker or digital nomad. 1. …

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How To Apply for An ESTA To Visit The United States

The United States has everything to offer its travelers from big malls, beautiful landscapes and a lot of history.  If you are planning to visit The United States, you will need to apply for an ESTA. An ESTA is a travel authorization that allows you to travel to the United States if you hold an …

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Travel To Blank: The story behind the world traveling couple

Hello Travelers! We are Jazmin and Steven Kreimendahl, and we love traveling the world and exploring all the wonderful places to visit. We met while studying our undergrad at the University of Colorado Boulder and have not stopped traveling since. After Steven graduated we both quit our jobs and began a two month road trip around the United States. We visited 37 states …

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Top Secrets to get the best deal in Airfares

After years of traveling and countless flights around the world, we have learned the inner workings of the airline industry. For your next adventure we have created four basic tips that will save you money on your airplane ticket purchase. This is not a set in stone guide, rather four tips to consider during your planning stage. …

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Avoid Wearing These 4 Things While Going Through Airport Security

The worst part about traveling is going through security and nearly having to undress. There are four simple articles of clothing that should never be worn to the airport. Avoiding these items will help you get through security faster and more comfortably. 1. Boots or shoes that are difficult to remove Some airports will only make …

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Travelling to the USA with an ESTA

Anybody traveling to the US is typically required to get a visa. However, for citizens of 38 countries, this is no longer the case. Citizens of the United Kingdom, France, Chile and Norway among others can now apply for an ESTA(Electronic System for Travel Authorization), under the Visa Waiver Program. The Visa Waiver Program was introduced …

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What to bring on your Spring time adventure

  Spring is right around the corner and let’s be honest, when planning a new trip you also have to have in consideration what you need to bring along. That is why we came up with the ultimate five item packing list for an epic Spring adventure. We have chosen our favorite go-to pieces that are …

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Our Most Romantic Couple Experiences While Traveling The World

1. Hot Air Balloon Ride For our first anniversary of dating in 2014, Steven planned a full day of surprises for us. It was also our last day in Boulder, Colorado and the start of our Travel to Blank adventure as the next day we left for our US National Park road trip. Steven woke me …

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Our First Three Valentine’s Days

Steven and I have visited over 200 destination together. Our love for traveling has always been part of our relationship. After one week of dating we took a trip together from Boulder, CO to NYC. Every day since then over the past three years together have been an adventure making each year more special than the last. Valentine’s …

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The Best Travel Couples to Follow on Instagram In 2020

We have collected our favorite couple Instagrammers that not only inspire us through their photography, but with their experiences as well. It is hard to pick just ten couples, as we have met and contacted so many couple bloggers throughout the last few years. We love traveling and finding out about new places to explore. The best is …

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What To Bring on a Hike: Seven Hiking Essentials You Need to Bring on Your Next Hike

Contribution from freelance writer: Jenny Holt is a freelance writer and mother of two. She loves nothing more than getting away from it and taking her pet Labrador Bruce for long walks, something she can do a lot more now she’s left the corporate world behind. We’ve all been there- you have reached your destination, …

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Top 5 Most Romantic Destinations in South America

South America is known for its love and its show of passion. This is evident in every aspect of life ranging from food, to greetings, to dancing and more. Go explore this culturally and naturally rich place and find your own travel passions. The Most Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in South America 1.  Buenos Aires What …

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Top 10 Most Romantic Destinations in Europe

We have chosen our favorite most romantic cities in Europe that you need to whisk your loved one away to. These destinations across Europe provide the perfect getaway with your special someone, or the most romantic spots to find that special someone. Each city on this list has its own unique charm that brings out …

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5 Podcasts That Will Give You The Travel Bug This Year

There’s a lot of travel content on the internet, but it is hard to find the time to read it all. Why not listen to it? We could all use a bit more travel inspiration in our life, as there are actually many health benefits to traveling. Here are some great Travel Podcasts to subscribe to this …

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5 things you should never buy at an airport

When traveling, avoid buying anything at the airport at all costs. Pricing can easily be two to three times more expensive than any place else in your destination. Plan ahead and do your best to not get stuck paying too much at the airport. 1. Water We recommend to take an empty water bottle through security …

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7 smart and easy ways to pack your jewelry

I normally do not travel with a lot of accessories because I forget to change my earrings or necklaces while traveling. Yet, my mother who travels even more than me, having been to 70 countries, loves her jewelry and wants to have a different look every day. The other day she asked me if I knew of any …

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Last minute Amazon holidays gift for travelers under $25

If you are looking for a last minute gift for your friend or family member who is always traveling, we have you covered with the best travel gifts under $25. AUKEY Clip-On Smartphone Camera Lens Clip on smartphone lenses are the best addition you can get for your photography travel gear. It takes no space …

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5 Reasons For Not Traveling, And Why They’re Wrong

Most people consider traveling to be a luxury for a chance to explore various destinations and learn more about different cultures. Although traveling around the world can prove to be exciting, many people avoid the experience due to several different excuses. There are a number of reasons that people avoid packing their bags and why …

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Hate Flying? Here Are Our Top Tips for Tackling the Air

Not everyone is a fan of flying. It isn’t easy to get on a plane if you have a phobia or strong dislike for it – which is why we’ve gone out of our way to provide you with five handy tips which’ll make tackling the air considerably easier in the future. 1. Mentally Prepare …

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Top 4 websites for the best flight deals

It can get stressful when trying to find the right flights. Flight costs differ between airlines, some leave you with long layovers and some charge different prices depending on how you buy them. That is why we recommend you use a platform that helps you compare the all the airlines prices and flights. Trust us, when we …

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10 tips to improve your travel photos

While traveling we love to take pictures and sharing them with you. We have taken several photography classes between us and now have years of practice under our belts. Travel memories may last a lifetime, but photos are a really great refresher for our brain. We want to share our top ten tips that helped us improve …

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11 items you must pack in your carry on bag

1. Toothbrush and toothpaste It is really important to always carry your toothbrush and a small toothpaste not only to keep yourself fresh during the flight but also in case your luggage get lost at least you carry what is necessary to stay clean and fresh. 2. Hair brush A long flight can get exhausting …

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5 Best Internet Free Apps for Traveling

When traveling the world we always bring our cell phones, as they can be used for nearly everything. They are small high powered tools that help make traveling a breeze, especially with access to the internet. But, remember, many of the places around the world do not have high speed data or reliable wifi connections. …

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5 smart ways to keep your money safe while traveling

1. Divide your money Based on experience this is the best travel tip: Split your money and credit cards. keep them in two or three places, in case you get robbed or your lose or forget your bag. Having money in different places will assure you have some cash and credit card for any emergency. Try to …

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5 tech gadgets you need for your next trip

1. Portable Battery Pack No matter where we go we always take two portable battery packs because we use our phones a tremendous amount throughout the day. We regularly take notes on it for future blog posts, take photos, post updates plus use it for the occasional directions. A phone battery that normally lasts all …

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How To Travel On a Budget: 7 Tips To Safe Money For a Trip

We all love traveling and being able to explore the world, but one of the unfortunate realities of travel is its cost. Most of us do not have endless travel budgets, but that does not mean anyone should be excluded from being able to explore our beautiful earth. We have put together seven simple tips …

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10 simple tips to take full advantage of your travels

1. Wake up early Reason number one of why you should wake up early in the morning is that you get all the attractions for yourself. People normally sleep in and start walking around in the mid morning, if you wake up early it is all yours. Sometimes it is even safer in the morning because pickpockets or …

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5 reasons why you should Scuba dive

1. Discover a new world You discover a new world when you get underwater. You can see different species and landscapes. The first time I went scuba diving I could not believe what I had been missing. I started seeing things in a different perspective and realizing how small I am in this world, yet how much …

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The 10 Most Romantic Destinations in The World

Traveling as a couple can be fun and exciting, as well as strengthening to the relationship. Take the chance to getaway to these romantic destinations, while not only exploring the world but tackling any travel related obstacles that arise together. We have compiled the Top 10 Destinations for Couples for you to whisk away your special someone …

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10 Best Places to Scuba Dive in Ecuador

Jazmin’s passion is to scuba dive everywhere we travel. We started scuba diving in 2015, when we moved to Ecuador. We took our Padi certification with Tortuga Divers. We have dive in many places in Ecuador including the Galapagos, Cayman Islands, Thailand and Greece. Some of the places mentioned in this list, we have not had the …

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13 Things To Do In Ecuador: Places To Visit and What To Do In Ecuador

In this guide we will share you a list of the best 13 places to visit in Ecuador. After living in Ecuador my entire life and visiting 20 out of 24 provinces, I have selected my favorite cities in the country. Ecuador is a gorgeous country with a lot to offer its visitors. Everywhere you …

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Ultimate 2020 Bucket list Destinations in the Americas

There are so many places you can travel. Each places have their own magic and uniqueness. Therefore, we realized that making one travel bucket list was not enough, so we chose to do one per continent. We have compiled the top destinations to visit in America. We hope to visit all these places and do the …

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10 Tips To Feel Fresh And Clean During a Long Flight

After years of traveling I can safely say that a long flight can be the worst thing on earth. Luckily, I can fall sleep anywhere which makes traveling easier and when it is a long haul it is more convenient. Starting with the A/C that dries out your skin, the lack of space to move …

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Our 15 favorite European destinations

We have visited over 60 cities in Europe and we have chosen our top 15 favorite cities for all types of tourists to visit. We chose the destinations based on three factors: budget friendly, ease to get there and landmarks. The best destinations in Europe to visit in 2019: 1. Paris Paris, France is our …

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Top 15 tips for travelers after years of traveling

Even though Travel To Blank is a relatively new site, we have been traveling by different means for the past 3 years in a budget. Our first adventure was when Steven finished college and I quit my job in Colorado. We took our car and start driving to different National Parks in the United States. We …

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Packing Tips: How To Pack The Right Way

When getting ready for your upcoming travels it can often get overwhelming. There are tickets to buy, hotels to reserve and bags to pack. Often a last minute afterthought, packing can make or break a trip. You do not want to spend the whole vacation finding stores to replace necessities you forgot. Travel To Blank …

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Best Travel Accommodation Websites

We all have been in the place where we have no idea of how to start looking for places to stay that are cheap and safe. Well, we will help you out by compiling our favorite sites to book place to stay for your vacation, pretty much anywhere in the world. Booking Sites 1. Hoteles.com/Hotels.com Hotels.com has the …

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5 things you must do if you get robbed traveling

Unfortunately while traveling for a long period of time, something is bound to go wrong. A missed flight, a creepy hostel, leaving something in the last city, pickpockets, or in our case getting robbed. We got robbed in our hostel on September 22, 2015 when we left the bedroom to cook our dinner in the …

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