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Visiting the best breweries in Bend, Oregon

Visiting the best breweries in Bend, Oregon

Visiting Bend, Oregon is any nature lover's dream. With hundreds of hiking trails only miles from town (and some actually in town), it might be easy to overlook some of the other great things the town has to offer. However, in recent years, Bend's beer scene has been...

7 Things to do in Hong Kong (in only 3 days)

7 Things to do in Hong Kong (in only 3 days)

Hong Kong is an amazing destination to visit, and there are so many things to do in such a small area. I had never considered visiting, but we decided to end our China trip in Hong Kong and then my family joined us for that section. We only had three days in the city,...

8 Bend, Oregon waterfalls you can easily hike (or drive) to

8 Bend, Oregon waterfalls you can easily hike (or drive) to

Central Oregon is full of plenty of beautiful hikes, and a surprising amount of those hikes have a waterfall at the end (or at the beginning!) If you are in the area and wonder "what are the best waterfalls near me?" - here are our tips for our favorite Bend, Oregon...

1 week in Italy itinerary: Planning your trip [maps and photos]

1 week in Italy itinerary: Planning your trip [maps and photos]

Italy is a large country full of thousands of years of history. If you are planning a visit, it would be hard to see everything in less than a week, but I would recommend a few weeks at least. On my first trip, we spent 8 days in Italy, and while it was a whirlwind,...

Delta Airlines announces nonstop JFK to Mumbai flights

Delta Airlines announces nonstop JFK to Mumbai flights

Delta Airlines announced earlier in 2019 that they would be flying to Mumbai, India later this year. The airline has now released details on the flights, which will begin Dec. 22, flying from New York to Mumbai. How to pack makeup in carry-on luggage: 2019 TSA travel...

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Hiking Smith Rock State Park in Oregon [Video]

Hiking Smith Rock State Park in Oregon [Video]

Smith Rock State Park is unlike anything you have ever seen. Created out of thousands of years of volcanic eruptions, Smith Rock has numerous rock structures, which make it perfect for climbing, hiking, or horseback riding. Here are the things you need to know to...

9 Things to do in Green Bay, Wisconsin

9 Things to do in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Green Bay, Wisconsin is known mostly for the Green Bay Packers, but the city holds so much more. The history of the team resonates throughout the town, but there is also nature, food, and plenty of activities. It makes a great day trip from Milwaukee, Chicago, or even...

2-week China itinerary: Day-by-day plans for your trip to China

2-week China itinerary: Day-by-day plans for your trip to China

If you are planning a trip to China, the options can be overwhelming. The country is thousands of years old, and there are so many amazing things to see and places to visit. Unless you have a year to visit China, you will need to narrow down your visit to a few...

Booking my first trip as a travel agent: Things I learned

Booking my first trip as a travel agent: Things I learned

I have been a travel writer and marketer for years, but recently took the leap and joined a travel agency. The learning process has been interesting, and intense, but I have learned so much more about the travel industry than I ever expected. Here are some things I...

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Hi, I’m Jaclyn

I have spent more than 15 years in digital marketing, media, and journalism. I never left the country until I was 32 years old — and even then it was only because someone else bought me a ticket. It was a life-changing experience, one that taught me traveling does not have to be difficult, or expensive.

I am here to share my experiences and what I have learned — but especially that travel is possible for anyone, and it will change your life.