Last Post Here on Done Right Traveling

Hello, all! You may have noticed that I've been a little MIA lately, and that's because I've been cooking up new ideas and - finally - implementing plans! Change is always good, right?....right?! Well, this change is definitely good. This post is a little different from all my rantings and ravings, because it's my last … Continue reading Last Post Here on Done Right Traveling

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The Top Clothing Items To Pack When Packing for a Trip

The Top Clothing Items you Need to Pack for a Trip

Packing is something I look forward to when I'm gearing up for a vacation. It's so exciting to figure out what I'll be wearing, designing outfits for each city I'll be in, or dreaming about all the lovely pieces I'll be buying abroad. But, for others, packing can be a real chore. What will you … Continue reading The Top Clothing Items you Need to Pack for a Trip

How to meditate in the airport without looking like a crazy hippie

How to Meditate in the Airport Without Looking Like a Crazy Hippie

Traveling can be stressful. That we all know. Keeping your sanity can be hard (although I've carved out a few tips here), especially because you're in public. An excellent way to keep your sanity and refresh your mind? Meditate. Something you don't want to do in front of hundreds of people? Meditate. How do you … Continue reading How to Meditate in the Airport Without Looking Like a Crazy Hippie

Earth Friendly Packing Must-Haves

Budget and Earth-Friendly Packing Must-Haves

With Earth Day just around the corner, it seemed like a good time as any to make a green travel packing list that will make the planet, and your life, happier. As a self-proclaimed Tree Hugger (and an actual person who has hugged trees), I like all things green and clean. Wouldn't you? Trees offer us … Continue reading Budget and Earth-Friendly Packing Must-Haves

How to Survive a Weekend with Family

Easter weekend has come and gone and my ears are still ringing from the raucous voices screaming over one another as my family sat, ate and visited. It's nothing new; my family is loud and boisterous and talks over one another and will have full conversations with someone sitting at the end of the table. … Continue reading How to Survive a Weekend with Family

What to do while traveling so you don't die of boredom

What to do While Traveling so you Don’t Die of Boredom

While the getting there can be half the fun, it's not so exciting after 10 hours of traveling. Everyone has their own thing that they do while waiting in between flights or passing the time on trains. Here are mine: Mini Games This can be as simple as cards, a little Dutch Blitz, or Uno. … Continue reading What to do While Traveling so you Don’t Die of Boredom

Why I Always Mix Low with High on my Travels

I like to mix low priced semi-quality items with high priced quality items in my general life. This also extends into when I decide to take a trip. Why do I do this? Because it makes the trip more enjoyable. Backpacking is not for me; I do not want to share a room with 12 … Continue reading Why I Always Mix Low with High on my Travels

The cons of renting an apartment abroad

The Cons of Renting an Apartment Abroad

No one really talks about the cons of renting an apartment while abroad; however, there is much talk about integrating yourself into the culture you are visiting and getting the 'real feeling' of the city you're in. Which is definitely true. You feel more like a local stepping out of your 5th floor walk-up than … Continue reading The Cons of Renting an Apartment Abroad

The top reasons to buy and use a travel journal for your next trip!

The Top Reasons to Keep a Travel Journal

Travel-specific journals are sold everywhere and are on nearly everyone's packing list, but why? Every article about traveling talks about the need to journal and write down every detail of your trip (you really don't), but what's the use of them if you don't write down every second of every minute of your journey? I'm … Continue reading The Top Reasons to Keep a Travel Journal

The 5 types of trips you must take before 30!

5 Types of Vacations you Must Take Before you Turn 30

30 isn’t that old. It really better not be that old because I’m fast-approaching it and am very into my youthful looks and ways. But….30 is when a lot of things start to change. Not just your body (but that will happen, too) and your thought-process – somehow staying up until 5am drinking jagerbombs doesn’t … Continue reading 5 Types of Vacations you Must Take Before you Turn 30