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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How to walk like a Parisienne

How to Walk like a Parisienne

How do you walk like Parisienne? The simple answer: don't care and do whatever you want. The walking style in Paris is very chaotic and stressful to witness; it could be likened to the style of New Yorkers (although I've never been to NYC and only have other people's references to fall back onto). While … Continue reading How to Walk like a Parisienne

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 does ethics go out the window when it comes to cheaper and convenient air travel?

Why do Ethics go out the Window When it Comes to Cheaper & Convenient Travel?

By now, everyone has heard, read, and commented about the new fiasco that United Airlines has faced: the death of a puppy in an overhead compartment bin. I may be a little late to the party, but it's never too late to talk about ethics. For those of you just coming out of the jungle … Continue reading Why do Ethics go out the Window When it Comes to Cheaper & Convenient Travel?

I'm a Fake Traveler. And why that's okay

I’m a Fake Traveler.

I used to think that I wanted to be a True Traveler, a person who constantly traveled all over the world, living the traveler lifestyle, collecting memories and tokens instead of money. They were tan, their hair messy and their clothes rumpled from being pulled out of a backpack, their eyes and smiles bright from … Continue reading I’m a Fake Traveler.

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