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10 tips to plan an amazing trip to the Greek islands

Our week-long trip to the Greek islands was wonderful! Here are the top tips I share with anyone planning a trip there: Find a cheap ticket!  My ticket from Seattle into Mykonos was $422! Thanks, Scott's Cheap Flights! Greece flights seem to go on sale often enough that if you're flexible with your timing, you… Continue reading 10 tips to plan an amazing trip to the Greek islands

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Episode 23: Paris, France

Megan took her first solo international trip - a long weekend in Paris, France! Stayed at the Hotel Beaumarchais in the 11th arrondissement. Le Marais Walking Food Tour from Original Food Tours   Jardin du Luxembourg Catacombs Eiffel Tower + Arc du Triomphe Breaking Down Bullet Journals from Stuff Mom Never Told You Fat Tire Versailles Bike… Continue reading Episode 23: Paris, France

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Episode 21: Traveling Through Transition

Listen here, or now on iTunes and Stitcher!  An unanticipated job loss presented a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to our guest, Julie Rose. She took her time off (and severance package!) and spent almost a month visiting Europe - and hit 10 countries! We talk solo travel, budget, food, hostels and couchsurfing and what's up next for her. Follow Julie's… Continue reading Episode 21: Traveling Through Transition

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Episode 18: Packing

Listen here, or now on iTunes and Stitcher!  Rolling? Folding? Carry-on? Back-pack? So many choices when it comes to packing for international travel.  We discuss the methods we have employed in the past, and things to consider when preparing for travel. Listen along as we fill up our bags and prepare for our next adventure! Away Bags: Emily… Continue reading Episode 18: Packing

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Episode 16: Scott Keyes, Founder of Scott’s Cheap Flights

Listen here, or now on iTunes and Stitcher!  Scott Keyes found a $130 roundtrip ticket to Milan and discovered a passion for sharing cheap flight deals. Listen to our interview with Scott to hear how Scott's Cheap Flights has grown from an informal email he sent to friends and family to a website closing in on a million… Continue reading Episode 16: Scott Keyes, Founder of Scott’s Cheap Flights

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Episode 15: Mykonos, Greece

Listen here, or now on iTunes and Stitcher! Our last (and also mini-first) stop in Greece was on Mykonos. We stayed at - and would not recommend - Thomas Hotel the first two nights. At the end of the stay we were in Ornos Beach at Yiannaki Hotel, which we enjoyed.Restaurants: Alegro, KaterinaSights to see in Mykonos include any… Continue reading Episode 15: Mykonos, Greece

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Episode 14: Paros, Greece

Listen here, or now on iTunes and Stitcher!  We spent two days on Paros in Naoussa. We stayed at Manis Inn on Piperi Naoussa Beach. It was a bit windy, the more protected beach across the way is Monastiri Beach. Restaurants: Mediterraneo, Vitsadakis, Moraitis Winery, Aranto (in Lefkes), Gelateria S. Cream   We hiked the Byzantine Path and… Continue reading Episode 14: Paros, Greece

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Episode 13: Naxos and Greek Ferries

Listen here, or now on iTunes and Stitcher!  Our first stop on our Greek islands tour was Naxos. We stayed at - and loved - Naxos Dream Studios, which is just about on Agios Georgios Beach. We used Booking.com to reserve all our hotels for the trip. Use this link for $20 toward your own booking. Restaurants: Scirocco,… Continue reading Episode 13: Naxos and Greek Ferries