How To Convert Your SUV Into A Camper In 8 Simple Steps

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Over the years, our trusty Honda Element has taken us on countless backroad trips from National Park hopping in the scorching Utah heat to bone-chilling cold nights at Crater Lake. The spacious interior allowed us to easily sleep inside on our favorite forest roads, eliminating the need to find hotels or book hard-to-get campsites. However, sleeping in sleeping bags on … Read More

12 TIPS TO GET STARTED AND GROW ON INSTAGRAM

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If there is one question I get the most, it’s “How did you grow on Instagram”. But the answer to this question is not as easy as one line or even a few to summarize all the steps I have taken in the last year to get started and grow my account @vagablonde_laura on Instagram. It has taken me a … Read More

MY FAVORITE PHOTOGRAPHY & TRAVEL ITEMS

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Almost daily I get questions on my Instagram account asking what type of camera gear I use for my photos, what my favorite brands are for clothing and other similar questions on items that I use for my trips. For this post, I wanted to share with you all of my favorite travel items and answer all of those frequently … Read More

HOW TO AFFORD TO TRAVEL FULL TIME

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Are you getting tired of the 9-5 grind, working from sunrise to sunset, and feel like you need a break? Do you wish you could afford to leave the cubicle and go travel full time? It seems like an impossible task, but it can be done. Most of our lives are spent chasing the next step, whether that is the … Read More

THE 40 BEST APPS TO USE WITH INSTAGRAM IN 2017

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If you want to know what the best apps to use with Instagram are, then you’ll love this guide. I personally downloaded and tested 40 of the best, most popular FREE apps for iPhone and Android that are sure to make your Instagram feed stand out. And I’ve divided them into categories so you can search for the best tools … Read More

HOW TO FLY CHEAP WITH SPIRIT AIRLINES

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Spirit is one of the most affordable airlines for budget travelers. If you’re anything like me and like to save money whenever you can, this article is for you. I discovered Spirit Airlines when I moved out to Portland in 2016 and was searching for cheap flights to visit my family and friends in Los Angeles. Most people that have … Read More

HOW TO CREATE A TRAVEL BUDGET

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One of the most asked questions I get is “How do you afford to travel?” And while there is no simple answer like a trust fund or winning the lottery that miraculously lets me travel the world, the answer mostly depends on saving as much as I can while spending the least amount. In my previous article “How To Afford … Read More

HOW TO TAKE BETTER INSTAGRAM TRAVEL PHOTOS

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I love looking through travel pics on social media, imagining the day I get to visit those beautiful places and take equally amazing pictures. But it’s easy to get discouraged, thinking there is no way I could ever take photos like that because I don’t have fancy camera gear and have never taken photography classes. Well, I am here to show … Read More

CHOOSING BEST TRAVEL HASHTAGS FOR INSTAGRAM

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Hashtags can help Instagram accounts get more likes, gain more traction, and connect with other like-minded people.  No matter what size your account is, using hashtags offers many great benefits as long as you pick the right ones. If you are new to Instagram or still getting a hang of it and are unsure how to choose the best travel … Read More

HOW TO GET PAID FOR INSTAGRAM POSTS

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The word is out there – people are making a killing from paid posts on Instagram. And now, everyone wants to know how they can do it too. While it might seem like a pipe dream for most to quit your job and become the next Instagram star, making some money is not as far-fetched as you might think. So how … Read More