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

CHOOSING THE BEST CAMERA FOR SOCIAL MEDIA

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One of the most frequently asked questions I get is “what camera do you use?” or “what camera should I buy?” There are so many amazing pictures on social media today and more people want to learn how to take them too. When it comes to beginner photography, there are TONS of cameras available out there. So how do you … Read More

HELPFUL TIPS FOR MOVING ABROAD

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Rent is getting higher and higher in the United States and more than ever US citizens are looking for housing outside of the US borders. Many young people are adopting to the “van life” model, traveling abroad, or searching for digital nomad jobs online that give them the freedom to live anywhere they want. The old “American Dream” of owning … Read More

HOW TO TURN DREAMS INTO REALITY

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What are dreams? Dreams, to me, mean our desire to do something, have something or be somewhere we are not right now. Dreams could be anything from dreaming of getting a new job, to traveling the world, starting your own business or maybe getting that perfect summer bikini body. Achieving dreams require a lot of work and that’s why for … Read More

HOW TO CONQUER NEW YORK CITY IN 72 HOURS

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New York City. The city of dreams, the city that never sleeps, the city that will knock you off your feet if you don’t have a plan. If you’re on a time crunch and still want to hit all the major destinations, this guide will make sure you make the most of your short trip. So get in your best … Read More