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8 Affordable Spring Break Destinations For Those Of Us Who Are Broke AF

Forget about what that pesky Punxsutawney Phil predicted — spring is here! If you’re getting antsy for a break after months of hibernating in your winter cave, this is the perfect time to plan a short getaway. For most, the traditional “spring break” seems out of reach due to cost and time constraints. However, you can recharge your batteries and get ready for this new season with a short three-to-four day trip that wont break the bank. You can join in on the spring migration, and explore a foreign destination on a…

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7 Things You Need To Know About Surviving A Vacation In A Party City

Between huge crowds, large amounts of alcohol and constant noise, going to a party city could be a shock to some. It might be a little overcrowded, but you’ll always meet interesting people. You will find some wild drinks you never thought you could actually mix together, but they will change your life — for the better. And the noise? There’s noise everywhere — you’ll be OK. Giphy Obviously you’re going to a party city to have a good time, but here are some things to keep in mind while visiting these lit…

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5 Offbeat Destinations That’ll Make New Zealand Your New Fantasy Vacation Spot

Most of us spend day after day working and dreaming of the perfect vacation. We all need breaks and vacations in our nonstop lives. The typical fantasy trip is running off to the tropics or backpacking through the tourist destinations of Europe. As tempting as those are, the hidden gem of getaways is absolutely New Zealand. Why You're Better Off Traveling Alone To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Here are the five places you must visit if you’re ever lucky…

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6 Realizations You’ll Have When You Return Home After Living Abroad

My goals were lofty — learn how to ski on Bohemian slopes, backpack through the Balkans, brewery hop in Belgium. Rewind the clock six months, and I would’ve told all about my plan to live abroad and explore Europe. Instead, it’s edging on spring, and I’ve been unexpectedly back home in New Jersey for three months, squatting temporarily with my mom and grandmother in a farmhouse tucked back off the road and surrounded by endless fields, woods and deer. In reality, I only experienced a small fraction of my travel…

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People Who Quit Jobs To Travel Share Details That’ll Make You Rethink Everything

It’s really quite terrifying to think about leaving everything behind in life to go travel and see the world. But I also have to give props to people who actually go out and do it, because it takes a whole different level of courage and spontaneity to successfully pull off something like that. In a Reddit post titled, “Redditors who one day just said, “Fu** it” and quit their job to travel the world, how did it all work out?” people shared the many ups and downs associated with their experiences…

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10 Incredible Southwest Destinations That Will Bring Your Instagram To The Next Level

With cactus-lined roads and unearthly rock formations, the Southwest U.S. is a world of its own. Nevada, Arizona and Utah are home to major bucket list attractions like the Grand Canyon, Zion National Park and good ol’ Las Vegas, but let’s be real. Millions of yearly travelers don’t visit the Southwest just for the experience – they visit for the photographs. Or, more accurately, the Instagrams. If you want to show your friends how amazing your life is, er, I mean, fully embrace and appreciate this beautiful world (don’t worry…

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Why A Trip To LA Is Really Like 6 Vacations In One

We’ve all been there: You’re desperate for some R&R, but unable to decide on a vacation destination to save your life. Seriously — choosing whether to soak up the sun on a beach, get treated like royalty at a spa, explore the great outdoors or experience the art and culture of a new city is like choosing between a mimosa and a bloody mary at brunch. It’s basically impossible. But you work hard and you’re long overdue for a freaking vacation. Who says you can’t have it all? This is where LA comes in. Yes, as in Los Angeles….

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7 Spring Break Essentials When Partying Is Literally All You Care About

So, about this year’s spring break. You tried. You really did. Six months ago, you were certain this would be the year you had a truly life-changing spring break experience in some off-the-beaten-path, tropical destination. You thought it’d be just you, your buds, the howler monkeys and one of those impossibly clear limestone pools that go on forever. Why You Should Travel Outside Your Comfort Zone with YesJulz [HOTSPOT] To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Then, life happened,…

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The Ultimate Travel Guide To Experiencing All Of Europe In Under 5 Weeks

Europe doesn’t seem all that big when you know what you’re doing. In just five weeks, you can go from running into Platform 9 ¾ at King’s Cross station to admiring Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Yet while it isn’t very big, it is complex and multi-layered, and you can easily find yourself overwhelmed by all it has to offer. You may not be able to dig very deep in those five weeks, but by following this plan, you will certainly fall in love and spark your love for both travel…

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This Nightmare San Francisco Apartment Forces You To Poop Where You Eat

My worst apartment may have been the one I was living in Chicago. I, a virgin who couldn’t give it away, lay awake at night while my roommate, a self-described “sex addict,” had different girls over every night. I heard every weird squish and queef through the sheet we hung up to separate our “rooms” in the lofted studio apartment… But this apartment in San Francisco is worse. Way worse. And it costs $2,000 a month — which is like $1,500 more than what I paid to live with a sex…

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