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6 Things to Wear that Will Keep Your Travel Day Running Smoothly

Packing simply and well is a winning strategy for traveling, but when you’re caught up in the hustle and bustle of security lines and changing weather your day-of travel clothes need to be on par, too. Don’t be the person struggling to undo a major knot in a shoelace, holding up the rest of the […]

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5 Reasons You Didn’t Get That Schengen Visa

There are a lot of reasons why you didn’t get that Schengen visa. A lot of whys and hows and what-the-hell-happened blank stare. There are currently 26 member states in Europe that form part Schengen Area. Today, the Schengen Area encompasses most EU States, except for Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Ireland, Romania and the United Kingdom. However, […]

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Destinations to Travel to if It’s Your First Time Traveling with a Partner

If you’re used to traveling alone, you may be less than thrilled about the prospect of taking a trip with  someone else for the first time. How will you ever pick a place where there are things that both of you like? It all comes down to who your travel partner is, and what you […]

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Consider the Following When Looking to Embrace More Culture On Your Next Solo Adventure

Group trips tend to focus on larger tourist attractions and things everyone wants to see. Solo travel is a great way to really immerse yourself in different cultures and see everything they have to offer. Here are some things to consider the next time you want to discover more culture on a trip. Explore New […]

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Learnings from a Parisian Classroom or How I Got Me Into Writing

A Paris! The dream destination of every traveler I know, dubbed as the world’s most favorite bucketlist item including mine. The world’s most romantic city. The city of lights. I counted the months, the weeks, the days until my day of my flight from Singapore’s Changi Airport to Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Aeroport. In excitement […]

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Everybody Was Wrong About Zamboanga

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Skip the Hotel: Sleep Accommodations That Will Bring You Closer to Nature

When you make plans to get away, you probably book your go-to hotel. It may be a regular place to lay your head, but you’re missing out on a chance to be closer to nature and get better shut-eye. Restorative benefits are found near natural environments. Nature exposure has been shown to reduce stress and […]

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My One Essential Travel Writing Tip After a Year of Blogging

It’s been 11 months since I bought my domain name, www.justtravellingsolo.com. After about weeks of tweaking my website, I launched it after a month and created social media platforms where I can promote my pages, photos and videos. Since then, I have written about a hundred articles, shared hundreds of travel photos, shared tips and […]

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Your Complete Guide For Applying Long Term Visa to Spain

8AM. 1 hour to go. I am sitting here on the bench in front of the Spain embassy building. My scheduled appointment is at 9AM. I need to prove to the Spanish consulate that I am worthy of a long-term visa to their motherland. I am clutching in my hand a long plastic envelope containing documents of […]

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Tired of Boring Road Trips? Here are 7 Ways to Enjoy the Drive

Feeling spontaneous? You could do a multitude of things to satisfy your hunger for a good time. You could go to the movies, spend an afternoon exploring the city or you could take a road trip. Road trips are always fun. They let you relax and go on an adventure for a while. When you […]