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How to Visit Milan on a Budget

Italy’s financial and fashion capital has long been considered the one of its priciest cities as well. With entire blocks dedicated to fashion designers, contemporary art scenes for the mega-rich to frequent and private courtyards closed to common folk, Milan can seem like a tough place to travel cheap. But it is possible to visit Milan on a budget…. Read more »

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Top Travel Resources for Italy and Abroad

Planning a trip is half of the fun of travel. Somehow a destination is planted inside my head. It sits there, sometimes for weeks and sometimes for years, and grows with each photo, article, TV show or blog post I see. Because I know it’s in there, everything I see or read about the destination is stored away until I have… Read more »

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Running While Traveling: The Park of Monza

It was February when I moved across the world – from the Midwest of the United States to Monza, Italy – to settle down into a small apartment with Marco. Though it was all very exciting and very new, when the novelty wore off I was left with too much free time and no view… Read more »

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How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

I get sick, a lot. As a child I was the first to catch the cold going around and the last to get better. As a college student I would consistently push my body to exhaustion. Taking more credit hours than necessary, having two instead of one job even though it was unnecessary, then packing… Read more »

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8 Pro Tips for Surviving Long Flights

1) DON’T COME TO THE AIRPORT UNPREPARED. You, yeah you single woman who “had no idea her liquids needed to be in a ziplock baggie,” you’re ruining the airport for the rest of us! Unless it’s your first flight ever, there are some things that simply need to be done. For example, weigh your bag… Read more »