Travel Tips Archives - A Coffee & A Carry-On

2017 Highlight Reel

2017 Highlight Reel

I can hardly believe that we are in the final days of 2017!  When I think of what a whirlwind year it was, I realize…

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5 Lessons Learned On My First Solo Trip

5 Lessons Learned On My First Solo Trip

Amy Dodson once said, “Don’t ever accept anyone else’s preconceived limitations.  If there’s something you want to do, there isn’t any reason you can’t do…

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The Great Debate: Airbnb vs Hotel

The Great Debate: Airbnb vs Hotel

When booking a trip one of the main questions to answer is where to stay.  With a multitude of options this can be a difficult…

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How to Book A Flight Without Breaking the Bank

How to Book A Flight Without Breaking the Bank

One of my all time favorite quotes is, “Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell not stuff to show.”  When it…

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5 Books to Fuel Your Wanderlust Between Travels

5 Books to Fuel Your Wanderlust Between Travels

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have a bottomless travel fund and endless PTO days? Unfortunately we don’t live in such a utopian world.  For us,…

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Packing Two Weeks of Clothes in Your Carry On

Packing Two Weeks of Clothes in Your Carry On

I am often asked how I manage to pack two weeks of clothes in a carry on.  So, in today’s post I’m giving you ten…

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  • Currently en route to a wedding! Who else is a fan of love, weddings, & happily ever after!?
  • Meet me where the sky touches the sea.
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It’s 68 today (winter, where are you?) so I’m happily planning our next island escape...💭
  • It’s sunshine & a wedding this weekend! Heading to Miami tomorrow! I’d say to escape the cold, but it was 67 degrees in Denver today. 🤷🏻‍♀️
  • Wanderlust ✨
  • “You’re off to great places. Today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!” -Dr. Seuss 
Monday motivation from the greatest. 🙌🏻
  • They’re calling for snow tomorrow. I’m not angry about it. ❄️
  • “Into the forest I go, to lose my mind & find my soul.”
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When the Rocky Mountains are in your backyard, you go.
  • 2018 travel commence! Headed to the palm trees next weekend, but today—to the mountains!
  • “I know, in my soul, that a love for travel is a gift and not a hindrance. It feels like a burden when the bucket list is bigger than the bank account, but a thirst for more of the world is not something to apologize for. Denying its presence feels like denying something good in me, something God put there.” -Tsh Oxenreider, from At Home in the World
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I didn’t know if there would ever be a way for me to sum up how I feel about travel. And then @kristinhems sent me this quote.
  • Trains, planes, & automobiles kind of day. Happy Monday, friends!
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