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  • 5 On-Trend Vacation Destinations for 2020 - Lifestyle - Laura Blog

    5 On-Trend Vacation Destinations for 2020

    With a new year underway, now is the time to get the jump on your 2020 vacation plans. Whether it’s Rome, Paris, or Hawaii, there are plenty of time-tested options that are bound to be packed with their usual hordes of travelers. However, instead of opting for go-to choices, sometimes it’s a bit more fun […]

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    Top Reasons to Visit Portugal

    Whether you’re a history buff, enjoy snapping pictures of medieval architecture, or prefer sipping on a fruity drink by the beach, Europe has something to tickle your fancy. But, with so many countries rich in culture, gastronomy, and landscapes, […]

  • Pura Vida in Costa Rica

    In the middle of winter last year, I decided to escape the cold by travelling to Guatemala. I spent two weeks under the sun admiring breathtaking views that made me fall completely in love with the country. On my way home, I remember opening the window shade on the plane and thinking, “where will I […]

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    What You Need to Know Before Travelling to Thailand

    Last year, I impulsively booked a round trip to Thailand for a month. I thought I had it all figured out. Flights were cheaper in August, I would stay in discounted Airbnbs and the Internet told me I could live on $20 USD a day. Despite my research, nothing truly prepared me for life on […]

  • How to Plan Your Summer Vacation

    Dolce far niente “The beauty of doing nothing”. Italians have it all figured out don’t they?… Why not set aside that work-hard-play-hard North American mentality, and embrace the Italian way of thinking for a minute. Take the time to daydream a little with this new refreshing perspective; escape reality and plan your perfect summer vacation. […]