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14 Things To Do Before Taking an International Trip

13 Things To Do Before Taking an International Trip {FREE Checklist}

This post has been updated as of November 24, 2020 Ok, so you're ready to take your first international trip (YAY!). Or maybe this is your 103rd international trip, but each and every time you feel like you're forgetting something. It's easy to get overwhelmed by all the things on your "To Do" list, but I'm here to help you simplify the process and ensure you don't forget anything, down to even the most minute detail. Here's a simple checklist of things you should do before taking an international trip: Get Your Passport in Order This is first...

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5 Summer Bucket List Ideas for Charlotte, North Carolina

5 Summer Bucketlist Ideas for Charlotte, North Carolina

This post is part of the Hotel Planner campaign   "Charlotte's Got a Lot" is the tagline for Charlotte, North Carolina, and it couldn't be more fitting. With food, fun, and adventures, Charlotte definitely has a lot. Thinking about planning a trip to Charlotte this summer? Here are five summer bucket list ideas: Get Adventurous at the Whitewater Center Satisfy the adventurer in you by heading to the outskirts of Charlotte. There you'll find the U.S. National Whitewater Center, where you can enjoy the best of nature's thrills. Ride the tides on the manmade river, which boasts Class II to Class IV rapids....

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Exploring Sarajevo: The Ultimate Guide of Things to Do, See, and Eat

Exploring Sarajevo: The Ultimate Guide of Things to Do, See & Eat

Sarajevo, the "Jerusalem of Europe", where East meets West, and where the coffee is strong enough to put hair on your chest. This underrated city has easily become one of my top favorites, and if I had to give Sarajevo a title it would be, the country the has left the deepest impression on my heart. [spacer height="20px"] I went into this city blindfolded, with the highlights of a quick Google search in mind, and famous Bosnian book in tow. I knew there was a war, I knew the Olympics were held there in 1984, and I knew there...

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36 Hours in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City (HCM), also known as Saigon, is a whirlwind of a city, and a vibrant mix of old and new. You can easily be engulfed by the city’s modern skyscrapers, and walk a few blocks over and be taken aback by its awe-inspiring, well-preserved, colonial buildings. Despite it’s gripping past of being at the heart of the Vietnam War (known as the American War in Vietnam), it is evident just how resilient this city is and its will to overcome even the worst adversities. Forty years, post war, and HCM has become...

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