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Joanna Franco

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Motivation

What’s Been Going On?

If you’ve kept up with our blogs, or lack there of, you’ve probably noticed the last post was on Christmas Eve. It’s true, we left you high and dry just when everyone needed a little bit more motivation to…

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Favorites Motivation

Everything We Know About Cheap Travel

We tell you to shut up and go, but we’ve held out on telling you something very important. How how we’ve shut up and went for five plus years with minimal resources. As a gift to you, we’re putting…

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Life Stories Motivation

Five Things To Keep Your Sanity

It’s been a pretty stressful year, amiright? Between Donald Trump’s ridiculous tweets, Apples new update, the Equifax Breach, North Korea, men in the limelight being scumbags in the limelight, and whatever else you have going on in your life,…

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Accommodation

Inside My $1000 Los Angeles Studio

Every traveler faces the inevitable question that will plague them as long as their journey globe trotting continues: should I finally settle down? For most, the question remains hidden in the shadows of their next planned trip, or gets…

Must-Haves

Black Friday Flights for $100 or Less

If you’re cheap like us, Black Friday is basically your favorite national holiday. Cyber Monday coming in a close second place. And it’s not just for the retail fanatics who line up outside of their favorite brick and mortar…

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Must-Haves

Ultimate Travel Gift Guide 2017

‘Tis the season to find actually good things to buy for your most likely minimal travel friends, siblings, significant others, or kids. As someone who’s constantly telling people that the only thing I like to receive are experiences, I’ve…

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Morocco

First Impressions of Marrakech By a Sweaty Traveler

Damn, the thickness in the air is definitely enough to make this long sleeve tee-shirt stick to my sweaty back. I walk down the steps from the plane, onto the Tarmac, feeling less than official. You usually imagine what…

Iceland Life Stories

The Last Day Curse

If you’re a realist, you’ll agree with me when I say there’s an ominous fear that comes from things going too well in your life. Sure, you’re happy. You got a new opportunity at work, you just reached six…

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We Fly High

We Fly High with Cemberli ✈️

Jo here, in Londontown, writing to you from an uncomfortable seat in the corner of a coffee shop, converted into a wine bar at night. Since it’s past 7PM, it’s officially wine and write time, because yes, that is…

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Language Learning

French: From Failing to Fluent

It was a random Parisian afternoon. The streets in the 11ème were particularly quiet because it happened to be the first Sunday of the month where no cars are allowed on the streets until the late afternoon. I took…

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