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Volunteering my time begining this holiday season.


I have been thinking a lot lately about volunteering. In this month of things that we have so much to be thankful for it’s important to think of ways that we can help those that need a little more.  The hardest part of volunteering for me is trying to find something that I want to give my time to. There…

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Happy November! (the month of gratitude)


Every November we take the time to remember and say what we’re thankful for. I was recently looking up writing prompts for November and noticed that the majority of them are on the topic of gratitude. This month I thought I would kick it off by writing what I’m grateful for. Health It took me a while to get where…

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Hello from Belfast: Traveling with Friends


Traveling with anyone can be a challenge if you have never traveled with them before. You wonder if you’ll get along or if your travel styles will mesh. You wonder if you’ll have the same interests or if they’ll be able to compromise. I think that’s why I do so much solo traveling. Selfishly I don’t want to compromise and…

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Make time for the things you love!


I can’t believe how long it’s been since I’ve posted. The last couple of months have been a haze of adjusting to my new job. Regrettably, I have let my blog posts fall off since then. However, I’m now back and I’m excited. May and June are crazy months for me. The first two weeks of May I was in…

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Safety while Traveling


I’ve spent a lot of time recently having conversations about travel safety. It’s a real concern not just for solo travelers or female travelers but for everyone. Now it’s easy enough to check the travel warnings from the government for certain countries. And yes you do need to be careful wherever you go but should one country be singled out…

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Find some hygge this Holiday season.


Ever hear of Hygge? Neither have I, until recently. A couple of months ago I was looking for a new book to read and I made an amazing find, although I didn’t realize how great a find it was until I started reading. I had put it aside until December. I’m not really sure why I decided to start reading…

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