How I Made $800 a Month for Travel as an Airbnb Host

How I Made $800 a Month for Travel as an Airbnb Host

One of the most frequent questions I receive via email and social media is how I afford to travel so often. And I completely understand why people must be scratching their heads when I’m on a different continent for four months in a row. But before you jump to the conclusion that I’m living off a trust fund (I wish that was the case, seriously!), I’m going to tell you the secret to how I’ve been able to purchase so many plane tickets over the past year: strangers sleeping on my living room futon. Continue Reading…

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36 Hours in Oslo: a Weekend in Winter Wonderland

36 Hours in Oslo: a Weekend in Winter Wonderland

When I told people I was going to Oslo, the capital of Norway, in the middle of winter I received some strange looks. “Isn’t it freezing there?” people said. Well, yes, but it’s also pretty dang chilly here in NYC! When a flight deal popped up offering round trip flights on Norwegian Airlines for $299, I clicked “purchase” and headed off for 36 hours in Oslo.

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Weekend Postcard: Cave Crawling Outside of Husan

Weekend Postcard: Cave Crawling Outside of Husan

This weekend’s postcard was taken by Kayla of the blog A Book of Maps in Husan, a Palestinian village that dates back to the iron age. Kayla took a short trip there during the six weeks she spent in Israel and Palestine, and now she’s sharing the mini adventure she had with TBB! Continue Reading…

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Hangin’ With Monkeys at Punta Laguna Nature Reserve

Hangin’ With Monkeys at Punta Laguna Nature Reserve

We move silently, single file through the jungle, carefully removing branches from the path as we follow our native Mayan guide, Miguel. His head twists and turns as his eyes sweep the treetops above us. Occasionally he motions for us to stop, and we stand still, straining our eyes and ears to see something. After about twenty minutes of hunting, we find what we came for: a family of spider monkeys appears. Continue Reading…

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Carry On Packing List: Caribbean Weekend Getaway

Carry On Packing List: Caribbean Weekend Getaway

Packing for a Caribbean weekend getaway is arguably the easiest thing to do – after all, you really only need your swimsuit, a cover up and a pair of sandals and you’re good to go! But if you’re like me, packing for any trip is a stressful weight on your shoulders up until the moment you depart for the airport. Therefore I’ve put together my Caribbean weekend getaway packing list that should help you get organized for your trip without worrying that you forgot something essential. Whether I’m heading to Aruba, Puerto Rico or Tulum, here’s what’s in my weekender. Continue Reading…

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  Hi! I'm Anna. I'm originally from Boston but right now I live in NYC where I'm working full time as a fashion publicist. I'm also traveling the world on weekends, holidays and two weeks of vacation. My mission is to help you live a happy, healthy and travel-filled life *without* quitting your 9-to-5!
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