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The Blonde Banana is now The Weekend Jetsetter!

The Blonde Banana is now The Weekend Jetsetter!

Have you noticed? I’ve got a new name and a new look. As my blog and lifestyle have become so focused on weekend travel, it was time for an update. If you’re already subscribed to my email list or following me on Instagram, you’ll still see my updates. If not, head over to The Weekend Jetsetter (theweekendjetsetter.com) and hit subscribe. If you follow via RSS (Feedly, Bloglovin’, etc.) you’ll also need to resubscribe. Sorry to complicate — but I’m excited about this change and hope you will be too! Awesome things are in the works, including a trip to Iceland in just a couple of weeks…

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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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Holiday Gift Guide For Travelers :: What To Buy the Weekend Jetsetter in 2014

Holiday Gift Guide For Travelers :: What To Buy the Weekend Jetsetter in 2014

If you’re shopping for a weekend jetsetter this year, read on for The Blonde Banana’s holiday gift guide for travelers.
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How to Plan a Glamping Trip

How to Plan a Glamping Trip

A couple weeks ago I had the chance to sleep in a tipi, sip wine by the fire and eat dinner by candlelight with a group of friends – a far cry from the dreadful powdered food camping excursions I remember as a kid. While legitimate camping works for some people, “glamping” is much more my style. And while it might be easier to show up to a yurt or tipi vs. pitching your own tent, a glamping weekend requires just as much planning as a normal camping trip.

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What To Pack For a Weekend in San Antonio

What To Pack For a Weekend in San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas makes for a fun weekend getaway, with plenty of historical and cultural attractions to pair with its swanky cocktail bars and endless dining options along the famous Riverwalk. If you’re planning a quick trip to this up-and-coming city, here’s my guide on what to pack. Continue Reading…

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  Thanks for visiting The Blonde Banana! I'm rebranding as The Weekend Jetsetter, a name that spells out what I do (travel the world on weekends) a little better. To continue following along, check out theweekendjetsetter.com.
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