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Prepare to Travel with Wonderful Wanderings

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Prepare to Travel with Wonderful Wanderings

Our eighteenth and last installment of our series, Prepare to Travel, is with Sofie of Wonderful Wanderings. Sofie is a Belgian chocolate lover and dance aficionada who combines a full-time marketing job with a never-ending wanderlust. She uses her weekends, vacation days, and public holidays to travel the world. Join us as we learn how to prepare to travel with Wonderful Wanderings! AfterGlobe (AG)- We hear again and again, how people can’t believe that others are able to travel the world in abundance or long term. Many can’t even...

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Get to Know AfterGlobe: How We Met

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Get to Know AfterGlobe: How We Met

Seven years ago, we met for the first time on March 17th. I can’t believe how quickly seven years has passed. Through the ups and downs of dating, becoming exclusive, and getting married on July 7th, it’s been an adventure we’ve enjoyed sharing together. An adventure that started on a cold Saint Patrick’s Day in downtown Portland, Oregon. Drew and I had many close encounters of being at the same place on the same day for years before we officially met. I had just come out of a three year “I am never getting into...

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Travel Tips: A Traveler’s Guide to Tipping Around the World

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Travel Tips: A Traveler’s Guide to Tipping Around the World

When preparing to travel, you will want to get your budget in order to know how much you have to spend during your travels. Budgeting for your travel expenses should be a priority including not only the basics for transportation, accommodations, food, and attractions, but also the gratuity that is associated with each of these budgeting categories. You’d think that knowing how much to tip shouldn’t be that difficult, unfortunately tipping and how much all depends on the location you will be traveling to. Not only do you need to take how...

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Get to Know AfterGlobe: 25 Random Facts About Kimmy and Drew of AfterGlobe

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Get to Know AfterGlobe: 25 Random Facts About Kimmy and Drew of AfterGlobe

March is a special month for us at AfterGlobe. Not only did we officially launch AfterGlobe on March 11, 2013, but March is also the month of both of our birthdays, and the month that we first met. We thought the perfect way to celebrate all of these big events in our lives was to share a little bit about ourselves that you might not already know. In an effort to get to know us better, here are 25 random facts about Kimmy and Drew of AfterGlobe. 1. We leave in a year to travel long term. 2. We take a picture of us kissing everywhere we visit....

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Photo Essay: Flowers of Kauai

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Photo Essay: Flowers of Kauai

The Garden Island of Kauai is the most remote and oldest of all the Hawaiian Islands. With its rich red soil and rainfall from one of the wettest places on earth atop Mt. Waialeale, Kauai grows some of the most beautiful tropical flowers from ginger to hibiscus to plumeria and so much more. As soon as you step off the plane, you see the tropical flowers of Kauai and one of the reasons why Kauai is nicknamed the Garden Island. Flower of the Monkeypod Tree The monkeypod tree grows pink flowers that resemble powder puffs. These flowers are...

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Waianapanapa State Park: Black Sand Beach on Maui

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Waianapanapa State Park: Black Sand Beach on Maui

Honokalan, the Black Sand Beach on Maui can be found in Waianapanapa State Park along the Road to Hana. Set among black lava cliffs, Waianapanapa State Park’s lush green floral and bright blue ocean with white capped waves contrasts beautifully against the Black Sand Beach making it one of Maui’s most picturesque beaches.  A site you will want to be sure to have your camera in hand. One of the most beautiful beaches on Maui, the black sand glistens in the sun like glitter. Created by lava flows rushing into the ocean and cooling instantly,...

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Kauai Backcountry Adventures: Tubing Kauai’s Historic Irrigation System

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Kauai Backcountry Adventures: Tubing Kauai’s Historic Irrigation System

One of the most unique tours we went on while visiting Kauai was with Kauai Backcountry Adventures. We were beyond excited when they invited to host us on their Tubing Tour through Kauai’s historic irrigation system. If you’ve seen the picture for this tour pinned on Pinterest showing people inner-tubing on Kauai, you know why we were looking forward to going on this tour. Heading Out with Kauai Backcountry Adventure Once we grabbed our hard hats and head lamps, our adventure kicked off with boarding Kauai Backcountry Adventure’s...

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Prepare to Travel with Travel This Blog

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Prepare to Travel with Travel This Blog

Our seventeenth installment of our ongoing series, Prepare to Travel, is with Jessie of Travel This Blog. Jessie is an American expat, originally from Seattle, now living the country of Malaysia. When Jessie was three years old, her and her father were featured on a full page photograph in National Geographic. As a gift, her grandma bought me a life time subscription to the magazine. From that moment, Jessie was fascinated with the world. Her blog, Travel This Blog, is her place to share a life time of quietly observing the world. Join us as...

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Interesting Facts About Washington

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Interesting Facts About Washington

Washington was admitted to statehood as the 42nd state on 11/11/1889. Being the only state named after a United States president, Washington also recognizes the president on their state flag and state ship. From the Walla Walla Sweet Onion being their state vegetable to the Columbia Mammoth being their state fossil, there are many interesting facts about the state of Washington. 1. Seattle is the largest city in Washington. In 1962, Seattle hosted the World’s Fair. 2. The capitol building in Olympia, was the last one built with a...

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A Day in Hanalei

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A Day in Hanalei

Keep driving west past Princeville, over the Historic one-lane Hanalei Bridge to the sleepy little beach town found on Kauai’s North Shore for a relaxing day in Hanalei. Graced with beauty that withstands the tests of time, Hanalei Town will be an unforgettable stop on your visit to the island of Kauai. Whether you take the time to stroll through the shops and art galleries of Hanalei or head straight for Hanalei Beach, you will be sure to enjoy a day in Hanalei.  The Mountains of Hanalei You can’t step into Hanalei without seeing the three...

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