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sustainable travel faqs

Sustainable Travel FAQs: Featuring Shelby from Authenteco Travel

Today’s post is the transcript from a sustainable travel discussion Shelby from Autheneteco Travel and I did on Instagram in celebration of Earth Day! We answered all your sustainable travel FAQs collected on Instagram. If you’re not already be sure to follow Getaway Girl on...

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Driving the Golden Circle in Winter

When my parents decided to take our first family vacation in several years, I told them to pick a destination and I would plan the rest. They picked Iceland to see the Northern Lights, but assumed we would play cards in the hotel the rest of the time. “It’ll be too dark to see...

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Sustainable Travel Fails: When Travelers Try Their Best

Travelers are quickly realizing the impact their passion has on the planet and doing their best to leave more positive footprints of their favorite destinations. No sustainability journey is linear, though. Sometimes travelers, with their best intentions, get it wrong. This is the story...

one year travel blogging

One Year Travel Blogging: Everything I Spent & Earned

After one year travel blogging, it truly feels like this little space on the internet is part of me for the long-run. Statistically, it’s true. Only 5% of bloggers make it past the 6-month mark. I’m double past that point, so I’ll likely be around for a while. In...

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Meow Meow Tweet Deodorant Review: Zero Waste Without Sweat & Smell

After trying a handful of zero waste deodorants, I was prepared to throw my hands up in the air and give up. Was I destined to be smelly and sweaty forever? Have no fear my dear sustainable reader, this Meow Meow Tweet deodorant review will share why I believe this is one of the best zero...

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20 Ways to Travel Without Leaving Home During COVID-19

By now, most people in the world are staying at home. Our attempts to flatten the curve are necessary, but at times boring. That’s why I decided to find as many ways as possible to travel without leaving home! Since co-creating the Coronavirus Traveler Support Group, I’ve...

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Menstrual Cups: Should You Make the Switch?

“Ew, get that out of my pot!” After my first cycle with a menstrual cup in 2017, I followed the cleaning instructions on the packaging: “wash with soap and water, then place cup in boiling water for 5 minutes to sanitize.” My mom was not a fan of me cleaning my...

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(Newly) Single in Paris: How Not to be Lonely in the City of Love

I was single in Paris, and I had a fantastic time. After a break up, it didn’t take me long to book a flight to Europe in order to celebrate Christmas with my German friends and family, something I had wanted to do my ex for years. What else would a newly single woman do? Not do the...

Milestii Mici wine run

Milestii Mici Wine Run: Things to Know Before You Go

When my friend told me about a 10K through the biggest wine cellar in the world, I knew I had to go. The Milestii Mici wine run takes runners through the wine cellar at up to 100m depth. They fill you up with wine before and after the run, making this race the perfect combination of...