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Are you scared to travel solo? It can be frightening, but here is my advice! Read it only on Getaway Girl

Hitting the Road Alone: First-Time Solo Travel

Dr. Seuss is a genius author. He wrote easy-to-understand stories to develop literacy in young children, but his stories also shared life advice useful for any age. But how does Dr. Seuss relate to travel? “Waiting for the fish to bite or waiting for the wind to fly a kite. Or...

Is it possible to spend only $79 per day in London and not miss out? Heck yes! Read how on Getaway Girl

London for $79 Per Day

$79 per day in London requires some self-control in spending, but does not restrict you as much as cheaper daily budgets. It is a nice in-between of extreme budget travel and middle-road travel. Note: When I budgeted $79 per day in London, one pound was equal to $1.20. Instead of skipping...

Day Tour: Warwick Castle, Stratford, and Oxford

My London welcome tour was not in London, and neither was my goodbye tour. I visited Warwick Castle, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Oxford with Golden Tours a few days before departing England. After my lackluster experience with another tour company, I was more than ready to tour with Golden...

London Confuses Me

Arriving in London was exhilarating. I thought, “this is what dreams are made of.” After nearly two years without international travel, not only was I in a new country but I was also experiencing it alone. I was excited to take on a new place alone. My hard work was finally...

London Pass Guide: How It Works, What to See & More

During my planning stage for London, I stumbled upon the London Pass. Although highly recommended by several sources, I questioned its ability to save me money since many London attractions offer a student discount. After several hours of calculations under hundreds of possible scenarios...

Day Tour: Leed’s Castle, Cliffs of Dover, and Canterbury

I looked forward to this tour, comprised of visiting the world’s most romantic castle, seeing France from the top of the beautiful Cliffs of Dover, and walking the cute and historical town of Canterbury. Unfortunately my day started on the wrong foot. I woke up late; struggled to...