Caroline in the City



#hplphotoaday Day 11- My Travel Guilty Pleasure. That red and white logo can be found anywhere! I’m addicted to drinking Coke while traveling, like this glass bottle in Thailand. #herpackinglist @herpackinglist

#hplphotoaday Day 11- My Travel Guilty Pleasure. That red and white logo can be found anywhere! I’m addicted to drinking Coke while traveling, like this glass bottle in Thailand. #herpackinglist @herpackinglist






#hplphotoaday Day 10- Making Plans. Perusing my massive guidebook collection for next week. Any guess where I’m headed? Hint: it’s one of these destinations! #guidebooks #herpackinglist @herpackinglist

#hplphotoaday Day 10- Making Plans. Perusing my massive guidebook collection for next week. Any guess where I’m headed? Hint: it’s one of these destinations! #guidebooks #herpackinglist @herpackinglist






#hplphotoaday Day 9- In Flight. I snapped this shot of the otherworldly landscape of the Australian outback between Melbourne and Darwin. #australia #herpackinglist @herpackinglist

#hplphotoaday Day 9- In Flight. I snapped this shot of the otherworldly landscape of the Australian outback between Melbourne and Darwin. #australia #herpackinglist @herpackinglist






Travel Writing Round Up [August 2014]

Travel Writing Round Up [August 2014]

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If you saw the last few editions of Travel Writing Round Up, welcome back! There are a lot of great opportunities this month, so I hope you will take full advantage of them. A lot are repeats from last month as well, but new posts are denoted with stars. I have checked all the links to ensure that they are still valid, but please let me know if I have missed one. Feel free to shoot me an email…

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#hplphotoaday Day 8- A Magical Place. To me, there’s nowhere quite as magical as #Hawaii. This was snapped in 2011 from the top of Diamondhead in Honolulu. #herpackinglist @herpackinglist

#hplphotoaday Day 8- A Magical Place. To me, there’s nowhere quite as magical as #Hawaii. This was snapped in 2011 from the top of Diamondhead in Honolulu. #herpackinglist @herpackinglist






#hplphotoaday Day 7- A #tbt Travel Memory. This #throwbackthursday is from my very first trip overseas with my family to #Paris in 2002. Note the kinked hair and fashion mistakes! #herpackinglist @herpackinglist

#hplphotoaday Day 7- A #tbt Travel Memory. This #throwbackthursday is from my very first trip overseas with my family to #Paris in 2002. Note the kinked hair and fashion mistakes! #herpackinglist @herpackinglist






#hplphotoaday Day 6- Favorite Foreign Food. I love so much food, particularly Turkish, Vietnamese and Mexican, but I’m currently dreaming of khao soi, a northern Thai spicy chicken soup. #soupstagram #khaosoi #herpackinglist @herpackinglist

#hplphotoaday Day 6- Favorite Foreign Food. I love so much food, particularly Turkish, Vietnamese and Mexican, but I’m currently dreaming of khao soi, a northern Thai spicy chicken soup. #soupstagram #khaosoi #herpackinglist @herpackinglist






Keeping Your Sanity on Budget Airlines

Keeping Your Sanity on Budget Airlines

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Flying on budget airlines can save you plenty of money, but can make you want to rip your hair out from all the extra fees and nonsense that go along with it. In my years of being a budget traveler, I’ve flown Ryanair in Europe, JetStar in Australia and Asia, AirAsia in Asia and Spirit in the United States. Each budget airline has their own set of rules that can make you want to shout…

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#hplphotoaday Day 5- My Packed Bag Today. Off to work with this purse my grandmother brought back from her travels. Inside is my badge, wallet, pen, planner, sunnies and iPod. What’s in yours? #herpackinglist @herpackinglist #inmybag

#hplphotoaday Day 5- My Packed Bag Today. Off to work with this purse my grandmother brought back from her travels. Inside is my badge, wallet, pen, planner, sunnies and iPod. What’s in yours? #herpackinglist @herpackinglist #inmybag






#hplphotoaday Day 4- #fromwhereistand. Today I’m sitting at my desk at home writing, wearing these awesome green shoes I had made in #HoiAn, #Vietnam! Get some made if you’re there. #herpackinglist @herpackinglist

#hplphotoaday Day 4- #fromwhereistand. Today I’m sitting at my desk at home writing, wearing these awesome green shoes I had made in #HoiAn, #Vietnam! Get some made if you’re there. #herpackinglist @herpackinglist