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Our New Adventure – Breaking the Silence

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Are you a planner type of person? The kind who tries to map out their life plans for the next year and next 3-5 years? I have a tendency to do that. So when something unexpected comes up and throws off some of my plans, it can take me a while to mentally and emotionally adjust. I don’t mean something small, like the weather taking a turn for the worse and cancelling your weekend plans. I mean BIG unexpected things that pretty much change your whole life and flip it upside down.

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Europetravel

10 Ways To Have A Blast in Barcelona

Barcelona is a popular destination, no doubt about it. It is a great mix of urban modern city, old gothic charm, beach town and Spanish culture with a Catalan twist. It’s a unique city, and there is a reason it keeps drawing in tourists and visitors by the thousands! If you are planning a trip there, keep reading to get an idea of what to see, do, what to eat, and overall how to have a blast in this amazing Spanish city! Here are my 10 suggestions:

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Blogging

How to Make Viral Pinterest Pins – Part 2

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Applicability, this is the other half of the equation to making your Pin go viral on Pinterest. If you want Pinterest to be your ally and bring you insane amount of traffic, then you need both Attractive and Applicable pins. To know what to do to make attractive pins, check out Part I of this series.

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Blogging

How to Make Viral Pinterest Pins

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Welcome to my little tutorial on how to make attractive pins that will be popular on Pinterest and bring you traffic, business and clients! In short, how to make your pins so successful, they go viral! Because believe me, you will notice a big difference between the pins that get a few hundred re-pins, versus those that soar into the thousands!

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Egypttravel

How to Plan Your Trip to Egypt – Itineraries

Tourism is slowly improving in Egypt now that people realize it’s actually pretty safe in spite of the events that hits the news once in a while. Even Will Smith came with his family and had a great time in Cairo! So it’s probably time for you to start planning your trip! Whether you come for a weekend or a month, I have multiple itinerary plans that you can customize to make the most of your stay.

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travel

15 Travel Mistakes & How Avoid Them

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Yes, even avid travellers makes mistakes. One of the humbling things about being a regular traveller is that no matter how many times you’ve flown, travelled, and adventured about, you still mess up. I feel like every travel has taught me a new lesson, sometimes ever re-taught me. But I would rather avoid any future slip ups.

A trick I use to get by through life less clumsily is to learn from other people’s mistakes! So we’re spilling the beans on all out travel mishaps as well as mishaps we have seen other travellers make, and how you can avoid them on your next trip. Here we go!

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Health & BeautyLifestyle

Got Moisture? – How to Deal with Dry Skin

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Do you suffer from dry skin? Do you live in a dry climate? Maybe both? Girl, I feel you.

When it comes to my scalp, lips and legs, I have to make sure I keep up with regular moisturizing all year round, but winter-time just makes everything drier! Add on top of that that I moved to Egypt, and my skin might as well be part of the desert…

I’m not as young as I used to be, and I’m starting to recognize how important it is to hydrate and take care of my skin. Over the last year I’ve been experimenting and trying out new products to see what worked and what didn’t. Overall, I’m super happy with a handful of beauties that have hydrated my world!

I will break this post into different areas of the body and the products I use to target the dry skin in that area. If you can’t find these products near you, you can order any of these products online simply by clicking on the image. Yes, these are affiliate links and anything I make helps run this blog as best I can for you!

Ready to feel moisturized? Grab your hand lotion and lets dive into silky smoothness!

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travel

Why Use AirBNB? – Our Best Experiences

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We don’t always use AirBnb, but it is an option we usually look into before deciding on accommodations. What’s really neat about AirBnb is that it can appeal to a wide-range of travellers and fit most budgets, whether you are tight on finances, or looking for luxury.

It can feel like you’re taking a risk when booking with Airbnb, but there are ways to pick a place that is a good fit for you. I will share you two simple tips on choosing your Airbnb, some examples of our best stays AND stay tuned for a 40$US/50$CAN coupon on your first Airbnb booking!

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Lifestyle

10 Signs You Have Baby Fever

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Several months before our wedding, my baby fever began. Maybe it was because of all my adorable nieces and nephews being born and growing into adorable toddlers. Maybe it was because of that song “first comes love, then comes marriage…“.

Whatever it was, once it started, while it ebbs and flows, it never really went away. I still get baby fever.

Having kids is obviously a huge decision, and one that we have decided to take very carefully due to our lifestyle. But, that doesn’t mean I don’t daydream once in a while!

So while we still are not sure when we will start planning to grow our family, I decided to indulge and create a list of 10 signs of baby fever for those who have not yet had a baby, but want to! Do you have any of these signs? Let’s find out!

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Eastern Europetravel

A Lovely Guide to Budapest

Our first destination this winter holiday was the capital of Hungary, the re-known Budapest (pronounced Budapesht). For me, it was the second time visiting the city and I still love it!

You can check out my top 10 reasons to visit Budapest if you are not yet convinced, but here I will give you a more detailed guide to make the most of your trip, as well as a blurb about why this city is worth visiting more than once!

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