Wit and Wishes

Tips

A mix of Life and Travel topics, the Tips section is a compilation of any blog posts that may contain helpful hints to make your (travel) life easier.

The Beauty of Burnout (Yep, You Read That Correctly!)

If this blog post title has you scratching your head – good! Let’s talk about the concept of burnout, the signs that you may have it, and (most importantly) how to use it to create radical change in your life. This topic seems especially relevant as we all have had heightened stress, anxiety, time at …

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Get Out of Your Own Way: My Tips for Welcoming Abundance and Growth for 2021 and Beyond

As this truly insane year draws to a close, I’ve been reflecting more and more on where I’ve gone and what I’ve learned. The tragedy of 2020 has provided a stark reminder that tomorrow is never promised, which means that we must love as hard as we can EVERY day. The uncertainty of 2020 has …

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Planning a Big Move? Check out My Tips for Staying Sane Throughout the Process!

Hey everyone! So, if you follow me on Instagram you may be aware that I am moving to Los Angeles in less than a month at the time of writing this blog post. I’m super excited about this move (prompted by my choice to chase my dreams and pursue acting in film and TV) and …

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My Top 10 Pieces for Traveling Light while Looking Good

Over the last year of traveling, I’ve been amazed at how little I can bring to still get by on a long-term trip; and how much can really fit in a carry-on if you pack smart. Throughout my process of streamlining, I’ve found some key fashion pieces that I really love to pack (for warm …

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Forget the New Year: My Top 10 Resolutions for a Happier Life

Happy 2020, everyone! I feel particularly hopeful this year. Maybe it’s because of the lessons I’ve learned, the progress I’ve made, or the goals that I’ve gotten clear about. Maybe it’s because I’m reaching my quarter-life celebration (NOT crisis!) in 2020, which feels extra special. Regardless, this year I didn’t want to make resolutions that …

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Self-Employed Life: How to Stay Balanced through the Ups and Downs

Hey everyone! It’s been a while since I created any sort of lifestyle content on the blog, so today I wanted to talk about a topic that’s close to my heart: how to keep your head up when things feel stagnant or overwhelming. This blog post will cover aspects that are more common if you’re …

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Female Travel in Morocco: Bartering, Etiquette, and Helpful Phrases

This is Part 2 of a 2-part blog series for traveling as a woman in Morocco. Click here for Part 1. Morocco is an awesome country to visit, but it can be a bit frustrating to navigate as a woman if you don’t know what to expect. Scratch that – even if you do, it’s …

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Female Travel in Morocco: What to Wear and What to Expect

Morocco is an awesome country to visit, but it can be a bit frustrating to navigate as a woman if you don’t know what to expect. Scratch that – even if you do, it still might be frustrating. But, hopefully these tips can help set you up for a pleasant trip regardless! This blog post …

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The ONE Essential You Need for Winter Travel: Packing Light for Cold Weather

Due to an upcoming trip to Iceland, Finland, and Estonia (less than a week now – ah!) I decided to try my hand at packing carry-on only again. But this time, it’s all cold-weather items, which tend to be bulkier. Read on to learn about the one essential that helps me the most with packing …

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There’s Nothing Like Your First Time: Tips and Resources for Starting Your Solo Travel Journey

Solo travel can often seem like a foreign concept (pun slightly intended) to many, and perhaps even virtually impossible – especially when it comes to solo travel as a woman. My own solo travel journey has just begun, but I hope that I can inspire you to give it a try by sharing these tips …

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