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    Spring Break,  Travel,  Travel Planning

    2019 Spring Break Series: Destinations for Explorers

    We have officially entered the amazing month of March, which can only mean one thing: it’s Spring Break season! In this 3-part series, I will focus on the different types of Spring Break trips and destinations anyone can enjoy this time of year. Whether you are a fearless solo traveler, an adventurous explorer or the Spring Break partier – each post will include in depth travel information, amazing deals, packing guides and all the destination inspo in the world.  This page contains affiliate links meaning Em Around the World may receive a small commission on any purchase you make at no extra cost to you. This helps me run the site…

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    Gift Guides,  Lifestyle,  Travel

    The Ultimate Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Travelers

    Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and you still haven’t gotten a gift. Hey – it happens. The good news is that you may still be able to get the perfect last minute Valentine’s Day gift without having to resort to stopping at your local pharmacy and getting a box of chocolates and a card along with tons of others who waited until the last possible minute. Keep in mind that a Valentine’s Day gift does not only have to be about hearts and flowers. While those things are nice, there are some pretty creative ways to get around the cliche of pink and red everything that is synonymous with the holiday.…

  • Tips,  Travel,  Travel Planning

    My Favorite Apps for Travel

      Technology has made it possible for us to get virtually anything we want with the touch of a button or the swipe of our phones. Groceries, shoes, movies, dates. The possibilities are endless. While things like cell phones, tablets and laptops have served as excellent social tools, many people aren’t taking advantage of all the things technology truly has to offer – especially while traveling. A few years ago, I went to London – the first stop of my first solo trip. I was only there a few days and staying at a hostel for the first time in my life. Yep, I was completely inexperienced while traveling on my ‘first…

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    Travel

    Introducing My Official Travel Site!

    What started out as a small Instagram page, slowly morphed into a site I am so incredibly proud of. Em Around the World is a product of MANY hours spent not just creating a site, but of reminiscing and coming to terms with many things I have never shared with anyone before. I felt compelled to create this site in the most honest way possible with the hope that I could inspire even just one person to take that leap of faith and follow the path they are meant to be on. Or at the very least, to convince people to finally take that trip they have been dying to take – even…