Author: Rose Burke

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Top 5 Seafood Restaurants in Boston

Spending time in Boston gives you access to some of the most renowned seafood restaurants in the country. With so many areas of the city located right on the water, finding a top-rated eatery with views of the harbor is a sinch! If you’re traveling to Boston this Spring, be sure to give one of these spots a try: 

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Tips For Traveling With Your Dog This Christmas

Traveling with your dog during the holiday season can be stressful, to say the least. Just last week my dog Chelsea chose the security line at Tampa Airport to liberate herself of a bucket-worth of volcanic diarrhea. I can laugh about it now, but it was definitely something I’d like to avoid in the future.

Even if your pup doesn’t have horrific tummy-troubles when they get nervous as mine does, these tips for traveling with your dog can help your Christmas go smoothly.

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Best Black Friday Deals On Luggage And Travel Gear For 2019

Ready to book a winter getaway? Then you just might want to check out some of the best luggage and travel gear Black Friday deals before it’s too late. From suitcases to backpacks, I’ve scoured the internet and found some of the best bargains out there that you won’t want to miss! Snag them now before it’s too late!

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Most Affordable Black Friday Travel Deals Of 2019

‘Tis the season to nab those Black Friday travel deals and start planning your escape from the winter blues! Whether you’re looking to book a quick weekend getaway or a month-long journey around the country, buying now will allow you to do so without draining your bank account. While a lot of deals this time of the year offer significant discounts, half off of a ton of money is still a ton of money.

Don’t worry, though! I’ve sifted through dozens of Cyber Monday and Black Friday travel deals of 2019 and weeded out the over-priced “luxury” packages to bring you a list of genuine deals you won’t find any other time of the year. These travel deals are not only affordable but offer a significant discount. Happy shopping!

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I Was Almost Kidnapped In Salinas, California | A True Story

It’s story time folks! This story is 100 percent true and describes how I was almost kidnapped in Salinas, California. After I got home from my 30-day train trip in May, I had some Amtrak credits leftover. Knowing I would be on the west coast this September, I decided to use the credit on a Read More

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7 Bars In San Antonio You Need Drink In During Your Visit

Whether you plan to spend your time traveling in San Antonio, TX strolling around the River Walk or getting a history lesson at The Alamo, you can always make time to stop for a drink. Don’t stop at just any ‘ol establishment though. When you need to take a break from the Texas humidity, head Read More

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How To Get Wrinkles Out Of Your Clothes Without An Iron

Ever need to get wrinkles out of your clothes but don’t have an iron handy? Being on the road as often as I am these days leaves my clothes with more wrinkles than my pup Chelsea has on her face, forcing me to search for a solution. I’m not exaggerating when I say I NEVER Read More

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Review of Steady Care Medical’s Emotional Support Animal Letter for Flying

As you now know, I recently took my dog Chelsea on her first plane ride. Before leaving, I had to acquire an emotional support animal letter for flying and have a medical professional fill out a form given to me directly by the airline. This is a new requirement for many airlines which allow you to bring emotional support animals and service animals on flights.

Of course, I waited until the very last minute and needed to find a doctor online who offered a 24-hour turnaround. I also didn’t want to get screwed over by paying for an ESA letter only to learn that it’s not legitimate once I got to the airport. Apparently, that’s a common problem with these kinds of services.

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11 Tips For Flying With Your Pup

I recently took Chelsea on her first flight, and like the crazy dog mom I am, it took me weeks to prepare for our trip. It took me several years to even consider flying with my pup, so I wanted to make sure she was safe and comfortable. Chelsea is a short-nosed dog, which can lead to a whole different set of issues while flying, so it’s safe to say I did a ton of research prior to our flight and I’m ready to share them with you here!

Follow these tips when flying with your pup to ensure they have a safe and comfortable trip.

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Dog Travel Checklist And Packing Tips For Backpacking Trips

When you’re planning to go on a backpacking trip with your dog, it doesn’t make sense to pack as much as you might for other types of travel. Unless you’re taking a car with you on your trip, you’re going to have to narrow down what you pack quite a bit. Having the limited space available, even when using the largest travel bags, means having to leave some of your pup’s favorite toys at home.

Here’s the ultimate checklist followed by a collection of dog travel tips for your backpacking trip with your pup.

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