30 by 30 – Are Your Travel Goals Still Meaningful?

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I’m going to put it out there right away – officially speaking, I will only hit 29 countries by April 15th, 2019 – the day when I turn 30, but due to my upcoming July honeymoon to France with a long layover in Germany, I will technically have achieved the goal of traveling to 30 […]

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Leave Your Instagram Comfort Zone – Travel With a Purpose

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We’ve all heard it a million times over – Instagram has changed the world of travel and monumentally impacted the average millennial by exposing him/her to places they would have never discovered otherwise. The trends, the hashtags, go to this hidden gem while it’s still “undiscovered”. While Instagram is a great source for research, discovery, […]

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How to Reduce Stress with One Hour Per Day

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Why All the Stress..All the Time? Stress is something most adults struggle with, all over the world. However, with our increased connectivity, productivity, and everyday life, we find it more and more difficult to manage the newly-established, ever-rising stress levels we are faced with everyday. I’m sure that most of you, like myself here, are […]

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2016: A Year in Review

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It’s been quite a long and productive year for me and for a Savory Planet. Here’s some stats to put it all in perspective: Age: 27 Job changes: 1 Countries visited: 4 New American cities visited: New Orleans Bucket list activities done: 2 Blog posts published: 35 Photography skills gained: countless Most difficult meal prepared: stuffed […]

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3 Tips to Overcome the Fear of the Unknown for the 20-Something

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Yes ladies and gentlemen, I have come to that inevitable precipice that all of us encounter during our 20-something years – the fear of the unknown. With my work contract soon to end, no concrete job prospects in sight, and an overall feeling of indecisiveness, I have found myself on the edge of that deep dark crevice, struggling […]

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