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This is Thirty - I'm Taking Off - A Travel Blog
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This Is Thirty!

Today marks thirty years that I have been in this world and an incredible thirty years it has been! Although I’ve experienced my fair share of hardships and low points, I feel blessed to say that I lived a…

End of Year Travel Plans - I'm Taking Off - A Travel Blog
Local Travel West

Where Should I Celebrate My Birthday?

As of the publishing of this post, I’m less than two weeks away from my celebrating my 30th birthday! It is a milestone I am very excited about reaching, and I want to go all out and celebrate it,…

Foz do Iguacu: It Ain’t Always About the Turn Up - I'm Taking Off - A Travel Blog
Brazil International Travel

Foz do Iguacu: The Anti Turn Up

My last day in Foz do Iguacu  was bittersweet. The unassuming city housed one of the world’s greatest wonders that I feel privileged to have seen with my own eyes. But outside of that, Foz do Iguacu wasn’t made up…

International Local Travel

My 2016 Travel Wishlist

Because I don’t get to travel as often as I would like, I feed my wanderlust by always thinking ahead and planning the when, what, and wheres of my next adventure. Here at some of the top destinations on…

7 Tips to Prepare for Travel - I'm Taking Off - A Travel Blog
Tips Travel

7 Tips to Prepare for Travel

In between buying your ticket and fastening your seat belt onboard, there are things you have to take care of to ensure that your travel goes as smoothly as possible. We all know you need somewhere to sleep at…

Long Beach’s Best Street Art - I'm Taking Off - A Travel Blog
Local Travel West

Long Beach’s Best Street Art

Although I was born and raised in Los Angeles, I call a smaller city about 20 minutes outside of LA home at the moment. Long Beach is a beautiful city that has a special place in my heart, and…