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Volunteering on Vacation

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Volunteering on Vacation

With the holiday season approaching, we’ve been thinking about ways to show gratitude and help others when taking a personal trip. And then it hit us. When traveling to a new city, what better way to get involved with the community you’re visiting than by volunteering? While “Voluntourism” has become increasingly popular over the last few years, it’s important that travelers give back to communities and organizations in meaningful, non-exploitative ways. So we decided to look into “voluntourism” opportunities across the country and compiled our list of the top 5 groups to work with if you’re interested in giving back while on your next vacation!

Written by Juliana Schnerr

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Best Hikes You Might Not Know About

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Best Hikes You Might Not Know About

We know lots of our travelers want to enjoy the outdoors and get active when the go away! Even if you’re staying in a city, you can still have an unforgettable outdoor experience! Here’s our list of the best-kept hiking secrets across the United States, and the best part is, they’re all within an hour drive of some of Pack Up + Go’s favorite destinations!

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Mindfulness Tips for Traveling

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Mindfulness Tips for Traveling

Looking for ways to slow down and feel more present while traveling? It can be hard to really relax when on vacation, so we thought we’d share a few simple ways to practice mindfulness on your next trip!

Written by Juliana Schnerr

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The Best Part of Traveling Solo with Pack Up + Go

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The Best Part of Traveling Solo with Pack Up + Go

When planning a solo trip it’s easy to get caught up worrying about what it will be like to visit a new place on your own. To push past those fears and get to the heart of what makes solo travel so great, we reached out to some real life solo trip takers. Here’s what our followers had to say about their own solo travel experiences and reasons why traveling solo with Pack Up + Go makes so much sense!

By Juliana Schnerr

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Solo Travel Tips for Millennials

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Solo Travel Tips for Millennials

For our second “Solo Travel Week” story, we thought we’d take advantage of our followers’ experiences and ask for their thoughts on traveling alone as a Millennial. Here are some of their tips for having the best trip possible!

By Juliana Schnerr

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Love Is In The Air

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Love Is In The Air

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Happy Valentines Day! 😍

Traveling helps us to reconnect with the ones we love, grow together + sometimes even have a proposal like in these gorgeous photos from Larry + Sarah on their trip to Philadelphia! Congratulations!

Plan to getaway with your sweetheart: http://bit.ly/2018_ValentinesDay

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