Travel

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Exploring Seattle, WA: Missed Flights, Museums, Pike’s Market, and Marijuana

Hey, lovely! So, a couple of weeks ago, Aaron (my partner/bf) and I finally took a trip to Seattle, Washington — a place we both adore. I’ve been before, but it was his first time to the state. And oh goodness, we fit in so much in just a few short days. To begin with, things didn’t start o Read More →
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Explorations in Las Vegas, Nevada [Part 1]: Hiking First Creek Trailhead

Hey, guys! So, a few weeks ago, my boyfriend and I moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, for a new business venture. If you’re interested in learning more, click here. While we get grounded and get started in the cannabis industry, we’ve been taking advantage of local offerings and, yes, even the hiki Read More →
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31 Photos From My Safari Trip In Maasai Mara [Kenya, Africa]

Hey, traveler! Have you ever been inspired to travel to Kenya, Africa, and go on a safari? It’s on most peoples’ bucket lists, and for good reason. There’s something so magical about Africa. Not only are the people beautiful and good-hearted (overall), the wilderness is vast and diverse, a Read More →
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House of Alchemy (Juice & Coffee Bar ) Review— Las Vegas, Nevada

Hey, guys. So on Facebook, there was a big reveal of where I moved with my partner, Aaron. In a new recipe post, I will explain more about WHY we moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, and what we will be doing here. Yes, it will involve food! In fact, click here to see the next project I’m working on… Read More →
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A Walk With Spirit In The Rice Paddies of Ubud, Bali

Spirit woke me up to go on a walk this afternoon. After getting my work online done sooner than expected, there was little to do except meditate – and fall asleep for an after-lunch nap. (Yes, I’m one of those people) When I came out of the sleepy dream daze, the sun was just beginning to s Read More →
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5 Travel Tips You Must Remember Or Will Be Forced To Re-Learn…

It happened in just five seconds. I saw the half-breed dog, staring into the hostel’s kitchen. He had a bandanna around his neck, so I figured he was a local who was cared for. Without even a second thought, I reached out to pet the bristly fur on his back. Half of a second later, his mouth w Read More →
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5 Tips For Traveling To South East Asia

So… you want to venture to Thailand, Cambodia, or Bali, eh?  Well, my friend, you’re in for a TREAT. Having explored all three of these destinations for weeks to months on end, there is a bit of wisdom I’ll gladly share with you so you have the most glorious experience ever. First, there Read More →
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Estimated (Monthly) ‘Cost Of Living’ As An Expat In Bali

“But I’m too broke to travel,” “Travel is expensive…” “I could never do that”… Have you heard these before, or worse, stated them yourself? Let me tell you something, friend. If you argue for your limitations, you GET to hold on to them. That’s one of the basic rules of Read More →
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What $20 Means To You, Versus Someone In Kenya, Africa

Hey, everyone. Long time no blog posts, I know. Why is this?Because I am happy. Simply, happy and occupied writing, creating healthy cooking videos for the non-profit Organics4Orphans, and learning what it means to live on little and enjoy life every bit as much. I’m in Kenya, Africa righ Read More →
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Exploring Monkey Forest In Ubud, Bali [Photos]

Okay, folks. Try not to squeal too loudly. Believe it or not, I spent two whole months in Bali before finally venturing to Monkey Forest …and, let’s be honest. It really wasn’t that far away (I rode my back to and from the tourist attraction). Joined by my friend Jared (who had alrea Read More →
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Where In The World Is Amanda??

Hey beautiful friend, As you may have noticed, there are no events planned for the near future! Why is this?  Well, I am at a point in my life right now where I am focusing a lot on traveling (which I blog about on www.SeraphicJourney.com), writing, and finishing school. A lot is changing in Read More →
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15 Self-Help Books That Changed My Life [Recommendations]

Until we have the opportunity to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes, it can be very difficult to glimpse life through a different lens and see our own creation experience in an objective way. Fresh perspective, in my opinion, is probably the greatest gift in the world. Why? Because until we ta Read More →