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I received my first-ever poisonous spider bite in the middle of my 8-week solo trip through Europe. I have never been too fond of going to the doctor. I prefer to just assume that things will heal on their own! Unfortunately, with a poisonous spider bite, that isn’t the case. Here is the horror story of how I ignored my spider bite for two weeks and continued traveling as if nothing was wrong, when in reality, I was on the verge of having sepsis.

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How Living in New York City Changed Me

The first time I came to visit New York City I was 17 years old. It was a high school graduation present. I’m from a small suburban town in Southern California, where I went to school with the same kids from preschool to 12th grade. I couldn’t have anticipated that this trip to NYC would change the course of my life. I fell in love with the city, and decided to change all my plans so I could live there. Here’s the story of how living in New York City for four and a half years changed me.

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A Girl and Her Journal

Keeping a journal while you travel is a fantastic way to document your experiences on the road. Even if you aren’t big on journaling in the traditional sense of filling pages upon pages with words, you can still keep journals that will make great keepsakes. Here are some ideas to help you figure out what kind of journal-writing interests you the most.

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