23

Apr

My Midwest: Door County, Wisconsin

by Lisa

I have been living in the Midwest for more than 15 years now. I often go on and on about my beloved adopted city of Chicago, but what about the rest of the region? It’s high time I paid some attention to all the great places around this region. Therefore, I welcome you to my new series, “My Midwest.” Over the […]

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16

Apr

Semester at Sea… The Lost Diaries (Confessions of Homesickness from The Traveluster)

by Lisa

This is a guest post. In a complete act of desperation, I started to methodically tape photos along the wall that my bed was pushed up against. Photo after photo of me with my boyfriend, me with his family, me with my family, individual shots of our siblings, one on top of the other, side by side — no space […]

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9

Apr

Photo Essay: A “Smorgasburg” in Brooklyn

by Lisa

A Brooklyn Smorgasburg As I walked in, I smelled smoky barbecue, I heard sounds of couples, families, and friends chatting and laughing,  and I could feel the sun on my face.  My wide eyes tried to take in all the food choices and samples. Where to start?? It was like a great hipster picnic. A flea market for food. One of […]

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2

Apr

NYC Bike Tour: Get Up & Ride!

by Lisa

I love doing city bicycle tours all over the world. It’s a great way to see a city, keeps you “low to the ground”, yet it enables you to cover a lot of that ground and get a better sense of a city, seeing neighborhoods you might not on a standard bus tour. Case in point, I recently took a […]

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25

Mar

Travel Tip Tuesday: How to Pack Lighter? My 9 Must-Have Packing Tips

by Lisa

“Is that all you have?” I often get asked by not only friends, but also by other experienced travelers who still can’t seem to learn how to pack light. Okay, so I’ve come to terms with the fact that I am officially a travel expert. It takes a long time for me to humbly admit I am an expert at […]

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20

Mar

Video: Puerto Vallarta

by Lisa

Since I usually travel by myself, I don’t typically go to a beachy resort. I am more of a city girl and I find that traveling solo is very easy for me in a city. But when traveling as a couple, I give in to that lie-on-the-sand, it’s okay to do nothing, attitude.  I loved the week we spent in […]

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11

Mar

Photos: Puerto Vallarta Adventures!

by Lisa

I turned around and he basically just pushed me off the edge of the cliff. Not much warning. My feet were slipping on the wet rock and voices were shouting below me. I was repelling down a sheer rock face next to a waterfall in the Sierra Madre mountain range near the western coast of Mexico. A visit to Puerto Vallarta […]

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7

Mar

Interview: With Me!

by Lisa

In case you need a catch-up…here’s an interview with me!  Lisa Lubin decided to chuck her ‘conventional’ life to travel around the world in 2006. Now it’s 2014, Lisa has spent the last seven years meeting new people, experiencing a variety of cultures and updating her blog, the LLWorldTour. We caught up with Lisa in New Jersey, USA where we […]

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5

Mar

To All-inclusive or Not All-inclusive: Funjet Vacations in Puerto Vallarta

by Lisa

  Get a discounted trip from Funjet Vacations! Read below!   Typically, I’m not normally an all-inclusive type of traveler. I think you’ve seen here that I like to get local, devour the local food (especially from street carts and markets), and meet local folks. And I am not much of a beach go-er as I do get bored lying […]

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27

Feb

Video Interview: Fire Captain in Antarctica

by Lisa

About six years ago, I was wandering around Bangkok, and basically bumped into Andre as we were both looking at visiting the Grand Palace, but apparently it wasn’t open to visitors that day. So, we did the next best thing, went a had a beer. As always with people I meet around the world, Andre had a story to tell. […]

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