Essential tips and must haves for your next long haul flight

Planning a trip to the other side of the world is exciting. The 12 plus hour flight times, however, can be a bit daunting, especially if you are flying coach. For myself, after hour 9, I begin to get a bit stir crazy and begin to wonder how on earth the plane is still even up in the air.

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My top picks for your next yoga retreat

Over the years, retreats have become a popular way to travel. In my post on solo travel, I talked about how they can be a great way to dip your toes into going somewhere alone. They also can be a way to connect to new people while exploring a new place and practicing some self-care.

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I ♥ NY

I was working on a different blog post when my mind began to drift to my upcoming work trip to NYC. Coincidentally Simon & Garfunkel’s The Only Living Boy in New York came on from my Discover Weekly Spotify playlist. How does Spotify do it? Maybe I don’t want to know, but it got me thinking of my adventures in the city I called home for over 14 years.

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Taking the leap into solo travel

My first solo trip was to London in early 2002. I was taking a 5-day haircutting course at the Vidal Sassoon Academy, and while it was more about work (we studied one haircut per day), it was my first time going somewhere alone and where I wouldn't know a soul.

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A girl walks into the jungle

There are so many reasons why one travels. Escape, exploration, a chance for a new start. At times it has been a combination of all three for me. In stressful situations I found myself going online to see where I could fly to.

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Welcome to our blog!

Here at roam & wander we want to not only help plan your trips, but to also build a travel community and family. We want to connect you to our friends and those who inspire our travels and in turn, be inspired by you.

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