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    How NOT to Visit Rome (Rome Travel Mistakes & How to Avoid Them)

    So, back in May, I took one of the more disastrous trips I’ve ever taken. It was a trip to Rome–a place I’d been dreaming of visiting since I was a kid. But I made so many Rome travel mistakes that it almost completely ruined the trip! While I generally think of myself as a pretty organized and prepared traveler, Rome has a way of screwing with the best of us. So in the hopes that I can help you have at least a slighty smoother trip than the one I had, here are a few tips and tricks on how to avoid the Rome travel mistakes I made! Rome…

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    The Perfect 2 Week Mexico Itinerary for First-Timers

    Heading to Mexico and not sure where to start? There is honestly SO MUCH to do in this amazing country, and it’s hard to narrow down where to go. That’s why I’ve created this perfect 2 week Mexico itinerary for first timers. So you can stop agonizing and start having fun! From the beaches of Tulum to the otherworldly cenotes of Valladolid, I spent 3 weeks backpacking around Mexico and distilled everything down into this perfect 2 week itinerary. I hope you enjoy! A 2 Week Mexico Itinerary This 2 week Mexico itinerary focuses solely on the Yucatan peninsula, visiting Cozumel, Valladolid, Tulum, and Bacalar. Although many Mexico itineraries suggest…