21-Year-Old Becomes The Youngest Person To Visit Every Country In The World

A while back, we wrote about 27-year-old Cassandra De Pecol, who visited all 196 countries in the fastest time ever documented. She was also the youngest American to complete such a feat. She not only broke the previous Guinness World Record in less than half the time of the previous record holder but also became the first woman on record to travel to every country in the world.

Of course, records are made to be broken, and there’s a new person on her way to earning the reign of “youngest person to visit them all,” and she’s a 21-year-old American named Lexie Alford.

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The Five Easy Things I Want In A Hotel Room

Hotels spend time and money to figure out what their guests want the most. To find this information, they send surveys asking how was the stay and asking their guests to rate everything from the front desk to the room cleanliness, and even the fitness room. Hotels also have their employees watch over sites like TripAdvisor and Yelp! to spot bad reviews so they can try to resolve the problems (in public, so everyone can see they care).

I’m going to save the hotels a bunch of money in market research. In no specific order, here are the FIVE things I want from my hotel room.

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Here Are 75 Chances To WIN TRAVEL! YMMV Travel Contests & Sweepstakes: July 13, 2019

Happy Saturday, travel friends! This weekly list includes travel-related contests and sweepstakes we’ve found. Eligibility will vary and it’s up to you to determine if you’re eligible, as well as to enter. Good luck!

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My Fascinating Visit To The National Archives In Washington D.C.

When I was a kid growing up in New Jersey, one of my favorite vacation spots was Washington D.C. It was a relatively short drive from our home and we even took trips there on the train with my Cub Scout Troop.

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That trip was probably the last time I visited the National Archives building, until last year.

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