Annie’s Take Away Tuesday – Time to relax with the “Treat Yo Self” lifestyle

Have you ever used the term, “Treat Yo Self”, as justification for making a purchase or opting out of something? If so, in all honesty, how often do you use this excuse?

When it comes to making life choices, big or small, the “Treat Yo Self” alternative has become more prevalent in decision-making than it was meant for. And it needs to come to a halt – for your sake and your bank account’s sake.

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Bath houses and massages anyone?

I’m putting a little twist on #TBTs by doing a Travel Back Thursday. Please join me as I hop into my time portal machine (yes, it’s a limited edition) and travel back to when my boyfriend and I went to a famous Bath House in Budapest and got a couples massage!

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Taking ‘gender’ out of the travel equation

Gender equality and social views on women are issues that places all over this world still struggle with. So it is to no surprise that when a woman is traveling alone, it’s conceived by most to be more dangerous and risky than it would be for a man.

In this interesting Huffington Post article by Elizabeth Sharma, What men need to know about women who travel solo, she shares her insights after encountering a man who attempts to inform her of the danger she could find herself in during her stay in South Africa.

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Annie’s Take Away Tuesday – Don’t let overthinking stifle your creativity

Do you ever find yourself thinking so much about how to be “creative” and ~*artsy*~ on a specific project that you never actually complete the project?

You are not alone, my friend. The struggle is real for those of us that drown our creative senses in overthinking and indecisiveness.

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New York City: a Mini-Vacay done right

What a better way to kickstart a new week than by introducing my newly added series, Monday Mini-Vacay Recap!

For those who enjoy a nice weekend getaway like I do, you may also enjoy indulging your coworkers on how unbelievably awesome your trip was come Monday at work (or for myself & the other unemployed millennials, it’s more like sharing them with your pet).

For my first Monday Mini-Vacay Recap, I’ll be sharing my weekend trip up to the world-renowned New York City!

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A breath of fresh air!

Forever En Route has undergone a few changes this summer and I’m ecstatic to share them with you! Originally designed to be a travel blog that promoted independent female world travel, I’ve decided to expand Forever En Route’s focus. Being “forever en route” doesn’t mean you’re solely learning and growing through your travels; it means you’re experiencing personal growth through everything you do in life.

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Gettin’ back to business

My 4 month excursion through Europe has sadly come to an end and after a 6 week hiatus from my blog, it is time to get back to writing!

Moving forward, be on the lookout for weekly posts about more shenanigans from my trip, what I’m getting into this summer, and what I have cookin’ up for the future.