Beauty Gifts for the Girl Who Loves to Travel

This list is to help those looking for gifts that will help any girl keep their skin moisturized, help their makeup stay on through 10 hours of excursions, help mornings beauty routines go faster, keep their items organized, and keep their skin glowing and healthy. Here’s to the girl in your life who loves to travel and stay beautiful!

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Guide to Affording a Trip to Paris, France (Without Breaking the Bank)

In April of 2017 our best friend was moving to a town an hour outside of Paris so we were determined to work out a way to visit! We knew we wouldn’t be able to afford a lavish vacation so we had to figure out how to afford this trip of a lifetime! We really took a look at our budget and were able to have a once in a lifetime vacation for a fraction of the price, and you can too!

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Guide to Tipping Doormen

In my experience, at every hotel I’ve ever worked at and visited, the bellmen and the doormen are some of the most charming and genuine people in the entire hotel! A big question I get asked a lot is asking the difference between Bellmen and Doormen. I was so excited to answer this. And I wanted to include important normal hotel tipping standards that we should not forget when dealing with such amazing and professional hotel staff! 

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Guide to Tipping Hotel Housekeeping

Many people never think to tip the Housekeepers, some don’t even know that it’s expected. But tips are customary in the Hotel industry, and that includes housekeepers. There is no set standard for how much to tip, but there are some guidelines you can follow. 

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Why You Have to Stay at a Ritz-Carlton at Least Once

The Ritz-Carlton aura was not built overnight. It was made from its guests. They decided that the Ritz-Carlton was worth the excitement. For most travelers the Ritz is not in their budget. Nor is it even a hotel they consider. Most people think it is out of their league, they don’t belong, and they aren’t welcome. But none of this is true...

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5 Things Hotel Housekeepers Hate

We've both worked in Housekeeping in resort hotels with over 2,000 rooms and worked closely with the Housekeeping department in many other hotels. We've lived through every single one of these scenarios day after day and we felt a public service announcement was due. From housekeepers everywhere, please don't do these 5 things:

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Top 10 Things To Pack When Traveling International

Jose and I are so perfect together because at any moment's notice we would gladly pack up everything and travel to somewhere new! But traveling international requires some preparation. We tried to make a list that included some items to invest in as well as some smaller items that you may not have thought of! 

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Guide to Finding the Best Restaurants When Traveling

It can sometimes be hard to find the best spots for breakfast in a city you’ve never even been to before. But Jose is the master at finding those breakfast/lunch/dinner spots and telling us, “We HAVE to go here!” I’m always in awe because first of all; yes please to biscuits the size of my face. And two, how did you even know?!

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Guide to Using the Hotel Concierge

Do you ever wish you had a personalized vacation planner? You probably do, you’ve just never stopped to talk to them. To me the concierge is one of the most underused amenity a hotel offers. Guests think they have to pay to talk to them, or they won’t be willing to help because the guest isn’t spending enough money. This is all not true.

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How to Get An Upgrade at the Hotel Front Desk

Sometimes front desk agents are your biggest friends at a hotel. We actually hope that we are. We want to be the ones you write reviews on, the ones that made your stay better than you could have ever imagined. Front desk agents want to be praised, they want to feel appreciated, and they want to be recognized. They want to do all they can to make your stay once in a lifetime...

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