Circle the Globe With Me & Subscribe to My YouTube Channel

This is a blog post about a channel named UC82Fq5lTEirK8d2AVdrd6KQ… (I’m patiently waiting for 100 subscribers so I can have a real channel name — YouTube’s rules). Wait, What?!  After blogging for six years, the time has come. The time has come for something new. Channel UC82Fq5lTEirK8d2AVdrd6KQ is a way for me to bring you around the…

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How to House Sit Internationally & Land Every Job

So you’ve heard about how awesome house sitting can be when it comes to traveling. You get to cozy up in a place that’s “homey”. Enjoy a place to do your laundry. Reap the benefits of a full kitchen. Save a lot of mula! And of course, you get to hang out with lovable pets without the full responsibility of…

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12 Types of Friends Every Gal Needs

Each friendship serves a different purpose, and some serve many purposes. An example: I would never ask my best friend from high school, who I did crazy unmentionable things with, who is single with no children, about how to get my kid’s fever down. No no, that is for my mom friend. You see what I…

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11 of the Best Girly Things To Pack in Your Surf Bag

This is not a sponsored post. Surf bags are the weirdest kind of bags to travel with. You get a lot of weird looks at the airport because it kind of looks like you are carrying a human body around, and if someone accidentally gets too close to you and you make a quick turn without noticing them, the scene has immediately turned…

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Living with Epilepsy, Andrea Flynn Pursues Art Career While Traveling

I took a minute to pause from my surfing adventures to tap into the snowboarding world of fellow traveler, Andrea Flynn. She’s living with epilepsy, but doesn’t let that define her. She’s on the road chasing fresh powder with her board and her brushes at her side.  What are you doing right this minute? Right now I am in Tahoe in…

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Clear Your Headspace & Let Go of These 4 Unhealthy Beliefs

We live in a world where everyone likes to think “less is more”. But really, let’s just say it how it is – MORE is more. Our society has a fascination with more. We are a consumer-based society for a reason. Our generation of millennials aren’t any different than other generations in the sense that the…

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How to Take The Best Travel Selfies & Photos

Let’s not beat around the bush here. You want to have the best selfies on Intagram when you’re traveling to the beautiful sandy beautiful beaches of Cabo, snowboarding in some pow pow up in the Rockies, or up north chillin’ on the boat at the lake house. To be honest, you want to have the best snapshots to…

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New Year, Face Your Fear

For those who didn’t know, our website is pronounced virtue. We try to post things surrounding that theme. Something we find really important, a true virtue, is being able to face your fears. People tend to want to start fresh at the beginning of the year, and what better way to do it than to change what…

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8 Ways to Make the Most of the Holidays

I’m sure you can find plenty of different sites telling you how to handle the holiday season, but here at VIRTVE, we like to KISS (keep it simple, stupid). This is the time of year we think about our loved ones the most. But sometimes it is easy to focus more on getting the right…

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8 Tips for Millennial Moms Flying With a Toddler

Not everyone is a convenient drive from their friends and family. Some of us have to travel far and wide to get some quality time with the ones we love most. And not that we mind, it is most certainly worth it, but when you are traveling with a baby or toddler, let’s be real – everything…

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