Jacqui Travels

34 Flips | 10 Magazines | 5 Likes | @jacquitravelss | Travel and lifestyle blogger based in Greenville, SC. I love packing, traveling and napping. My favorite mug says "More issues than Vogue"

The Heartbreaking Truth About My Life Without You

By Jacqui Hardy,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2evvxpb<p><b>Seven a.m.</b><p>I can hear my alarm start to ring but I try to ignore it. It’s soft at first but it …

Must Have Gear for Travel Photography Newbies

Here is a starting list of recommended camera gear and accessories for travel photography newbies. See what you need for your travel kit.

Here's why you still can't use a chip card everywhere

But maybe some still haven't been switched, and maybe you still swipe your cards at a lot of stores instead of using the chips. So are we even really doing this or what? It's a very fair question.<p>Vendors were encouraged to begin accepting chip transactions (aka "chip and dip") by Oct. 1, 2015, a …

This company is trying to reinvent venture capital for the millennial era

It's a huge distraction from actually running a company, during the days where your involvement is most needed.<p>This is a problem that Alex Mittal and Boris Silver are very well acquainted with, as former startup founders themselves.<p>"It's a very repetitive, inefficient process," Mittal says.<p>That's …

Apple is developing a wildly different MacBook with E ink keys, report says

Most recent Apple speculation is focused on the possibly of a new MacBook Pro coming next week. But a new, completely separate rumor is looking even …

The ultimate cruise excursion? Kayaking in the pristine wilderness of Antarctica

Paul Hart is invoking his hero, explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott. This is something of a habit for the 53-year-old adventurer and former navy man. He has just regaled me with a tale of the privations that led members of Scott’s 1912 expedition to the South Pole to loosen their boots and walk on …

Inside the best private luxury game reserve in South Africa

<b>Conde Nast Traveller</b> has ranked the 20 best safaris and resorts in Africa, including 12 from South Africa.<p>One of the top safari regions which comes …

10 smart things you can do with $1,000 right now

The first three options are obvious. After that, you have lots of choices. Number 10 is the most interesting.<p>Did you win a mini-lottery? Get a huge birthday gift? Have a month with drastically lower spending? Whatever the reason, congratulations on the extra $1,000. Now don't blow it!<p>Here are 10 …

Here are 5 smart money moves for millennials who want to grow real wealth

You know you should save more, especially for retirement — but that's easier said than done if you're living paycheck to paycheck. You might even …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to iPhone/Smartphone Photography

<i>This post was syndicated by Anthony Thurston with Permission from Eric Kim, read his original post here.</i><p>Dear friend,<p>This guide is intended for you if …

We Compared the iPhone 7 Plus Camera to a Nikon DSLR

Another iPhone has hit the market and once again Apple has claimed that its camera creates "DSLR quality pictures." I never believe when any cell …

Comprehensive Personal Finance Guide for Millennials

Finance, Travel<p>No Comments<p>One of the biggest complaints I hear from my friends (and maybe I’ve had this thought before) is that we didn’t learn …

5 Photography Terms Every Serious Landscape Photographer Should Know

Landscape photography is all about photographing the beautiful vistas that nature presents to you. It encompasses everything from mountains and …

How to Travel Hawaii With Your BFF: Six Days in Oahu

Hawaii, Travel<p>No Comments<p>People often think you have to wait to travel Hawaii until you’re older, more established, in love, on a honeymoon, have a …

On Love, Loss and Moving On

Personal<p>10 Comments<p>I’ve tried to write this post a thousand times. I write something and then I backspace. I write something else and I backspace …

Deal: $50 lift tickets on Mammoth Mountain ski area's opening day

Mammoth Mountain ski area fires up for the season on Nov. 10, with $50 opening-day lift tickets to lure early-bird bargain hunters.<p><b>The deal:</b> The Mammoth Lakes ski resort, a five-hour drive from Los Angeles, will also offer free coffee and hot cocoa to mark its season opening.<p>You can buy $50 adult …

Apple may ditch traditional USB ports on the MacBook Pro

A report says it will discontinue the 11-inch MacBook Air, too.<p>Apple reportedly plans to eliminate the USB 3.0 and Magsafe ports on its next-gen MacBook, and kill the 11-inch MacBook Air altogether. That's according to <i>Macotakara</i>, the Japanese rumor site that was among the first to predict the …

Visiting Zion National Park and popular hikes

Visiting Zion National Park and popular hikes It doesn’t matter what time of the year you visit Zion National Park, it still is a spectacular place …

A Mindfulness-Based Approach to Healing From Loss

Loss is part of life, and everyone has (or will at some point) experience significant loss. Loss can take many different forms, including but not …

See beautiful images of Hanoi street vendors from above as they travel through the city

People in Vietnam pass by vendors in the streets every day, but one photographer decided to capture them from a different perspective.<p>Loes Heerink lived in Hanoi for nearly four years, but has since returned home to the Netherlands. While she was there, she started taking photographs of street …

5 Pictures: A Look Back at Machu Picchu

I have an absolutely fantastic couple of guest posts coming soon and wanted to introduce them by resharing some of my favorite pictures from a trip …

Inexpensive Maps - My Top Five Maps to Decorate With

Decor, Gift Guide, Lifestyle, Travel<p>Inexpensive Maps – My Top Five Maps to Decorate With<p>No Comments<p>When I returned from studying abroad in Italy, I …

Best Boozy Brunches in Greenville

Greenville, SC, Lifestyle, Travel<p>No Comments<p>There are very few things in life that I think can’t be cured by tea, the ocean, a trip to Ulta or a …

My Travel Makeup

Lifestyle, Travel<p>1 Comment<p>If you told me when I was fourteen that someday makeup would be a hobby of mine, I would have called you crazy. First off, …

Survive Your Flight - Tips for Making Flying More Enjoyable

Travel<p>Survive Your Flight – Tips for Making Flying More Enjoyable<p>1 Comment<p>The best part about flying is that you can literally be anywhere you want …

The Perfect Gift for the Traveler in Your Life

Gift Guide, Lifestyle, Travel<p>No Comments<p>Remember when I told you I went to Hawaii with my BFF? Well, her 24th birthday was in July. I wanted to get …

Monday Motivation - 5 Things to Get You Through This Week

Motivational Monday<p>Monday Motivation – 5 Things to Get You Through This Week<p>No Comments<p>We have entered the final days of summer! I honestly thought …

The Non-Negotiables

Inspiration, Motivational Monday<p>No Comments<p>I don’t know what it is about the end of summer, but it has my motivation seriously lacking. In South …