The Trip Trotter Blog aims to gather the most interesting travel stories, best vacation planning tips, and useful information regarding locations and popular destinations around the world. Guest authors and fellow travelers are helping to create an interesting and cohesive travel blog. If you would like to share your own advice or if you have any interesting stories you would love to share, feel free to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.!

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My name is Laura Hanaford and I am the owner, founder and travel planner for The Trip Trotter. My husband, David, and our two children (cats), Professor Plum and Colonel Mustard live at the Clue Mansion in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. I've been traveling internationally since I was 12 years old. Seeing the world is my passion! I started the Trip Trotter after realizing that many people find that traveling the world on your own is very overwhelming and intimidating! After many years of practice, I have gotten traveling down to a science and wanted to share this ability with everybody else. Choosing the right travel partner is key to enjoying the perfect vacation! If you go to Paris with someone who wants to spend all their time at the Louvre, and you want to go shopping, neither party will enjoy themselves. You spend too much money, energy and vacation time to…

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