Ellen looking over Dresden, Germany from the bell tower of Kreuzkirche Cathedral, for Ellen Blazer's travel blog To Travel and Bloom

My Pre-Travel Checklists

I started jotting down these checklists about a month ago, from my bedroom in Lancaster, PA… travel-sized toiletry containers and lightweight clothes strewn around the room, and vaccination appointments up & coming.  Typically, I send personalized pre-travel checklists to clients depending on their destination & travel style, and I have realized it could be helpful …

3 Times I’ve Found Airfare to be Surprisingly Cheap

I absolutely love it when traveling somewhere ends up being less expensive and more accessible than you previously would have guessed. It makes any adventure seem that much more attainable! Here are three times when I was daydreaming about a trip, did some research, then found round-trip flights for about half of what I had …