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My Top 5 Firsts In Riviera Maya, Mexico
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My Top 5 Firsts In Riviera Maya, Mexico

I’ve always been a writer, but the travel writer path has really just started to take off for me ...
The Other South Of France
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The Other South Of France

Not long after landing in the Languedoc capital of Montpellier I was asked, "Do you want to go to ...
Top 5 Must-Do’s in St. Petersburg, Russia
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Top 5 Must-Do’s in St. Petersburg, Russia

When I thought about visiting Russia I expected a drab country blanketed entirely in gray. When our ...
Thrillist – 16 Easy Getaways For An Epic Weekend Outside The US
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Thrillist – 16 Easy Getaways For An Epic Weekend Outside The US

In the United States we have this obsession with living to work not working to live. So sometimes ...
7 Ways To Get Inspired When You’re In A Funk
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7 Ways To Get Inspired When You’re In A Funk

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been in a funk lately. Maybe it’s been the rainy weather in New ...
PureWoW – 11 Cheap Eats in Boston You Need to Try
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PureWoW – 11 Cheap Eats in Boston You Need to Try

My friend worked for VaynerMedia for a long time. So when I heard that they acquired the digital ...
How To Cure Airport Boredom
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How To Cure Airport Boredom

There is a special place in hell for extensive airport delays and layovers. Throughout my travels ...
7 Reasons Why The Galapagos Should Be On Your Bucket List
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7 Reasons Why The Galapagos Should Be On Your Bucket List

The Galapagos Islands had always been on my bucket list of exotic places to travel. Of course I ...
Social Influencer How To Guide
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Social Influencer How To Guide

You’ve probably seen influencers “eating” at the same restaurant as you. They’re either in packs or ...
Chiang Mai: A Fairytale Stay
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Chiang Mai: A Fairytale Stay

Chiang Mai was the second stop on my Thailand tour and probably my favorite. I’m usually a beach ...
Thrillist – 16 European Cities You Can Actually Afford To Visit Right Now
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Thrillist – 16 European Cities You Can Actually Afford To Visit Right Now

After this winter, we could all use a European vacation. Luckily, its an ideal place for Americans ...
The Fastest, Simplest Dinners To Cook At Home
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The Fastest, Simplest Dinners To Cook At Home

My skills in the kitchen are lets just say…almost nonexistent. Although, I love eating, I mean ...
Your Guide To The Galapagos
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Your Guide To The Galapagos

Deciding on where to spend your few precious weeks of vacation a year is a difficult choice. In my ...
Cruising The Best Of The Galapagos Islands
LuxurySouth America

Cruising The Best Of The Galapagos Islands

When I was younger all I knew about the Galapagos Islands was Charles Darwin, his finches and that ...
Thrillist – Skip Europe: The World’s Greatest Destination Cities Americans Overlook
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Thrillist – Skip Europe: The World’s Greatest Destination Cities Americans Overlook

I've always wanted to be a writer and went to college to become a journalist. I ended up working in ...
Cruise Destinations: The Galapagos & Baltic Sea
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Cruise Destinations: The Galapagos & Baltic Sea

I recently wrote a post about the places I want to travel in 2017. This is a post about the places ...
8 Chic Must-Eat Restaurants In New York City
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8 Chic Must-Eat Restaurants In New York City

I’m always the go-to person my friends ask when they want to take someone out for a must-eat meal in ...
Beach Bungalow On a Budget
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Beach Bungalow On a Budget



I returned from a budget trip to the mountains and beaches of Thailand over two ...
Top Places To Travel In 2017
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Top Places To Travel In 2017



Lets be honest, if I could I would be constantly traveling 364 days of the year. ...
My 2017 Travel Resolutions
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My 2017 Travel Resolutions



Instead of the typical New Years Resolutions like going on a diet (which I will be ...
Top 5 Destinations For Foodies Around The World
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Top 5 Destinations For Foodies Around The World

I wrote a post about my favorite places around the world and figured I’d do the same for my favorite ...

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Top 5 Destinations Around The World

Find Your Happy Plate

My name is Katie Lockhart and I launched Find Your Happy Plate in 2015 to offer adventurous wanderers the best advice for food and travel around the world. Find Your Happy Plate is a place for travel inspiration, food porn and tips on where to find the best of both. Whether you’re looking for luxury of budget, I write and photograph it all. Follow along!

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