Abbie Synan is a freelance writer and travel blogger working remotely and traveling full time since 2013. Always exploring ways to be a more mindful global citizen, she is a sustainable travel expert, as well as the content co-lead for Impact Travel Alliance, a global organization educating and inspiring travelers.
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