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Choosing Figs is a travel and lifestyle blog that takes readers on an emotional journey around the world, encouraging them to tackle their life list, stop living their life in limbo, and actively go after the life they want.

My stories are told through personal essays, crafted social posts, and photography both here and in real time through social media outlets like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Choosing Figs’s readers have come to expect honesty from me, whether it’s from getting my heart broken in Thailand, deciding between new couch options, tackling surfing lessons in Bali or Spanish lessons in Guatemala, or my dealing with emotions about a place, a man, a purchase, or a life decision. They trust me.

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My Top Ten Travel Bloggers to Follow

[Val is] heaps hilarious. Expect her feeds to be honest and to the point, from strange men inviting her into showers to her open opinions on travel and backpackers.

– Backpacker Banter

4 Totally Biased Travel Blogs to Watch

Her blog, a personal emotional journey of her life through travel, is really a blog you haven’t read before. Utterly unique and filled with her breath-taking photography really has her as the one to watch. A true inspiration, indeed.

– Rexy Edventures

Reader Testimonial

I just love your writing. It's funny and so honest, and since I am on my way saving enough to do exactly the same — just leave and see what happens -- it's also my weekly push in that direction ... you know, knowing there are others out there, not all adventurous travelers but really no idea what I'm doing here people just like myself. So i guess what i'm trying to say is: thank you for being an inspiration!

– Cathrin

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