What to Know Before Visiting Tanzania

Once I heard my friend was off to study Swahili and live in Tanzania for 6 months, I had this sudden urge to make this country on top of my bucket list of places to visit. From stunning parks of wildlife to sunny beaches and vibrant cultures, Tanzania has a lot to offer. If you’re…

How to Spend a Stopover in San Francisco

Whenever I plan long-distance international adventures, I try to squeeze in a long layover at a major city, especially within the US. Living on the east coast, I had to make the trek across the US in order to embark on my international flight to New Zealand. I quickly realized that San Francisco is an…

Visiting 3 Countries in 1 Day

While I try to keep my itinerary open for spontaneous adventures, I usually end up booking a few day trips in advance. However, when exploring top day tours in Barcelona, I could not resist booking this day trip listed on Viator: visiting three countries in one day. A full-day adventure, this tour visits a medieval…

Highlights of Barcelona

Cheap flights from the US to Barcelona were quite prevalent in 2018, which sparked a spontaneous decision to book a week in this beautiful city! With stunning architecture and rich history, I can see why Barcelona is a popular destination among tourists. Here are the highlights of my week in the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s…

Things To Do In (and Near) Playa del Carmen

Of course I have to say, four days in a foreign place is not usually enough time to explore it at its full potential (or for me, hit up half of the things off my bucket list!). However, for us part-time travelers with limited vacation time, sometimes you have to make the most of a…

My 2019 Travel Plans and Wish List

It’s that time of year again! A new year means time to start daydreaming about new (and old!) destinations to explore and making those dreams a reality. Here are the top places I’m hoping to make a reality for 2019: Bermuda So far, Bermuda is my only “official” travel plan of 2019. My (new) husband,…

A Year in Review: My Top 10 Adventures of 2018

    I feel like I say this every year, but I can’t believe another year has come and gone! 2018 had been my biggest year for traveling yet. While I typically only embark on one international adventure a year, I was fortunate enough to both have the opportunity of taking time off and affordability…

How To Be A “Traveler” in A Land of Tourists

Before I say anything further, I feel that I should say this: I am NOT by any means trying to belittle other travel styles or using the term “tourist” in a demeaning way. Traveling is all about personal preference and you should do what you are most comfortable with and will enjoy. If you prefer…

Why You Should Visit Sydney in Winter

An adventure to Australia has been on the top of my bucket list since I started watching “The Crocodile Hunter” when I was seven. With the exotic wildlife, the beaches and surfing culture, and iconic Sydney, the country has a lot to offer for any type of tourist. That’s why I could not resist when…