Bucket List Adventures to Take in Your 20’s

As I wrap up the last few days of my 20’s (I turn 30 tomorrow…eek!), I’ve been reflecting on my adventures in my 20’s and what my adventures might look like for the next decade to come. While you can take these types of trips any time in life, there is something quite magical about […]

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How to Cope with Cancelled Travel Plans

Well, I finally bit the bullet and cancelled all of my international travels that had been pre-booked for 2020. Japan and Colombia will have to wait until at least sometime in 2021. It’s disappointing to say the least. And it can be challenging to feel excited about traveling again, due to the unknown with the […]

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5 Lessons Learned from Traveling Abroad (And Lady Red Travel Blog Turns 5!)

Well, it’s official: Lady Red Travel Blog turns 5 today! As a creative outlet during graduate school, I started this blog as a hobby and means to share my adventures through my little slice of the internet. Five years later, I am by no means a “digital nomad” or social media influencer (I’m just happy […]

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How to Spend A Long Weekend in Manhattan, NYC

New York City (Manhattan in particular) will always have a special place in my heart. Embarking on a long weekend adventure in a new city during our anniversary, it was also the weekend my love proposed to me. And NYC was the perfect city to have this adventurous weekend! There was no shortage of things […]

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Travel Memoirs to Read This Summer (That’s not Eat Pray Love)

I don’t know about you, but the travel bug has been very fierce for me lately. The phrase “you only want what you cannot have” is more true than I’m happy to admit. I’ll be spending most of my summer at home, with the occasional adventure up north to the neighboring state of Maine. One […]

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5 Trips I Can’t Wait To Take After the Pandemic

No matter where you’re from, most of us at this point have been affected by the pandemic, directly or indirectly. While some countries are planning to re-open for tourism in the near future, there is still uncertainty what the near-future of travel will look like. Personally, I plan on waiting a little longer for it […]

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20 Tips For Being A Savvy and Safe Traveler

Despite what we might see on our Instagram feed, travel is not always as easy and glamorous as it seems. Sometimes unfortunate things happen, including money mishaps, digestive distress, and safety concerns. But it does not have to be all doom and gloom! As long as you do your research, you can prepare for some […]

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How to Visit Cuba as a US Citizen

Let’s face it, traveling to Cuba can be complicated and confusing for US travelers, due to strict rules and regulations. When I first booked my trip, I felt daunted by these regulations, from choosing the right visa to what you can bring home as a souvenir. But don’t feel intimidated by these stricter regulations! Traveling […]

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What to Know Before Visiting Cuba

Traveling to Cuba (especially as an American citizen) can be a rather unique experience. Having been rather isolated from the rest of the world, visiting Cuba feels like an otherworldly experience. Tourism has been a growing industry in Cuba within the past few years and I highly recommend taking an adventure down there to support […]

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8 Ways for Travelers to Keep Busy At Home During A Pandemic

Well, it’s official. Most people throughout the world have either directly or indirectly been affected by COVID-19. With countries on lock-down and social distancing being the most effective method, it can be a pretty restless time for everyone, especially avid travelers. However, we can use this time to pause and dive into all of the […]

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