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…

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…

A Day At Waiheke Island, New Zealand

My multi-flight route to Oceania was the longest amount of time I have ever spent on a plane. Coming from New England, the fastest route to arriving in Auckland, New Zealand is about 18 hours (it takes about 6 hours just to get to the west coast of the US!).  I arrived in Auckland at…

Picture Vs Reality: Behind the “Picture Perfect” Travel Photo

With modern technology, there is not much left of the world that has not been discovered. Which can be both a blessing and a curse. I mean, who wouldn’t want to cross off iconic structures, such as the Eiffel Tower, The Great Wall of China, and Machu Picchu off their bucket list? Since 2012 when…

My 2018 Travel Plans and Wish List

I can’t believe we’re already two months into 2018. I have already started planning my major yearly trip as well as have a few smaller trips in mind for some mini vacations and long weekend getaways. I was fortunate enough to have traveled more often than ever in 2017, so I’m hoping to continue to…

A Year in Review: My Top 10 Adventures of 2017

This year had been the year for some major life changes for me outside of travel. I completed my final year of graduate school, my college boyfriend of five years proposed to me, and we bought our first home together. With all the chaos of trying to find an internship to graduate on time, balancing…