My Bucket List Trips for My 30’s

When I was in my early 20’s, it was my goal to just travel abroad for the first time and take advantage of as many travel opportunities as possible. Now that I’m in my early 30’s, I have to say that my goal to travel as much as possible remains truer than ever. With the […]

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Becoming a “Citizen” of an Unrecognized “Country”

So I recently became a “citizen” of the world’s first crowdfunded private island. What the heck did I just do? I discovered the unrecognized “nation”: Principality of Islandia (aka Coffee Caye), off the coast of Belize, by reading up on something completely unrelated on Young Pioneer Tours, a company that specializes in organizing dark tourism […]

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Solo But Not Alone: Going Abroad with FTLO Travel

After a year and a half of staying local and social distancing, I decided to make the leap (after getting fully vaccinated) to book a trip abroad. Due to complicated matters of travel requirements based on the country, I decided to book a mostly-inclusive, short trip to Costa Rica with For the Love Of (FTLO) […]

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My 2022 Travel Plans and Wish List

As the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us, travel plans are always up in the air. But that doesn’t mean a girl can’t dream! I’m planning to spend more time embarking on domestic travel, visiting my home country, the United States, which is actually a country I haven’t spent much time exploring beyond the Eastern […]

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A Year in Review: My Top 10 Adventures of 2021

It’s that time of year again for reflection of the past year and start looking forward to the year ahead. Even though this was the second year of the pandemic, there were more opportunities for travel and adventure, from vaccine availability to international borders reopening. I was lucky enough to do some more traveling this year than in 2020, mostly domestic adventures with one trip abroad. Here’s my list of my top 10 adventures of 2021, in no particular order!

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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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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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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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