Where to Explore During A Layover in Nairobi

For those of you travelers and tourists who prefer to cut back on multiple stopovers to Africa, JFK now has nonstop flights to Kenya through Kenya Airways! En route to Tanzania, I was in search of an “affordable” flight option with minimal stops, and flying into Kenya seemed to be my best option! Most flights…

How to Save Money When Visiting Bermuda

It may come as no surprise that Bermuda is an expensive island. However, I was completely baffled as to how expensive everything is until my husband and I honeymooned there. From being located out in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean (though not in the Caribbean like many believe) to not having any fresh bodies…

Highlights of Bermuda

Even though my husband, Sean and I got married back in October, we decided to plan a belated honeymoon to Bermuda for May, in order to enjoy the warm weather without the crowds and avoid hurricane season! When most people think of Bermuda, they mainly think of it as a beach destination. And while the…

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…

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…

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…