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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How To Blend In (When You Otherwise Stand Out)

No matter where I go, I always stand out. Vibrant red hair doesn’t typically blend in among many countries (unless you’re in Scotland…). I’ve been pointed at, laughed at, and had dozens of photos taken of me like I’m a celebrity or zoo animal (yes, I’m looking at you China!). While I typically don’t mind […]

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Highlights of Cuba: A Four Day Itinerary

Ever since Cuba became a more tangible place for Americans to visit in 2016, I knew I had to visit someday. Despite your political views and opinions on US-Cuban relations, the island is truly a vibrant, historical, and cultural place making it an amazing vacation destination! Even with recent travel restrictions as of June 2019, […]

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My 2020 Travel Plans and Wish List

It’s that time of year again, where I find myself booking new destinations for the upcoming year as well as daydream of places and adventures I have been dying to explore. Here are the top places I am hoping to visit in 2020 (with some places confirmed): Japan (September 2020) I’m happy to announce that […]

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