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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A Year In Review: My Top 10 Adventures of 2019

It’s that time of year again! Another year to reflect on goals and progress made and to remember all the adventures and good times to be had. I was fortunate enough to cross off some major bucket items off my list, including African safaris and visiting Cuba for the first time. So without further ado, […]

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Things to See and Do in and Near Portland Maine

Portland, Maine is one of my favorite cities in New England to explore! The seaport city is full of quirk and charm with plenty to offer! Here are some of my recommendations for things to see and do in the Portland area:   Visiting the International Museum of Cryptozoology One of its kind, this tiny […]

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Top 5 Countries I Can’t Wait to Revisit

Have you ever loved a country so much, you couldn’t wait to revisit ASAP? That’s how I feel about every single country on this list. Even before I finished my trip, I was already planning my next escape to revisit certain sights as well as plan for sights I didn’t have time to check out. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Top 5 Exotic Countries I’m Dying to Visit

The more I find myself traveling, the harder it becomes to narrow down my next destination. While there are plenty of popular, iconic countries I’d love to visit (ex: Ireland, Germany, Japan, to name a few), I find myself becoming more drawn to the off-the-beaten path and exotic destinations. Not only are these places known […]

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