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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Wanderfest: Attending the World’s 1st Outdoor Travel Festival for Women

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to have won a free ticket to Wanderfest, courtesy of a giveaway hosted by Zero to Travel Podcast (one of my favorite podcasts – if you haven’t listened, check it out and support Jason’s work)! Hosted by Wanderful, a female-focused travel community, Wanderfest is the world’s first […]

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Tips for Bringing Your Pup on the Road

Warning: if you are not a dog person, then you might want to skip this post! Like many people in the US, my husband and I ended up adopting an adorable shelter dog, Sophie, during the mist of the pandemic in 2020. And she was the best addition to our family that we could have […]

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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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What to Know Before Swimming with Manatees in Florida

Swimming with marine wildlife, especially manatees, has been on the top of my bucket list since I was young. However, being an animal lover, I always want to make sure the experience is ethical, especially as manatees are a protected species in Florida. Swimming with manatees in itself can be controversial, as some argue that […]

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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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Travel Memoirs to Keep You Cozy This Winter

If you’re like me, you tend to hibernate in the wintertime and become more of an “armchair traveler”. And with COVID-19 and its variants still a prominent issue, it may be more of a challenge to getaway this winter. If you’re looking for a fun, travel-themed book to keep you cozy this winter, check out […]

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Tips for Visiting Harry Potter World at Universal Studios Orlando

Note: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, travel can be tricky during these odd times. Please use your discretion when planning your own adventures. I have been wanting to visit Harry Potter World ever since it opened at Universal Studios back in 2010. My sister-in-law has also been wanting to visit and is a huge […]

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