2020 is upon us, and like every other self-respecting, emotionally-evolved millennial, I’m reflecting on 2019 and all its milestones, memories, and blessings.
Would you rather pay $245, $233.50, or $228 for the same €200? When every dollar counts, I'll help you choose wisely when it comes to spending money overseas.
I am not the stereotypical backpacker. I'm also not a travel pageant queen. Female travelers: Here are my beauty tips and tools for packing light, preserving your femininity, and blending in!
I love solo travel. When to wake up and go to bed? Up to me. What to see and where to go? My choice. No debates, no compromises. But what else sucks me in about solo travel: the personal growth that comes with being totally, completely on your own.
Over time and many trips, I’ve discovered that I much prefer the freedom of planning-on-the-go. Never fear, to go blind is a little illogical: in this blog, I lay out my reasoning and process for going the less-planned route.
This isn't just superficial fashion advice. Looking like a tourist can make you a target for pickpockets and scammers—you CAN look good while traveling without sacrificing comfort and function.
If you have elite status on one airline, there's no reason you shouldn't use this travel hack to get status on a competing airline. It worked for me...
From Dublin, to Kilkenny, to Cork, to Killarney, to Dingle, to Limerick, to Cliffs of Moher, to Galway, this was my itinerary in Ireland as a solo female traveler (with pictures!).
My flight into Dublin landed around 8 a.m. Sunday. When I approached the passport control officer in the non-EU citizen line, he fired off a number of questions. The exchange went a little something like this: “How long are you staying in Ireland?” he asked...
The cities, the sights, the experiences. Frequent travel may look glamorous on Instagram, but in reality, it means time zone hopping, insufficient sleep, disrupted exercise and eating routines, and of course, airport annoyances. If you've ever felt like you needed a vacation from your vacation (I have), try my tips on beating travel fatigue.
I recently got a message asking for packing advice for a 2-week trip through western Europe. Since my friend's itinerary is not unlike my 4-week trip last August, I figured I could draw on my own experiences to help out a pal in need!
I recently returned from a 7-day mother-daughter trip to Hawaii. My mom and I had a wonderful time and I love her dearly, but this trip didn't come without challenges.
I prepped for the future. I made major, life-changing decisions based on my plan. And I was constantly disappointed when what I expected didn’t come to be.
None of us want to look like an oblivious tourist while traveling internationally. Download these apps and their offline counterparts and "street smart" will be your middle name.
I moved to Arizona almost nine years ago. I've been to many places. But I had not been to Page, one of the most photographed places in the world, until this past weekend.
As much as it sucks... Surviving stressful times will better equip us to handle with grace whatever life throws at us next.
Costa Rica. My first international trip ENTIRELY ALONE, opened the floodgates to my new wave of solo travel.