Is Japan expensive? Here’s a breakdown of everything I spent in 1 day

Jul 12, 2023

Japan is trendy right now And it’s no wonder why– of all the countries that I’ve visited, Japan caught me off guard the most. I’ve fallen in love with what once seemed like a fishy (I’m not a eater), tacky, and unrelatably foreign place. Not only can I confidently say that Japan has the BEST […]

Does the blue lagoon ruin your hair?

Is the Blue Lagoon water bad for your hair? (7 steps to fix Blue Lagoon hair!)

Jul 2, 2023

Nestled in Iceland’s captivating volcanic and glacial landscapes, the Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa and a must-visit destination for travelers. You know the one— everyone has seen its milky, sky blue water on their Instagram feed. But beneath the ethereal and tranquil beauty lies a common and pesky concern for visitors: Blue Lagoon hair. […]

Foodie’s guide: How to stay healthy on vacation 

Jun 28, 2023

Travel bloat. Weight gain. Breakouts. Sluggishness. We’ve all experienced over-eating symptoms while we’re traveling and it’s never fun. But, enjoying local food and wine and stepping out of your normal routine is part of what makes traveling so fun and indulgent. And as a foodie, I refuse to compromise on this! So I’ll never tell […]

BEST travel dresses for summer vacation (under $50 on Amazon!)

Jun 24, 2023

Whether you’re jetting off to the picturesque streets of Europe or exploring tropical Caribbean destinations, I’ve got you covered with the comfiest and most stylish women’s dresses that are perfect for long, hot days that turn into nights! ☀️✈️ Bonus? They’re all on Amazon and are under $50! From vibrant, flowing floral prints to casual […]

How to make a trip itinerary using Google My Maps (BEST FREE travel itinerary planning hack!)

Jun 21, 2023

Trip itinerary planning— some people love it and some people hate it. Either way, if you’ve ever asked yourself, “How do I make my own trip itinerary?” without wrestling with spreadsheets or travel agents, Google My Maps (part of Google Maps) is the ONLY tool you need! No more looking for a crappy travel itinerary […]

Scuba diving the Lanai Cathedrals in Maui, Hawaii

Jun 17, 2023

The tropical island of Maui, Hawaii boasts stunning beaches, waterfalls, and flowering botanicals whose beauty is only rivaled by their underwater landscapes.  The Cathedrals, a bucket list scuba diving site, is situated between the islands of Maui and Lanai. It’s an unreal dive that features striking lava rock formations, really fun swim-throughs, and vibrant, healthy […]

What is Airbnb Experiences and why should you use it?

Jun 14, 2023

Two words: Authentic travel. Travel can be a form of escapism, but it’s also a way to feed our curiosity and make meaningful connections. It’s the best education anyone can get because traveling expands the dimensions of the mind – changing the context in which we see the world. So how can you make sure […]

Ancient lantern city: Beginner’s travel guide to Hoi An, Vietnam

Jun 11, 2023

I’ll be honest: Vietnam was never any where near the top of my travel bucket list, but now it’s one of my favorite countries (and one I can’t wait to go back to, especially after this trip to its south France-esq countryside)! Sure, it’s communist (the propaganda everywhere is fascinating) and has a complicated history […]

What is Mobile Passport? SKIP the line at customs without Global Entry!

Jun 7, 2023

Picture this: You’ve landed after a long, international flight. You’re exhausted, patience is thin, and you’re eager to get home.   You drag yourself off the plane, down the jetway, through the airport, and get to customs.  The line is LONG. The border patrol officers are CRANKY. And somehow, the people in front of you […]

What’s the best time of year to visit Italy? Comprehensive QUICK GUIDE!

Jun 3, 2023

Italy has it all– artistic masterpieces, scandalous and fascinating history, mouth watering food, picturesque landscapes, romantic architecture, and fashion that blends effortlessly to make Italy an unmissable bucket list travel destination.   So how do you decide when to go to Italy? It really depends on what your definition of the “best” month to visit Italy […]