Adventure travel is amazing. From eating new cuisines to jumping off foreign cliffs, you are constantly pushing your personal boundaries. Here I will share with you, my top tips for adventuring smart and packing the right gear in order to create a comfortable, yet heart-pounding, trip. Adventure Smart Wake Up Early The early bird catches … Continue Reading

I recently went on my first guided group tour. In short, I had a great time however, I will admit I was a bit nervous about traveling with a group of strangers. In this two-part series (read part one here), I will go through the pros and cons of joining a group tour, how to … Continue Reading

I recently went on my first guided group tour. In short, I had a great time however, I will admit I was a bit nervous about traveling with a group of strangers. In this two-part series (read part two here), I will go through the pros and cons of joining a group tour, how to … Continue Reading

I have just returned from an amazing adventure around Belize where I went caving, snorkeling, and fishing. My trip was exhilarating and at the same time relaxing. However, one small detail threatened to derail my entire trip. My luggage was lost, not once but twice! Losing my luggage was frustrating but, I managed to keep … Continue Reading

Once people find out that I love traveling they always ask “where do you want to travel to most?” Is it cheesy that I always want to answer this question with “the world”? It is such a tough question for me to answer because my mind changes constantly. If I watch an episode of Rick … Continue Reading

France. Home of the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, and the romantic river Seine. A country filled with history, chic ladies in silk scarves, and aromatic bread. Anyone, myself included, would give their right arm to live in this place of soft musical dreams. However, I do not care about France’s elegance and grandeur. I do … Continue Reading

Are you preparing to leave home for your first trip abroad? Have you successfully booked time off work and completed all your trip planning? Are you are teeming with excitement but, are not sure what to do between now and your trip? Well, here are a six things you can do before your departure date … Continue Reading

You have successfully booked time off work, picked and researched your travel destination, and determined your budget. Now all you have to do is book your trip! But, where should you start?  Step One The first items I always book are my flights. I do this for a few reasons: one, because they usually represent … Continue Reading

Are you planning your first trip abroad? Have you successfully booked time off work and chosen an exciting international destination but, you are confused as to how to determine your travel budget? Look no further than my comprehensive travel budget checklist below!  One of the most important parts of planning your first trip abroad is to … Continue Reading

Do North American Travelers Expect Too Much? I had just chosen my all-inclusive resort for a week-long vacation in the Dominican Republic and like any good traveler I was elbow deep in TripAdvisor reviews of the property. After scrolling through multiple pages of reviews a curious complaint kept popping up. The complaint? That the beach … Continue Reading