The perfect travel-inspired gift guide for someone who is packing for an international trip, planning a quick getaway, or saving up paid time off for their next adventure…read more
In this world I believe that there are two kinds of people: the ones who pack a week or more before a trip and the ones who (like me) pack the night or even the hour before. While we may not agree on a packing timeline, I think there is one thing we can agree on…read more
One of my favorite parts of traveling is having uninterrupted, except for airplane snacks, time to spend reading a good book. I make a point to take plane time as chill time and feel noticeably lighter putting my phone in airplane mode and cracking open my kindle…read more
For most of us, every day is not a vacation so here are our tips for getting your trip off to the right start.
1. Sleep when the locals sleep
Stop thinking about what time it is to you at home. It does nothing for you, plus why are you thinking about home when you are on vacation? I strongly recommend that you go to sleep at a normal bedtime in the country that you’re in. Try your best to make it to at least 8:30-9PM so you can get on track with the local time zone. We won’t tell…
Iceland is mainly known for the Golden Circle and taking a dip in the Blue Lagoon, more on that down the road, but if you want to get a true look at the beauty of Iceland it’s time to hop in a 4X4 and…read more
Planning a trip can be difficult. Something I’ve found when planning is that I’m overwhelmed with all the options for things to do. So, imagine my excitement when I moved to New Zealand…read more
One thing that I have learned while traveling is how easy it is to over pack. It’s not unusual for me to somehow rationalize needing four pairs of shoes for a weekend trip. Even though I’m aware of my own overzealous packing habits, I sometimes struggle to pick out compact gifts for my friends who are about to head out on their next adventure.read more
Flights are hard enough as it is, make it a little easier by keeping these 10 things in your carry on.
1. All Valuables & Breakables
Whether it’s your camera, laptop, or grandmother’s necklace, if you would be devastated if it was stolen or broken then keep it on your person.
2. Kindle, Book, and/or Magazine
Whatever you like to read, bring it along for entertainment on the plane. If you are using a Kindle…
6 Unexpected Destinations for Your Next Adventure I’m a big fan of traveling to countries that most people have never been to, let alone have on their bucket list. While I find it harder and harder to find “undiscovered” places to travel, the following are some of my...read more
The active Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua is an unsuspecting site during the day but earns the title "Gate to Hell" once the sun goes down. Below are a few tips to get the most out of this once in a lifetime experience. 1. The gates to the park don't open until sunset...read more