19 THINGS TO DO IN 2019 FOR THE WANDERLUSTING SOUL

Happy New Year travelers! I hope you all had a great year that was full of adventure! And now that we’ve all had too much champagne and spent January 1st sleeping in and recovering from the holidays (and the massive amount of foods eaten) instead of starting any new resolutions, it’s time to make like […]

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8 THINGS YOU CAN’T MISS WHILE VISITING HARBIN, CHINA

  Harbin, being in the northeastern part of China near the border of Russia, is one very cold city in the winter. But instead of holing up inside, the residents in Harbin transform the city into a festive winter destination. Before going to Harbin, I really only knew one thing about it: that it was […]

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WHAT IT’S ACTUALLY LIKE VISITING THE GIZA PYRAMIDS

Before going to Egypt, I read a lot of different things about going to visit the Giza pyramids and many people expressed their disappointment. To me, visiting one of the Ancient Wonders of the World was incredible and I was prepared beforehand with what I could expect. Read on for information about visiting the pyramids […]

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VISITING EGYPT

Egypt was always a place I dreamt of going to but before I was able to go, the Revolution happened and it changed things significantly for Egypt. Since 2011, Egypt has been in the news for political unrest and other events that led their tourism to drop to nearly a third of what it once […]

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11 THINGS NOT TO MISS IN EGYPT

Egypt has been on my bucket list for ages. To me, the history and architecture are so fascinatingly unique, that I couldn’t wait to visit. I wanted to see as much as I could and for me, taking a tour allowed me to do just that. It was a complete whirlwind of a trip but […]

BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK GUIDE

AT A GLANCE: The Badlands are a massive expanse (244,000 acres) of rock layered canyons and spires. The park is a large, unique shape, with most of the attractions and trails on the Northeast side of the park. The thing about the Badlands is that a lot of the park looks very similar. You will […]

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EXPLORING SOUTHERN SOUTH DAKOTA

I have to preface this by saying that this was not my first time to South Dakota. The first time I went to this state was on a family road trip when I was about 4. The only things I know about this trip are from the family pictures, in which I rocked red plastic […]

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DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK GUIDE

  AT A GLANCE: Death Valley is one of my favorite National Parks in the US. If there’s one place in this world that looks like an entirely different planet, it’s Death Valley. The landscape here is entirely unique and it is truly phenomenal to experience. I honestly have a hard time explaining it because […]

HOW TO HAVE THE PERFECT FLORIDA KEYS ROAD TRIP

  Although Miami is typically the go-to spot of South Florida, a trip to the Florida Keys is a beautiful escape from the craziness of the city. Located only a few hours south of Miami, the Florida Keys offer a relaxed vibe, beautiful water and lots of outdoor activities. And while you can get all […]