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A WHIRLWIND TOUR THROUGH ISRAEL

Most often when you hear about Israel, it’s because of the latest political issues and not because it’s an amazing country to visit. But let me tell you, it is exactly that: amazing. Israel is a unique and beautiful country and there is SO much to see. It’s full of stone cities, beautiful coastal towns […]

ARCHES NATIONAL PARK GUIDE

ARCHES AT A GLANCE: Arches is a very ‘wild west’ looking park with red rock outcroppings all over the 76 acres. This National Park is pretty self explanatory. The main thing you will see? Arches. Lots of them. In fact, there are more than 2,000 natural stone arches in this park! The great thing about […]

THE 48-HR GUIDE TO ICELAND

With so many flights opening up through Reykjavik, Iceland is becoming more accessible than ever. It is a gorgeous country full of adventures and definitely deserves the time to properly explore it. Plus, it’s is a great place for a road trip and renting a car is a must if you want to get out […]

COSTA RICA IN A WHIRLWIND

Costa Rica is a gorgeous country with lots of lush greenery, tropical landscapes and wild animals. I went to Costa Rica over a long weekend and while it is not nearly enough time to see this country, there are plenty of things you can fit into a 3-day whirlwind trip.   GO ON A NATURE […]

THE ULTIMATE SOUTHEAST ASIA BUCKET LIST

Backpacking through Southeast Asia is a must-do trip in your 20’s (Really for any age, though the backpacking culture in Asia is heavily 20-somethings). It’s beautiful, full of culture and most of all: it’s cheap. In between drinking on the beach and losing your belongings, you’ll find numerous activities to do, temples to climb and […]

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TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: WAKING UP IN PARADISE

When I was 22 (23?), I applied for a job as a TV host for a travel show in the Caribbean. It’s a long, crazy story that maybe I’ll tell one day, but long story short, I got the job and was told I would be flying to my first destination in just two weeks: […]

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THE FIRST TIMER’S GUIDE TO THAILAND

Out of all the SE Asia countries I went to, Thailand was the most complicated to figure out where to go, mostly because there is a little bit of everything: mountains, cities and islands on islands. Then there are the planes, trains, buses and ferries to figure out. It can be incredibly overwhelming. I obviously […]

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ZION NATIONAL PARK GUIDE

Zion at a Glance: Zion National Park is home to some gorgeous Jurassic Park-like scenery and some awesome, yet pain inducing, hikes. This isn’t quite a fair statement due to two reasons: I was drastically and pathetically out of shape upon arrival, and I chose to do the most strenuous hike for my first hike. […]