Tours or Solo Travel? How to Decide Which is For You

Travel Tips & Guides

As you’re planning your upcoming trip, you might be wondering if a tour is worth it, or if you should go it alone. There are pros and cons to both, and the point of this blog is to help you figure out what is best for you. Independent travel can be incredibly liberating. You’re free […]

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The Butterfly Effect | Monarch Butterflies of Mexico

Travel & Life Stories, Travel Tips & Guides

As I settle into our new home, I am finally looking forward to having some extra time to remember our adventures in Mexico. Our second weekend in Mexico was a bucket list item for me. I had the incredible opportunity to visit El Rosario Sanctuary and witness thousands of monarch butterflies that travel thousands of […]

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Staying Connected in Mexico

Travel Tips & Guides

As most of you know, I’m on a two-month adventure in Mexico. So how do you prepare for a longer duration travel? How can you stay connected with your friends and family at home? Here are a few tips: Put your phone on Vacation Suspension: Before I set off on my 2 months out of […]

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Viva Mexico!


Travel & Life Stories

An opportunity to change my life. Last summer, July 2016, I had the opportunity to travel to Mexico. I had never been there before and the chance was presented by my very new boyfriend. At first, I had declined the offer. I mean, we had JUST started dating, and while the plans to travel around […]

September 5, 2017

Greece Part 2 – Paros and Mykonos


Travel & Life Stories

Thinking back… To be honest, a lot of the rest of my Greece trip is really quite a blur. Come on, we’re talking 10 years ago. I remember bits and pieces, but not as clearly as Santorini. I think you always remember the sights and smells of the first time you land in a foreign […]

August 25, 2017

Solar Eclipse 2017


Travel & Life Stories

A few hours ago, many of us united in a single act, if only for a few minutes. As we gazed up at the sun wearing solar glasses, through special viewing boxes, or our own handmade cereal box pinhole projectors, we had peace.

August 22, 2017

Greece – Part 1 – Santorini


Travel & Life Stories

Your first trip abroad is one you will never forget. The feeling of your first passport in hand, checking in for the flight with that stupid smile on your face. Every airline counter agent has seen it, the excitement written on the faces of virgin travellers. First Interactions with the Travel Bug: Meet Santorini My […]

July 25, 2017

New York, New York!


Travel & Life Stories

New York City has long been on my travel “bucket list”. For years I had been planning to go, but for one reason or another, it never seemed to work out. In October, my boyfriend and I found a smoking deal on flights with Philippine Airlines, and promptly booked them since they fell over New […]

June 26, 2017

Hello world!


Travel & Life Stories

So I’ve decided to start a blog. Why? I suppose I want to share my travel experiences with people. I’ve felt so blessed to have been the places I’ve been, met the people I’ve met, and learn the lessons I’ve learned. I’m not entirely sure how this blog will move along. I’ll try to publish […]

March 16, 2015