Tokyo: A City of Technology & Tradition

Tokyo is a bustling, colorful city – a perfect balance of technology and tradition. I recently traveled to Japan for about 10 days and visited the cities of Tokyo, Osaka, Hiroshima, Miyajima, and Kyoto. In this post I am going to focus on the highlights from my time in Tokyo with recommendations for anyone looking to […]

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Japan Recap

Japan is a beautiful country filled with generous, humble, loving people. I had the opportunity to travel here for 10 days as a part of a Global Citizenship Project through my university. I met so many local people, drank endless amounts of tea, ate more raw fish than I care to remember, and visited many […]

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Guest Post: Favorite Thai Dishes

After spending months in Thailand eating out (mostly because I had no kitchen at my flat or was always traveling around), I learned to how pick the best meal at a restaurant after a few bad experiences. Trust me, ordering food at a food court when you have no idea what it will look like […]

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Worldly Wonders: Machu Picchu

I still can’t believe I had the opportunity to visit one of the world wonders last year. Trekking to Machu Picchu was an experience I will carry in my heart for the rest of my life, and I encourage anyone who is interested in going here to visit. Most people know Machu Picchu as one […]

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Guest Post: Things to Do in Vietnam

In May I spent two weeks traveling Vietnam from Saigon to Hanoi. The first thing I have to say is that two weeks is definitely not enough time to discover this amazing country! If you have a whole month, it’s enough time to check out all the places listed here, and even more. Here’s the […]

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Ways to Beat Jet Lag

There’s not much that is worse than jet lag. [Jet lag means that your circadian rhythm (your internal clock) is out of sync with its new environment.] Arriving to your destination tired, groggy, and hungry can really wear on your body. It can knock you out for a few days during your trip and post-trip, […]

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Captured Moments in: Cinque Terre

I loved visiting this area of the world, and although my time there was short, I got a good grasp of the five towns (Vernazza, Corniglia, Monterosso, Riomaggiore, and Manarola) that make up beautiful Cinque Terre. This charming Italian seaside is so picturesque. It is exactly what you picture when you think of coastal Italy… […]

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Exploring Cusco, Peru

Cusco is a charming city located in Peru and is well known as the destination for travelers en route to Machu Picchu. It is worth spending some time in this beautiful city if you are able to since there is a lot to see and do. Here is my advice for anyone traveling to Cusco: […]

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Beauty Travel Essentials

Let’s be honest. Traveling can be dirty – whenever I get off of a long flight I always feel like I need to freshen up. In this post I’m going to share some essentials to carry with you to make sure your off-the-plane feeling is as good or better than when you stepped on it! […]

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Guest Post: Packing as a Solo Traveler

If you’re going on a long trip, pack smart! Especially if you are carrying a minimum amount of luggage. First I will share with you my packing list of clothes, then other essential items. All of these are optional but I highly recommend you consider some of these objects in order to travel smoothly and […]

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Hiking Solstice Canyon

Driving north from Los Angeles along the Pacific Coast Highway provides spectacular ocean views. During my time living in California last summer, my boyfriend and I discovered that a desert lies just beyond the hills bordering the PCH. We spent half a day hiking the Solstice Canyon, which is located right off the PCH near […]

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Eva’s Lens: Wanderlusting for Iceland

My blogger bud, Erin, went to Iceland in September of 2015 and hearing her stories made me want to add it to my list. To top it off, I had a layover in Iceland in November and I’ve been thinking about going back. It would be nice to be in Iceland longer than just the […]

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