Want to Travel Solo But Not Sure Where to Start?

Traveling solo has been an incredibly enriching experience for me. And in this article I am going to share some tips on how others that are even remotely interested, can prepare themselves mentally and emotionally, tactically and financially. I was a late bloomer. Unlike most my of peers, when we 18 and fresh grads out of high school, who were ready to fly far far … Continue reading Want to Travel Solo But Not Sure Where to Start?

Stylish Outfits for Petite Women to Wear On Planes

I’ve read some great articles about what to wear on planes and in transit. But very few of the articles take petite womens needs into consideration. For instance, all of the articles I read suggest maxi dresses. I LOVE maxi dresses and I wish I could wear them but at almost 5′ tall, I just drown in most of them. So I decided to write … Continue reading Stylish Outfits for Petite Women to Wear On Planes

9 Faux Pas When Seeking Travel Advice from Your Travel Blogger Friends/Acquaintances

I love talking about travel and sharing specific and personalized travel tips, advice and info. But I don’t love when people abuse my time and generosity, which happens often in this world as most people don’t realize how personal and subjective traveling is. So today I’m sharing 9 Don’t Do’s, when it comes to asking your travel blogger or avid traveler friends for travel advice. … Continue reading 9 Faux Pas When Seeking Travel Advice from Your Travel Blogger Friends/Acquaintances

Fly Return or Two 1-Ways to Kona & Hilo? What To Consider; Big Island, Hawaii

The Big Island of Hawaii has two major airports, Kona and Hilo. I’m currently planning a trip there now and I’ve been debating about whether to fly round trip or do, two one- ways. I’ve decided to fly round trip to Kailua-Kona airport because I can fly direct from San Francisco and because I am staying on the island long enough (8 full days to … Continue reading Fly Return or Two 1-Ways to Kona & Hilo? What To Consider; Big Island, Hawaii

6 Inexpensive and Natural Health-Beauty Travel Hacks for Women and Men, That No One Else Talks About

For all my ladies (and gents) that want to look as put together, fresh and adorable while you travel as you do everyday, here are some easy, affordable hacks I’ve learned and tested throughout my travels. Emphasis on the affordable, easy to travel with as well as focus on as many natural products as possible. You can have an on-the-road health-beauty regimen that keeps you … Continue reading 6 Inexpensive and Natural Health-Beauty Travel Hacks for Women and Men, That No One Else Talks About

Hawaii for Vegans and Vegetarians

Aloha! Hawaii is awesome and one of the best travel destinations in the world. Hawaii has good infrastructure, unparalleled natural beauty, lots of fun and adventurous activities for everyone (couples, solo travelers, families, parents, kids, grandparents), safe, not as expensive compared to a lot of other tropical destinations and you can find about half of the different types of climates amongst the islands. And you … Continue reading Hawaii for Vegans and Vegetarians

Traveling With Eyeglasses: Hacks for Women

A few years ago I made the switch from wearing contact lenses most of the time to wearing eyeglasses. After a few hours of wearing lenses my eyes get dry and tired. I’ve tried every type of dry-eye lens on the market, used lens-friendly eyedrops, and have even tried restasis. No matter what, my eyes get dry, tired and sometimes red after wearing contact lenses … Continue reading Traveling With Eyeglasses: Hacks for Women

Staying Safe Rules for Solo Female Travelers

As a woman and a petite woman at that, frankly I’m an easy target for beggars, thieves and other horrible things. I know that. So I keep my guard up and try to avoid areas where there are few people around. I also have some specific rules that I’ve made for myself when I travel alone and in over 15 years I haven’t had anything … Continue reading Staying Safe Rules for Solo Female Travelers

Visiting The ‘Southern’ Tip of Africa

Many people think the Cape of Good Hope is the southern tip of Africa. However, the Cape of Good Hope is actually the Southwestern-most tip of Africa.  Sorry to burst your bubble, if you’re like me when you get there, you’ll picture yourself on a map and think, “whaaaatt? crazy!”  The actual southern tip of Africa is Cape Aghulas. It’s not as touristy as the Cape … Continue reading Visiting The ‘Southern’ Tip of Africa