The Best Things to Buy on Travel to India: Ladies This Post is For You

One of the best activities for anyone traveling to India is to go shopping. Whether you like shopping or not, it doesn’t matter. There’s no denying the quality, range, and value. Throughout India you’ll find fine fabrics, tailors ready to custom fit you into suits or saris, art, furniture, designer shoes, handbags, fashion and the most stunning diamond and gold sets you’ve ever seen! The quality … Continue reading The Best Things to Buy on Travel to India: Ladies This Post is For You

The Best Time To Go Whale Watching in Monterey Bay, California

{The Best Time To Go Whale Watching} Short answer: Summer More nuanced answer: Keep reading I am going to assume that when people think about going whale watching, they want to see whales jump out of the water (breach) and see as many as possible. Some people care about seeing a variety of species while others don’t. The fact is there’s whale activity at Moss Landing, … Continue reading The Best Time To Go Whale Watching in Monterey Bay, California

Ideal Crossbody Travel Bag for Petite Women

Like many women, when I travel I am looking for comfort + style in my clothes, shoes, and accessories. As a petite woman finding the right bags has always been difficult for me. Whether I’m trying to find a somewhat feminine looking DSLR bag or a cute purse for a day out. I prefer crossbody bags in general, but especially when I’m traveling for the … Continue reading Ideal Crossbody Travel Bag for Petite Women

Hack for Traveling Lighter. Hint: Pack Old Clothes

Whenever I travel, on most of my trips I take older clothes or items that are going out of style, wear them and either throw them away or donate them before coming back. That way I return with lighter luggage and feel good about doing something small but nice for others, who might be able to use those items. Caveats: Never give away anything torn … Continue reading Hack for Traveling Lighter. Hint: Pack Old Clothes

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How to Carry Your DSLR While Hiking, Trekking, and Traveling: For Women

I see a lot of women carrying DSLRs. Yet the camera and camera bag industries are still very heavily catered towards men. That means a lot of masculine-looking, large, heavy bags and carrying cases. There are bags for women but the selection is pretty limited and doesn’t really address other needs women have, namely an all-in-one camera + handbag. {This Article Is For Hobbyist Photographers … Continue reading How to Carry Your DSLR While Hiking, Trekking, and Traveling: For Women

One of the Best Things to Pack for ANY Trip

I recently went to Belize and while I was getting ready for the trip I learned about these little guys. They’re super packable, compressed mini towels! Simply pour a little water on them and they expand. Perfect for washing your hands on a hike, and refreshing on or after a long hike. I used throughout my trip to Belize. They came in so handy and … Continue reading One of the Best Things to Pack for ANY Trip

Do You Really Need Water Shoes?

Before my recent trip to Costa Rica I debated whether it was really necessary to get water shoes. Like many people, I like to travel with the least amount of gear as possible, maximize utilization out of the items I already own and avoid buying gear I’m only going to use once.  not a big water sports person but I do enjoy swimming in waterfalls. … Continue reading Do You Really Need Water Shoes?