Easy to Use, Free App to Stay Organized Before, During, and After Traveling: Trello

Most people do at least some research about their destination before they head out. You might have collected restaurant, bar, entertainment and shopping recommendations from your friends. So where do you organize and store all of that info? And how do you ensure it’s accessible during your travels? The answer: Trello. So I’m totally nerding out right now but I live in Silicon Valley…what do … Continue reading Easy to Use, Free App to Stay Organized Before, During, and After Traveling: Trello

Cheaper Alternative to Packing Cubes: for Petite Women Travelers

My cheaper alternative to packing cubes is large (gallon size) re-sealable aka ziploc bags. This is a #TravelHack that works for petite women since our clothes are so small! I tried to pack my husband’s clothes in re-sealable bags too. It didn’t work. So for all the elbows to the face while clubbing, having to stand on stools to reach our kitchen cabinets, and awkwardness getting … Continue reading Cheaper Alternative to Packing Cubes: for Petite Women Travelers

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

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

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Simple Step-by-Step Guide To Plan Your Next Holiday

I was at a party over the weekend and some friends were expressing interest in visiting South Africa this December. It’s mid-September and they haven’t started planning and they didn’t realize December in-between Christmas and new year is peak season. I was tacitly surprised that they wanted to go on such a big trip (San Francisco to Kruger is far and not cheap!) but hadn’t … Continue reading Simple Step-by-Step Guide To Plan Your Next Holiday

Two Easy Travel Hacks For Anyone Who Inevitably Forgets Stuff When They Pack!

Do you ever arrive at your destination and discover that you forgot to pack a toothbrush, deodorant, socks or anything else? Has that ever happened to you? It used to happen to me too, ALL the time. At most places you can buy stuff there. But what if you’re on an African safari? Or at a remote jungle lodge? Then you might not be able … Continue reading Two Easy Travel Hacks For Anyone Who Inevitably Forgets Stuff When They Pack!

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

I love taking photos and I take my DSLR on every trip I go on. I see a lot of women carrying DSLRs yet the camera bag industry is still very heavily catered towards men. That means masculine-looking, large, heavy bags and carrying cases. There are bags for women but the selection is very limited and it’s even worse for petite women. Before my trip … Continue reading How to Carry Your DSLR While Hiking and Traveling: For Women