Eiffel Tower at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas

Vegas for Adults Who Are Over Clubbing and Casinos

I grew up in SoCal so weekend trips to Vegas were frequent. My friends and I partied it up on Friday and Saturday nights and lounged at the hotel pool during the day. But after I graduated from college and then grad school, clubbing started to get old. And my friends and I have never been big on gambling. *Disclaimer* If you’re a high roller, … Continue reading Vegas for Adults Who Are Over Clubbing and Casinos

Ambergris Caye or Caye Caulker?

{Context} While planning my trip to Belize I knew I wanted to split our time between San Ignacio and one of the islands. But I didn’t know which island to choose – Ambergris or Caye Caulker. So I started researching: Google searches Asked friends TripAdvisor There were articles from other travel blogs that basically pointed out the main difference between the two islands: Caye Caulker … Continue reading Ambergris Caye or Caye Caulker?

9 Non-Obvious Things You Need to Know Before You Go On Day Tours

Public or Private Tour? The first time I went to the Cape of Good Hope, 13 years ago, was on a public tour and we made several stops along the way to buy trinkets and other things that I didn’t care for. I would have preferred to spend more at time at Llandudno, and at the Cape itself. Last year, when I returned, I hired … Continue reading 9 Non-Obvious Things You Need to Know Before You Go On Day Tours

India Auto Rickshaw Experience

Anyone who decides to travel to India has to ride in the country’s beloved auto rickshaw…at least once. Popularly known as a tuk tuk in Thailand, these 3 wheelers have been a part of India’s transportation system for decades. As the 2nd-most populous country in the world, space is a luxury. And I will never forget the first time I saw at least 10 little … Continue reading India Auto Rickshaw Experience

Inexpensive Vegetarian & Vegan Vietnamese Food in San Francisco

  Vietnamese food lovers know that pho is a staple of that country’s diet. Pho by definition is beef stock soup. But leave it up to San Franciscans to turn this classic dish into something vegetarian and vegans can also enjoy. This is a review of some of the best vegetarian and vegan pho, one can find in San Francisco, California. {Best Vegetarian & Vegan … Continue reading Inexpensive Vegetarian & Vegan Vietnamese Food in San Francisco

Womens Guide to Packing for Costa Rica

Costa Rica is covered largely by rain forest and if you’re going there for holiday, chances are you’re going to be visiting one of the many beautiful national parks. {Rain Gear} a good rain jacket. Before heading to Costa Rica I read a lot of articles about what to pack and many suggested ponchos, like these cheap ones you can get at Target. I don’t … Continue reading Womens Guide to Packing for Costa Rica

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Not A Digital Nomad? No Worries!

I read several travel blogs and I find that many cater to digital nomads. It’s like unless you’re traveling full-time, you’re not really a traveler. I disagree. I have been traveling around the globe for 16 years – taking annual trips from 2 weeks to 1 month at a time. The fact is, most of us are not and and likely not going to become … Continue reading Not A Digital Nomad? No Worries!

Using Your DSLR in Humid Environments

After my experience in Vic Falls with my DSLR, I spent a lot of time to make sure I was prepared to protect my DSLR in Costa Rica. The main issue to be aware of there is humidity. The drastic change in temperature between your hostel/hotel room and outside, causes condensation. Condensation leads to mold and that’s really hard to get out of the camera … Continue reading Using Your DSLR in Humid Environments